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Setting Up Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ in Your Mazda

By Product Expert | Posted in Mazda CX-9, Technology, Tips & Tricks on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 at 1:01 pm
Apple CarPlay™ in 2019 Mazda CX-9

How to Set Up Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ in the Mazda CX-9

Staying connected while on the road is made easier than ever thanks to Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ in the 2019 Mazda CX-9. Setting up these systems is quick and easy thanks to the user-friendly MAZDA CONNECT™ interface in the CX-9. Use this guide to learn how to set up Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ in the Mazda CX-9.


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Android Auto™ Set Up

  • Download the Android Auto™ app on your smartphone and follow the application’s on-screen instructions
  • Engage your vehicle’s parking brake then use a USB cable to connect your phone to the smartphone USB port
  • Follow the MAZDA CONNECT™ on-screen prompts to enable Android Auto™

Apple CarPlay™ Set Up

  • Use an Apple Lightning to USB cable to connect your iPhone to the smartphone USB port
  • After MAZDA CONNECT ™ detects your iPhone, follow the on-screen prompts to enable Apple CarPlay™ in your CX-9
  • Tap “Allow” on your phone’s pop-up notification to allow Apple CarPlay™ to access your phone’s content

Using Android Auto™

Quickly access Android Auto™ by pressing and holding the Commander control’s Home button, tilting the Commander knob forward to highlight and press the Android Auto™ icon on the MAZDA CONNECT™ home screen, or using the Applications list on the MAZDA CONNECT™ home screen to find the Android Auto™ icon.

Using Apple CarPlay™

After connecting your phone you can access Apple CarPlay™ by pressing and holding the Home button on your vehicle’s Command control, tilting the Commander knob forward to highlight and press the Apple CarPlay™ icon on the MAZDA CONNECT™ screen, or finding the Apple CarPlay™ icon in the MAZDA CONNECT™ Applications list.


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Stay connected behind the wheel of your Mazda CX-9 by using Apple CarPlay™ or Android Auto™ with the MAZDA CONNECT™ system. Connecting your smartphone to your CX-9 is made easy when you follow this guide from Bert Ogden Mazda Edinburg. Are you looking to get behind the wheel of a feature-filled 2019 Mazda CX-9? Check out our online inventory to view our full lineup of in-stock Mazda models.

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