How to set up Apple CarPlay™ in your Mazda

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda, Mazda Technology on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019 at 9:54 pm
Apple CarPlay in the 2019 Mazda CX-9

How to set up Apple CarPlay™ in your Mazda

There are many premium features to enjoy in every new Mazda vehicle. From luxurious upholstery options to innovative driver assistance features, each Mazda has a variety of technologies that bring comfort and convenience to your daily drive. Apple CarPlay™ is a perfect example. This software runs on select Mazda infotainment systems and performs many of the actions that your iPhone does. In fact, the system can get turn-by-turn directions, make phone calls, send and receive text messages, play music stored on the iPhone, play podcasts and so much more. Here’s how to get Apple CarPlay™ set up in your Mazda.

Apple CarPlay™ Mazda quick step-up guide

GETTING STARTED

VOICE CONTROL

PHONE CALLS

MESSAGES

NAVIGATION

MUSIC

Which iPhone models are compatible with Apple CarPlay™?

iPhone XS
iPhone XS Max
iPhone XR
iPhone X
iPhone 8

iPhone 8 Plus
iPhone 7
iPhone 7 Plus
iPhone 6s
iPhone 6s Plus
iPhone 6

iPhone 6 Plus
iPhone SE
iPhone 5s
iPhone 5c
iPhone 5

What apps are available on Apple CarPlay™?

Even though you probably have many different apps on your iPhone, only select, preapproved apps will appear on your Mazda’s Apple CarPlay™ display. You can add and remove these apps from the screen at any time. These include Podcasts, Audiobooks, iHeartRadio, WhatsApp, Spotify, Stitcher, CBS Radio, Overcast, Audiobooks.com, Audible, Pandora, Slacker Radio, VOX, NPR One, Clammr, Downcast, Radio Disney, Amazon, Google Play Music, SiriusXM Radio, Tidal and At Bat.

Which Mazda vehicles have Apple CarPlay™?

This technology is available on the 2018 Mazda6, 2019 CX-5, 2019 CX-8 and 2019 CX-9. Do you have questions about how to set up Apple CarPlay™ in your Mazda? Whether you’re troubleshooting connection issues or simply need a refresher, our team is here to help! We can answer any questions you might have and can walk you through the system’s features and capabilities. Contact our award-winning team today!

Read More: When is the 2019 Mazda CX-9 coming out? 

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