Ford is retrofitting 800000 cars with CarPlay and Android Auto

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Ford is retrofitting 800000 cars with CarPlay and Android Auto

Ford has started the process of rolling out Android Auto and CarPlay to most of its 2016 vehicles. Those equipped with the Sync 3 platform will begin to receive the smartphone-friendly tools via a simpl software update. This will give drivers the ...

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Ford is rolling out Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its earlier SYNC 3 cars, with a hotly-anticipated update for its model year 2016 vehicles. SYNC 3 version 2.2 will be available both via a dealer-installed update and via a DIY method, with owners able to load the new software onto a USB stick themselves. However, for the first time, … Continue reading

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(Reuters) – Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would delve into the growing arena of “over-the-air” software updates, adding Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its Sync 3-equipped 2016 vehicles for the first time via a wireless software update. The latest upgrade to Sync 3, Ford’s interactive touch-screen system, will be accomplished through an

Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

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Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via Wi-Fi, or using either USB or going through their dealer. The upgrade will be available for around 800,000 vehicles in total, giving a huge number of Ford car owners the chance to get big infotainment… Read More

Over-The-Air Update Brings CarPlay, Android Auto To Many Ford Vehicles

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Ford's first over-the-air software update has brought CarPlay and Android Auto to a range of 2016 vehicles. Every car using the Sync 3 infotainment system can receive those features via a wireless update. Customers can also install the update at a dealership or via a flash drive.

Ford updates its 2016 vehicles to support Android Auto and Apple CarPlay

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Ford is bringing Android Auto and Apple CarPlay software support to its 2016 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and adding that support will be as simple as downloading a piece of software from owner.ford.com and installing it with a USB drive (you can also get the update over the air if your vehicle supports Wi-Fi, or take the car to a dealership). The massive update will be available for some 800,000 vehicles.

Ford updates Ford Sync 3 to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles

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Ford has confirmed that it is rolling out an update for Ford Sync 3, to add Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to its 2016 cars.Sync is the name of Ford's in-car infotainment system that for a number of years (and versions) has allowed you to connect your...

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Back in December, Ford announced that all 2017 models will include both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity through its SYNC 3 infotainment system. Now, Ford has some decent news for 2016 model year owners: CarPlay and Android Auto is now available by way of a free update via Wi-Fi, a USB drive, or by visiting…