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Does anyone have any experience of the wireless CarPlay adapter (CarPlay2Air) with the MBUX?

 

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Its just a fancy carplay dongle. Should work out of the box, worst case you have some delay or interference.
Imo its pricey, but to each their own :)
 

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Would you need CarPlay activated via mbux First? Apparently my a200 nov 2018 is not CarPlay supported.
 

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Would you need CarPlay activated via mbux First? Apparently my a200 nov 2018 is not CarPlay supported.
Yes, you need to have CarPlay activated first before the wireless CarPlay dongle will work.

My June 2018 a200 has it activated. You just need to get the free FU2 update installed by your dealer and then you can select Smartphone Integration from the store app on the MBUX. It’s a paid service though. I think I had to pay £299 for it here in the U.K.
 

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I contacted my local dealer and the techs via the Mercedes me app and I was told it wasn’t available on my car. I’ve got 10” screens with argumented sat nav.
 

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I’ve ordered one last week.. will post an update as soon as I test it. But from the comment I read, this is working with mbux.
 

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I contacted my local dealer and the techs via the Mercedes me app and I was told it wasn’t available on my car. I’ve got 10” screens with argumented sat nav.
Techs sometimes make mistakes. Can you confirm that you got the software updated? As in you got a store icon on your MBUX system.
Cause what I'm told is that all initial production cars support Carplay or android auto after a certain software version.
 

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So after testing, it doesn’t work on my CLA 2019 (usb-c). MBUX FU2 says : Device is not supported. Waiting for the support of CarPlay2air..
 

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FYI,
Confirmation from CPlay2Air. They don’t support MBUX with usb-c for CarPlay.
I hope they will do something in the future supporting usb-c
 

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Techs sometimes make mistakes. Can you confirm that you got the software updated? As in you got a store icon on your MBUX system.
Cause what I'm told is that all initial production cars support Carplay or android auto after a certain software version.
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These are the apps I have but I don’t the store. Thanks for all your help so far
 

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Sadly I got this response back from the manufacturer. So it will not work with USB C ports on new A class.

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Thank you for your interest in our product!

Our adapter works with Mercedes, however, it doesn't work for all cars with USB C type ports.
 

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Hello there,
So I understand that the setup you used was to connect the dongle in a USB-A to USB-C adapter and that didn’t work right?
Thanks!
 

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Best to contact them and ask them. Car2play have said none of there adapters work with usb c connection. The regular car link adapter on amazon won’t work with usb c either.
That's the interesting thing with the new v2.0 Carlinkit, it doesnt have a built in wire, so theoretically you can use a USB-C to USB-C cable without any adapters. I've sent a message and will update here.
 

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Well Carlinkit have stated the kit does work on MBUX, I’ve ordered with one week delivery so will report back.
 

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Thanks a lot!
Where do you find the one week delivery?
Original site ?
Thanks


I contacted the seller before ordering. It costed £16 for the delivery but considering the price he is offering I think that’s fair. I payed separately via PayPal.

I obviously can’t guarantee it will work yet and it might be a case that I have to return but it has come from the seller and Carlinkit that this v2 kit does work with MBUX
 
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