How to Turn off App Notifications in Apple CarPlay

When your iPhone flagship is connected to the CarPlay, you can use iMessage, WhatsApp, SMS, and various notification banners from supported apps on your Car’s infotainment. Keeping all things aside, some users get annoyed by app notifications in Apple CarPlay, so if that’s what’s with you, here’s how to turn off app notifications in Apple CarPlay.

Here are the steps to stop app notifications in CarPlay on your iPhone running the latest iOS version. 

Steps to turn off specific app notifications in CarPlay

If you want to turn off specific app notifications, such as WhatsApp or any other application, follow the steps below. 

Note: This steps are only valid when your phone is connected to CarPlay

  1. Go to the Settings App on your iPhone.
  2. Hit Notifications. 
  3. From the list of apps, select the app for which you want to turn off notifications. 
  • I have chosen WhatsApp as an example.
Go to the settings tap notification swipe down and scroll whatsapp on iphone
  1. Disable the toggle next to the Show In CarPlay in the app’s notification detail. 

From now on, the text notification will stop showing on Apple CarPlay. But, if you don’t mind turning off all app notifications, you can turn Do Not Disable while driving to mute all the messages. 

This feature will turn on CarPlay for using navigation, answering calls, and answering text messages while also muting the notifications. The best part is that you can also configure predefined “Auto Reply” to instantly reply when you’re getting a call on your headset.

Steps to turn off Apple CarPlay altogether on iPhone

One of the drawbacks of CarPlay is that it doesn’t require any permission, even when connected to someone else’s Car. Which eventually leads to the notifications and calls being shown on the Car’s screen without the owner’s consent. So, in case you want to disable CarPlay for a specific car, you can ask the iPhone to forget a car. 

  1. Go to the Settings App on your iPhone.
  2. Search and select General.
  3. Tap CarPlay. 
Open the settings swipe down and scroll general tap on carplay on iphone
  1. On the next screen, you’ll see a list of CarPlay devices connected to your iPhone.
  2. Hit the Car you want to remove and click Forget to confirm.

That’s It!

Final Thought!

Apple’s CarPlay is quite beneficial, but you can follow the above mentioned solution if you are annoyed and constantly distracted. If there are any relatable queries for this, please drop them in the comment box below.   

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Karly Wood

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