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Old 05-17-2018, 02:15 PM
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CarPlay not recognizing iPhone

CarPlay worked well for a month but now does not recognize that my phone is plugged in.

Has any one expierienced this and, hopefully, found a solution?

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Old 05-17-2018, 04:46 PM
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I had this happen a month or so ago on my 2018 EX-L. Would not recognize my phone or my wife's phone.

What the internet told me to do:
1) Update to latest iOS
2) Try another APPLE CERTIFIED lightning cable
3) Disconnect negative battery terminal for >30s to reset head unit

After doing this it did not immediately fix the problem and I was prepared to call the dealer the next day.

Got in my car for work the next morning, plugged in, everything worked.

*SHRUG*
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Old 05-17-2018, 04:50 PM
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Thank you for the thoughtful response. I will follow the steps now.
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Old 05-17-2018, 05:57 PM
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Turn phone off and then on.
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Old 05-20-2018, 09:51 AM
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I had this happen a month or so ago on my 2018 EX-L. Would not recognize my phone or my wife's phone.

What the internet told me to do:
1) Update to latest iOS
2) Try another APPLE CERTIFIED lightning cable
3) Disconnect negative battery terminal for >30s to reset head unit

After doing this it did not immediately fix the problem and I was prepared to call the dealer the next day.

Got in my car for work the next morning, plugged in, everything worked.

*SHRUG*
I updated and disconnected battery and reconnected it. Used the same cord as I tried multiple cords before and they are all in good condition.

It worked. I think the battery disconnection was the cure.

Recently I allowed bluetooth audio. I think that blocked the car seeing the CarPlay and after deleting it maybe the headhunt was stuck in that mode.

Nevertheless it is back in business.

Thank you.
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Old 05-20-2018, 01:17 PM
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as soon as u plug your iphone into the HU, the hard connection takes over. if your bt is blocking something, then your HU is not working properly.
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