Use CarPlay to find stops on your route

You can use Google Maps on Apple CarPlay to search for and add stops along your route. You can find details about your stops, like gas prices and detour times.

What you need

Navigate via CarPlay

  1. On your CarPlay, open the Google Maps app Google Maps.
  2. In the top bar, tap Add destination
  3. Select a destination. 
  4. Tap Go.

Search for stops during navigation

  1. While you navigate in CarPlay, tap anywhere on the screen to show the top menu bar.
  2. In the top menu bar, tap Add Stop.
  3. Select a destination. Tap one of the following:
    • Gas stations Gas station blue
    • Restaurants Restaurants blue
    • Grocery stores Grocery store
    • Coffee shops Cafe Coffee Shops blue
    • Search Maps Carplay search blue:
      • Find a specific place: McDonald’s.
      • Find a type of place: drugstore.
        Note: These categories may be different based on your location.
  4. Tap Before blue arrow left CarPlay or Next blue arrow right CarPlay to cycle between search results.
    Note: The arrows only appear if there’s more than one search result.
  5. Tap Add stop.

Remove a stop

  • On your CarPlay: At the top right, tap Exit and then Remove stop.
  • On your iPhone: Tap X next to the stop you want to remove.
    Tip: If you don’t find your route information on your iPhone, tap the home button to find your stops.

Use voice search

  1. While you navigate in CarPlay, tap anywhere on the screen to show the top menu bar.
  2. Tap Add stop and then Microphone CarPlay Maps Microphone Blue.
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