How to install Twitter on Apple CarPlay (any iOS version)

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How to install Twitter on Apple CarPlay (any iOS version)

If you are a Twitter user, you might definitely love to have it on your CarPlay for sure. With the pandemic situation, announcements, messages, news, personal thoughts of special personalities have become really important for both official and personal matters. And getting updated with them with no delay, even while you are driving will be something super convenient for you.

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

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

How to install Twitter on CarPlay?

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

You can Install Twitter 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 guide for WheelPal App installation.

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 Twitter 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 Twitter 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 Twitter on CarPlay.

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

Step 5:

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

You can follow the same steps to install any streaming app on CarPlay including YouTube, Netflix, VLC, Hulu, KMP and other communication apps like FaceBook, Messenger, Hangouts, Skype, Safari Browser, Viber, Slack etc 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 Twitter iOS 14

As we discussed above, the process of installing Twitter 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 Twitter 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 Twitter iOS 15

iOS 15 was released for the public in last September and you have to wait for a jailbreak to be released in order to enjoy twitter on your iOS 15 device. Until that you can enjoy twitter on a CarPlay simulator like InCar app which is compatible with any iOS version.

And we got a really good news for iOS 15 users. Odyssey has revealed that they are about to release a jailbreak tool for iOS 15 and iOS 15.1. The jailbreak tool is named as Cheyote Jailbreak and with this, adding twitter to your iOS 16 CarPlay will not be a dream anymore.

Install CarPlay Twitter iOS 16 - iOS 17.

Even by the end of 2023, it still demands jailbreaking your device to add your favorite apps to CarPlay. iOS 16 is in the corner and iOS 17 is released by now.  Just after releasing iOS 16, the jailbreak developers are about to start their work on releasing a jailbreak tool for iOS 17. Until that you will not be about to use twitter on your CarPlay.

Why you should install CarPlay Twitter App

Since Twitter brings you news, updates, opinions and trending stuff, it has become a famous social app today. So it is really easy if the driver could reach Twitter from the wide screen of CarPlay when he is driving. At a glance the driver is able to track updates with the notifications.

Also once you are waiting in traffic or a car park , you can easily retweet them or reply to the threads.


As Twitter is basically a social 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 Twitter on CarPlay without any risk. So, if you have a good control to use it safely, then hurry up to download NGXPlay / CarBridge using WheelPal app and install all your favorite social media apps on CarPlay including Twitter. Happy driving !!!