Digital car keys are ready for your iPhone

Posted On: Sep 30, 2020   |   Posted By: iMore

Digital car keys are ready for your iPhone

Coming soon, your iPhone will be able to act as your car key, as long as you have a compatible car.
At WWDC 2020 , Apple announced a new feature for the iPhone related to cars: car keys. Starting this summer with the new BMW 5 Series, customers with compatible vehicles can use their iPhone as the key to both unlock your car and turn it on. You'll even be able to share this digital key with other people and even put restrictions on how they use your car.
Here's what you need to know about digital car keys on iPhone.
Digital car keys?
Yep. Starting with iOS 13.6, and continuing with iOS 14 , you can add digital car keys in Wallet on your iPhone, that you can use instead of your car's included key.
While it works with a small set of BMW cars at launch, it allows you to unlock and turn on your car without having the physical key that came with your car on you, assuming your vehicle supports that functionality.
Wait, this is in iOS 13?
That's right. While Apple introduced this feature at WWDC alongside iOS 14, an...

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