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You Don’t Need Navigation | Use Android Auto & Apple Carplay

You're already carrying around a better alternative in your pocket

Opting to use your phone’s navigation can save you $1000+ on your new vehicle – just download Apple Carplay or Android Auto.

If you’re considering a new vehicle – you probably don’t need to pay extra for the navigation. Most new vehicles are compatible with Apple Carplay & Android auto, which allow you to remotely connect your phone, which ‘projects’ basic apps on your vehicle’s infotainment screen.

Android Auto & Apple Carplay

This gives you the ability to make calls, listen to podcasts, open music, check the weather, and of course – use your phone’s navigation via google maps. The common rebuttal is that using your phone’s navigation uses data, however if you watch to the end of the video, you’ll see how you can download maps so you never have to waste data again.

Android Auto & Apple Carplay

The benefits of using your phone’s maps & gps is that it provides real time traffic alerts, it allows you to quickly plug in a destination from the vehicle’s screen, and you can press your vehicle’s steering wheel to activate google assistant or SIRI.

Android Auto & Apple Carplay

Depending on the vehicle, iPhone’s can connect with Youtube, however, Android phones need to be plugged into the vehicle’s usb port’s to work properly.

Android Auto & Apple Carplay

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Nicholas Coatsworth

Nicholas has been in the automotive industry for 5+ years working directly with large dealer groups including the Humberview Group, and at the dealership level doing business development. He is the editor in chief for Conquest Cars Canada, and is passionate about helping his clients understand and master the nuances of shopping and learning about new vehicles. Whether you're looking for pointers before visiting the dealership, or general information to help you find your next car, he believes in enabling his readers with education and confidence to help find the right deals and savings for their next car.

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