Mercedes Sprinter Carplay

In our time, smartphones have taken a central place in our daily lives, so much so that it is said that the phone is an extension of the hand. However, its use at the wheel is not allowed and many accidents due to the phone are observed. This is why Apple decided to launch an application: Carplay. In this article, we will see what Carplay is and how to use it in your Mercedes Sprinter.

INTRODUCTION TO CARPLAY

Carplay is an application that has been developed by APPLE. Its main goal is to allow iPhone users to use their phone in their Mercedes Sprinter while driving safely and securely.

Carplay allows you to access, while driving your Mercedes Sprinter, all the applications on your iPhone without taking your eyes off the road. You won’t need to stop on the way to make a call, play music or change your route.

USING CARPLAY ON SPRINTER MERCEDES

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By using Carplay on your Mercedes Sprinter, you will have access to a touch screen where all your favorite applications are grouped.

You will have the opportunity to make a phone call or write a message using the corresponding icons on the touch screen. It will also be possible to start a GPS navigation on Waze among others. Of course, your trips in the Mercedes Sprinter will be much more pleasant with a little music by listening to the latest trendy songs or by listening to an audio book on a theme you like or why not listen to lectures. As they say, taste and color are not debatable.

It is important to note that Carplay also offers the possibility of controlling everything by voice thanks to the voice recognition tool Siri. All you have to do is press the corresponding button on the steering wheel of your Mercedes Sprinter.

CARPLAY INSTALLATION ON MERCEDES SPRINTER

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Let’s start by turning on your Mercedes Sprinter, so far nothing very complicated. The next step is to connect your iPhone to the vehicle. There are two configurations available to you: the USB cable or Bluetooth.

The first solution is to use your iPhone charger cable and plug it into the dashboard of your Mercedes Sprinter. We would like to point out that the low electrical power of the USB port will not allow you to charge your phone. If you want to charge your phone, you will have to buy an adapter that will plug into the cigarette lighter. These adapters are much more powerful and suitable for your phone.

The second solution consists of several steps:

  • Activate your Bluetooth on your iPhone;
  • Start a search from the screen of your Mercedes Sprinter ;
  • Select the name of your phone on the vehicle screen;
  • Enter the code provided on your iPhone and

Carplay may ask you for permission to access your contacts. You can accept in order to make calls more easily using Siri.

Carplay is very easy to use and you’ll see that you’ll quickly get hooked on this tool that will become indispensable. From now on, you’ll be able to continue using your phone while driving your Mercedes Sprinter in complete safety. If you want to do some poses on board your Sprinter while watching a movie on Netflix or a video on Youtube or play a game, the CarPlay AI Box is made for you!

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