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2024 Honda CR-V Owner's Manual ➜ Apple CarPlay

uuAudio System Basic OperationuApple CarPlay  
Apple CarPlay  
If you connect an Apple CarPlay-compatible iPhone to the system via the front USB,  
you can use the audio/information screen, instead of the iPhone display, to make a  
phone call, listen to music, view maps (navigation), and access messages.  
2 USB Port(s) P. 231  
1Apple CarPlay  
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Only iPhone 5 or newer versions with iOS 8.4 or later  
are compatible with Apple CarPlay.  
Apple CarPlay Menu  
We recommend using the latest OS.  
Apple CarPlay menu screen  
Park in a safe place before connecting your iPhone to  
Apple CarPlay and when launching any compatible  
To directly access the Apple CarPlay phone function,  
press the PHONE button. While connected to Apple  
CarPlay, calls are only made through Apple CarPlay. If  
you want to make a call with HandsFreeLink, turn  
Apple CarPlay OFF or detach the USB cable from your  
Go back to the  
audio screen  
2 Setting Up Apple CarPlay P. 256  
When your iPhone is connected to Apple CarPlay, it is  
not possible to use the Bluetooth® Audio or  
Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®. However, other  
previously paired phones can stream audio via  
Bluetooth® while Apple CarPlay is connected.  
2 Phone Setup P. 381  
: Go back to the  
Apple CarPlay  
Dashboard screen  
CONNECT Button  
Press to display Apple CarPlay screen  
: Go back to the  
Apple CarPlay menu  
Apple CarPlay and Android Auto cannot run at the  
same time.  
For details on countries and regions where Apple  
CarPlay is available, as well as information pertaining  
to function, refer to the Apple homepage.  
uuAudio System Basic OperationuApple CarPlay  
Access the contact list, make phone calls, or listen to voicemail.  
1Apple CarPlay  
Apple CarPlay Operating Requirements &  
Apple CarPlay requires a compatible iPhone with an  
active cellular connection and data plan. Your  
carrier’s rate plans will apply.  
Check and reply to text messages, or have messages read to you.  
Play music stored on your iPhone.  
Changes in operating systems, hardware, software,  
and other technology integral to providing Apple  
CarPlay functionality, as well as new or revised  
governmental regulations, may result in a decrease or  
cessation of Apple CarPlay functionality and services.  
Honda cannot and does not provide any warranty or  
guarantee of future Apple CarPlay performance or  
Display Apple Maps and use the navigation function just as you would on your  
It is possible to use 3rd party apps if they are  
compatible with Apple CarPlay. Refer to the Apple  
homepage for information on compatible apps.  
To adjust the ringtone volume, the guidance volume  
of the navigation or Siri, or the audio volume, turn  
the VOL/  
AUDIO (Volume/Power) knob while the  
sound you want to adjust is playing.  
uuAudio System Basic OperationuApple CarPlay  
1Setting Up Apple CarPlay  
Setting Up Apple CarPlay  
Only initialize Apple CarPlay when you are safely  
When Apple CarPlay first detects your iPhone, you  
will need to set up your iPhone. Refer to the  
instruction manual that came with your iPhone.  
After you have connected your iPhone to the system via the front USB, use the  
following procedure to set up Apple CarPlay. Use of Apple CarPlay will result in the  
transmission of certain user and vehicle information (such as vehicle location, speed,  
and status) to your iPhone to enhance the Apple CarPlay experience. You will need  
to consent to the sharing of this information on the audio/information screen.  
You can use the following procedure to disconnect or  
delete the devices connecting Apple CarPlay:  
Press the MENU button  
Select Smartphone SettingsApple CarPlay  
Select device  
Connecting Apple CarPlay Using the USB Cable to the USB Port  
1. Connect the iPhone to the USB port using the USB cable.  
2 USB Port(s) P. 231  
u The confirmation screen will be displayed.  
2. Select Yes.  
u If you do not want to connect Apple CarPlay, select No.  
Use of user and vehicle information  
The use and handling of user and vehicle information  
transmitted to/from your iPhone by Apple CarPlay is  
governed by the Apple iOS terms and conditions and  
Apple’s Privacy Policy.  
You may change the consent settings under the Smartphone Settings menu.  
uuAudio System Basic OperationuApple CarPlay  
1Operating Apple CarPlay with Siri  
Operating Apple CarPlay with Siri  
Below are examples of questions and commands for  
Press the  
(talk) button to activate Siri.  
What movies are playing today?  
Call dad at work.  
What song is this?  
How’s the weather tomorrow?  
Read my latest email.  
Find a table for four tonight in Chicago.  
For more information, please visit  
(Talk) button:  
Press to activate Siri.  
Press again to  
deactivate Siri.  
To adjust the guidance volume of Siri, turn the VOL/  
AUDIO (Volume/Power) knob while Siri is