Imagine you’re driving home and your smartphone begins to ring. Digging it out of your pockets and moving the cursor to unlock it is such a hassle, especially if you’re trying to keep your eyes on the road. Everyone struggles with this, and it is not just phone calls which are affected.
Some Volvo vehicles have learned how to circumvent this. You can use the best features of your Apple iPhone without distracted driving. Simply integrate your iPhone to the car’s dashboard and screen for effortless access.
The app that’s changing the way we think about driving is named Apple CarPlay. This app is one of the finest iPhone experiences for motorists, as long as you have a constant signal. All the driver needs to do is plug the iPhone in and the features will appear on the LCD display in front of them.
Touch to speak: CarPlay lets users access calling, texting, music and mapping attributes by touching the car’s LCD screen. This works exactly like the iPhone does. Users can also utilize Siri to carry out certain functions. This can be activated by touching a steering wheel . CarPlay also works with knobs and dials in the vehicle.
Apple Maps: Being able to get Apple Maps and receive turn-by-turn directions is very helpful. CarPlay will also keep you updated on traffic scenarios and your estimated arrival time.
Music: CarPlay is a simple way to enjoy the music stored in your iTunes library. The app can play iTunes Radio if you want a larger variety that goes beyond your normal playlists.
Additional programs: Please keep in mind that CarPlay can interact with a number of different iPhone programs. Music can be streamed from programs like Spotify, Beats Music or iHeartRadio. CarPlay can even check baseball scores, display live broadcasts and other purposes. Many more apps are becoming compatible with the CarPlay system.
CarPlay is one of the best ways you can use your iPhone while driving and it is only available in select Volvo models. Quit messing with your iPhone while driving and take advantage of everything this app offers. Find your place on a map, send a text or answer a call from your dash with a fast swipe of your finger, or use your voice to make the entire process even easier.