How to install Safari Browser on Apple CarPlay (iOS 9 - iOS 17)

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Safari CarPlay

If you are a CarPlay user, obviously you should be an iPhone user, hence most probably a Safari Browser user too. It is true that browsing the internet  means something risky when you are in the driving seat.  Yet,  some people demand Safari on CarPlay and if you are one of them, this Apple CarPlay Safari Hack is for you !!!

Hope you may already be aware that Safari CarPlay is not available for  by default. However, there is nothing to worry about and here is the easiest and the 100% working method of installing CarPlay Safari App.

How to install Safari Browser on CarPlay?

Due to Apple's restrictions you can not use Safari browser on Apple CarPlay. However, with the WheelPal app, including a jailbreak you will be able to overcome Apple's limitations to use Safari on Apple CarPlay.

Here's how to install CarPlay Safari on Apple CarPlay!

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

And your iPhone should be available for jailbreaking as you will not be able to jailbreak the latest iPhone models.

You can Install Safari Apple 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 guide for WheelPal App installation.

Note :
On your iDevice, better to use Safari Browser for this installation and setting up process.
or If you came with the PC you will see a QR code.  Make sure to scan the QR code with your iPhone.
2. Download WheelPal app for your iDevice using the Carplayhacks app.

Install Safari Browser on CarPlay for iOS 17 / iOS 16 / iOS 15 / iOS 14.

As you know, the process of installing Safari on CarPlay requires a jailbreak and if you are an iOS 14 / iOS 15 / iOS 16  user, every iOS version to date is jailbreakable for supported iPhone models.

iOS 17 is not available for jailbreaking yet.

What you have to do is install the WheelPal App and go ahead in the process of installing Safari Apple CarPlay. Once the app detects you are compatible with a PC tool only, it sends you an email with all the instructions and steps.

Also as you have Safari Extensions for customizing your browser view, you can restrict unwanted contents and use the browser for urgent matters. You can simply add them by Settings → Safari → Extensions.

Importance on having CarPlay Safari Browser App

Safari is termed to be the world’s fastest browser and you can use it for checking urgent information.

Safari comes with enhanced protection. So you don't have to worry about having Safari on CarPlay.

As Safari syncs all your passwords, bookmarks, history and other data together, it will be easy for you to reach the things immediately. As Apple CarPlay Safari can be operated with the wide screen of CarPlay, the driver can easily grab the things with a single glance.

The most important thing is, that you can use Safari Apple CarPlay for searching essential data to overcome problems you face while you are on the road. For instance, finding gas stations can be easily done using the Maps app. But what if you need a mechanic? The easiest method is searching it through Safari Apple CarPlay. Same way, imagine if your car suddenly produces a noise and you can not think of the reason, then you can simply check for reasons and solutions with CarPlay Safari.

Considering all the above reasons, I can recommend you to install CarPlay Safari and keep it with you for urgent searching purposes.

How to add any app on Apple CarPlay

Now, here you go if you are interested on customizing  CarPlay by add any app to Apple CarPlay.


CarBridge is one of the best method to add any app to Apple CarPlay. It’s a jailbreak tweak which supports up to iOS 16 and you can try it for CarPlay customization. (like Netflix, HBO, Hulu)

CarBridge is best for customized your favorite apps like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, Safari on CarPlay etc.


NGXPlay can enable you with any apps of your favoration. It’s a great advantage for car lovers. NGXPlay is a jailbreak tweak and it supports iOS 14.8.1 to below versions.

Hardware solutions to add any app on Apple CarPlay

Here are some of the best solutions to add any app on Apple CarPlay.

1. Onince Ai Box Wireless Carplay Adapter

Onince Ai Box Wireless Carplay Adapter for Netflix and Youtube video streaming
Onince Ai Box Wireless Carplay Adapter

Now you can use this wireless adapter by Onince for CarPlay Customizations. Choose the best adapters for upgrading your car and give your car a new experience by browsing video streams like YouTube, Netflix etc.

Hurry up and enable your favorite apps on your car screen.

Compatible Device: iOS and Android Phones

Compatible Cars: 2016-2022 Cars

Prerequisites: Compatible with models with built-in CarPlay and Android Auto


  • Multi-platforms support
  • Built-in 5GHz chip
  • Adapter comes with a USB cable for your convenience
  • Ability to play your favorite video streams like YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and etc.
  • Fast set up and reliable
  • After connecting for the first time, it will automatically connect the next time.

2. Carlinkit Wireless Carplay Adapter

Carlinkit wireless CarPlay adapter for Netflix and Youtube video streaming
Carlinkit Wireless Carplay Adapter

Carlinkit is also the best wireless adapter for CarPlay. It enables any apps on the car screen. This is supported with over 800 car models.

Compatible Device:

iOS 10 and above

Compatible Cars: 2016-2022 cars(Currently BMW series is not compatible for the time being.)

Prerequisites: Compatible with models with built-in CarPlay and Android Auto


  • Support 4G Network.
  • It's easy to install, and automatically connects the next time you start the car.
  • Support with video streams like YouTube, and Netflix.
  • Seamless automatic connection.
  • Easy to use and carry in your car.

Here we grabbed you more methods to add any app on Apple CarPlay including Safari CarPlay. You can try these hacks as you wish. And do not forget to check out more tweaks and apps on Apple CarPlay on CarPlay Hacks.


Safari Browser is the most common and primary browser of iPhone users. Browsing the internet can definitely distract the driver by grabbing his attention and because of that , 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 Safari on CarPlay without any risk. So, if you have a good control to use it safely, then hurry up to download the WheelPal or Download CarBridge / NGXPlay and install all your favorite apps on CarPlay including communication apps like CarPlay team meet apps. Happy driving !!!

FAQs on Safari Browser- CarPlay

01. Can I use Safari Browser in CarPlay

Yes, You can use Safari Browser on Apple CarPlay with the WheelPal iOS app. You have to use a jailbroken iPhone to use the Safari app on Apple CarPlay.

02. Why can't I use Safari Browser on Apple CarPlay?

Due to Apple's restrictions, you can't use the Safari app on your Apple CarPlay. Therefore, you need to go through a jailbreak and install the WheelPal app to overcome Apple's limitations of using the Safari app on CarPlay.

03. Can I watch YouTube videos on CarPlay using Safari?

You can't use Safari on CarPlay. However, if you try jailbreaking your device you will be able to use Safari on CarPlay. Watching YouTube on Safari with CarPlay is easy.

  1. Search on Safari browser's address bar and press enter.
  2. Then you will see the YouTube window in your CarPlay.
  3. Next search your preferred YouTube video using the YouTube search bar.
  4. Enjoy your favorite video with Apple CarPlay Safari