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How to Connect to Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ have become popular standard features across many Honda lineups from its reliable sedans and SUVs to their improved crossovers. Bayonne drivers can connect their smartphone to their vehicle and easily access their mobile apps as well as tune into their favorite news, sports, music, weather stations, and so much more. No matter which Honda model you have, learn how to connect to Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™ with this simple guide, then check out the impressive Honda inventory for a new model of your own at Metro Honda.

How to Connect to Apple CarPlay®

Before you set up Apple CarPlay® in your Honda, you want to make sure you’re using an iPhone 5 or later version that has the correct software and ensure you’re in an area that supports CarPlay. Once you have all you need in place, here’s how to connect to Apple CarPlay® in minutes:

  1. First, on your iPhone, go to Settings > Siri & Search, and turn Siri on.
  2. Plug your phone into the CarPlay USB port, which should be labeled with the CarPlay logo.
  3. If your car supports a wireless Bluetooth® connection, go to Settings > General > CarPlay > Available Cars and select your car.
  4. Start your car and leave it running.
  5. Ask Siri for what you need by either pressing and holding the Voice Control button on your steering wheel or touching and holding the CarPlay Home button on your touchscreen until Siri appears.

How to Connect to Android Auto™

When knowing how to connect to Android Auto™ in your Honda, you’ll want to make sure that your phone is running on a recent version of Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) if you want the best results. Follow these quick steps on how to connect Android Auto™:

  1. Turn on Android Auto in your car’s settings.
  2. Download the Android Auto™ app from Google Play. When you plug your smartphone into your car with the compatible USB cable you’ll receive a prompt to download the app.
  3. Unlock your phone’s screen.
  4. Review the Safety Information and Android Auto™ permissions.
  5. Turn on notifications for Android Auto™.
  6. On your vehicle’s display, select Android Auto™.

Find More Honda Information and Service at Metro Honda

Once you’ve figured out how to connect Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, you can enjoy seamless smartphone integration on Hoboken roads. Need more helpful advice on how to make the most of your Honda model? Check out more unique Honda features like Tire Pressure Monitoring Systemand rely on our service team to provide the proper maintenance to keep your Honda running at its best for years to come. Contact us today for more information and to schedule an appointment at our dealership near Newark!

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