Discovery 2017

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  • Max Skinner
    Member Since: 01 Feb 2020
    Location: Valletta
    Posts: 2
    Malta 

    Apple Car Play

    Hi All, this is my first post! Hope someone can help.

    I own a MY19. software updated to latest version 19. Everywhere I read I find that from version 18C onwards, Apple car play is included. Not on my car!! I got SOTA with latest update however and it works well.

    Dealer insists that although I have InControl Pro, Apple car play cannot be installed because I do not have the sim slot in my car configuration and I only have the USB ports in the centre console - photo attached.

    All online research points to the result that what dealer is saying is rubbish.

    Has anyone here had apple car play installed in his car without the sim slot port in his car configuration please?

    Thank you all for your help
  • Labbix
    Member Since: 05 Mar 2018
    Location: Albania
    Posts: 862
     
    2018 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Silicon Silver

    I’m afraid your dealer could be correct. I have a lux, no sim, only 2 usb and no option for ACP, even with SOTA enabled. All depends on the country specs.
  • BSE Disco
    Member Since: 12 Mar 2019
    Location: Suffolk
    Posts: 9
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery SDV6 SE Loire Blue

    I had Apple Car Play added after purchase to my MY19 SE, but it already had the SIM card slot.
  • Blackfly
    Member Since: 15 Jun 2017
    Location: Up North
    Posts: 395
    Canada 
    2017 Discovery Td6 HSE Indus Silver

    Had ACP added recently to my 2017 HSE, but again it has a SIM card slot, no help to you I am afraid

    F50, Fourtack, LR3 and now..............D5 HSE
  • Max Skinner
    Member Since: 01 Feb 2020
    Location: Valletta
    Posts: 2
    Malta 

    Thanks Guys. Interested to know the technical reason why without a sim dot, ACP cannot be installed. Any ideas?
  • mse
    Member Since: 19 Feb 2017
    Location: The uk
    Posts: 26
    United Kingdom 
    2019 Discovery Td6 HSE Lux Farallon Black

    The sim is part of a whole connectivity module
  • IndusD4
    Member Since: 28 Jan 2018
    Location: Sydney
    Posts: 573
    Australia 
    2018 Discovery Td6 SE Silicon Silver

    Here is a post from AULRO that might be of interest, as it seems not all is lost for those without a SIM slot. The module can be retrofitted.

    Ron

    2018 D5 TD6 SE Silicon Silver e-Diff
    IIDTool BT
  • achichon
    Member Since: 30 Nov 2017
    Location: Gibraltar
    Posts: 213
    Gibraltar 
    2018 Discovery Sd4 (240) HSE Loire Blue

    i have actually purchased this, i'm awaiting the cable to arrive and found the hardware for a decent price on ebay.

    unfortunately unless you have a friendly, flexible dealer who's willing to help you out then it's a little hard as you need access to pathfinder etc... unless you live in Australia and these guys can do it for you.

    will keep you posted, hopefully i'll be able to take some pics of the process.

    18MY All-new Discovery HSE SD4 Loire Blue & Black Pack
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