iOS 12 is bringing a major overhaul to iOS for iPhone and iPad, which is due to be released in next few days.
What is CarPlay?
CarPlay is a great way to safely user your iPhone in the vehicle. It helps you with the things you might need to do with your phone and puts them into the car’s display. With CarPlay, you can get directions, make phone calls, send and receive messages, listen to music, and more. Siri voice control is also an option with CarPlay, so you can keep your hands on the wheel and not have to take your eyes off the road to mess with the touch screen.
Along with many new features, CarPlay is finally getting much-needed features. Previously, Apple didn’t allow the use of third-party apps in CarPlay. Thankfully, the fruit company has listened to the voices of masses and added support for third-party mapping apps.
Adding Google Maps and Waze to CarPlay in iOS 12
CarPlay lovers rejoice now. Google Maps and Waze can now be added to CarPlay for better navigation. Before iOS 12, we were required to use Cydia tweaks like NGXPlay to add third-party apps like Google Maps and Waze to CarPlay. Now, there is no need of jailbreak or Cydia tweak to use Google Maps and Waze in CarPlay.
Along with this notable feature, CarPlay has got many other advance improvements. This includes improving the performance of audio apps and enhancing its speed. Now, users will notice the buttery smooth performance when their iPhone is connected with Car multimedia system.
So to sum up, Google Maps and Waze are now added to CarPlay in iOS 12. There is no need to try out Cydia tweaks for that purpose. However, you must have Google Maps and Waze installed on your iPhone or iPad and it must be running on the final version of iOS 12.