Vehicle owners in the U.S. and Canada with properly equipped 2013-2015 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles can now add Apple Siri Eyes Free capability to their vehicle’s Uconnect system for free by downloading a software update released by FCA. The complimentary update has been designed to add Apple Siri Eyes Free to nearly two million Uconnect equipped vehicles (via Newswire).
Tricia Hecker, Global Head of Connected Services, FCA, said that with the addition of the Siri Eyes Free feature, more customers will have an opportunity to integrate their iPhones with Uconnect while keeping their hands on the wheel and their eyes on road. “By adding Siri Eyes Free capability, customers will be able to use their voice to dictate and send messages, select specific songs, create reminder notifications and set calendar entries”.
The new software update is available for the following vehicles equipped with a Uconnect 8.4 touchscreen system:
- 2013-2015 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500
- 2013-2015 Dodge Viper
- 2014-2015 Dodge Durango
- 2015 Dodge Challenger and Charger
- 2014-2015 Jeep® Cherokee and Grand Cherokee
- 2015 Jeep Renegade
- 2015 Chrysler 200 and 300
To download and install the Siri Eyes Free update, vehicle owners can visit this link to receive the Uconnect 8.4 system software update. Below is a video with step-by-step instructions on how to perform the update.