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How to Update Chevy MyLink Software

Chevrolet MyLink interface
If you’ve recently purchased a new Chevy vehicle from Tom Gill Chevrolet, you’re probably excited to start putting the Chevy MyLink feature to good use! Often mistakenly referred to as “My Chevy Link,” this innovative entertainment and connectivity system allows Cincinnati, OH drivers to reimagine their daily commutes with access to Chevy MyLink apps, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and so much more. Keeping the software updated is simple! Find out how to update Chevy MyLink software with us, then explore the many advantages of Chevrolet MyLink below.

Update Chevy MyLink in One Simple Step

To say that updating your Chevy MyLink software is simple is actually quite the understatement! When updates are available, they should auto-install when you turn your vehicle on. It’s not likely that you’ll run into any issues along the way, but if you suspect your system isn’t updating on its own, you’re welcome to schedule an appointment with our service department near Covington. Our GM-certified technicians know your Chevrolet model inside and out, and will get to the root of the problem quickly.

MyLink touchscreen interface

Updating Chevy MyLink Auto to Allow App Access

Now that we’ve learned how easy it is to update the Chevy MyLink software, let’s explore how to connect to your favorite apps via your smartphone. Updating the Chevy MyLink auto to allow app access is necessary to achieve this. Learn how to do so by following our step-by-step guide, right here:

  1. Press the phone button on the Chevrolet MyLink screen.
  2. Select “Pair Device.”
  3. Select “Chevy MyLink” from your phone’s Bluetooth menu.
  4. Your phone will display a message with a pin number — enter this number into the vehicle’s touchscreen.
  5. Push the “Yes” button on the MyLink screen when prompted.

That’s it! Using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration, you can now access all of your favorite apps on your vehicle’s touchscreen.

 
 
MyLink and CarPlay

Chevy Infotainment 3

If you drive a newer Chevrolet, you might be wondering where your MyLink system is. Don’t worry; you have the latest in infotainment tech and features on your ride — it just has a new name.

Chevy Infotainment 3 continues to bring Apple CarPlay and Android auto to the latest new Chevy models, letting you customize your homepage icons and personalize all of your vehicle settings (watch the video to learn more).

Additional Chevy MyLink Features

In addition to having access to your most important apps on your smartphone, Chevy MyLink also delivers its own unique set of features for Independence drivers to enjoy, including:

  • Text message alerts allow you to listen to incoming text messages and respond verbally, so you never have to take your hands off the wheel or eyes off the road.
  • Similar to text message alerts, Siri® Eyes Free is available for iPhone users and allows hands-free access to important messages while you’re driving.
  • SiriusXM® Travel Link/NAVTraffic offers to-the-minute updates on weather and traffic in your area.
  • Turn-by-turn navigation ensures you never miss a step or make a wrong turn while navigating.
  • Available 4G LTE Wi-Fi® hotspot connection enables you to connect to what matters while on the go.
 
 
MyLink Text Message Alerts

MyLink Teen Driver Features

Have a new teen driver in the family? With the Chevy MyLink Teen Driver technology, you can send them off with confidence. Even when you’re not in the car, the following features allow you to ensure they’re driving with caution:

  • Set music volume limits
  • Turn off audio until both front passengers are seatbelted
  • Send a visible and audible warning when the driver exceeds your preset limits

When your teen driver arrives back home, you can review their vehicle report card to see how they drove when you weren’t there.

Teen driver speed warning

Find a Chevrolet Model with MyLink at Tom Gill Chevrolet!

Whether you’re searching for a new Chevy with MyLink or you need help programming a Chevy garage door, the experts at Tom Gill Chevrolet near Burlington are here to help! Contact us with additional questions today, or head right over to our showroom in Florence.

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