1. RubberChicken76's Avatar
    For those that have tried CarPlay, wondering if album artwork displays when you play a song from your music collection?

    In looking at the youtube reviews, the artwork seems to show when a song is selected but not when it actually plays. Is it a customizable option?

    I'm one of those anal retentive people that likes me some album art.
    04-20-2015 09:44 AM
  2. Bigeric23's Avatar
    I've gathered--from numerous reviews--that most implementations of CarPlay are done differently--depending on the manufacturer. So . . . the way cover art is displayed (or not) could be different from car/device to car/device.
    04-20-2015 02:05 PM
  3. RubberChicken76's Avatar
    I've gathered--from numerous reviews--that most implementations of CarPlay are done differently--depending on the manufacturer. So . . . the way cover art is displayed (or not) could be different from car/device to car/device.
    Interesting. I'm surprised Apple would allow the manufacturer to customize so much. Normally that isn't their thing.

    I did see one video that showed a really faded cover in the background.
    04-20-2015 05:44 PM
  4. dlopes6's Avatar
    The album artwork is displayed while in the Now Playing view but it is very blurry and darked. You can make out the artwork but I believe Apple purposely does this so the driver is less distracted while they are driving.
    03-12-2016 11:18 PM
  5. muchmaligned's Avatar
    Yep, like @dlopes6 says. They're all displayed in the same way in CarPlay. Looks cool.
    03-24-2016 10:26 AM
  6. guy24w's Avatar
    Except if you have a pioneer head unit like I do and the album art is VERY faint
    03-26-2016 10:15 PM
  7. matt3166's Avatar
    Mine is just a black screen when music is playing. Even turning the brightness to 100% doesn't help.
    04-18-2016 09:39 PM
  8. 328iGuy's Avatar
    My new 2017 Audi Q7 is the same as others, faintly shown in the background, using the entire screen!
    04-27-2016 05:36 PM
  9. Ledsteplin's Avatar
    Why would anyone need to look at album art while driving?
    blackmagicwoman likes this.
    04-27-2016 05:52 PM

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