Ford using first over-the-air software updates to its 2016 cars

Ford today is releasing a software update to its model-year 2016 vehicles so that the entire fleet will be able to use Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Which is awesome news, because I still havenít forgiven SYNC 3 for butchering Nilayís name. You can obtain the update in three ways: by downloading over the air for Wi-Fi-connected vehicles, by bringing your car to a Ford dealership, or by downloading the update to a USB drive then manually plugging into the car. To DIY the update, youíll need to download the right version for your car from Fordís owner support website. Android Auto is supported for smartphones running Android 5.0 and higher, while CarPlay is compatible with iPhone 5 or later, updated to iOS 7.1 or higher. The update today... Continue reading…

Ford using first over-the-air software updates to its 2016 cars

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Friday it would delve into the growing arena of "over-the-air" software updates, adding Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its Sync 3-equipped ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Reuters Technology

Ford Brings Android Auto And Apple CarPlay To All 2016 Vehicles Via DIY Update

If you own a 2016 Ford car or truck, some new smartphone/infotainment goodness is now coming your way. The American auto giant today announced its SYNC 3 version 2.2 software, which enables ...

Fri 19 May 17 from HotHardware

Ford adds Android Auto and CarPlay to its 2016 vehicles

As it promised last year at CES, Ford has started updating 2106 Sync 3-equipped vehicles with Android Auto and CarPlay. That means drivers who have so far settled for the automaker's ...

Fri 19 May 17 from Engadget

Ford update brings Android Auto and Apple CarPlay to its 2016 fleet

Ford today is releasing a software update to its model-year 2016 vehicles so that the entire fleet will be able to use Android Auto and Apple CarPlay. Which is awesome news, because ...

Fri 19 May 17 from The Verge

Ford Wi-Fi update brings Apple CarPlay, Android Auto to 2016 Sync 3 users - Roadshow

You can also use a good old-fashioned USB stick, if you're not comfortable with a Wi-Fi update.

Fri 19 May 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Ford to add Android Auto and CarPlay to 2016 Ford SYNC 3 cars via update

 Ford is updating a large number of 2016 model year cars equipped with SYNC 3 infotainment software, adding Android Auto and CarPlay to the vehicles with a free, over-the-air update via ...

Fri 19 May 17 from TechCrunch

Ford Sync 3 update brings Apple CarPlay and Android Auto to older vehicles

After supporting all its 2017 vehicles, Ford is bringing the Apple and Google's dashboard suites to 2016 models as well.

Fri 19 May 17 from Techradar

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