How to Setup Apple CarPlay® for Your Bentley

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Apple CarPlay® is one of the auto market’s best, most versatile multimedia systems — and it’s standard for new Bentley vehicles like the Bentayga and Continental GT. Using Apple CarPlay®, you can stay connected, informed, and entertained as you cruise. Features like handsfree calling, audio streaming, and GPS navigation simplify every drive, so you can spend more time enjoying the look and feel of your Bentley interior. Read on to learn how to set up Apple CarPlay®, as well as more about Apple CarPlay® apps.

Setup Apple CarPlay®: Step-by-Step Guide

Ready to sync your iPhone® with your Bentley vehicle via Apple CarPlay®? It’s easier than you might think. Follow these simple steps to start using Apple CarPlay®:

  1. Activate Siri and Apple CarPlay® on your Apple iPhone®.
  2. Using a Lightning-to-USB cable, connect your phone to your Bentley vehicle’s USB port. You’ll find it in the armrest storage compartment if you own a Bentayga or a Continental GT, or in the glovebox if you own a Mulsanne.
  3. Read and accept the prompts that pop up on your car’s infotainment screen.
  4. Your phone and car are now connected through Apple CarPlay®.
  5. Going forward, when you plug in your phone, your car’s infotainment system will automatically open Apple CarPlay®.

Running into issues with setting up Apple CarPlay®? Our team can help! Contact our service center if you experience any difficulties or if you would rather have our team of professionals handle the setup process for you.

Apple CarPlay™ Apps

Apple CarPlay® makes using your favorite apps easier — and safer — while traveling in your Bentley. After you set up Apple CarPlay®, you can access the apps and services you use most often via your car’s central touchscreen. Get directions, place and receive calls, send/receive messages, listen to your favorite music or podcasts, and more. Here’s a brief look at some of the most popular Apple CarPlay® apps:

  • iOS Apps — including Phone, Messages, Maps, Podcasts, and Music.
  • Third-Part Apps — including Spotify, Waze, Audible, iHeart Radio, TuneIn Radio, WhatsApp, and more.

Learn More About Bentley Vehicles with Bentley Austin!

Do you have additional questions about how to set up Apple CarPlay®, or are you searching for a new Bentley that offers this multimedia suite, as well as other luxury features? Don’t hesitate to contact us online or call us at 512-985-2943 to speak with one of our friendly and knowledgeable staff members today. While you’re here, have a look at some of our other Bentley-specific guides that’ll teach you how to check brake fluid on a Bentley or the difference between a sunroof and moonroof.

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