Including to the checklist of points going through iOS 15 and iPhone 13 customers, a brand new, seemingly widespread bug is inflicting CarPlay to instantly crash each time a person makes an attempt to play music, resembling by means of Apple Music or third-party suppliers like Spotify.
Dozens of posts on Apple Help ,,,,,, the MacRumors Boards ,,,, and Twitter embody customers complaining that solely on their new iPhone 13 does CarPlay not work appropriately. Based on customers, making an attempt to play music from any CarPlay app causes the system to crash, but it surely works simply positive after they strive on older iPhones. As one MacRumors reader chronicles:
Up to date my iPhone 11 to iOS 15, drove to retailer with no points with Carplay. Whereas there, I activated my new iPhone 13 mini (and disabled the 11) and now Carplay doesn’t work. Attempting to play any music causes it to crash and never come again. Unpaired and re-paired the cellphone, powered cellphone on and off a bunch of occasions, reset the stero/show, tried new cable, nothing works. Now I drive in silence, and it is depressing.
Different customers report that the difficulty persists in both wired and wi-fi kind. If Bluetooth does work, the energetic music app, resembling Spotify, should keep on the display and can cease enjoying if the person switches to a different app. A person on the Apple Help boards explains:
I had an iPhone 12 with iOS 15, every thing was working positive and dandy. I upgraded to iPhone 13 and now music doesn’t play utilizing CarPlay when I’m utilizing both Spotify or Apple Music. I’ve a 2018 Audi and I take advantage of lighting to hook up with CarPlay. After I click on on a track both utilizing Spotify or Apple Music my CarPlay app shuts down. CarPlay works and doesn’t shut down once I use Google maps or Apple podcasts. However as quickly as I click on on a track Apple CarPlay simply shuts down.
Annoyed customers have additionally taken to Twitter to voice their complaints, asking Apple Help for options, solely to be referred to Apple Help articles that do little to amend the difficulty. Amid the dearth of steering from Apple Help, customers have discovered that disabling EQ or the equalizer, particularly making certain that the “Late Evening” toggle is turned off inside Apple Music settings, fixes the issue, whereas others have discovered that resetting all community settings on the iPhone additionally helps.
One reader of MacRumors claims that Apple Help knowledgeable them that this can be a widespread subject and may very well be patched in an upcoming replace. The CarPlay subject provides to a rising checklist of bugs within the preliminary launch of iOS 15, together with critical bugs that would trigger customers’ pictures to delete from their library, contact display points, and storage, Apple Music, and widget issues.