How to Setup Apple CarPlay®

2021 Lexus IS Steering Wheel and Dashboard

If you’ve recently purchased a new Lexus in Cerritos, learning how to setup Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ will help you to make the most of your vehicle’s advanced connectivity features. All new Lexus vehicles — and many pre-owned models — come with standard or available Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ smart device integration technology. In the guide below, the Lexus of Cerritos service center shows you how to get Lexus Apple CarPlay® set up — so you can access your apps and enjoy your music on your Long Beach drives ASAP.

Apple CarPlay® Functions and Features

Via your touchscreen infotainment system, you can access connectivity and navigation systems like Amazon Alexa, Apple CarPlay®, and Android Auto™. Hands-free voice control allows you to make and receive phone calls, and access the apps on your smartphone — including music, audio books, and more — without taking your eyes off the road. The system will even read your text messages aloud as they arrive. Next, we’ll go over how to setup Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ in your Lexus step-by-step.

Lexus Android Auto™ Setup

Follow these steps for Lexus Android Auto™ set up:

  1. Download the Lexus + Android app on your phone.
  2. Via your infotainment touchscreen, pair your phone to your Lexus Bluetooth connection.
  3. Grant Android Auto™ permission to access your apps, audio connections, and location.
  4. Navigate to the main menu on your Lexus Enform infotainment display.
  5. Select the Lexus + Android app.

Lexus Apple CarPlay® Set Up

Follow these steps for Lexus Apple CarPlay® set up:

  1. Start your vehicle and turn on Siri Eyes.
  2. Set the radio to wireless or Bluetooth® mode.
  3. Press and hold the “voice command” button on your steering wheel.
  4. On your iPhone, navigate to Settings > General > CarPlay and select your vehicle.

Find Expert Lexus Tech Assistance in Cerritos

Now that you know how to set up Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™, contact our knowledgeable technicians to learn more about other Lexus technology systems like Lexus Enform. We’re happy to walk you through Lexus Apple CarPlay® set up over the phone or in person at our certified Lexus service center near Torrance.

Explore Our Models

  • 2023 Lexus ES 350 Price & Specs

    If you’re looking for a comfortable and luxurious sedan to help you take on the Cerritos roads, there’s no better option than the 2023 Lexus ES. The new Lexus ES delivers plenty to appreciate and a luxury driving experience you won’t forget. However, one of the most popular configurations for the Lexus ES is the…

  • 2023 Lexus NX 350h Interior

    In today’s crossover SUV segment, you’ll find that there are many different options to choose from when you’re looking for something that is comfortable for your Cerritos adventures. Many of those options look similar and deliver similar advantages. However, if you really want to stand out from the crowd, the 2023 Lexus NX has your…

  • 2023 Electrified Lexus Lineup

      The performance of a new Lexus provides some excitement as you’re taking on the Cerritos roads. With that being said, if you want the power of a Lexus and the efficiency of an electrified model, you’ve come to the right place! Lexus offers an impressive selection of hybrid vehicles and even an all-new electric…

Lexus of Cerritos 33.861799, -118.099521.