How to install Facebook Messenger on Apple CarPlay (any iOS version).

How to install Facebook Messenger on Apple CarPlay (any iOS version).

The CarPlay Facebook Messenger app will surely make it easy to get connected with your customers, friends and relatives without any delay even when you are driving.

However you may already know that Facebook Messenger is not available for CarPlay by default. But nothing to worry, here is the easiest and the 100% working method of installing Facebook Messenger on your CarPlay.

If you do not have CarPlay by default, still you can enjoy Facebook Messenger on the InCar - CarPlay alternative app which runs on phone as a CarPlay simulator.

How to install Facebook Messenger on CarPlay?

Requirements: If you are an Apple CarPlay user, you can install CarPlay Facebook Messenger on your iPhone and what you need is only an internet connection.

You can Install Facebook Messenger on CarPlay by simply downloading an iOS app called WheelPal. This app provides solutions for any iOS version. You can simply follow the following steps.

Step 1 : Download WheelPal App

Download the WheelPal app using the following link.

Step 2 : Make WheelPal developer profile a trusted one.

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 : Click Add to CarPlay button with Messenger App.

Now the WheelPal app will be automatically downloaded on your iPhone. Open the app and select the Facebook Messenger app with the given list and click on the “Add to CarPlay” button.

Step 4 : Give jailbreak status.

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 Messenger 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 Messenger on CarPlay.

On the other hand, if your phone is not compatible with any jailbreak tool, you can simply use Facebook Messenger on a CarPlay alternative app like InCar App. (Check App and Downloads for more on InCar app).

Step 5: Follow the given step guide and add Messenger to CarPlay

After installing the CarPlay Facebook Messenger app successfully , you can test it with your car’s CarPlay screen.

Moreover, using the same way you can install any streaming app on CarPlay including YouTube, Netflix, VLC, Hulu, KMP and other communication apps like Twitter, FaceBook, Hangouts, Skype, Viber, Slack, Clubhouse and any app 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 Messenger in iOS 15

iOS 15 was released to the public with WWDC 2021. When it comes to CarPlay, we need to wait for a jailbreak comes for iOS 15, to add Messenger for CarPlay using the steps given above.

Install CarPlay Facebook Messenger iOS 14 ?

As you know, the process of installing Facebook Messenger 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 Messenger 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.

Why you should install CarPlay Facebook Messenger App

Facebook Messenger is one of the most famous communication apps and many people use it for both personal and business purposes as it has all the caller app facilities like texting, audio and video calling, group call facilities.  So it is really easy if the driver could reach Facebook Messenger from the wide screen of CarPlay. At a glance the driver is able to see who is trying to reach him. So that he can get an action according to the importance of the call or message.

Moreover you can get quick updates with the notifications and if you are someone who runs a business and handles customer support through Facebook Messenger 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 Messenger user you are.


As Facebook Messenger is basically a caller app which can distract the driver, Apple does not allow it 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 Messenger 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 social media apps on CarPlay including Messenger. Happy driving !!!