If you have the CarPlay Facebook app, it will be something really helpful for your busy lifestyle as you can get connected with your customers, friends and relatives without any delay even when you are driving.
If you do not have CarPlay by default, still you can enjoy Facebook on the InCar - CarPlay alternative app which runs on phone as a CarPlay simulator.
When it comes to Apple CarPlay, you may already know that Facebook is not available for CarPlay by default. But nothing to worry, here is the easiest and the 100% working method of installing Facebook on your CarPlay.
How to add Facebook on CarPlay?
Requirements: If you are an Apple CarPlay user, you can install CarPlay Facebook on your iPhone and what you need is only an internet connection.
You can Install Facebook on CarPlay by simply downloading an iOS app called WheelPal. This app provides solutions for any iOS version (iOS 9 - iOS 14.5.1). You can simply follow the following steps.
Step 1 :
Download the WheelPal app using the following link.
Step 2 :
After installing the app, you need to make the developer a trusted one. For that, you need to go to Settings → General → Profiles & Device Management on the phone. Then select the developer listed under Enterprise App and click on it. Then Make it a trusted one.
If you need comprehensive instructions on WheelPal installation please find WheelPal Installation Guide.
Step 3 :
Now the WheelPal app will be automatically downloaded on your iPhone. Open the app and select the Facebook app with the given list and click on the “Add to CarPlay” button.
Step 4 :
Then the app will ask you whether your phone is a jailbroken one. Sometimes the app will detect whether your phone is already a jailbroken one. Answer correctly by selecting Yes or No.
Why Jailbreak ?
Jailbreak is the process of overcoming some restrictions imposed by Apple for Apple CarPlay. You are getting several functionalities for your phone which are not available by default.
If you have a jailbroken iPhone, you will be redirected to the process of installing Facebook for CarPlay. App provides a user guide with the screenshots, so that you can easily follow the given steps.
If your Phone is not a jailbroken one, then the app checks for jailbreaking possibilities for your phone. If there are compatible jailbreak tools for your phone model and the iOS version, then you will be guided to jailbreak your phone with a preferred tool. The app provides well explained guides with the steps needed to jailbreak your iPhone. And after the jailbreaking process you will be automatically redirected to the process of installing Facebook on CarPlay.
On the other hand, if your phone is not compatible with any jailbreak tool, you can simply use Facebook on a CarPlay alternative app like InCar App.
You can download InCar App from our Apps and downloads section.
After installing the CarPlay Facebook app successfully , you can test it with your car’s CarPlay screen.
Same way you can install any streaming app on CarPlay including YouTube, Netflix, Clubhouse, VLC, Hulu, KMP and other communication apps like Twitter, Messenger, Hangouts, Skype, Viber, Slack etc using the WheelPal app.
Note : The most Interesting fact is now you can add any desired app to your CarPlay with the above method.
Install CarPlay Facebook iOS 14 ?
As you know, the process of installing Facebook requires jailbreak and if you are an iOS 14 user, I mean iOS14, iOS14.1, iOS14.2, iOS14.3, iOS14.4, iOS14.5 you may not be sure whether you have a jailbreak compatible with your iPhone. If you are using the latest iPhone later than iPhone X, this may be a real issue. But do not worry, Checkra1n comes for your support with a PC jailbreak tool.
What you have to do is install the WheelPal App and go ahead in the process of installing FaceBook for CarPlay. Once the app detects you are compatible with a PC tool only, it sends you an email with all the instructions and steps.
Importance on having CarPlay Facebook App
Facebook is one of the most famous social media and many people use it for both personal and business purposes. So it is really easy if the driver could reach facebook from the wide screen of CarPlay, specially in scenarios as follows:
Once you are stuck in traffic for minutes, or while waiting at a car park you can simply get updates about your favorite people, groups and pages.
When you are driving for a certain place related to a business and if their facebook page is the only way to reach them we may happen to get the location through facebook.
You can get quick updates with the notifications and if you are someone who runs a business and handles customer support through facebook you can quickly get to know when someone is in need of help.
These are some common scenarios and it will be more useful for you based on what kind of facebook user you are.
As Facebook serves visual based contents which can distract the driver, Apple does not allow Facebook on CarPlay by default. As you can see, this action has been taken for your safety. But we understand that there are situations in which we can use Facebook on CarPlay without any risk. So, if you have a good control to use it safely, then hurry up to download the WheelPal app and install all your favorite apps on CarPlay. Happy driving !!!