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How to Set Up Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™

Apple CarPlay in a 2021 Honda Accord

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ have made it easier to use your smartphone apps that project your favorite ones on the infotainment screen. If you’re ready to take advantage of these features, you may be wondering how to set up Apple CarPlay® on a Honda. Victory Honda of Sandusky has instructions for how to connect both Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ today so that you can make the most of your drives throughout Toledo and Lorain. 

How to Set Up Apple CarPlay® in Your Honda 

With Apple CarPlay®, you connect your iPhone to the front-facing USB port with a charging port.

This is done three ways : 

  1. Use Siri- Press and hold the voice control button on the steering wheel. 
  2. Use the touchscreen display- This is the simplest method of using Apple CarPlay®. The illuminated home screen allows you to open and close apps. 
  3. Use the knobs- Your Honda comes with knobs and controls designed to work with your touchscreen and Siri.

Siri’s feature assists you with making, returning calls, sending, reading, and replying to a text.

How to Use Android Auto™ Wireless

Are you wondering how to use Android Auto™ without a usb? First off, you’ll need an Android phone with version 9.0 pie or higher. Google may have rolled out an update for Google Pixel and Nexus 4 for support using set up without a usb. Also cars must have Wi-Fi and Android Auto™ wireless head units. Here’s how to get your car plate ready for Android Auto™.

To connect to manufacturer-approved phone:

  • Download Android Auto™ available from Google Play on your device
  • First, make sure Wi-Fi is on and Bluetooth® is setup 
  • Tap “Settings”
  • Connections is highlighted
  • Select Bluetooth + new device pair device to your vehicle’s Bluetooth® 
  • Check the “Android Auto™” box 
  • Press “Connect”
  • Tap “Yes”

*you may be asked a second time to confirm the connection using the steering wheel 

Press and hold the “Talk” to pair your phone with Bluetooth®. 

Get Help With Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Today!

Do you have questions about how to use Android Auto™ wireless features? Have more questions about how to set up Apple CarPlay® in your Honda? Reach out to the associates at the Victory Honda of Sandusky service center today! We’re here to take care of all of your service needs and questions in Sandusky. 


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