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

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If you are a Skype user, you must be dreaming to have it on your CarPlay for sure. With the pandemic situation, communication has become something really important and for both official and personal matters. And getting connected with your close ones even while you are driving will be something super convenient for you.

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

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

How to install Skype on CarPlay?

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

You can Install Skype 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 CarPlay Hacks App

For this, you need to install the Carplayhacks App. There it contains the official WheelPal App to download.

Note :

  1. 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.

Step 2:

  1. Then you will see the following notification on your screen.  Tap on “Allow” to download the carplayhacks configuration profile.

2. After successful downloading, you will see a message as “Profile Downloaded”.

Step 3

Step 3:

For this, follow the path below and make the Enterprise developer a trusted one. Phone Settings > General > Profiles & Device Management > Select the developer listed under Enterprise App.

Or You will see the downloaded Profile on your settings. Tap on it.

  1. Tap on Carplay Hacks.

2. Tap the Install button on the right top corner.

step 3

3. You will be asked to enter your passcode. Enter your Passcode to confirm your installation.

4. Tap Install again.

5. Finally tap Done.

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Now, get back to your home screen and you can find the Carplayhacks app there.

Download WheelPal App

Step 4:

  • Launch the Carplayhacks app. There you can find the WheelPal app.  Tap on Install.
  • On the next dialog, tap on Allow. And then you will see a notification saying “Profile downloaded”
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Step 5:

Open the Settings App on your iDevice and:

  1. Tap on Profile Downloaded or open Settings → General → VPN & Device Management → Downloaded Profile.

2.  Tap the Install button on the right top corner.

3.  Enter your Passcode to confirm your installation.

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Step 6:

  • Tap Install again.
  • Finally, tap Done.

Step 7:

There you will see the downloaded WheelPal app on your home screen.

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After the successful installation, you will get an Email to the address which you have provided.

  • Then you have to register to use the app. Tap on Register and provide the Email you have entered previously.  Then tap on Verify.
  • Now you are all set.

Step 6:

Finally, Launch the WheelPal app.

  • Then you will be asked to select your device model. Please select the correct device model from the list. Tap on Next.
  • From the apps given, select app you needed
  • From the given solution choose your preferred solution.
  • Follow the guidelines and steps given further to enjoy YouTube or any of your favourite apps on CarPlay.
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Note: The cost of the WheelPal app is 0$ as it is available for free. Yet the service of adding apps to CarPlay will be charged a fixed one-time payment, and once you activate it, all the apps are unlocked for you.

Install CarPlay Skype iOS 14

As you know, the process of installing Skype requires jailbreak and if you are an iOS 14 user, I mean iOS14 - iOS14.8.1 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 Skype 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.

Install CarPlay Skype with iOS 15 and iOS

No need to wait for a jailbreak which is compatible with iOS 15/iOS 16. Jailbreak tool is released for iOS 15/iOS 16 and if your phone is running on iOS 15, you can use a CarPlay simulator app like InCar app to use Skype while driving. We will update you once a jailbreak is released for iOS 15/iOS16.

Customize CarPlay is the latest CarPlay solution platform. It's Hacks Finder. If you wondering how to watch Skype on CarPlay, you can try our Hacks Finder.

Why you should install CarPlay Skype App

Since Skype has all the caller app facilities like texting, audio and video calling, group call facilities it has become a famous communication app.  So it is really easy if the driver could reach Skype from the wide screen of CarPlay when he is driving. At a glance, the driver is able to see who is trying to reach him and 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 Skype 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 Skype user you are.


As Skype 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 Skype on CarPlay without any risk. So, if you have good control to use it safely, then hurry up to download the WheelPal app and install all your favourite social media apps on CarPlay including Skype. Happy driving !!!