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  1. getting apple carplay in Gen1 volt, low-cost

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I'm a Gen1 volt owner that would like to have apple carplay integrated in my car's system, but doesn't want to shell out several hundred bucks for existing workarounds. What I want to try: one can buy an adapter with a cracked apple carplay auth chip for $40 from a company called CarLinKit...
  2. Center display temporarily dead (2017 Volt)

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Last night driving home from work, after backing out of my parking spot, when I put it in drive and began driving, the center display was blank. Twice, while stopped at a stoplight, I put the Volt in Park, turned off the power, and opened the driver's side door, but the display would not come...
  3. CarPlay rarely connects to 2018 Volt

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    My iPhone launches CarPlay in my Volt about a third of the time. (The Infotainment screen remains on Projector.) I have to turn on and off the car multiple times until it will finally connects... and often it just won't. I've tried restarting the phone, plugging and unplugging it, replacing the...
  4. Apple Car Play Version

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Can someone tell me how I check the version of Apple CarPlay installed in my 2019 Volt? Also, how do I upgrade my version of Apple CarPlay?
  5. CarPlay, OnStar 4G LTE, WiFi and Signal Strength

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    In my Gen1 volt I had a dashboard mount for my iPhone, and I plugged it into power only, not into the USB connector (I put my music on a USB Flash drive and left that in the car, so my music was always there). With my iPhone mounted up on the dash, signal strength was good. I'm now driving a...
  6. Software Updates over the air

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Please follow Tesla's lead and offer over the air software updates. I'd REALLY like it if I woke up one morning and Apple CarPlay appeared on my 2013 or 2015 Volt.
  7. USB and Apple Carplay

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    So I have had the 2016 Volt for about 3 weeks , I have used apple carplay with a amazon certified usb cable . Just recently the apple carplay stops working , sometimes it works and i go to hit play for a song on the touch screen and it looses connection. I have replaced the cable with my apple...
  8. Apple Event and CarPlay

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Apple's Live Event happening now. Two very minor updates to CarPlay shows just how much Apple doesn't care about the platform. - Music suggestions in the Music App. Don't care. - Nearby places in Apple Maps. Don't care.
  9. Apple CarPlay problems; "smoking gun" identified

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I started a thread on all of the problems I was having with Apple CarPlay ("My 2016 and Apple CarPlay") that stimulated quite a bit of discussion and a number of suggestions. One suggestion led to what I believe is the solution, the "smoking gun" for at least my Apple CarPlay problems: turn off...
  10. Is the Navigation option worth it?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hi Folks, It's an expensive option and wonder how much better than "Maps" in CarPlay is the Navigation? I know Maps is pretty sad and a bad Apple. Some of what I am hoping to learn is if it can synch with an iPhone's contacts; how well it responds to voice requests, user friendliness, updates...
  11. Connected Cars "demo" using 2016 Volt on CTV News Ottawa

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    CTV News in Ottawa, Canada, did a short story on today's connected cars this past Monday on the morning show, and used a live 2016 Volt for the story. No driving, and barely any shots inside, but still mildly interesting. Looks like a Premium, given the...
  12. Car Play support!!!

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Hello everyone It would be great if the community could reach out to Chevy on their social media and any other avenues to push for Carplay (and the Andriod equivalent) to be added to 2014+ model years! It might even be able to be added to older models but I'm not 100% sure. This additions...