The 2015 Hyundai Sonata has in spite of everything won its long-awaited CarPlay update — and we take the up to date gadget for a spin.
The car business strikes slowly. Even if Apple's CarPlay used to be introduced a few yr's in the past, it is taken some time for the other automotive firms to push out updates. Hyundai lately made CarPlay to be had for extra of its lineup, so I made up our minds to obtain it and provides it a pass.
Updating for CarPlay used to be easy, and may also be finished at house. From the time the preliminary obtain started till the time CarPlay used to be in a position for use used to be about 75 mins. The method can range in duration relying on your web speeds even though, as a result of the information you must obtain from Hyundai are somewhat massive.
To start, you wish to have to go over to Hyundai's site to grab the download file. You'll additionally want to pop the Maps SD card from your automotive and plug it into the SD card slot or card reader for your pc. Each and every record needs to be downloaded and transferred to the SD card. Take your time.
Once the update is absolutely on the card, head to the automotive. Pop the SD card again in, move into the Settings, and fan the flames of the update. The automobile does want to be operating, and keep operating, for the update to procedure, so remember to are in a well-ventilated space sooner than you start.
As soon as you have got CarPlay put in, plug your iPhone into your automotive with a Lightning cable. After the phone is hooked up you are going to get a suggested asking if CarPlay can get right of entry to the phone even if it's locked. Choose "Permit" after which you're set.
Apps that you've got put in on your phone will seem on the CarPlay dashboard. Then, it is playtime.
The method is tremendous easy, and the finish effects are lovely superior. In case you personal a more recent Hyundai, you will have to check to see if the CarPlay update is available after which get it put in.
When you've put in CarPlay for your automotive, let me know the way it is running for you!