Apple CarPlay has been available around since the days of iOS 8 and it has been well welcome by users and tech experts. With iOS 10, CarPlay is now smarter and safer way to use your iPhone in the car. Basically, CarPlay will put all the things you want to do with your iPhone on your car’s display, so you can easily make calls and receive messages or even listen to music right in your car.
In iOS 10, you now can use CarPlay with Apple Maps. This means that you will be able to search along your route for quick stops for gas, food, coffee and restaurant, thereby making your journey much quicker and easier.
In this step-by-step guide, we will run you through the steps to use Apple Maps with CarPlay
Steps to use Apple Maps with CarPlay
Steps to search for specific locations with Apple Maps and CarPlay
Step one: First off, you are supposed to tap on the Maps button from the home screen. After that, all you need to do is to select the Search icon located in the upper right corner of the screen to proceed
Step two: Once you are done, you need to type or speak the item you are looking for and you simply need to tap on the result you are searching for
Steps to get directions with CarPlay
The Maps app in CarPlay offers you directions to your planned destinations. In reality, Apple offers several ways to get directions and we will show you two easy ways to make that happen.
How to get directions with Maps app
Step one: You first need to tap Maps app from the home screen and select Destinations to proceed
Step two: Once you are in, you will see a list of your recently visited destinations under the Recent section. You are now supposed to tap the Search icon if you want to search for something
Step three: When it is done, you need to type or say the name of the location you wish to head to and CarPlay will offer you exact directions to your destination
Step four: Select your location on the screen to get your directions.
How to get directions with Siri
Step one: First off, you need to tap press and hold the CarPlay home button located in the bottom left corner of the screen
Step two: Once you are done, you simply need to tell Siri “Get me directions to + your destination.”
Step three: Siri will then offer you suggestions and you just need to pick one
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