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  1. New Infotainment Upgrade w/ Apple CarPlay from Land Rover?!

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hey y'all. I know this has been beaten to death on this forum however I just saw a FB post today that there was a new infotainment upgrade from Land Rover. According to this guy, Rich, he took his 2017 RRS in for a service and received the upgrade free of charge because he said it was part of...
  2. Apple CarPlay upgrade on 2018 Range Rover Sport?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    I've been reading recently that Apple CarPlay may be available via a software update to pre-2019 Range Rover Sports. We have a nearly fully-loaded early 2018 RRS HSE Dynamic and I'd love to have CarPlay functionality. 1. Does anyone have an early model 2018 RRS that has received the update...
  3. Apple CarPlay Connection Failed on 2019 RRS

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hello everyone. Just bought a brand new 2019 RRS HSE Dynamic today and am in love with the car. However I cannot get the Apple CarPlay to work on any Apple device. So I was wondering if anyone else here has seen this issue or is it something faulty with my vehicle. Any advice would be greatly...
  4. Apple Car Play and iOS

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    I've seen this problem on so many forums but not on this one yet. I was wondering if anyone has seen this issue with receiving calls: 1) Apple Car Play in New Range Rover 2019 (latest software update) 2) Iphone X latest software 12.2 3) Apple Car play connects and I can place calls with audio...
  5. Alternate Replacement Head Units for older L405's

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Having owned my AB for a few months now i'm starting to look at options to at least get better Nav on the main screen and better music integration/control and I've come across this https://youtu.be/ZZS4wiJdBgY https://4x4shop.ca/product/vogue-land-rove...n-android/ I know it's a lot of...
  6. Apple CarPlay Headunit

    Range Rover Sport / L320
    Hey there, My 06 RRS has been in "phone mode" since I bought it a few weeks ago. I tried doing the battery reset (wire between the terminals) and tried using my iCarSoft diagnostic tool to clear all the radio related codes - but I'm still stuck in phone mode. I was thinking about getting a...
  7. Apple CarPlay in 2006 - 2009 HSE? Can it finally be true?

    Range Rover Mark III / L322
    Has anyone purchased the product in this video and installed in a 2006 - 2009 HSE? https://youtu.be/HumN0ptTnWM It's from a company called NavTool. I've been looking for something like this for a LONG time, but didn't think it was possible. I'm holding off on spending any money with them...
  8. Poll: Did you pay for upgrade to Apple CarPlay? (US only)

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Having owned a 2018 RR Velar and now a 2018 RRS (both with TouchPro Duo), I've seen several posts from owners of both cars who have upgraded to software 18D and activated the Smartphone Pack, thus giving you access to Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. Some have indicated that their dealership...
  9. Apple CarPlay doesn't work when remote start is used

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Wondering if I'm the only one with this, or if there's a work-around that doesn't involve a shutdown/restart. 2019 Range Rover, software UTD per the OTA in-dash updater. Apple iPhone 8Plus, also UTD. CarPlay works fine (though the computer/display is bog slow) when it's plugged in before or...
  10. Question - Apple car play suppressing parking sensors?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    I've noticed that if I'm pulling in somewhere with CarPlay on the parking sensors don't appear to be active. If I reverse, then everything immediate kicks on. Is there a way to have the parking sensors activate pulling forward (or in for that matter for the side sensors) while Car Play is...
  11. Apple CarPlay for RRS

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hi keep hearing from RRS community that CarPlay integration on 2018 RRS is now awailable in some places. My dealer told me they had not received the upgrade yet. Any info and experience of those who has done the upgrade already will be appreciated, please share. thanks
  12. Apple CarPlay 2018

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Hi all. Not sure if this topic was ever covered as search came up with nothing but anyone get CarPlay to work on their 2018’s? I was reading this article and it seems like it’s possible... https://www.cnet.com/roadshow/news/jaguar-land-rover-apple-carplay-android-auto/
  13. Apple Car Play issues

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Apple Car Play works pretty much seamlessly but I'm wondering if any of you have experienced one particular issue that I have experienced: When Remote Start is used and the car has been running for 15 mins or so and I connect my iPhone XR, message says Car Play is Unavailable. I've tried the...
  14. iPhone Dock Installation Instructions for Apple CarPlay

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Range Rover Sport iPhone Docking Station Installation Instructions for Apple CarPlay These are instructions for installing a USB port in the cupholder of a 2017 Ranger Rover Sport to use with an iPhone dock and Apple CarPlay. Other docks may be available for Android phones (the USB connection...
  15. GAP Tool Apple Car Play Update

    GAP Diagnostic
    Good evening guys Any chance you will program a Apple Car Play mod for L494’s? If so, what year? Thanks
  16. Apple CarPlay & MY19

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Hi everyone, I dropped by a dealer for a test drive and got some updates on CarPlay that I thought of sharing with this super helpful community. According to the dealer, the update is coming anytime now. MY19s build sheet (I haven't seen yet - I will reconfirm in few days) now do have an...
  17. Retrofit Apple Car Play

    Range Rover Mark IV / L405
    Has anyone tried this kit before? I might give it a try and see how I like it. http://www.naviplus.com.au/online-store/Range-Rover-InControl-Pro-Android-Auto-%26-Apple-CarPlay-Integration-upgrade-pack-p102229015?fb_comment_id=1539948239415175_1582450068498325
  18. Options for Apple Carplay or to update 2015 infotainment?

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    The radio/infotainment interface on my 2015 is just so antiquated and it's starting to bother me. Few questions: 1. Is there any companies out there that offer a software update to update the display? Would like my 2015 display to at least look like the 2016. 2. Anyway to get apple Carplay...
  19. Apple Car Play and Active Loud Exhaust on MY18 RRS ATB.

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    Just wondering is it possible to enable/add these features in to MY18 RRS ATB build. These two attached images are from my build sheet dealer send me. since those items have a "LESS" at the starting, im guessing its not included at this point. and wondering is it possible to add them to an ATB...
  20. Apple music vs spotify on MY2016 with meridian 825 W

    Range Rover Sport II / L494
    I am testing both apple music and spotify premium on my rrs my2016 With meridian 825 W system and find spotify sound quality better.. Anyway I am getting "crazy" because when I browse music I find what I have in apple music only, So that I have to choose music in spotify directly on my mobile...