If you’ve made it to this blog, then it should come as no surprise that beginning with the 2018 model year Toyota has finally included Apple CarPlay as an available feature in select models. Apple CarPlay is tied to the Toyota Entune 3.0 infotainment system and models with this feature should also have Apple CarPlay access once drivers set everything up. Learn more about how to connect your Entune 3.0-equipped Toyota with Apple CarPlay below.
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How To Connect Your Toyota with Apple CarPlay
- In the settings menu on your smartphone, enable Siri and Apple CarPlay
- Enable CarPlay in your Toyota by pressing Menu – General – Apple CarPlay – On
- Using an Apple lightning cable, connect your smartphone to your Toyota model
- A prompt will appear on your phone with selections to enable once, always enable, or do not enable. Enable once will allow a one-time connection to Apple CarPlay – great for rental cars. Always enable will keep your Apple CarPlay system activated indefinitely – great for your everyday vehicle.
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Find Apple CarPlay-Equipped Models at Serra Toyota
Currently, the Toyota Entune 3.0 infotainment system with Apple CarPlay compatibility is available on the 2018 Toyota Camry, 2018 Toyota Sienna, 2018 Toyota Mirai, 2019 Toyota Avalon, 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, and 2019 Toyota C-HR. Though, that list will likely expand as new 2019 Toyota models become available. Car shoppers looking for a new Toyota model equipped with Apple CarPlay can find a selection of vehicles that fit their needs at the Serra Toyota dealership in Birmingham, Alabama. To find the best Toyota model for you, browse our online inventory pages or visit the dealership to talk with one of our team members one-on-one. Then, once you find a model you like you can set up a test drive and talk with our finance team about options to lease or purchase.