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Recently, Apple releases new software system IOS 15.0 Carplay, but there is a software bug at carplay function.

If carplay runs on phone with IOS15.0 system, as long as carplay plays music, no matter from which music APPs even apple music, the carplay will happen carplay logout, failed disconnect, connection, or unable to play music.
This is a IOS system bug on carplay, and there are 2 solutions.
1, Short term solution
At phone settings — General — Transfer or restore iPhone — Restore — restore all settings.
Pay attention what you need to do is restore all the settings, without affecting the data and software

2, Long term solution
Wait new IOS system from Apple

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Note that in view of the instability of the new iPhone system, when using wireless CarPlay, be careful not to upgrade the mobile phone system to IOS15, otherwise there may be a lag problem when using CarPlay. This problem is a bug in the Apple system, and you need to wait for the official system. The problem can only be solved by repairing, so upgrade after the official system is stable

At present, it has been found that when using CarPlay in the Apple IOS14.2 system, there will be a problem that the OK button cannot be used. This is a problem with the official Apple system and we cannot fix it temporarily. So if your IPhone system is IOS14.2, please upgrade the system. Repairable, please do not upgrade to IOS15

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While Apple hasn’t included any mention of CarPlay fixes in the official release notes of this new iPhone operating system update, I’m seeing several reports online that it does address some rather widespread glitches in the car, including a Siri bug preventing the assistant from reading a message.

For example, several users in this reddit thread complain that Siri stops reading a new text before reaching the end, though the assistant has also encountered other issues as well, with some claiming that the audio is interrupted even when running navigation apps.

In other words, Siri can no longer provide navigation directions because it stops before offering the full instructions, therefore affecting the overall experience on CarPlay.

And as it turns out, iOS 14.6 does resolve the Siri cutting out problem, with someone confirming in a post that the update brings things back to normal and the assistant correctly provides audio feedback whenever it’s required to.

Furthermore, I’m also seeing reports from some users that a crash previously encountered when running Apple Music is completely resolved now, though I’m still waiting for some confirmation on this one.

The bad news is that others are still experiencing CarPlay crashes, with one user explaining that the audio or the input freezes until the iPhone is manually reconnected. The whole thing showed up when installing iOS 14.5.1, but it still persists after this new operating system released by Apple this week.

As always, Apple hasn’t acknowledged these problems, so everybody’s hoping the new operating system updates released to their iPhones resolve them quietly. A new beta build of iOS is also available, though keep in mind these are specifically aimed at testers and shouldn’t be installed on production devices.

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Microsoft on Tuesday announced a slew of changes to the calling features on its Microsoft Teams app, including support for CarPlay and transferring calls between devices.

The CarPlay integration will allow Microsoft Teams users to control Teams and use Siri voice commands to initiate or answer calls in their vehicles. According to Microsoft, the CarPlay support will join other features that will make Microsoft Teams a better replacement for a traditional work phone. That includes built-in spam protection, reverse number lookup, and the ability to merge existing calls.

Those features will also join an overhauled calling interface with quicker access to features like call history, voicemail, and contacts. Additionally, Microsoft is also adding new recording features to Teams that will make it easier to record meetings and share them to cloud-based storage platforms like OneDrive.

Microsoft Teams will also get support for transferring calls between different devices in early 2021. Users will be able to begin a call on their Mac and then transfer it to their iPhone while ending it on the initial device automatically.

A full list of the upcoming changes and new features for Microsoft Teams is available here. Beyond the “early 2021” release date for select features, it isn’t clear when the overhaul will begin rolling out.

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And while the Waze team is now busy working on CarPlay dashboard support, the engineers in charge of the Android and Android Auto experience have managed to address another big annoyance in the app.

There’s a chance you noticed this too. Occasionally, when launching Waze and setting up the navigation, the direction of travel is no longer centered but slightly tilted, despite the car icon, either the default arrow a custom model enabled from settings, actually displayed correctly.

