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Stories about: Android Auto

Why Android Auto Uses Bluetooth When It’s Connected via USB
Why Android Auto Uses Bluetooth When It’s Connected via USB

4 Mar 2020, 17:03 UTC / Android Auto requires an active Bluetooth connection between the phone and the car even if the mobile device is plugged in via USB

 
2000 Mazda MX-5 Featuring Android Auto Is Like a Dream Coming True
2000 Mazda MX-5 Featuring Android Auto Is Like a Dream Coming True

4 Mar 2020, 16:39 UTC / Someone installed a third-party head unit in a 2000 Mazda MX-5 to get Android Auto support and all the smart features that come with it

 
This Is One of the Best Apple CarPlay Kits for Harley-Davidson
This Is One of the Best Apple CarPlay Kits for Harley-Davidson

3 Mar 2020, 18:32 UTC / If you’re looking for an Android Auto or Apple CarPlay kit for your Harley-Davidson, Sony has one of the best units that you can buy right now

 
Kind Internet Stranger Fixes One of the Latest Android Auto Bugs
Kind Internet Stranger Fixes One of the Latest Android Auto Bugs

3 Mar 2020, 17:23 UTC / While Google says that a fix for the “OK, Google” voice command bug is on its way, someone on the Internet says they found a workaround

 
Just Don’t Blame Android Auto for the Way It Works on Vertical Car Displays
Just Don’t Blame Android Auto for the Way It Works on Vertical Car Displays

3 Mar 2020, 17:05 UTC / While Android Auto works correctly on a wide range of car displays, it sometimes fails to make the most of unusual aspect ratios, such as vertical screens

 
Someone Has Created a Music Player for Android Auto, And It’s Really Awesome
Someone Has Created a Music Player for Android Auto, And It’s Really Awesome

2 Mar 2020, 17:27 UTC / A new music player for Android Auto is now available for download, providing users with features to play music from the local library

 
Three Android Auto Features Apple CarPlay Also Needs
Three Android Auto Features Apple CarPlay Also Needs

1 Mar 2020, 13:45 UTC / Apple CarPlay, the only smartphone-based alternative to Android Auto, has evolved a lot lately, but it still needs improvements in key areas

 
Dealer Update Said to Break Down Android Auto on Subaru Cars
Dealer Update Said to Break Down Android Auto on Subaru Cars

1 Mar 2020, 11:15 UTC / 2018 Subaru Impreza owner says they took the car to the dealership for a mechanical recall and also received a software update that broke down Android Auto

 
A New Android Auto Version Is Now Available with Highly-Anticipated Improvements
A New Android Auto Version Is Now Available with Highly-Anticipated Improvements

23 Feb 2020, 19:28 UTC / Google has just released a new version of Android Auto, bringing several critical fixes, as well as a new feature for all devices

 
Waze Directions Box Suddenly Centered Makes Android Auto Navigation a Struggle
Waze Directions Box Suddenly Centered Makes Android Auto Navigation a Struggle

23 Feb 2020, 13:43 UTC / The box displaying navigation directions offered by Waze has suddenly moved to the center of the screen in Android Auto, making it impossible to use the app

 
An Android Auto Bug Breaks Down the “OK, Google” Voice Command on Android 10
An Android Auto Bug Breaks Down the “OK, Google” Voice Command on Android 10

21 Feb 2020, 11:06 UTC / The update to Android 10 causes multiple issues, including the “OK, Google” command no longer being recognized in Android Auto

 
This Android Auto Bug Makes Mazda Drivers Go Crazy, No Workaround Yet
This Android Auto Bug Makes Mazda Drivers Go Crazy, No Workaround Yet

20 Feb 2020, 10:59 UTC / Android Auto starts crashing when toggling between apps, and Mazda cars appear to be the models most often impacted by this bug

 
Samsung’s Latest and Greatest Phone Now Offers the Best Android Auto Experience
Samsung’s Latest and Greatest Phone Now Offers the Best Android Auto Experience

19 Feb 2020, 16:20 UTC / The recently-announced Samsung Galaxy S20 already supports Android Auto wirelessly, so it can connect to cars without the need for cables

 
Android Auto Now Supports These 70 New Cars, Including 3 Ferrari Models
Android Auto Now Supports These 70 New Cars, Including 3 Ferrari Models

14 Feb 2020, 17:03 UTC / The list of cars compatible with Android Auto has just been expanded with over 70 models, including three new 2019 Ferraris

 
Add Wireless CarPlay to Your Old Mercedes with This Cheap Aftermarket Kit
Add Wireless CarPlay to Your Old Mercedes with This Cheap Aftermarket Kit

13 Feb 2020, 17:37 UTC / An aftermarket kit that costs less than $300 allows you to add wireless CarPlay and Android Auto to a series of Mercedes models

 
You Shouldn’t Update to Android 10 If You Send Texts Using Android Auto
You Shouldn’t Update to Android 10 If You Send Texts Using Android Auto

13 Feb 2020, 16:59 UTC / Issue that mostly appears to affect Samsung smartphones makes it impossible for drivers to send or reply to a text message using Android Auto

 
This Leaked Screenshot Reveals Spotify's Updated "Car Mode"
This Leaked Screenshot Reveals Spotify's Updated "Car Mode"

13 Feb 2020, 16:37 UTC / Spotify is believed to be working on further polishing for the car mode available in its Android and iPhone app, including a refined look for music categories

 
Say Goodbye to the Infamous “Android Auto Connection Is Poor” Bug
Say Goodbye to the Infamous “Android Auto Connection Is Poor” Bug

12 Feb 2020, 17:08 UTC / A bug that’s causing Android Auto to display a connection error when Samsung phones are used will be fixed soon, Google announces

 
Old Bug Makes Android Auto Think You’re Driving on Another Street
Old Bug Makes Android Auto Think You’re Driving on Another Street

11 Feb 2020, 18:08 UTC / An old issue that is yet to get a fix causes Google Maps (and sometimes Waze) GPS tracking to point to an incorrect location, obviously affecting navigation

 
Is This the Cheapest Way to Get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in an Old Car?
Is This the Cheapest Way to Get Apple CarPlay and Android Auto in an Old Car?

11 Feb 2020, 17:45 UTC / JVC HU with built-in Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support is available for just $250, and it can be installed on a wide variety of car models