During the ongoing Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2020 event, the tech giant Apple has announced a new capability for the iPhone users and that will enable users to unlock their car using the phone, which means iPhone users are not required to take the key of the vehicle to unlock it. The new feature is called CarKey and the same coming on the latest version of IOS and that’s iOS 14, the company will support the same on BMW 5 series before others. So, without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the new feature and the setup.
The brand new CarKey is actually a digital key that can be used to unlock the car via the iPhone and this will enable users to unlock the car easily and quickly even without taking the key for the purpose. The new feature will debut with the upcoming BMW 5 series and that means we can able to use the same by 2021.
Users can able to use the new setup using their iPhone via the BMW smartphone application and the same can be accessed with up to 5 friends, it also has a new feature for the newbies and that will restrict them from top speed, maximum horsepower, maximum radio volume, among others. It is worth to mention that the management of that can we access directly from inside the vehicle or using the Apple wallet.
Speaking about the availability of the new digital key for the iPhone users, BMW has announced that it will be enabled for all the cars which are manufactured after July 1, 2020, and the same will available on models such as 1 Seires, 2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, 6 Series, 8 Series, X5, X6, X7, X5M, X6M, and Z4.
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