iOS 17.3.1: How to Add Google Maps on CarPlay

From the very first day when the Apple CarPlay was launched in the market, we are using Apple Maps because it doesn’t support any third-party navigation applications. But today I am happy to announce that support for Google Maps on Apple CarPlay arrived. This is the time to replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay so we can open quickly from the first screen. That means you can use another navigation app like Google Maps or Waze on Apple CarPlay.

Those who are habituated to Apple Maps can at least try Google Maps on Apple CarPlay, I bet it will be fun using something new on Apple CarPlay. And like me, if you are waiting for the Google Maps support in Apple CarPlay, the time has come. Let’s welcome Google Maps in the Apple CarPlay, and hopefully, people appreciate navigating with Google Maps.

What you need is one of the best CarPlay receivers in your Car. We have also collected some of the best CarPlay Receivers for Apple CarPlay support. You can go to the link and buy one for yourself. If already you possess CarPlay then move forward and follow the guide,

This Feature comes with the latest iOS Pre_install iDevices iPhone models you Should update first with the Compatible latest iOS version.

NOTE: Other navigation applications like Waze is also supported by the Apple CarPlay. Check out Third-party Navigation apps that Support CarPlay.

Replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay
Replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on CarPlay

Here’s How to Replace Apple Maps with Google Maps on Apple CarPlay

1→ if your iPhone is not updated to iOS 15.4 then update it along with updating Google Maps to the latest version.

2→ On your iPhone, open the “Settings” app.

3→ Tap “General”.

4→ Select “CarPlay”.

Carplay settings on iPhone for Replace or Rearrange app
Carplay settings on iPhone for Replace or Rearrange app

5→ Tap on your Car name that shows in the list.

6→ On the second page you will find “Google Maps”.

Move apps on CarPlay Screen from iPhone
Move apps on CarPlay Screen from iPhone

7→ Touch and hold on Google Maps and move to the Home Screen or First Screen of CarPlay.

Move or Organize app icon on CarPlay’s home screen “Touch and hold any icon on the home screen, then drag it to the desired location

Meanwhile, if you want to remove Apple Maps from the Home Screen, you can tap and hold on to Apple Maps and move to the second page.

Enjoy your Driving with Ease because Google maps improved for Carplay compared to Apple Maps and is now more user-friendly and gives exact directions and more things.

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Karly Wood

Karly Wood, a Wellington-based journalist, excels in covering Apple and tech trends. With a diverse background in public safety, government, and education reporting, her insights bridge multiple disciplines, offering readers a well-rounded perspective on today's technological advancements. Contact Her Team:- jaysukh.pharma@gmail.com [OR] admin@howtoisolve.com

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