Nowadays, drivers want to stay connected in their cars, and that includes using popular apps on their smartphones. In recent years, technologies from Apple and Google have made it easier than ever for drivers to connect their phones to their vehicle's infotainment systems. Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are simple to set up and use. They help keep everyone safe by allowing the driver to access apps without looking at their phones or taking their hands off the steering wheel. And anything that keeps drivers' eyes on the road is a good thing. According to the Mazda dealer Serving Tempe, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are now standard in every Mazda car and SUV.
We offer this short guide to explain how to use Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to connect your device to your Mazda's infotainment system.
Connecting to Apple CarPlay
iPhone owners will use Apple CarPlay to connect to the Mazda Connect infotainment system. The folks at the Tempe area Mazda dealership pointed out that Apple CarPlay is built into iOS, so users don't have to download an app to connect.
Connecting to Android Auto
Android phone owners will use Android Auto to connect their phones to Mazda Connect.
Download the Android Auto app.
If you have trouble connecting, check the following:
If you're still having problems connecting, we can help. Contact the CardinaleWay Mazda Mesa Service Center. We can also install Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in your 2014 and newer Mazda models quickly and economically.