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STAY CONNECTED WITH APPLE CARPLAY® AND ANDROID AUTO™

Introducing Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™¹, the latest innovative in-car solutions from Apple and Google, designed to make you feel connected to your smartphone whilst driving.

 

 

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Apple CarPlay®¹

Discover the quickest route on Apple Maps, play your favourite curated playlist on Apple Music or Spotify, or check the latest weather forecast, all from the comfort of your vehicle.

Seamlessly control your smartphone using Siri and the vehicle’s steering wheel, knobs and buttons, meaning you can always stay focused on the road.

Available on iPhone®² 5 or newer (minimum iOS 11).

Android Auto™¹

Connect your smartphone and save time with Google Maps, play your favourite music on Google Play Music or Spotify, or check the latest weather forecast, all from the comfort of your vehicle.

Seamlessly control your smartphone using voice command and the vehicle’s steering wheel, knobs and buttons, meaning you can always stay focused on the road.

Available on Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and later. Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) or newer is recommended. 

Android Auto RX

Vehicle Compatibility

Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™¹ are standard on the following new Lexus models: UX, NX, RX, ES, LS, RC, LC and RC F.

For existing Lexus owners, a retrofit is available for $249 on the following models and respective productions dates:

  • ES - 4 July 2018 onwards
  • LC - 27 March 2017 onwards
  • LS - 8 January 2018 onwards
  • RC - 27 November 2017 onwards
  • RC F - 27 November 2017 onwards
  • NX - 1 September 2017 onwards
  • UX - 5 October 2018 onwards

Contact your dealer to organise a retrofit. Find your dealer at lexus.com.au/contact/find-a-dealer

CarPlay® and Android Auto™ Features

Device Compatibility

With both smartphone platforms accounting for a large percentage of the smartphone market in Australia, most customers will be able to enjoy all the benefits of Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™¹ system.

For iPhones, the following smartphones and software version are supported when using Apple CarPlay®:

  • iPhone®² 5 or newer (minimum iOS 11)

For Android, the following software versions are supported when using Android Auto:

  • Minimum Android 5.0 (Lollipop)
  • Recommended Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Music streaming

Play all your favourite tunes through the music streaming services including Apple music, Google Play music or your preferred music streaming service including Spotify.

This functionality can be controlled via voice command, the steering wheel or the vehicle head unit display.

Hands-free

Never miss a phone call with hands-free phone and messaging. Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™¹ allows you to send and receive phone calls and instant messages via message services such as iMessage (for iPhone users) and WhatsApp.

This functionality can be controlled via voice command, the steering wheel or the vehicle head unit display.

Voice
Never take your eyes off the road. Use Siri or Google Assist to stay up-to-date with the latest traffic, news or weather updates.

Help and Support

Apple CarPlay®

Learn more: https://www.apple.com/au/ios/carplay/

CarPlay® support: https://support.apple.com/en-au

       

Android Auto™

Learn more: https://www.android.com/auto/

Android Auto™ FAQs: https://www.android.com/auto/faq/

Further information

Footnotes

1. Requires compatible device, USB connection, mobile data, network reception & GPS signal. Mobile usage at user’s cost. Apps subject to change. For details see lexus.com.au/connectivity. CarPlay® is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android Autoᵀᴹ is a trademark of Google LLC. Indicative image(s) only.

2. iPhone® is a trademark of Apple, Inc. registered in the U.S. and other countries. Compatibility and functionality varies depending on device.

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