C5 Apple carplay help,

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Post by Seanseansean » Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:06 pm

I received my C5 Aircross Friday.
Been messing over the weekend and I can’t get my Apple Carplay to work.
When I plug my phone in and press car play I get this message.
“Activation of the private mode in full mode forbid activation of carplay”

Anyone got any ideas? Google doesn’t really bring anything up.
I’m not to sure if it’s my phone.
It’s an iPhone 7 and a new genuine USB cable.

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Post by Seanseansean » Tue Dec 17, 2019 3:54 pm

Sorted it now.
Just did a factory reset on the touchscreen

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Post by Papa Legba » Mon Aug 31, 2020 7:54 pm

It’s a setting, after 4 days of us both messing around my wife found it by chance today.

I’ll post photos of the screens you need to go through tomorrow for anyone else that gets this but you MUST use a genuine Apple cable and have SIRI switched on....it does work and doesn’t glitch

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Post by Ron73 » Wed Sep 23, 2020 5:25 pm

We have the same problem. So I think because we do not use a genuine Apple cable, this may be the problem.
@Papa Legba: could you pls post some photos?

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Post by Westman » Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:09 am

CarPlay didn’t work on my C3 Aircross until I used a genuine Apple lead..

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Post by Beanee687 » Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:56 pm

I don't think it had to be a genuine Apple cable it just has to be a charge/data cable. Many cheap cables are only 2 cores for the charger input a fully populated cable has 5 cores.
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Post by Deleted User 772 » Wed Oct 28, 2020 2:17 pm

Talking about charging Cables for Apple devices:

Apple provides a Made For iPhone/iPad/iPod” or MFi certification programme for legitimate manufacturers enrolled in the programme and sells the pre-made connectors with the circuitry to other manufacturers, who then make and brand the rest of the cable.

On a lightning connector, there are 2 main chips that have specific functions.
1) The first chip often called the E75, C48 or C10B chip is responsible for the handshaking between the iPhone or other Apple device and the connecting device like your car's Connected Nav system. It provides a challenge password system. If the Connected NAV system provides the password, the chip allows connection - but also only provides limited access to the device in order to do what it is authorised. (E.G. access the speaker, or SIRI or Contacts or asks for permission top provide a certain voltage through tot he device etc., etc.).

2) The second chip is responsible for the actual voltage regulation / protection of the Apple device.

So some cheaper cables may also claim to have MFi certification but these can be false claims. So advice is go with wither an official Apple cable or a decent brand like Anker who are certified by Apple.

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