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With the wireless charging pad and Apple CarPlay integration (via a cable) the vehicle is crying out for the Wireless CarPlay option.

Does anyone have any insights as to if this might be enabled in the future via a firmware upgrade?
 

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Agree. I was surprised it did not have wireless CarPlay. I ordered a dongle adapter as a workaround.
 

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Agree. I was surprised it did not have wireless CarPlay. I ordered a dongle adapter as a workaround.
Me too. It's installed and running. There is a very slight lag when pushing buttons on the touchscreen. Otherwise ok.
 

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Yes, it is a weird implementation to have to connect the iPhone for CarPlay when you have a wireless charger. It defeats the purpose, unless you charge a second iPhone. I also have the dongle, and the lag is really minimal.
 

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Yes, it is a weird implementation to have to connect the iPhone for CarPlay when you have a wireless charger. It defeats the purpose, unless you charge a second iPhone. I also have the dongle, and the lag is really minimal.
 

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Is it possible to connect Iphone with Apple CarPlay without USB cable?
Unfortunately the car (at least until the 2020 model) didn't have wireless CarPlay. It is possible to get a receiver to keep it plugged in the car, and gives you wireless CarPlay, but this receiver has to be plugged to the car. The one I bought is called CPLAY2air and it works really well.
 

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I've been looking at dongle adapters so I don't have to plug my iPhone in to use CarPlay. I've seen the CPLAY2air, which is more expensive than some of the others that have popped up on the internet. I was wondering whether anyone is using any other less expensive brands and whether there is any performance quality differences to the CPLAY2air?
 

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I am using CPLAY2air. It dropped in price just after I received it (Grr). Works as advertised.
 

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I’ve been using the CarPlay2Air for a few weeks. It works as advertised. The cable is kind of short so it kind of just hung there so I got a command strip and attached it so it doesn’t flop around.
 
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