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

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

If you are a YouTube user, you might definitely love to have it on your CarPlay for sure. However you may already know that YouTube is not available for CarPlay by default. But nothing to worry about, here is the easiest and the 100% working method of installing YouTube on your CarPlay.

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

How to install YouTube on CarPlay?

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

You can Install YouTube 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 YouTube 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 YouTube 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 YouTube on CarPlay.

On the other hand, if your phone is not compatible with any jailbreak tool, you can simply use YouTube on a CarPlay alternative app like InCar App.

Download InCar App

Step 5:

After installing the CarPlay YouTube 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.

Install CarPlay YouTube iOS 14 ?

As you know, the process of installing YouTube 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 YouTube 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 YouTube App

YouTube is one of the most popular streaming apps which contains almost all kinds of videos which matches your taste. So if you are on a long drive, it will definitely make you fresh and active with your favorite entertainment. As it has the autoplay option,once you play a video a similar type of other videos will be played automatically after that, so you do not have to worry about playing one after the other.

Also there are some situations in which you may have to stay in long traffic or wait for someone in a carpark and in these situations, YouTube will prevent you from feeling bored.

On the other hand, if you are driving with kids or friends, they can get entertained with videos while you can drive just getting entertained by the audio part.


As YouTube is basically an entertainment 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 YouTube 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 YouTube. Happy driving !!!