Article ID : 00085532 / Last Modified : 03/29/2019

Which Apple iOS devices can be connected to the car stereo system?

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WARNING: Some USB devices may be damaged or may malfunction if you start your car engine with the USB device connected to the car stereo. Make sure to connect the USB device to the mobile audio device after starting the car.

USB compatibility list for Apple® iOS® devices


  • The operations of the USB connected devices described in this article are validated under certain conditions.
  • The information described on this article may be different from the latest information. These specifications may change due to system updates or other changes.
  • The chart shows the validation result of the USB connected devices, it does not necessarily mean that all results for each USB connected model is guaranteed.
  • Refer to the operating instructions or contact the manufacturer of your device for more information.
  • Depending on the device, a part of the audio operation functions (such as the reverse/fast-forward feature) may be unavailable. If you cannot operate the USB function through the car audio system, follow these steps:
    1. Remove the USB device from the car radio.
    2. Turn off the car radio by pressing the SOURCE button for 2 seconds.
    3. Turn on the car radio by pressing the SOURCE button.
    4. Re-connect the USB device.
  • Depending on the type of the character code used for the attached information of music file, the characters of the music title may not be displayed correctly.
  • This device supports MP3 and AAC file formats.