CarPlay for iPad- with/ without jailbreak

Is Apple CarPlay Compatible with iPad?

By now, CarPlay for iPad feature is not allowed by default. But don’t worry, there are Hacks... In CarPlay Hacks we are providing you some fantastic hacks and tricks to enhance your car life and we have solutions for you to enjoy CarPlay on iPad.

There is a range of tablet versions in iDevices such as iPad mini,  iPad, iPad Air and iPad Pro. And, as CarPlay is one of the most favorite features among iDevice users, iPad users also make searches continuously whether CarPlay is compatible with CarPlay. But still,(by January 2020), this feature has not been enabled for default iPads. Let’s see how we can experience CarPlay on iPad with some hacks and tricks. 

How to get CarPlay for iPad?

Jailbreak iPad

If your iPad is jailbroken , then CarPlay is just a few fingertips away for you. This is served via an app called Ignition.(This app was referred to as CarPlay Activator previously and rebranded as Ignition) This can be installed easily with Cydia. What you have to do is simply search ‘Ignition’ in Cydia and install it to your iPad.

Ignition App for carplay
Ignition App

Once installed, you can click on the Ignition logo, and then, it will open CarPlay on your iPad screen. You can enjoy Siri, Music , Maps and other apps easily while driving. Once you want to switch with your iPad menu, you just have to click on the Ignition icon and that is it.

ignition carplay on tab 

With this method, Apple CarPlay can be served to all the iPad users including iPad mini, iPad Air and iPad Pro. But  by the time this article is being written, no stable jailbreak is found for iOS 13.

Also You can get Non default CarPlay apps like FaceBook, YouTube, Games etc for your iPad using the WheelPal App.

InCar iOS - Apple CarPlay Alternative

If your iPad is not jailbroken , you have to wait for a  stable jailbreak to enjoy Apple CarPlay. But there are alternative paths for enjoying Carplay.

There is a CarPlay alternative app called InCar which can be used on any iPad.

incar logo

In this app, it simulates Apple CarPlay UI on  the landscape mode of your iPad. So that the CarPlay menu displays on the iPad screen with larger icons. And you can open up those apps as you wish. Another important thing about InCar iOS app is, it serves non default CarPlay apps like Youtube, which are demanded by most of the CarPlay users. 

We expect a stable jailbreak for iOS 13 very soon. Until that enjoy CarPlay on your iPad with InCar

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