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    news Mirrorlink® or CarPlay® or Android Auto® support in PSA's cars

    As I get the notion that most of the Firmware-downloaders here do so because they hope for a free upgrade enabling
    Mirrorlink® or CarPlay® or Android Auto® on their SMEG headunit, I would like to post the official Press release from PSA here


    "Une connectivité toujours plus réactive et diversifiée

    Connectée à son époque, la nouvelle Peugeot 208 propose la fonction MirrorScreen, permettant à l'usager de dupliquer l'écran de son smartphone compatible Mirrorlink®[1] ou Carplay®[2] sur l'écran tactile du véhicule, afin de profiter facilement du meilleur de ces applications. Cette solution cumule les avantages en préservant la visibilité et l'ergonomie des applications mobiles en toute sécurité tout en bénéficiant de la taille de l'écran tactile de la Peugeot 208.

    L'accès aux applications est géré différemment en fonction de l'état du véhicule. Lorsqu'il est en mouvement, le conducteur peut utiliser les applications utiles à la conduite, la navigation par exemple, ou celles d'infotainment, comme la webradio. Les applications compatibles développées à ce jour comptent notamment iCoyote, Parkopédia, Glympse, l'application de navigation Sygic...

    [1] Mirrorlink® est un protocole de communication évolutif développé par le Car Connectivity Consortium regroupant notamment les principaux constructeurs d'automobiles, de téléphones mobiles et développeurs d'applications.

    [2] Carplay® est un protocole de communication Apple. Disponible sur Peugeot 208 fin 2015.", source: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
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    "Ever more responsive and diverse connectivity

    Connected to its time, the new Peugeot 208 offers the MirrorScreen function, allowing the user to duplicate the screen of their smartphone compatible with Mirrorlink®[1] or Carplay®[2] displayed on the vehicle’s touch screen, so as to easily make use of the best of its applications. This solution combines all of the advantages, maintaining the visibility and ergonomics of the mobile applications in complete safety, while benefitting from the size of the Peugeot 208’s touch screen.

    Access to applications depends on the status of the vehicle whether it is moving or stationary. While moving the driver can use applications created for driving such as navigation or infotainment (webradio). The compatible applications developed to date include iCoyote, Parkopedia, Glympse, and the Sygic navigation application…

    [1] Mirrorlink® is an evolving communication protocol developed by the Car Connectivity Consortium regrouping notably the principle automotive, mobile telephones and application manufacturers.

    [2] Carplay® is an Apple communication protocol. Available on Peugeot 208 by end of 2015.", source: [Only registered and activated users can see links. ], last retrieved on January 19th, 2015


    Summary

    - Peugeot's first and only car to support CarPlay® and Mirrorlink® today is the Peugeot 208, delivered since the very end of 2015, according to PSA's official press release.

    - Citroen's first and only car to support CarPlay® and Mirrorlink® today is the DS 5, delivered since November, 2015.

    - There is no such thing as a software upgrade to get either technology. No other carmaker supplier has ever provided such an upgrade. Nor does PSA.

    - There is no Press release from PSA refering to Android Auto® that I can find, even if Android.com site states the opposite.

    - PSA Brazil offer the 308, the 408 and the new Arcross with that capability.

    So don't you believe the 100+ cars wishlist that Google published. If you ask other carmakers about it, the only ones supporting Android Auto® today are VWs very latest and only if you ordered them last summer.


    Conclusion

    The only SMEG headunit supporting these com protocols today is the SMEG+i V2* that comes with the very latest DS 5s and 208s or the 308, 408 and Aircross for Brazil, respectively.
    No other SMEG units whatsoever support it nor will they be upgradable to support it in the future.

    Greetz,
    Wayne

    * extra information not included in the press release., provided by scmipo.
    Last edited by WayneLaPie; 9th February 2016 at 15:24. Reason: new information: added DS 5, Brazil

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    What about this one for 308 SW? did someone try it on Smeg+
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    lightning Pls. respect the purpose of this sticky

    @ fchichkl

    If you would like to discuss aftemarket devices for your car, may I kindly suggest you open your own thread?

    That said, I'd like to add that the box you found does not support any of the beforementioned smartphone protocols.

    Pls. note that this sticky is intended for informational purposes, as many users are not aware of the facts I found in the PSA-Press release.
    That essentially means that this thread is a read-before-you-request-softwarefeatures-not-existing thread.

    Let's not start new topics within this topic. Thank you!

    Greetz,
    Wayne
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    Peugeot announced that the Peugeot 308 in Q2 / 2016 will be equipped with a new SMEG system and will be able to use carplay.

    all current models will NOT be able to use carplay, they do NOT have the same hardware to run it.
    So everyone who already has a 308, NO you will not be able to upgrade.

    small correction:
    the SMEG+ does not support apple carplay, only the SMEG+ IV2.
    SMEG+ IV2 are delivered since the 208 facelift in June 2015. These cars received an update end of 2015 for carplay. (software, because the hardware is already new since June)

    For the rest, i completely agree with Wayne
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    DS5 2015 SMEG+ IV2 with 6.1_D_R8 and CarPlay activated by Citroen.

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    Hi all, just a question, after upgrade DS5 2015 SMEG+ IV2 with 6.1_D_R20 have you started to check using the phone the microphone is running very loud?.

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    Thank you guys for your effort. I have searched around the net for the answer to this quest as, but without answer.

    Having an older version of PSA-cars will you be able to upgrade the SMEG unit, from e.g. SMEG+ till SMEG IV2, and have any done it yet?

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    Default The answer not blowing in the wind

    Quote Originally Posted by larvig View Post
    Thank you guys for your effort. I have searched around the net for the answer to this quest as, but without answer.

    Having an older version of PSA-cars will you be able to upgrade the SMEG unit, from e.g. SMEG+ till SMEG IV2, and have any done it yet?
    Just how bold a phrase or a number of keywords has to be to make people read it?

    I am starting a poll.
    nuffin'

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    i found some information about old SMEG+ unit 2015-2016 Citroen Berlingo,C4,DS3,DS4,DS5 they are able to use carplay in their car.
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]
    [Only registered and activated users can see links. ]

    I am sure there is a way to use peugeout 308 smeg+ 5.2.xx version have same method.

    I asked citroen service how they can do that.The said to me they have machine to connect it to old citroen smeg+ unit cars and there is hidden menü they activate it with their machine.
    Asked him about pegeout 308 smeg+ 5.2 xxx cars. He didnt try it yet but he said that his machine able to use for citroen.İf they try it to pegeout cars he wasnt sure to see hidden menu for activate. and he told me to ask it pegeout service.

    is anybody try to do this?

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    Hey - i try it in few days. But I need more details. In wich menu is that Option. With the diagnostic Notebook you are able to activate everything. But not all options are running.

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