Carplay in the Smart ForTwo
Carplay in the Smart ForTwo
Bad driving can cost us points on our license. That's why it's important to take the necessary steps to adopt good driving habits. But, the smartphone has become so useful that there is no question of parting with it, no matter what we do. Even when we drive our Smart ForTwo, we always have it with us. So to solve the problem, Apple has developed Carplay, an application that allows you to use both your iPhone and your car. So how do you take advantage of it? You can find out more in the next few lines of this article.
CARPLAY: WHAT'S THE IDEA?
Carplay is that tool that lets you focus on the road while operating your phone. The concept is simple: reproduce your iPhone screen on the Smart ForTwo's display panel. This way, you can access the main features of the iPhone while continuing your journey. You don't even have to tap anything on the screen. Just launch Siri and tell her all your different desires. In a nutshell, the Carplay application aims to provide successful autonomous driving with the controlled use of your phone.
WHAT WILL CARPLAY ACTUALLY DO IN A SMART FORTWO?
This application accessible to your Smart ForTwo will simplify the use of the vehicle. Indeed, you will benefit from assistance throughout your adventure on the road. Carplay can determine the traffic situation to help you avoid traffic jams. Also, this tool will allow you to maintain contact with your loved ones without having to make any effort. Simply put, Carplay in a Smart ForTwo is the perfect way to be more focused while driving.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF USING CARPLAY IN YOUR SMART FORTWO?
All of your iPhone's utility applications are accessible while driving with Carplay. It helps you to:
- Browse the Net to satisfy your curiosity in real time;
- To carry out telephone calls with your friends in all simplicity;
- Play your multimedia contents for more pleasure;
- Follow your navigation plan to avoid any misunderstanding, etc.
HOW TO INSTALL CARPLAY IN YOUR SMART FORTWO?
The installation process for this device is fairly basic. First, start your Smart ForTwo. Once you've done that, all that's left to do is connect your iPhone to the vehicle. There are two options for doing this. The first is to use a USB connector, while the second simply requires a Bluetooth device.
1st case: connection with a USB cable
Here, you are required to use an original cable to connect your iPhone to the Smart ForTwo's console.
2nd case: wireless connection via Bluetooth and wifi
Insert the Carplay Wireless Adapter into the original USB port for the Carplay function already present in your vehicle. This fabulous tool will allow you to store your Iphone in your bag, center armrest, glove box,... and use Carplay wirelessly.
Turn on the Bluetooth and Wifi mode simultaneously. Then search for your phone from the Smart ForTwo dashboard. From the list of Bluetooth devices displayed, make sure you select your device and confirm.
You have now completed the connection of your iPhone to the Smart ForTwo via the Carplay wireless adapter. An icon will appear on the screen to confirm the success of the operation. This is the ideal process to use Carplay on a Smart ForTwo.
Now you can enjoy your Carplay wirelessly, without having to unplug your USB cable every time you stop the car.