How Do I Use Apple CarPlay In My Ram 2500?

August 11th, 2020 by

2020 Ram 2500 With Apple CarPlay

On top of exemplary engine specs and hauling numbers, shoppers at our Newberg Ram dealership often crave technology like Apple CarPlay® to infuse their smartphone’s audio streaming, navigation, and communication capabilities into every drive.

Fortunately, getting started with this must-have technology only takes a few seconds with the versatile Uconnect® infotainment system.

How To Use To Apple CarPlay In Properly Equipped Ram 2500 Models

To connect your iPhone to your Ram 2500 through Apple CarPlay®:

  1. Plug your iPhone into your USB port.
  2. Unlock your iPhone.
  3. When your phone connects, the “Phone” icon should change to “CarPlay” and the Apple CarPlay interface will show on your screen.

Now you’re ready to elevate your commute with hands-free access to maps, audiobooks, and Apple Music.

To access Apple CarPlay® functions, touch the apps on your touchscreen like you would with your iPhone® or press and hold your steering wheel-mounted voice recognition button to instruct Siri.

Apple CarPlay® will automatically start when you connect your iPhone via the USB port from here on out. To prevent this:

  1. Go To The Apps Page.
  2. Touch Projection Manager.
  3. Uncheck Smartphone Device Mirroring.

Which Ram Models Have Apple CarPlay®?

Ram first introduced Apple CarPlay to its lineup for the 2018 model year on select models.

To determine whether a Ram model has Apple CarPlay®, pay attention to which number Uconnect® system it has. Ram models with Uconnect® 4 offer Apple CarPlay® integration.

For the 2020 model year, this means you will need to step up to at least the available Uconnect® 4 packages on the Ram 1500 Big Horn or the Ram 2500 and Ram 3500 Tradesman.

Find Your Ram 2500 With Apple CarPlay At Our Newberg Truck Dealership

Whether you’re in the market for a new Ram 2500 for sale or a model from our used inventory, the truck experts at our Newberg dealership are here to guide you towards models equipped with Apple CarPlay®.

Feel free to reach out to Newberg Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for a step-by-step walkthrough in setting up or accessing specific features on your Ram model!

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