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  • STEP 1

    InControl Apps is available on most Android and Apple iOS smartphones. Check if your devices are compatible.

  • Close-up of Jaguar InControl Apps Welcome Screen.

    STEP 2

    Download and install the InControl Apps launcher on your smartphone. Once successful, open the app.

  • Close-up of Jaguar InControl Auto Quick Start Guide.

    STEP 3

    You will be prompted to follow the Auto Quick Start Guide to complete the set up. You are now ready to connect your smartphone to your car using InControl Apps.


  • Close-up of Touchscreen Bluetooth Settings.


    For Android devices: first pair and connect your smartphone to the car using Jaguar Bluetooth (needed for phone calls and audio streaming). This step is not required for iOS devices.

  • Close-up of Smartphone Home Screen.

    STEP 2

    Ensure your device is unlocked and cases or screen covers are not closed (some can auto-lock the phone when closed).

  • Close-up of Touch Display USB Connection Instructions.

    STEP 3

    Using the USB connection lead that comes with your smartphone, connect your phone to the car USB port.

  • Close-up of Smartphone Highlighting InControl Apps.

    STEP 4

    If you are using an iPhone and InControl Apps is not already running, you will be prompted to open the app. If using an Android phone, you can select Always Allow when prompted, which will forego all future prompts.

  • Close-up of Available Jaguar InControl Apps.

    STEP 5

    Select InControl Apps from the touchscreen. Only apps that have been through Jaguar’s approval process are available to use with InControl Apps. Some of these apps may be subscription based.

  • Close-up of Touchscreen Featuring View and Listen Apps.

    STEP 6

    On the touchscreen you will now be asked to select either View (use apps with no audio) or View and Listen (use apps with audio e.g. music players and calls).


As part of the latest security updates in iOS 9 and onwards, InControl Apps now requires a short approval step to enable each compatible app in your car. For more information, please refer to the Security Update section of the InControl Connect FAQs.

  • Close-up of Security Features on Touchscreen.


    As you will notice, the apps requiring permission will appear greyed out and unavailable to use until this process is completed.

  • Close-up of Permissions Options on Touchscreen Display.


    On your Jaguar vehicle's touchscreen, select the greyed out app you would like to open and follow the instructions displayed on the left. During the process, you will be prompted twice to grant permission on your smartphone. You will only need to complete this process once for each app.

  • Close-up of Touchscreen Featuring InControl Apps.


    Your smartphone may not have the latest software. To check if there is an update available, go to the Settings menu on your smartphone.


To use Jaguar approved apps on your car’s touchscreen, choose InControl Apps when you order your new Jaguar vehicle. There’s a one-off payment, and the hardware can only be fitted at the factory. InControl App for your smartphone is available free of charge on both Google Play and the Apple App Store. Some third party apps may require a purchase or subscription. Once connected to your smartphone, InControl Apps can be controlled from your Jaguar’s touchscreen.

As we roll out InControl, specific features described may be optional and powertrain dependent. Please consult your local Jaguar Retailer for availability and full terms. Certain features require an appropriate SIM with a suitable data contract, which will require a further subscription after the initial term advised by your retailer. Mobile connectivity cannot be guaranteed in all locations.

From 30 September 2019 Spotify will no longer be supporting the InControl Apps access. As the dominant preferred access by customers it will be available to customers via Smartphone Pack where installed.