Apple CarPlay Apps and Features

Apple CarPlay is the connectivity suite found in every new Toyota model that elevates your driving experience! Grapevine drivers who have cars with Apple CarPlay can connect their iPhone to their vehicle to experience a driving copilot. Read the guide from Toyota of Irving to learn how to set up Apple CarPlay to get the driving assistance you need without taking your eyes off the road!

Toyota Vehicles with Apple CarPlay

Unsure whether your dream car has the tech features you need? Here’s a list of Toyota vehicles with Apple CarPlay on their latest model years:






Corolla Hatchback


Prius Prime








Toyota Camry Entune Touchscreen CarPlay

Apple CarPlay Features

The Apple CarPlay apps are fairly simple to maneuver once you understand all the suite offers. Whether you’re in a new Camry or new 4Runner, Apple CarPlay technology is the infotainment display using the interface of all Apple tech. Below are a few Apple CarPlay apps/features:

  • Siri Voice Control
  • Apple Calendar App to manage your daily schedule
  • Apple Maps with immersive 3D images and detailed maps
  • Apple Phone App to never miss an incoming call
  • Apple Messages App to read, reply, and send messages
  • Access to Your Apple Music Subscribed library for all your tunes

Apple CarPlay Benefits

  • Fewer distractions while on the Arlington streets
  • Effortless navigation
  • Listen to your favorite music in high-quality
  • Real-time reminders in your vehicle
  • Handsfree texting

Setting Up Apple CarPlay

  1. On your iPhone settings, be sure to enable Siri and Apple CarPlay
  2. Enable Apple CarPlay in your Toyota touchscreen (you’ll find it under Menu > General > Apple CarPlay)
  3. Using an Apple-approved lightning cable, connect your smartphone to your Toyota model’s “Data” USB port.
  4. Your phone will prompt you to choose to enable once, always enable, or do not enable Apple CarPlay. If you want to use Apple CarPlay regularly, we recommend “always enable.”

Android Auto Features

Are you a Toyota driver who doesn’t use an iPhone? Don’t worry, Toyota Entune 3.0 support Android Auto as well, and setting up will be just as simple. Follow the prompts on your phone and your vehicle touchscreen to enable features like:

  • Google Assistant
  • Google Maps
  • Hands-Free call & messaging
  • Audio media apps

Visit Toyota of Irving Today!

Now that you know the benefits of and how to set up Apple CarPlay, as well as what Apple CarPlay apps will you use first, our team is here if you need further assistance. Contact our team for assistance in setting up the infotainment system. We’re here to help!

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