At first glance, this seems to signal a GPS calibration problem, and some say other apps are affected as well, including Google Maps. However, recalibrating the GPS sensor doesn’t seem to fix the whole thing on the Android devices affected by this glitch.

Interestingly enough, similar problems have also been reported on the iOS version of the app, and the Waze team is reportedly investigating the whole thing already.

But for Android and Android auto users, the good news is that the issue has already been resolved in the latest beta build, so theoretically it should go live in the next stable update for Waze in the Google Play Store. The changelog indeed explains that the update resolves a glitch that displays “the car icon always facing up [but] navigation is tilted,” so theoretically, problems like the one highlighted in this screenshot shared on reddit should no longer occur anymore.

At this point, there’s no ETA as to when the next stable update for Waze could go live, but given the beta has already been released to private testers, this shouldn’t take too long. In the meantime, Waze continues to work just fine, so this slightly tilted navigation is just an annoyance that doesn’t affect the app’s functionality.

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Google’s Waze platform arrived on Apple CarPlay in 2018, and now it’s about to adopt one of Apple’s latest features. It appears that Waze will soon support CarPlay’s dashboard mode.

A photo obtained by the Verge shows Waze showing its navigation interface on the CarPlay dashboard. This feature splits the “homescreen” view of CarPlay with a handful of widgets that show different bits of data. In this case, Waze shows a minimized navigation view with an ETA, view of the map, and the speed limit. Interestingly, there are no reporting features on this view.

Apparently, this feature is being tested in beta right now. Waze wouldn’t directly confirm as much, but the user who sent the image below claims to be in a private beta testing group for the Waze iOS app. Seeing as Waze didn’t confirm any details about this test, it’s unclear when the feature will roll out publicly.

Google Maps added support for the dashboard back in August.

Beyond CarPlay dashboard support, this Waze beta update also adds support for lane guidance in the iOS app, a huge upgrade for navigation especially when dealing with complex intersections. That feature was announced in September.

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In the meantime, however, the first customers have already received the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro they ordered, and naturally, it was only a matter of time until they came across the very first problems.

Unfortunately for drivers, CarPlay is one of the areas seemingly affected, as some discovered that connecting their iPhones to the head units in their cars no longer works properly.

While some complain of a glitch causing CarPlay to not even show up when the iPhone is plugged in, others claim the experience overall is broken down, as apps crash all of sudden, the screen turns black randomly, or the smartphone just disconnects every once in a while.

Most of these customers have one thing in common: they all owned another iPhone before the iPhone 12, so when they purchased the new model, they restored from a previously created backup.

If you still can’t figure out where this is going, it all comes down to the CarPlay settings which have been migrated from one device to another as part of the backup restoration process. Because of the authentication performed when a previously-paired iPhone is connected to a head unit in the car, CarPlay may no longer work properly, especially if the models we’re talking about have been released in the last few years and therefore come with more security systems in place.

So the workaround is as simple as it could be: you need to reset CarPlay settings and delete the synced profiles, both on the head unit and on the iPhone. In other words, just start from scratch with CarPlay in your vehicle. The good thing is that Apple has made the whole thing super-straightforward, so it doesn’t take more than one minute to complete the initial setup and start using CarPlay.

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Borrowed from Google Maps and supposed to help drivers figure out which lane to use for their next turn, this new feature debuted on iPhone and Android earlier this year, but until recently, it wasn’t available on CarPlay.

Now it turns out that the rollout has been completed and everyone now sees lane information on CarPlay after updating Waze to the most recent version.

To be clear, the rollout of lane guidance on CarPlay started earlier this fall, and I for one have been seeing it for at least several weeks. On the other hand, the rollout apparently happened in stages and some users didn’t get the new feature.

It’s pretty clear that the experience with Waze is getting more polished on CarPlay, but while the addition of lane guidance is big news for Apple users, there’s one feature that’s still missing, and right now, it’s still nowhere to be seen even in the beta program.

