Here at Arlington Toyota in Palatine, IL, we often get questions about Toyota vehicles and smartphone compatibility. We love telling people about standard Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, but when we get to the standard Amazon Alexa part, that tends to bring up more questions. The most common of which is:
Connecting Your Smartwatch to a Toyota via Remote Connect: Video Guide
New Toyota models have excellent connectivity options, such as Apple CarPlay, Android Auto, and Amazon Alexa compatibility. Also available is Toyota Remote Connect, which allows you to do things like start your vehicle, lock/unlock the doors, check diagnostics, and much more.
Here’s how to connect your smartwatch to your Toyota with Remote Connect.
Adaptive Front Lighting: What It Does, How It Works, and Which Models Have It
Many new cars have so many features that its hard to keep them straight. The names of these features aren’t always self-evident either. For instance, Pre-Collision System. If you don’t know that this feature detects object in front of the vehicle, warns the driver, and applies braking pressure, then the name probably won’t help you figure it out.
Similarly, what does the adaptive front lighting feature on a Toyota do?
Changing Your RAV4 Model’s Digital Cluster from Traditional Gauge to Digital Readout
One of the great things about the Toyota Multi-Information Display (MID) is customization. With it, you can choose which information you want to show, such as odometer readings, fuel economy, and more. One of the more well-known applications is the digital speedometer. If you have the compatible MID, you can switch between an analog gauge-style read-out or an exact MPH number. But how is it that done?
How do you switch the RAV4 speedometer from analog to digital?
The Toyota RAV4 is an incredibly popular choice for those looking to get a reliable and affordable crossover SUV. One of the reasons that it’s so beloved by critics and owners alike is its focus on safety. What distinguishes it from other vehicles on the road?
What safety features are standard on the 2020 RAV4?
Video Guide to Connecting Your Phone to Entune 3.0
Toyota Entune 3.0 is the multimedia system available on new Toyota vehicles. It helps you connect your phone to the vehicle, so you can use apps like Spotify, Maps, Messages, and many other things, all without having to touch your phone.
But how do you connect your phone to Toyota Entune 3.0?
Give us a call. We’re always happy to help in any way we can. If it turns out that there something is wrong with your vehicle, we have certified expert technicians who can diagnose and fix your issues quickly and affordably.
Your Toyota vehicle may have Toyota Connected Services. If so, congrats! Toyota Connected Services has all sorts of great features that you can use anywhere via your smartphone, like remote start, accessing diagnostic information, and more. However, If you’re unable to set up or navigate the Toyota app, then all those services won’t do you much good.
Many people are excited for the return of this Toyota icon. Which is no surprise to anyone who’s familiar with the Supra. It’s original four-generation production run went from 1978 to 2002. Now, with 2019 seeing production start again, the fifth generation is available for purchase. Toyota pulled out all the stops, making a quality vehicle. If fact, they did so well that the 2020 Supra achieved a coveted spot of the Car and Driver “10Best” list. One of the reasons they list for its placement on their list is its ability to switch between track prowess and everyday driver flawlessly. Part of that is due to the interior. So…
Being able to get directions, make calls, send messages, and listen to your favorite music without having to navigate your smartphone is a not only a convenience feature, but also a safety feature. Anything that frees up your attention and lets you focus on the road is good for you and everyone else on the road.
Connecting your Toyota vehicle to your Amazon account means that you can use Alexa to start your car, lock and unlock it, and check your fuel level. That functionality is really neat, but how exactly do you go about connecting them? The steps aren’t necessarily super obvious. Don’t worry, we’re here to help.