Google Maps on iPhone is having problems with CarPlay

How to solve the problem that Google Maps is having with CarPlay on the iPhone?

Google Maps has a voice search option for all those people who use the app while driving. This app is compatible for CarPlay as well as Android Auto and today, both are having problems with Google Maps. And it seems that the google maps microphone button is not activating when connected to CarPlay.

This is something quite rare, since in principle, Google Maps is a really easy application to use. All you have to do is say where you want to go, select it on the screen and get going until you reach your destination. This is why it seems quite curious that this error is occurring in both CarPlay and Android Auto.

Google Maps is having problems on iPhone with CarPlay

Google Maps is having problems on the iPhone with CarPlay

Syncing Google Maps with CarPlay is one of the best things you can do when you’re driving. As you avoid using your mobile while driving and you have an active guide at the moment you tell yourself what you must do to reach your destination. If you don’t know how to use it, here we explain how to use Apple CarPlay.

So what is the problem with Google Maps on the iPhone? Several Reddit users have reported an existing problem with Google Maps when connected to CarPlay. what’s it about? The error occurs when users start their car and press the google maps microphone button, since at first instance it doesn’t seem to respond. So they have to press the button a second and even a third time for it to work properly.

Yes ok there does not appear to be a specific pattern to the iPhone model or vehicle, the reality is that the problem is affecting not only iPhone users with CarPlay but also people who own Android and make use of Android Auto. If you have an iPhone, here are 4 great tricks for Apple CarPlay that will improve your experience.

For now There doesn’t seem to be a solution for that problem.. The most worrying thing is that Google, who is the developer of the app, has not yet recognized the error. So the only solution you can do if you notice Google Maps voice search misbehaving in CarPlay is to wait for a short moment and tap the microphone button a second time or more again until Google Maps responds.

Although we have to wait for this error to be solved, you should not be alarmed either, since it is clear that it is not such a serious problem. In the meantime, you can improve the experience when driving with these amazing Google Maps tricks.

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