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 CarPlay Safari Hack is for you !!!
Hope you may already be aware that Safari Browser is not available for CarPlay by default. However, there is nothing to worry about and here is the easiest and the 100% working method of installing Safari Browser on your CarPlay.
How to install Safari Browser on CarPlay?
Requirements: If you are an Apple CarPlay user, you can install CarPlay Safari Browser on your iPhone and what you need is only an internet connection.
You can Install Safari Browser 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 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 Safari Browser 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 Safari Browser 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 Safari Browser on CarPlay.
After installing the CarPlay Safari Browser app successfully , you can test it with your car’s CarPlay screen.
Note : The most Interesting fact is now you can add any desired app to your CarPlay with the above method.
Moreover, as you jailbreak your iPhone for adding Safari, you are overcoming restrictions for some other facilities like CarPlay customization, using dark mode.
Install CarPlay Safari Browser iOS 14 ?
As you know, the process of installing Safari Browser requires jailbreak and if you are an iOS 14 user, I mean iOS14, iOS14.1, iOS14.2, iOS14.3, iOS14.4, iOS14.5, iOS14.6, iOS14.7 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 Safari Browser 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.
CarPlay Safari Browser iOS 15 ?
iOS 15 was released in September 2021 and currently we do not find any compatible jailbreak app for iOS 15. Since jailbreak is a must for adding third party non default applications for CarPlay using WheelPal, you need to wait for a compatible jailbreak to be released in order to enjoy Safari browser and any other browser on your CarPlay.
Yet, you can simply check whether a compatible jailbreak device is available for your iOS version using the WheelPal app as the developers are updating the app as soon as a compatible jailbreak is released.
Also now you have Safari Extensions for customizing your browser view. With that, 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 it 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 the 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, you can use Safari 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. 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 Safari.
Considering all the above reasons, I can recommend you to install CarPlay Safari and keep it with you for urgent searching purposes.
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 Browser 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 including communication apps like CarPlay meet apps. Happy driving !!!