Upgrade APPLE CarPlay on Mercedes vehicles - C3TEK

Upgrade APPLE CarPlay on Mercedes vehicles

UPGRADE APPLE CARPLAY on Mercedes vehicles  

Since May, 2017 all Mercedes vehicles which manufactured in Mercedes Vietnam Factory are equipped with second generation Audio20 Head Unit.

How to recognize the second generation Audio20:

  • When you adjust the volume button on the steering whee, there will be an volume icon displaying on the screen. 
  • By default the APPLE CarPlay function is disable on this Audio20. 
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The default iPhone application that can play on your car:

  1. Phone
  2. Music
  3. Apple Maps
  4. Messages
  5. Now Playing
  6. Podcasts

The third party app compatible with CarPlay:

  • WhatsApp
  • Spotify
  • Amazon Music
  • Google Play Music
  • iPlayer Radio
  • CBS Radio
  • Pandora
  • Slacker Radio
  • Tidal
  • Audible
  • NPR One
  • VOX
  • Clammr
  • Downcast
  • Google Maps (coming with iOS 12)
  • Waze (coming with iOS 12)
  • Here (coming with iOS 12)
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Frequently Asked Questions: 

1. Which Mercedes vehicles can upgrade to APPLE Carplay? 

  • 2016 – 2018 A-Class
  • 2016 – 2018 B-Class
  • 2016 – 2018 CLA-Class
  • 2016 – 2018 CLS-Class
  • 2016 – 2018 E-Class Cabriolet
  • 2016 – 2018 E-Class Coupe
  • 2016 – 2018 GLA-Class
  • 2016 – 2018 GLE-Class
  • 2017 – 2018 E-Class
  • 2017 – 2018 GLS-Class
  • 2017 – 2018 SL-Class

2. Which year-model of C-Class (W205) or GLC 200/GLC 250/ GLC 300 (X253) can upgrade APPLE Carplay? 

Answer: Only W205 and X253 which equipped with Second Generation Audio20 Head-Unit can be upgraded to APPLE CarPlay. It means all Mercedes vehicles manufactured in Vietnam since May 2017 are eligible to do upgrade.

For those cars equipped with DVD COMAND NTG such as C300 (2017) or C250 AMG (2016) will not able to upgrade CarPlay easily.

You can check your vehicle’s VIN number (chassis number) on THIS SITE to recognize which head unit it is. 

HOW TO DO IT?  

  1. You drive your car to our office to see the demo and do the upgrade. There is only few steps which takes you approximate 15 minutes.
  2. Our solution will:
  • NOT need to coding,
  • NOT affect your car’s warranty by Mercedes Factory.
  • NOT insert any Chinese hardware to your car.

HOW MUCH is it? Contact us for the cost. 

Once your car is upgraded with APPLE CarPlay, that function will be available on your car forever. 

Please do NOT hesitate to contact us, C3TEK will answer all of your questions and happy to serve you. 
Our HOTLINE: 

Call 0903.475-187 Ms.Ly (Sale)

Call 0917.111-666 Technician Guy. 

Please contact us directly at : 

Address : 4th Floor, MIRAE Building,

268 To Hien Thanh Street, Ward 15, District 10, Ho Chi Minh City, VIETNAM

Business Hours: Monday-Friday (08:30 AM – 05:30 PM) – Saturday (08:30 AM – 12:00 PM )

Hotline: +84 (917) 111-666

Email: [email protected]

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