Upgrading Your Audi MMI 3G System with Apple CarPlay/Android Auto Modules

In recent news, Audi has announced the discontinuation of support for MMI 3G systems, which entails no further updates for this particular MMI model. However, this doesn’t mean the end of the road for your Audi’s entertainment and navigation system. If you own a vehicle equipped with MMI 3G System (Basic, High, or Plus), there’s still a viable solution to enhance your driving experience: Apple CarPlay and Android Auto modules.

MMI 3G Plus - Audi A6/A7/A8/Q3
MMI 3G Plus – Audi A6/A7/A8/Q3

The Evolution of Audi MMI Systems

Audi’s Multi Media Interface (MMI) has undergone several iterations, each bringing advancements in technology and user experience. The MMI 3G system has been a stalwart in many Audi models, offering features such as navigation, entertainment, and vehicle settings control.

However, as technology progresses, older systems like MMI 3G can become outdated in terms of software updates and compatibility with newer devices. This discontinuation of support from Audi for MMI 3G systems may concern some Audi owners who wish to keep their vehicles up-to-date with the latest technology.

MMI 3G Plus Apple CarPlay / Android Auto
MMI 3G Plus Apple CarPlay / Android Auto

Enter Apple CarPlay and Android Auto

Apple CarPlay and Android Auto revolutionize in-car infotainment by seamlessly integrating your smartphone’s functionalities with your Audi’s MMI system. With these modules, you can access a plethora of features and apps directly from your Audi’s display, enhancing convenience, safety, and entertainment while on the road.

Benefits of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto Modules

  • Access to Smartphone Apps: Enjoy the convenience of using your favorite smartphone apps directly on your Audi’s display, including navigation, music streaming, messaging, and more.
  • Voice Control: Stay focused on the road with voice-controlled functionalities, allowing you to make calls, send messages, and control apps hands-free.
  • Real-Time Navigation: Utilize your smartphone’s navigation apps, such as Google Maps or Apple Maps, for up-to-date traffic information, route guidance, and points of interest.
  • Music Streaming: Stream music from popular apps like Spotify, Apple Music, or Pandora, transforming your Audi into a mobile entertainment hub.
  • Enhanced Connectivity: Keep your smartphone charged and connected via USB or Bluetooth, ensuring seamless integration with your Audi’s MMI system.

Compatibility and Installation

These Apple CarPlay and Android Auto modules are designed to be compatible with Audi vehicles equipped with MMI 3G System (Basic, High, or Plus). Installation is straightforward and can be performed by authorized technicians or enthusiasts with some technical knowledge. More about installation, you can find in product description (click here)


While Audi’s decision to stop supporting MMI 3G systems may raise concerns among some Audi owners, there’s no need to fret about outdated technology. The availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto modules offers a convenient and effective solution to upgrade your Audi’s infotainment system, providing access to the latest smartphone functionalities and ensuring a modern driving experience.

So, if you’re driving an Audi with an MMI 3G System, don’t hesitate to explore the possibilities of upgrading with Apple CarPlay or Android Auto modules to unlock a world of convenience and connectivity on the road.

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