Instructions for CarPlay and Android Auto on XTRONS Head Units

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Instructions for CarPlay and Android Auto on XTRONS Head Units

Postby xtrons » Fri Nov 05, 2021 2:48 pm

For the XTRONS head units that need external dongle(XTRONS CP02 or CP03 dongle)

Applicable XTRONS Android units: XTRONS Android units with Android 7.1 and above.
Compatible Android phones: Android phones with Android 4.3 and above.
Compatible iPhones: iPhone 5 and later models with iOS 8 and above.

NOTES: XTRONS CP02 can work with Android phones and iPhones via wired connection only, while XTRONS CP03 can work with Android phones via wired connection and work with iPhones via wired/wireless connection.

XTRONS CP02 Dongle:
Please kindly follow below video and instructions:

Wired Connection Video:



Instructions:
Firstly, please install the APP manually on XTRONS head units, this is the link to download the APK file for the APP : https://1drv.ms/u/s!Am70h7RvIcDI-GViMO6 ... l?e=pAs5lp

For Wired iPhone CarPlay Connection:

1). Download "AutoKit" app and open it.
2). Connect CP02 to the car stereo USB port.
3). Connect iOS device to CP02, Connection Completed.

For Wired Android Auto Connection:

1). Download "AutoKit" app and open it.
2). Connect your phone with car stereo via Bluetooth.
3). Connect CP02 to the car stereo USB port.
4). Connect android device to CP02.
5). Download and install “Android Auto” app on the android device as per notification.

XTRONS CP03 Dongle:


Please kindly follow below video and instructions:

Wired Connection Video:



Wireless Connection Video:



Instructions:
Firstly, please install the APP manually on XTRONS head units, this is the link to download the APK file for the APP : https://1drv.ms/u/s!Am70h7RvIcDI-GViMO6 ... l?e=pAs5lp

For Wireless CarPlay Connection:

1). Connect CP03 with Android Head Unit.
2). Turn on Bluetooth and Wi-Fi in your iPhone.
3). Pair your phone's Bluetooth with CP03 and enter the PIN to complete the wireless connection.

For Wired CarPlay Connection:

1). Connect CP03 with Android head unit.
2). Connect the other end of CP03 to your phone.

For Wired Android Auto Connection:

1). Connect your phone with car stereo via Bluetooth.
2). Download "Android Auto" app in your phone, and connect your phone with car stereo.

NOTES: For wired connections, please be sure you are using original/factory phone cable for connection, low-quality aftermarket phone cable may lead to unstable connection or failure for connection.

For the XTRONS head units that come with built-in CarPlay or Android Auto functionality(no external dongle needed).

NOTES: Some XTRONS head units come with both built-in CarPlay and Android Auto, while others may come with built-in CarPlay ONLY..
You can refer to the item specifications stated in your purchase listing or contact XTRONS Customer Service to get more details.

For Wireless CarPlay:
Connect your iPhone to the XTRONS unit by Bluetooth or Wi-Fi, and open the carplay app on the unit, and you are ready to go.
For XTRONS Q series units, you may need to set the Bluetooth as ‘Adding Bluetooth’ in setting before using CarPlay.

For Wired CarPlay
Connect your iPhone to the XTRONS unit by USB cables, and open the app on the unit. There may be different USB cables coming with XTRONS head units but only one USB port like tagged ‘mirrorlink’ or ‘carplay’ will work. The USB cable label may vary from different XTRONS unit models, please refer to the actual wirings of the unit.

For Wired Android Auto:
1):
Download the app:
Download and install the Android Auto app on your phone, some XTRONS unit may have the apps built in already.
This app can be downloaded from the Google play store, or get the APK for the app from this link:
https://drive.google.com/file/d/13jGEOc ... sp=sharing
2):
Install the app:
Please follow these steps:
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3):
Start the app:
Connect your phone to the head unit by the USB cable, click the app on the head unit , wait for a while to start Android auto.

If your unit comes with built-in iPhone CarPlay but not Android Auto, the CP02 dongle is needed for Android Auto, and please refer to the instruction of CP02.

Carplay/Android Auto App name may vary on different units, please contact XTRONS support if you need more info.

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