How Do I Set Up Apple CarPlay in my INFINITI QX50?

February 22nd, 2020 by


To set up Apple CarPlay in your INFINITI QX50, follow these simple steps:

  1. Plug in your iPhone’s charging cable into your QX50’s USB port.
  2. Plug in your iPhone.
  3. A prompt will show up on the display asking whether you’d like to use Apple CarPlay. Touch yes.

Set up Apple CarPlay INFINITI QX50

Voila – the INFINITI QX50 center display screen will change to a menu of available iPhone functions. Like your iPhone, touch an icon to access that function. To return to the Apple CarPlay main menu, touch the home icon in the bottom-left part of the screen.

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Use Apple CarPlay INFINITI QX50

How Do I Return To Normal Menus From Apple CarPlay in my INFINITI QX50?

To return to normal functions on the center display, press the menu button. To go back to the Apple CarPlay screen, touch the Apple CarPlay icon in the launch bar. Alternatively, you can touch the Information icon, then the Apps icon, and launch Apple CarPlay from there.

How Do I Activate Siri Through Apple CarPlay in my INFINITI QX50?

There are two ways to activate Siri in the INFINITI QX50. You can either press and hold the talk button on the steering wheel or touch and hold the home icon on the Apple CarPlay screen. Using these same points, you can also exit Siri.

Can I Automatically Start Apple CarPlay in My INFINITI QX50?

From the display menu, you can configure your INFINITI QX50 to automatically start Apple CarPlay each time you plug in your iPhone.

To do this:

    1. Press the menu button
    2. Go to Settings
    3. Go to Connections
    4. Go to Devices
    5. Hit the “Information” icon next to your iPhone

Start Apple CarPlay INFINITI QX50

  1. Go to Smartphone Projection
  2. Use Start-up Options to set Apple CarPlay to Auto, Ask Every Time, or Never Start

From this menu, you can also select Vehicle’s Help for Apple CarPlay for a list of helpful tips.

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