Mazda & Apple CarPlay

2019 Mazda CX-9

Your new Mazda model most likely comes equipped with Apple CarPlay technology that allows you to integrate your iPhone 5 or newer device with your vehicle. Here at Headquarter Mazda, we want to make sure you drive off the lot with all the resources you need to make the most of every drive throughout Clermont in your Mazda. So, in the following guide, we’ve detailed how to connect Apple CarPlay to Mazda models like yours so you can get synced up and drive more seamlessly than ever around Winter Garden.

How to Connect Apple CarPlay to Mazda

Connecting your device to your Mazda3 CarPlay, Mazda CX-5 CarPlay, or other new Mazda model CarPlay technology is quite simple. Refer to the following steps and you’ll be ready to enjoy all the benefits of this integration on your Windermere commutes:

  • Plug your Apple Lightning to USB cable to the USB outlet marked by a smartphone icon
  • Connect your phone via this cable
  • The Mazda Connect™ will then detect your iPhone
  • Follow the on-screen prompts to enable Apple CarPlay
  • Tap “Allow” when the pop-up notification displays on your iPhone
  • Your Mazda3 CarPlay technology, or other model, will now show the content from your phone on the display screen without you needing to unlock your phone

Utilizing Your Mazda Command Center and Siri

A benefit of having your Apple CarPlay Mazda CX-5 or other model set up is that you can use the command center and/or Siri voice command technology to keep your eyes and attention on Leesburg roads. Use the Mazda3 CarPlay or other Mazda models’ command center like this:

  • Press and hold the Home button to switch between your Mazda CX-5 CarPlay or other model and Mazda Connect™ screens
  • Press the Home button to return to the Apple CarPlay home screen after navigating to other Apple CarPlay apps
  • Press the NAV button to access the Apple Maps screen with ease
  • When listening to music via an Apple CarPlay app, press the Entertainment button to quickly access the Now Playing screen

Your other option to use Apple CarPlay Mazda CX-5 technologies or other models is to use Siri Voice Commands for completely hands-free functionality. It’s so simple. Here’s how:

  • Press the “Talk” button right on your steering wheel to activate voice commands
  • Say your command
  • Or, on any Apple CarPlay screen, rotate the Commander knob to highlight the white Home button.
  • Then press and hold the knob to activate Siri

Learn More About Mazda & Apple CarPlay at Headquarter Mazda

Now that you know how to connect Apple CarPlay to Mazda models like your new Mazda6 or CX-5, what other questions do you have? If you are an Android user, perhaps you are curious to learn about the parallel technologies with Android Auto. Whatever your case, we are here to help you get set up and synced up with Mazda’s many tech innovations. Contact us today to learn more about Mazda technology, where Mazda is made, and more!

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