2017-2018 Cayenne – Manual

2017-2018 Cayenne – Manual

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Apple CarPlay™

Opening Apple CarPlay™ in the PCM

Fig. 27: USB port in center console

  1. iPhone® 5 or later, iOS® 7.1 or higher.
  2. Siri® and Apple CarPlay™ have been enabled in the settings of the iPhone® you are using.
  1. Please see chapter “Connecting an external device via USB or AUX” on page 220.


  1. It is recommended that you install the latest iOS® version.
  2. Only those apps in the iPhone® that are supported by Apple CarPlay™ are displayed.
    For information on supported apps:
  1. Go to www.apple.com/ios/carplay.
  1. The displayed content and features of Apple CarPlay™ are provided solely by the connected iPhone®.
  2. If you use Apple CarPlay™, you can only use the connected iPhone® for making calls.
    Mobile phones that are connected to the PCM via Bluetooth® are automatically disconnected.
    An inserted SIM card cannot be used for making calls while this app is in use.
  3. Some apps require an active data connection. You may incur additional charges, depending on your mobile phone tariff, and particularly if using abroad. The use of a flat-rate data plan is recommended.


  1. Apple CarPlay™ can only be used in the centre console.
  2. A USB charge port is located in the center console in the rear. This port can only be used for charging. Media playback is not possible.

For information on operating the Porsche Communication Management (PCM):

  1. Please see chapter “Operating the Porsche Communication Management (PCM)” on page 214.

Operating Apple CarPlay™ with the PCM

All available apps can be used via the touchscreen, the rotary push button and the Back button of the PCM.

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