It’s the CarPlay dashboard support, a feature that would allow Waze to replace Apple Maps and Google Maps on the multi-view screen, essentially allowing users to run the app side by side with other cards that display music information and calendar appointments.

Support for third-party apps in the maps card debuted in April this year when Apple finally decided to allow other apps to replace Apple Maps, but surprisingly, neither Google nor Waze has been in a rush to take advantage of this new feature.

Google eventually updated Google Maps with such functionality earlier this year, but on the other hand, Waze still needs more time to make it happen, though at one point it’s been rumored that support for the CarPlay dashboard was on the table with a late 2020 ETA.

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The latest version of the Google Maps navigation app is set to work even better with Apple CarPlay.

Updates mean those with compatible iOS Apple devices will see Google Maps integrate with the CarPlay Dashboard view.

Users will now be able to have Google Maps displayed side by side with other functions. This means Google’s navigation instructions alongside music choices and calendar appointments.

Freedom to choose your mapping solution

Google Maps Apple CarPlay Update

Until now, Apple CarPlay’s Dashboard setting was only compatible with Apple’s own Maps app. This forced drivers to choose between the neatness of the Dashboard display, or using third-party navigation apps like Google Maps separately.

Apple released an update for CarPlay earlier this year, offering third-party developers the chance to work in Dashboard mode. However, it has taken Google until now to make the necessary changes to its own Maps application.

Now that Google has taken the leap to making its own mapping app work with the CarPlay Dashboard, expect other third-party maps to follow.

Google Maps back on your wrist

Google Maps Apple CarPlay Update

The latest update for Google Maps will also be of interest to Apple Watch wearers.

Google dropped support for Apple’s smartwatch range in 2017, causing frustration for those who relied on its functionality. Now, Google will fully support the Apple Watch, offering step-by-step directions.

Users will be able to set saved destinations to quickly generate directions to, along with estimated journey times. Google Maps will tailor instructions depending on whether the user is travelling by car, bike, public transport, or on foot.

Updates for compatibility with Apple CarPlay are now live, whilst Apple Watch users should see changes made in the coming weeks.

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General Motors reintroduced the Chevrolet Trailblazer nameplate as an all-new small crossover for the 2021 model year. Offered as a “uniquely youthful, yet functional alternative” in the popular small crossover segment, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer comes with a variety of infotainment and technology features, and now, GM Authority has learned that one of those features will become standard across the lineup.

The feature in question is wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, the two standards in modern passenger vehicle-smartphone integration.

Both features were previously offered as part of the optional Technology Package, but will now be standard on all 2021 Chevy Trailblazer models, starting with units produced in September.

As a result of the feature’s new standardization, all models will also get a $100 price increase. For reference, the current 2021 Chevy Trailblazer starts at $19,995 (including destination) for the base L trim with FWD and the turbocharged 1.2L I3 LIH engine. Now, this same configuration will be priced at $20,095 (including destination) starting with units produced in September.

As stated above, wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto were previously offered as part of the Technology Package, which also included:

  • Chevrolet Infotainment 3 Plus system
  • HD Radio
  • SiriusXM with 360L
  • Bose premium seven-speaker system
  • SD card reader
  • Wireless Charging
  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • HD Rear Vision Camera
  • 4.2-inch diagonal multi-color Driver Information Center
  • LED headlamps

As a reminder, the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer rides on the GM VSS-F platform, with production for the U.S. taking place at the GM Bupyeong plant in South Korea. Available engine options include the turbocharged 1.2L I3 LIH, and the turbocharged 1.3L I3 L3T.

Is standard wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto the right move for the 2021 Chevy Trailblazer, even with the $100 price increase? Let us know by voting in the poll below, and make sure to subscribe to GM Authority for more Chevrolet Trailblazer news, Chevrolet news, and around-the-clock GM news coverage.

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