Before you buy a new adapter,maybe you are wondering whether your vehicle is compatible with the dongle.How can you get your phone connected and use wireless Carplay wisely?How do you change the language settings after connecting the dongle?Now follow the below three practical steps, you would feel much more confident to use the dongle wisely and happily.
Regarding the compatible list issues, please click here for a list of compatible vehicles：https://carlinkitcarplay.com/products/carlinkit-wireless-adapter-for-factory-carplay.
If your vehicle and year are on our compatible list, there is no doubt that our product is suitable for your car.
If not, make sure that your vehicle meets the following two-point, then the unit will also support your vehicle.
Your vehicle already has a wired Apple Carplay installed from the factory or upgraded from the dealer, and you can use it normally.There is a USB-A port in your car model.Note: 98% of vehicles with Apple-CarPlay and USB-A ports are compatible with our products, but not all. We will further test more vehicles, collect more market feedback and improve the list of supported vehicles.
How can you get your phone connected and use wireless Carplay wisely?( First activation).For U2W Plus dongle connection, please follow the steps below for product linking:
Steps 1. please turn on CarPlay mode in your car and iPhone.
The car screen then requests you to plug in an Apple device to connect. Plug in the dongle and its Bluetooth will appear on the car interface. The dongle's light will remain red at this time.
Steps 2. Please turn on Bluetooth and wifi on your phone.
After plugging the device into the car's USB port, turn on Bluetooth and wifi on your phone. Then select the iPhone's Bluetooth signal on the car's screen to connect to the iPhone.The red light flashes, which indicates that the device is being connected.
Steps 3. Mobile phones are paired successfully and CarPlay is ready for use.
When the dongle finds the Bluetooth signal of the iPhone, the pairing information will pop up on the phone's screen. After the Bluetooth connect successfully, the iPhone will pop up a window, please click "Use CarPlay". Wifi is also automatically connected to the car at this time. The dongle light turns green.
Steps 4. Please keep your iPhone CarPlay in the "On" state until the device is successfully connected to your car. Leave your car and iPhone CarPlay "On" until you connect successfully.
To check the status, please go to Settings >> General >>CarPlay
Steps 5. Change the "Region" to get CarPlay in the "General" menu.
If you can't see the "CarPlay" option in the "General" menu on your iPhone, you can move it to the corresponding position by resetting the "Region".
Setting path is Settings>>General>>Language and Region>>Region
How do you change the language settings after connecting the dongle?
Carlinkit 4.0 has 13 languages displayed, including Portuguese, French, German, Hebrew, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Japanese, Korean, and English.On the connection page, click on the globe icon in the bottom right corner.
1. Insert the dongle into the USB port of the car. Plugin, when the interface of the screen is like the following picture, you can start to connect to Apple CarPlay.
2. Turn on the iPhone's WiFi and Bluetooth, but don't connect any devices at first. Search for the product's Bluetooth signal on the Bluetooth interface of the iPhone or car.
3. Click the globe button on the right bottom of the corner to switch the dongle language.
Abide by the above three practical steps so as to use the wireless dongle more wisely, before long ,you would use the wireless adapter more confidently, then you wouldn't get into the trouble of using the wired Carplay, you thus use time more efficiently and you are more well-organized. On top of that,commuting to and from work each day will become more entertaining and relaxing, sounds pretty cool, right?