What IS New On IOS 17 CarPlay Updates?


Now that iOS 17 has finally been launched, it’s time for us to explore its features and updates. We are on a spree to explore all the iOS 17 features, and in this article, we are going to explore CarPlay updates. These new updates of CarPlay are going to bring new features and improvements that can enhance your driving experience. So, without any further delay, let us explore the latest changes and updates in CarPlay and how it can benefit you. Let’s get started!

What is CarPlay in iOS 17?

CarPlay is a really cool feature that let’s you connect your iPhone to your car’s infotainment system. It means that you can use your iPhone’s app and features on your car’s screen. Putting in simple words, it is like having your iPhone in your car. You can make phone calls, send messages, listen to music, get direction using maps, access Siri etc.

It is very simple to use CarPlay feature. Simply connect your iPhone to your car using USB cable or you can even go wireless, choice is yours. After you have connected your device you can access all the feature that CarPlay has to offer. With iOS 17 being the new software update, it has brought some changes to CarPlay, let us take a look at it.

IOS 17 CarPlay updates:

  • SharePlay Support in the Music App: iOS 17 CarPlay brought SharePlay support in the Music app. It will allow you to enjoy synchronized listening experiences with your friends and family, even when you’re on the go. You can easily start a SharePlay session, play your favorite songs.
  • Real-Time Electric Vehicle Charging Station Availability: For electric vehicle (EV) owners, iOS 17 CarPlay brings real-time electric vehicle charging station availability. Now, you can easily find charging stations nearby and check their availability in real-time, ensuring you never run out of power during your journeys
  • Accessing Public Charging Infrastructure: iOS 17 CarPlay lets you obtain public charging infrastructure information straight from your car’s infotainment system. You can use CarPlay to easily identify charging stations, check their compatibility with your vehicle, and route to themall from the familiar CarPlay UI.
  • Apple Maps Gets Real-Time EV Charging Station Data: Apple Maps has been integrated with real-time EV charging station data to compliment the better EV charging experience. This means that when you use Apple Maps on CarPlay to plan your trips, you’ll have access to up-to-date information about charging stations along the way.
  • Redesigned Interface for a Fresh Look: iOS 17 CarPlay features new design making it easier to access your favourite apps. The improved UI improves usability, making your interactions with CarPlay more straightforward and efficient
  • Replaces the Existing Software in Your Car: CarPlay upgrades the previous version with the iOS 17 update. This means that the new CarPlay experience will be available in your car as soon as you update your iPhone to iOS 17.
  • New Wallpaper to Personalize Your CarPlay: Apple has released a range of new wallpapers in iOS 17 CarPlay to add a personal touch to your CarPlay interface.

Until next time, with another topic. Till then, Toodles.

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By Gustavo
He is a senior writer at consideringapple.com. Gustavo has good knowledge about the online world (especially digital marketing) and loves to share ideas with visitors. He has a good experience of writing about Apple since he used every Apple products like iPhone, Apple TV, Apple Watch, Mac, etc.
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