What is Apple CarPlay/Android Auto?

December 3rd, 2018 by

Chevrolet Apple CarPlay
If you’ve been browsing our new vehicle inventory, then you’ve probably seen plenty of models with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technology. Both systems seamlessly sync your smartphone to your vehicle, so you can access everything from phone contacts to music playlists to familiar apps while on the go. So whether you carry an iPhone or an Android model, you can safely access all of the features that you love without fumbling with a phone while behind the wheel.

What is Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay® is a smart system that acts as your copilot during the morning commute in Stephenville or the family road trip from Brownwood. Simply connect your compatible iPhone to access Apple CarPlay with your car controls or hands-free Siri voice control for added convenience. Customized messages will appear on the car’s built-in display system, so you will never miss a text or a phone call again. Once your phone has been successfully paired, peruse a variety of features like:

  • Apple Maps
  • Messages
  • iTunes
  • Apps
  • And more!

What is Android Auto?

If you are a tech-loving Android user, then Android Auto is the smartphone integration service for you. This technology utilizes Google features to enhance your daily Abilene. Download the Android Auto App or plug in your phone with a USB drive to pair the technology, and then you are ready to access an excellent collection of features. In addition to making and receiving calls and texts, you can use voice-activated Google Assistant to pull up information without taking your eyes from the road. Access features like:

  • Google Maps
  • Google Hangout and SMS
  • Google Play Music
  • Apps
  • And more!

Enjoy the Latest Technology at Bayer Auto Group

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto may be two of the top technologies on the market, but there is plenty more advanced technology to discover in the new vehicles available at Bayer Auto Group. We’re proud to serve the Comanche area, so if you’re thinking of buying a new vehicle, stop by for a test drive! Feel free to contact us about the technologies available on our Cadillac, Buick, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Ford, GMC, Dodge, Jeep, Ram vehicles today!

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