Can I Connect my Phone to the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan?

By Product Expert | Posted in New Technology, Volkswagen Tiguan on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021 at 1:17 pm
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If you own a car, you probably also own a smartphone of some kind. Whether you have an Android phone or an iPhone, you have the ability to unlock a lot of features with your 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan if you just know how to connect the two together. Use this guide to get your phone connected and enjoy the convenience that is available. If you want to learn more about the features of the 2021 Volkswagen Tiguan, come down to Joe Heidt Motors in Ramsey, New Jersey today!

Connect your Phone Through Bluetooth

With Bluetooth, you can connect most modern phones to your Tiguan. Ensure your phone is on and in Bluetooth search mode. Turn your Tiguan on, but remain parked while connecting. Go to Bluetooth options on your Tiguan and search for nearby Bluetooth devices. Find your Tiguan “VW BT” on your phone’s Bluetooth search, and input the PIN your Tiguan will provide. Pair your phone to your car, and you’re good to go!

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How to Use Android Auto™

Most Android phones made in the last three or four years can connect to your Tiguan. Find a charging cable for your phone and plug the USB end into the front USB port of your car. Plug the charging end into your phone. You may need to download the Android Auto app, but after that is done, answer a few questions on both your phone screen and your car’s screen, and you will be set up!

How to Use Apple CarPlay®

If you own an iPhone 5 or a newer iPhone model, your phone is ready to use Apple CarPlay®. Similar to the instructions for using Android Auto™, plug your charging cable into the front USB port on your Tiguan, and the charging end into your iPhone. Follow a few on-screen prompts and you will be ready to go.