VW AppConnect Activation – Apple Carplay / Android Auto
VW AppConnect Activation will enable you to use Apple Carplay and Android Auto in your VW! This is for cars made after 2015 and that have a MIB2 Headunit. Please contact us and find out if this activation will work for you.
Please get in touch with details of your car and software version before purchasing.
VW AppConnect Activation
Activate Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in your VW that has MIB2 headunit to enjoy a safer driving experience. Apple Carplay and Android Auto is capable of showing useful apps like Waze, Google Maps, Spotify, Apple Music and much more. Siri is also integrated within Carplay, to provide a more enhanced hands free experience.
Using our smart activation solution, we can easily activate this AppConnect in your VW if you have a MIB2 stereo/headunit in your car. MIB2 MMI headunits were installed in 2015+ cars. This is just a software activation and no hardware changes are made.
On some headunits we are able to activate Voice Control and Performance Monitors too. This might be included in the price or be extra depending on your headunit.
Using our smart SD Card solution, we can easily activate AppConnect in your VW, if you have a MIB2 headunit in your car. MIB2 headunits were installed in 2015+ cars. This is just a software activation and no hardware changes are made. Some 2015/16 cars may need USB port changing to allow Apple Carplay.
How can this be done on your car?
Remotely: We send you the files via email. You download the files, copy them to your SD Card using Windows laptop and upload them on to your headunit. Full instructions provided and any support. Takes less than 5 minutes. If an update is required, it will take 20 minutes to update the headunit.
In Bradford: You can drive down to our workshop in Bradford and have us activate this for you. Super simple and fast.
In London: You can drive down to our agent in London (NW9) and have us activate this for you. Super simple and fast.
To check if your car can get AppConnect can be activated, please contact us with the following information:
- Details of your car (Name & Year)
- Picture of your Software Version screen (We can help with this)
To check software version:
- Press and Hold Menu button
- Go to software version/update
- Send a picture of this screen
Best way to get in touch is via WhatsApp (+447366188993) as we can communicate quickly and send images etc.
No refund once order has been processed because files are locked to your car’s VIN number. Please do NOT try to use these on different cars/headunit as it will cause the headunit to brick.
Why buy from us?
- Fast & Easy
- In-Person Activation
- Customer friendly, will respond to all your questions unlike other sellers
- After sale support
What Is Apple CarPlay/Android Auto?
A safer way to use your mobile phone while travelling in your car. Apple CarPlay & Android Auto allow you to seamlessly integrate your mobile phone with your car’s head unit. You are able to use apps such as Google Maps, Waze, Spotify, Apple Music and many more supported apps. It even allows you to integrate calls, text and music. On Audi, you have to connect your phone via cable and it will start Carplay/Android Auto.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What features will this activation give me?
This will activate AppConnect which allows you access to Apple Carplay and Android Auto
Q2. How long does this process normally take?
The process takes around 20 minutes to 1 hour, depending on if your headunit needs an update
Q3. My car has doesn’t have AppConnect option, can it still be done?
Q4. Where will this activation take please? Do I need to bring the car to you?
Activation can be done remotely using just an SD Card and Windows laptop. Or you can bring it down to our workshop in Bradford.
Q5. Will this void my warranty?
Yes. Simple as that. If VW update your headunit, they will deactivate AppConnect and might void your warranty for the headunit.
Q6. What is the price activating AppConnect?
You are looking at around £100 – £150 depending on the headunit and software version installed in your car. Please get in touch to confirm.
Q7. How do I check what software version my headunit is at?
Press and Hold Menu button > Go to software version/update > Send a picture of this screen
Activation 1, Activation 2
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