To have better driving experience, more drivers plan to replace their old radio to an aftermarket touch screen head unit. The big screen radio do greatly improve driving. It’s super easy to use, as well provides various amazing functions.
In fact, it’s not so hard to upgrade the factory car radio by ourselves. In this post, we’ll share how to remove and install Android radio to 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Mazda 5.
Part 1, Removal And Installation Steps
Before working, you should prepare the tools including plastic pry tools, screwdrivers, pliers etc, and cut off the car power to ensure safety.
1, We need to remove the handbrake panel, follow the steps,
①Remove the left and right screws that fixed the panel.
②Remove the protective plastic frame of the handbrake.
③Remove the screws inside.
④Now you can remove the whole handbrake panel.
2, Remove the screws that fixed the radio unit.
3, Use the plastic pry to remove the radio unit. Pull out the unit and unplug its connectors.
4, Connect the new radio cables to the car, then connect the new car radio system.
5, Put the new radio to the dash, and turn on your car to test whether it works normally.
6, If the new radio functions well, install back all the car parts. If there is problem, you should double check the wiring condition. Or ask the seller for help if needed.
Part 2, Enjoy Great Drive with Android Radio
In the market, you can find different touch screen Android radio for 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 Mazda 5, choose the one you want.
Loaded with the latest Android system and high quality CPU, the car radio head unit is able to keep stable performance and smooth operation. Some of them are equipped with large capacity storage, so you can download many interesting APPs.
Apple Carplay or Android Auto, is the most powerful function. Once applied, the radio will act as your phone, you can freely use the phone applications such as map, music, phone book and so on. This function is considered to be the safest way of using phone when driving.
For drivers who always have troubles in parking a car, this big screen radio system is the best assistance. After installing a backup camera and connect it to the radio, the radio screen will automatically show the rear images, you can check the rear situation clearly and park the car easier.
You can also use the Android radio to play Bluetooth music, listen to FM/AM radio channels, watch 1080P videos, use 3D navigation, check emails and more. Wherever you go, it makes your drive wonderful.