Whereas Tesla famously will not assist CarPlay, code present in its iOS app replace factors to no less than testing of AirPlay in its vehicles.
Wow now we have some juice on this model:
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— Tesla App Updates (iOS) (@Tesla_App_iOS) July 13, 2023
The reference “allowsAirPlayForMediaPlayback” is within the code for the Tesla App 4.23.0, which was launched on Thursday.
There is no such thing as a different reference to it and Tesla has not introduced assist for AirPlay regardless of supporting Apple Music in some fashions because the 2022 vacation season. Nonetheless, making it right into a publicly-released model of the app no less than means that plans to assist AirPlay are at a sophisticated stage.
AirPlay assist would imply that iPhone customers may ship audio — or conceivably additionally video — immediately from their telephones to their Tesla infotainment system. That may presumably allow customers to play Apple Music from an iPhone by way of the automobile’s audio system, as a substitute of counting on native assist in some fashions.
Tesla has been virtually the sole car company to refuse to assist CarPlay, but it surely has been joined recently by GM. Nonetheless, GM’s personal sellers are reportedly unhappy with the agency’s plans to desert each CarPlay and Android Auto in favor of its personal forthcoming system.
Up to date July 14, 4:21 PM ET Up to date to incorporate that some Tesla fashions do in truth assist Apple Music.