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Old 02-09-2019, 06:52 PM
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Apple Car Play work OK in GLC 300?

I am seriously considering a new GLC 300 as my Audi Q5 lease is coming up. A friend has a GLA 250 and the Apple Car Play doesn't work that well - keeps disconnecting. Does Apple Car Play work well in the GLC 300? Can you use Waze with it?
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Old 02-09-2019, 07:35 PM
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CarPlay works very well in a GLC -

There have been "early" GLA's with CarPlay that have had issues - those tricky GLA's have had USB-Lightning cable issues (some cables work - some cables do not work - and some cables are "iffy") and problems with the USB connector box used in the GLA center consolde (and GLC uses a different connector box).

A few GLC's have had CarPlay issues after major Apple updates - and for those select GLC's there is a dealer software update that will take care of that problem.
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Old 02-10-2019, 10:16 PM
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It works fine in our 2018 GLC.

One interesting thing is now that Apple has finally opened up CarPlay to non-Apple apps (Google maps and Waze), if you utilize Siri to navigate to a destination, it will pull up Apple Maps regardless of what else you have installed or currently running. I discovered this when I changed my destination, so I had audio instructions directing me to 2 different locations (One for Google Maps, one for Apple Maps). Fix is to stop one navigation first.
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