Volvo has released a new software update for some of its newer models that run the Android Automotive OS. The new update can be installed remotely over-the-air and finally add support for Apple CarPlay again. Ever since Volvo moved away from its own native operating system and used Google provided software, the support for Apple CarPlay has been noticeably lacking.
However, better late than never – Volvo has now released an update which adds the support back. However, currently not does only work using a wired connection, so far wireless CarPlay integration has not been confirmed.
Volvo has been following the trends of the industry and moved to providing over-the-air updates since early 2021.
The update was released yesterday to customers in the UK, so it can be downloaded whenever you want and CarPlay connectivity can be activated.