Just in case you want to convert your existing factory wired Apple CarPlay to Wireless Apple CarPlay, its possible without the need for any physical hardware modification.
How its done is by using another mini device which can ultimately turn things around for your wired Apple CarPlay system without the need to actually visit any dealership.
While the technology in itself is outstanding in that it gives you the advantage of running your iOS through your car with ease, this makes the CarPlay a must-have and it doesn’t require you spend a fortune trying to achieve it because you can make use of your Cheap tablet by following this short guide.
With that said, it might be nice to take advantage of the wireless technology because that is where the world is heading and that means you need just a simple device from iCarPlayDongle which is currently being offered with a 20% discount for Christmas but this isn’t Brumpost Bargainer. So lets proceed to the short How-to guide shall we?
Features of the iCarPlayDongle includes:
- Add Wireless CarPlay capability to your existing wired-CarPlay car.: If you have a car with factory-fitted CarPlay system which is wired in nature, you can turn it into Wireless CarPlay system without having to replace the entire headunit by simply using iCarPlayDongle.
- Steering wheel control: You will be able to use factory steering wheel controls of your car with iCarPlayDongle.
With the iCarPlayDongle you can get things to work when your existing car has official stock wired-CarPlay capability as well as being listed on the company’s Supported and tested cars list. Below is a short three steps to getting the iCarPlayDongle setup to start using the technology wirelessly in your car.
Plug and Play:
With the iCarPlayDongle Pro or iCarPlayDonglePro C, you can basically connect the device into USB Port where you would usually conenct your iPhone for a wired CarPlay and let the iCarPlayDongle take over the duty for you.
Pair up with your iPhone
The next thing is to pair the iCarPlayDongle with your iPhone via Bluetooth as well as the Wi-FI network. The reason for the Bluetooth connection is for initial handshake of the Wireless CarPlay system which make thing work smoothly.
When the done right, your iPghone connects to your car’s radio using the wireless CarPlay and so the next time you want to use it, there should be an automatic pairing with your car.
There are two different versions of this dongle available – one with a USB-A cable and one with a USB-C cable. Make sure to select the one that best suits your car and the ports it has when placing your order.