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2020 Toyota Camry parked near sidewalk in city at night

Can you use your phone to unlock your new Toyota?

How to use Toyota Remote Connect on your phone

Technology is so ingrained in our lives these days that it feels weird to ever disconnect from anything at all. The automotive world is no different, with automakers like Toyota continuing to lead the way in innovation to make it easier to drive cars and even easier to operate them or stay connected to them while you are not driving. Toyota has a specific app that you can download on your smartphone that lets you do a number of things regarding select new Toyota models. Read ahead to find out how to use Toyota Remote Connect on your phone. 

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Find Out How You Can Get the Most Out of Amazon Alexa in Your Toyota Vehicle!

Amazon Alexa How-To Video for Toyota Vehicles

Toyota has always been a leader in technology by creating new offerings for drivers or partnering up with existing technologies so that drivers can enjoy them while on the road. One of the more recent technologies available on many new Toyota vehicles is Amazon Alexa. We love using this technology because we can ask questions or make requests without taking our eyes off the road! Find out how to set it up and use it by watching the video below!

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Toyota logo on a Toyota Tundra front grille

Get a Closer Look at the Upcoming Woven City by Toyota!

CES 2020 Livestream: Introducing the Woven City Video

If you have been following the news recently, you would have heard that Toyota is planning to create a special city in Japan that uses some of its most innovative technologies. While Toyota is best known for creating amazing vehicles like the best-selling Corolla, capable RAV4, and environmentally-friendly Prius, the automaker has been expanding its portfolio by teaming up with organizations to create a more sustainable world, creating technologies outside of the automotive world, and more. Now, Toyota is creating a sustainable city to use as a model for future cities as we become more urban. To learn more, watch the video below! Read the rest of this entry >>

Map in the Entune infotainment system

How Do I Use Dynamic Navigation in My Toyota?

How to Use Dynamic Navigation in the Toyota Multimedia System Video

One of the best things about today’s vehicles is that many of them come complete with built-in navigation. That means you won’t have to struggle with reading a bulky paper map ever again – or bicker with your shotgun rider about which way is correct! Now, Toyota is taking built-in navigation to the next level by making it dynamic! Find out how it works by watching the video below! Read the rest of this entry >>

Sepia-toned image of a couple in a car

How Do I Use Amazon Alexa in My Toyota?

How to Connect Amazon Alexa to Toyota Remote Connect Video

“Alexa, tell me how to get to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium”. Here at Allan Nott Toyota, we absolutely LOVE the latest technology! And one of our favorite technologies to have in our Toyota vehicle is Amazon Alexa. With Amazon Alexa, you can do more with voice command than ever before! Watch the video below to find out how to connect Amazon Alexa with your Toyota! Read the rest of this entry >>

Father setting up the entertainment system in the Toyota Sienna

What are Some Good Movies Based on Books for My Kids to Watch on the Rear Seat Entertainment System in My Toyota?

Best Movies Based on Books for Kids to Watch While Road Tripping in a Toyota

One reason why many drivers love Toyota vehicles is that many of the models come available with a built-in entertainment system so the kids won’t be bored during long road trips. If you and your family are hitting out on the road in your Toyota in the near future – and you want to expand the kids’ horizons and get them to watch something other than Frozen – then we have some great movies based on books for you to bring along! Read the rest of this entry >>

Family sitting in the tailgate area of their vehicle

What Can I Use to Entertain My Kids While on the Road if My Vehicle Does Not Have Built-In Entertainment?

Best Technology for Road Trip Entertainment

Many of us remember growing up and seeing our peers get some cool items that we were jealous of. The school’s queen bee had the most stylish clothes, our best friend had the latest toys, and our cousin had season tickets to all the games of our favorite sports team. The same phenomenon still occurs with today’s kids, but it usually involves the latest technology. And no bit of technology seems more enthralling than a vehicle that is decked out with a built-in entertainment system. That’s when we hear the dreaded “Mom! Missy’s parents just got a new van that lets us watch movies! Can we get one too? I want to watch movies while on the road!” Read the rest of this entry >>

Family getting ready to hit the road in a red 2019 Toyota Highlander

Does the 2019 Toyota Highlander Come with a DVD or Blu-Ray Player?

2019 Toyota Highlander Entertainment Options

Road tripping has been part of the American culture for more than 200 years at this point – although the last century has been by car rather than a wagon. Either way, a road trip can get very long for kids. When we read Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder, we learned that Laura and her sister Mary rode in the wagon and their only form of entertainment was to look out the back from the cover and watch the passing landscape. Fast forward to when our parents were kids and they went on a road trip. Their entertainment was a book. Our entertainment was a Game Boy. Now that we are parents, we rely on TV shows and movies to keep our kids quiet during the many hours out on the road. Read the rest of this entry >>

Toyota Entune infotainment system

How Do I Use Voice Recognition on the Entune 3.0 Infotainment System in My Toyota?

Entune 3.0: Voice Recognition Video

Toyota has long been known for the advanced technology in its vehicles. The Japanese automaker is constantly working to create the latest and greatest technology to make driving easier and more fun for you. One of the brand’s latest innovations is the Entune 3.0 infotainment system, which is available in many of the current Toyota models. Some versions of Entune 3.0 feature voice recognition so you can keep your eyes on the road. To learn how it works, watch the video below! Read the rest of this entry >>

Two people recording a podcast episode

Tune Into Toyota’s New Podcast!

Where to Listen to the Toyota Untold Podcast

Podcasts have been around for a few years now and while they are still in their infancy, we think that it is safe to say that we are in the golden era of the podcast. It is easy to see why. Many of us have longer commutes than ever before, and desk jobs are the norm. Instead of trudging along with a boring and silent commute or work day, we turn to podcasts for additional entertainment and knowledge. Toyota is getting in on the action and recently started its own podcast named Toyota Untold! Read the rest of this entry >>