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Step-by-step Radio Replacement for 2012-2015 VW Volkswagen Polo

Finally, the exciting 2022 World Cup started. Some people enjoy the wonderful football games on the big TV at home, some watch on their computers or mobile phones. But for drivers, where can they watch the exciting games? If there is large touch screen radio system on the car, drivers can play any videos. Keep in mind that dont watch videos when you are driving.

In fact, most cars only come with simple standard factory radio which offers few function. Since we spend many time in the car, there must be a multifunctional radio head unit to improve driving experience. In this post, we’ll get to know the amazing advantages of big screen radio and how we can install it to the car.

Part 1, What Can We Get from a Touch Screen Android Radio System?

As the name suggests, touch screen radio is easily operated by finger touch. We can also see all information clearly on the screen, no need to distinguish which button to press.

On the other hand, it’s with built-in Carplay/Android Auto, giving us the safest way to use phone applications. You can use phone music, maps, contact books and so on.

Another powerful function is that it can support rear view camera. Once we install and connect the camera to the radio, it displays rear view images when we reverse and park the car. That greatly helps those who have troubles in parking car.

The radio also provides various entertainments that add lots of fun. You can enjoy Bluetooth music, listen to FM/AM radio channel, watch online movies. In long drives, such Android radio system won’t let you feel tired and boring.

Part 2, How to Install Touch Screen Radio to 2012-2015 VW Volkswagen Polo?

Important information,

  1. For toolbox: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers, cable ties, tapes etc.
  2. Safety tip: Cut off the car power before working.

1, Use the plastic pry tool to remove the frame of the radio system.

2, There are 4 screws that fixed the radio unit. Remove them.

3, Pull out the main unit and unplug its connectors.

4, Connect the new cables of the aftermarket Volkswagen Polo Carplay Android radio to the car. Make sure they are correctly connected.

5, Next, let’s connect the new screen to the car via the new cables. The interfaces are different,  they are easy to distinguish and connect well.

6, Install the new screen well.

7, Turn on the car to check whether it works normally. When there are problems, you are advised to double check the wiring conditions, or ask sellers for assistant.

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