Hyundai’s DIY Installation Software For CarPlay Integration Released



Hyundai Motor America has today announced the release of do-it-yourself installation for adding smartphone integrations to several of its existing models. The software update compatible with CarPlay and Android Auto is now available at no cost through The software will also be available at Hyundai dealerships nationwide for an installation fee, starting in June.

Versions of the Sonata, Santa Fe, Genesis, Elantra GT, and Tucson are eligible, depending on what infotainment package they’ve got installed; announcements for upgrades to the 2016 Sonata Hybrid, Sonata Plug-In Hybrid, Veloster, and Azera are expected soon.

You can check out the video below for instructions on how to update your 2015 or newer, compatible Hyundai vehicle and start using Apple CarPlay. Once connected, you can access features like making and receiving calls, text messaging, maps and music.


  • chriskayTO

    This is great, however it’s crazy that you’d have to leave your car idling the entire time. I guess a good option might be to start the update before heading off on a drive?

  • Hugo

    Is this available for Canadian vehicles ?

  • Z S

    Hmm, any issues for Canadians to register and download the software?

  • Hugo

    Only Accepts American postal code.

  • I have a 2015 Genesis with Tech Package. Anyone had any luck downloading the update tool?

  • OpticDisc

    It isn’t available in Canada. I just got confirmation via email from Hyundai Canada. No plans to release it up here either.

  • Adu

    Anyone know if this will work for 2015 Kia Sorento sx?

  • Cristian Ciotti

    anyone can help me to install this software on tucson 2017? can’t find how to download it