What is your favorite tech feature currently available in any car? Chances are, if you’ve been to Harbin Automotive, the famed Chevy MyLink interface is probably right up there. The fact is, Chevy’s popular infotainment system is now offered in every Chevrolet model for 2016, meaning that there’s never been a better time to take a closer look at what makes the Chevy MyLink technology interface so wonderful.
Chevy MyLink Technology Interface
What is it? Let’s get the preliminary details out of the way first. (If you already know what it is, feel free to head to the next paragraph.) The Chevy MyLink interface is a feature available on all Chevrolet models which permits users to wirelessly connect a smartphone to a car’s infotainment system. By using this interface, users can stream music from mobile apps or enjoy Bluetooth phone functionality, while the details of the call (or song, or what have you) will be projected directly on the center display. It’s genius.
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How do I connect to the Chevy MyLink interface? Most smart devices today feature Bluetooth wireless connectivity, which allows these devices to seamlessly connect to the phone or tablet. All that must be done to connect to the MyLink interface is to activate the Bluetooth “search” or “locate” function on your device, which will sync the device with the vehicle. Up to five devices may be connected to the MyLink at once, although only one such device may use Bluetooth streaming audio at a time. A secondary option for connecting to the MyLink interface is using the built-in USB connection port, which then allows users to easily pull up music files or playlists.
What apps can be accessed on the Chevy MyLink interface? The Chevy MyLink interface connects to a variety of terrific apps representing such media forms as music, social sites, navigation and photography. Some of the most popular ones include Pandora internet radio, Stitcher smart radio, Facebook and Google Maps. Another popular ability of the technology allows users to view photos and downloaded video content right on the central touchscreen.
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Which models have the Chevy MyLink as an option? As we mentioned above, the Chevy MyLink interface is offered on all Chevrolet models for 2016. Each model also now adds the OnStar 4G LTE WiFi hotspot as an available option, meaning that up to seven smart devices can now connect to the internet at once.
So what else would you like to know? We’d love to answer any and all questions you might have, so we encourage you to visit us at Harbin Automotive to get all the details!