How to Set Up Apple CarPlay

Curious how to pair your Apple iPhone to your new Acura using Apple CarPlay? Below you will find a simple step-by-step guide plus an informative video on the process.

Step-by-step Apple CarPlay Setup Guide

Available on all new Acura models, Apple CarPlay is the best way to connect your Apple iPhone to your new Acura. Follow this easy step-by-step guide, or watch the video above to pair your Apple iPhone to your new Acura with Apple CarPlay.

  1. Make sure CarPlay and Siri are activated on your Apple iPhone.
  2. Connect your Apple iPhone to your Acura USB port using an Apple-approved Lightning-to-USB cable. The USB port is usually located behind a cover in the center console.
  3. When prompted about Apple CarPlay on your Acura multimedia screen, select Always Enable.
  4. Your Apple iPhone and Acura are now connected via Apple CarPlay. Your Acura multimedia display will now switch to Apple CarPlay when connected to your Apple iPhone through USB.

For more information on your Acura multimedia system, or how to pair your other devices with Bluetooth or Android Auto, please feel free to contact us to speak with a knowledgeable team member.


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