How to Connect Apple CarPlay® or Android Auto™

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Drivers from Omaha to Gretna are taking advantage of the Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ technology suites found in every new Honda model. Use this technology to connect your phone to their vehicle to experience a driving copilot. Wondering how to connect Android Auto™? Apple CarPlay® not connecting? Check out the guide below from the expert team at Honda of Lincoln to find your solutions!

Apple CarPlay® Features

If you’re wondering how to connect Apple CarPlay®, the process is quite simple and unlocks a plethora of features. The Apple CarPlay® apps are fairly simple to maneuver once you understand what the suite offers. Whether you’re in an Accord or Pilot, Apple CarPlay® technology will turn your infotainment display into an Apple interface. Read on to explore Apple CarPlay® apps/features:

  • Siri Voice Control
  • Apple Calendar App to manage your daily schedule
  • Apple Maps with immersive 3D images and detailed maps
  • Apple Phone App to never miss an incoming call
  • Apple Messages App to read, reply, and send messages while safely driving on Bellevue roads
  • Access to Your Apple Music Subscribed library for all your tunes

There are many benefits to having and utilizing this Honda technology feature:

  • Fewer distractions while driving
  • Effortless navigation
  • Listen to your favorite music in high-quality
  • Real-time reminders in your vehicle
  • Hands-free texting

How to Connect Apple CarPlay®

Learning how to connect Apple CarPlay® isn’t complicated! Review the below steps to begin setup or if you’re experiencing an issue with Apple CarPlay® not connecting:

  1. Ask your dealership in Lincoln if your Honda model is compatible with Apple CarPlay®
  2. Check to see if Siri is on once your vehicle is started.
  3. Connect an iPhone (generations 5 and up) to your vehicle:
    1. Plug your iPhone into your USB port if the CarPlay is supported via a USB cable. The USB Port will have a smartphone or CarPlay icon.
    2. If CarPlay is supported via wireless connection, press and hold down the “voice command” control button on the steering wheel. Radio must be on wireless or Bluetooth® mode. Open your iPhone, go to Settings > General > CarPlay, tap available cars, and choose your vehicle. More information can be found in the owner’s manual.
  4. Apple CarPlay® not connecting? Let the service team at Honda of Lincoln help!

How to Connect Android Auto™

Wondering how to connect Android Auto™? The process and features are similar to Apple CarPlay®! Android Auto™ offers a well-equipped tech suite to make driving easier. Below are a few features of Android Auto™:

  • Google Assistant
  • Google Maps
  • Hands-Free call & messaging
  • Audio media apps

Visit Honda of Lincoln Today for Great Service!

At Honda of Lincoln, we’re here to help! Whether you’re a Lincoln area driver in need of service tips or you’re ready to find your next Honda vehicle, contact us today! Turn to our expert team for all of your car care needs!

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