Questions tagged [android-auto]

For questions related to Android Auto, a streamlined interface with large icons and enhanced hands-free support for using Android while in an automobile. For general questions about Android head units, please use [automotive-head-unit] tag instead.

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Turn on Bluetooth automatically when Android Auto/AAWireless is detected

I have an AAWireless, and I would like to make Android Auto automatically connect and start (i.e. without any input from my side). This is working without any problem if I keep Bluetooth and WiFi ...
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How to remove unremovable permissions

Samsung Galaxy S23. How do I remove permissions from Android Auto to Change Network Connectivity. I can see the permission is assigned when I go to Settings > Apps > Android Auto > ...
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USB connection type pop-up not showing

The main reason I am loyal to Android is it was always easy to plug my phone into my Windows PC and transfer files. Recently, my phone is not recognized by my PC. It doesn't even give me the menu on ...
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Car in-dash receiver vs Car speaker bluetooth

I recently bought a in-dash car receiver for android auto. My in-car receiver also has a speaker. Once I start the car, my phone is connecting to in-car receiver over wireless android auto. I can see ...
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Android Auto "voice commands are not available right now"

I am using Android Auto with my Samsung Galaxy A10s (Android 11) connected to my 2022 Subaru Outback. Whenever I try to used Google voice commands I get the message on the display "voice commands ...
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Setting a reminder for when you enter your car

Most of us have Android smartphones. At the same time, not all of us may have Android powered(/enabled) cars, but, may have to do something (such, as, check a note in the front drawer, or under the ...
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Adding tasks to Microsoft To Do using voice only - goes to Keep instead

I recently moved from Google Tasks to Microsoft ToDo and it's very good, which should not be a surprise considering it's Wunderlist underneath. Using Android Auto in the car, I want to be able to add ...
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Is there any way to dismiss alarms from the vehicle touchscreen via Android Auto?

I often set alarms in Android with the default clock application (com.google.android.deskclock) and sometimes an alarm goes off when I've connected my phone to the car using Android Auto and am using ...
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Android Auto noise during phone call

After the last update, my Android phone stopped interfacing correctly with the Android Auto infotainment system during phone calls. To be more specific, it is impossible to make or receive a phone ...
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Android Auto not "bundled with OS" error when trying to connect to a vehicle

I installed Android Auto from the Play Store the same as everyone else. However, when I tried to connect Android Auto to my vehicle, it says Android Auto encountered an error Communication error 22 - ...
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Getting Android Auto on car head unit running Android 4.4.2

I got a 2018 car recently (Suzuki SX4) and it's got Android 4.4.2 with no Android Auto installed. When plugging into the right USB port in the car (and enabling debug USB mode on my phone, OnePlus) it ...
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Using Bluetooth, does talking with one device means disconnection of another device?

I am getting very mixed results with multiple devices connected by bluetooth to my Samsung Note 20. The devices being Samsung Watch Honda - Android Play Hearing Aids (any brand) If a call comes in, ...
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How to troubleshoot Audible App on Android Auto?

Sorry not sure this question is valid on this forum - please let me know, if you like me to remove it. I am new to Android Auto, and I'm trying to get the Audible Application to work with my car. The ...
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Android Auto: "<app name> doesn't seem to be working now"

When trying to run the application from the Android Auto car screen, from time to time, I'm getting the info: app name doesn't seem to be working now For example: Spotify doesn't seem to be working ...
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Android Auto deletes Bluetooth connection

Since I started using Android Auto in my Mercedes-Benz, it has been very annoying that the Android Auto app on my Samsung Galaxy S21 frequently deletes the Bluetooth connection to the car. When the ...
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How to tell Android Auto not to use several rows of pixels at the bottom of the screen (physical frame/bezel is smaller than the screen behind it)

I got an after-market Android Auto infotainment. The issue is its physical frame covers several rows of pixels at the bottom of the screen. Is there a way I can override the device screen dimensions ...
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Does Google Assistant driving mode run on old cars made for Android Auto?

We have an ~3 years old Opel car which was made for Android Auto. It always worked using an USB cable only (not over Bluetooth). Bluetooth is also supported but only for making phone calls and not for ...
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Android auto randomly disconnecting and reconnecting, likely when phone is 100% charged

When I plug in my phone to the car in the morning (USB connection) it is likely to disconnect and reconnect 3-5 times before settling out. It also does this in the summer when the phone and car are ...
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Unanswerable "Allow access to phone data" prompt that comes up once per second

When I plug my Samsung Galaxy S9 phone into the Renault Zoe car, I get a flood of prompts about whether or not I want to allow access to the phone data. Cannot tell how many times I allowed that in ...
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Android Auto installed but "invisible"

I have Android Auto installed, but I can't run it: I can navigate to Android Audio app's page in Google Play app and I see "Uninstall", but I don't see "Open". I cannot see this ...
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MK7 VW GTI (2015) unable to receive metadata over bluetooth

When using Bluetooth audio in my mark7 VW GTI with my Pixel 3 on Android 11 the GTI can no longer receive any metadata other than the track positon. On-screen and steering-wheel controls that used to ...
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Maps launches Android Auto

Google Maps has started launching Android Auto almost immediately after touching "start" to navigate. A Google microphone and four sector grid that could bring up Android Auto appears at the ...
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Unable to install Google App on Motorola E6i

Ultimately trying to install Android Auto which I succeeded in doing via the apk. It told me I was missing the Google app, Google Maps and Voice rec. I installed 2 out of 3 of these but the Google app ...
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Need help connecting a Pixel 3xl on Android 11 to a Sony ax5000

Wondering if anyone has any troubleshooting tips for my problem. I have a pixel 3 XL that is running up to date android auto and Android. When attempting to connect my pixel 3xl to my Sony ax5000 head ...
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Is there a way to tell if my car uses USB 3?

I use Android Auto. Currently, I have a genuine USB 3.x cable (I think it's 3.0 not 3.1), but due to some issues with how far out of my phone the plug extends, I am considering alternatives. The ...
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Is it possible to get assistant voice on Android Auto sounding good without data?

I don't use data to use AA (I have offline Spotify and offline Maps) for the most part. As a result the assistant voice sounds like a robot from the 1970s. Anyway to "download" the good ...
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Android Auto poor voice quality?

I am using Android Auto to navigate via Maps, and it works fine. However, the voice quality is much worse than if I use Google Maps and connect my phone via Bluetooth. I have tried enabling 48KHz ...
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Determine what APPS are Android Auto Compatible

When I connect my cell phone to my vehicle, Android Auto displays a very limited list of APPs that are on my phone: (The clipped APP at the bottom is weather). Supposedly more APPs that are ...
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Android Auto fails to start on the car monitor

I have a Samsung Galaxy Android Phone which runs on Android 10, One UI Version 2.0. It is an AT&T phone. I also have a Subaru Crosstrek. The phone connected to the car thru Bluetooth and it does ...
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"Blocked by your IT admin" Samsung Galaxy 8

I'm trying to install Android Auto from apk but I get the message "Blocked by your IT admin. Unknown apps can't be installed on this device." In the last 18 months I have downloaded that app already ...
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What would be necessary to use a Rasperry pi zero W as a wifi to usb-C gateway for Android Auto?

As many new infotainment systems in cars support Android Auto, but not wireless. I was wondering if I could program something that would allow to use a cheap Raspberry Pi as a gateway. Effectively ...
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Android head unit 8227L with no physical buttons bootloop

After successfully rooting Android head unit 8227L, I decided to update SuperSU binary files and unfortunately ended up with a boot loop. After many trials and errors, I eventually managed to open ...
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Android Auto stopped working with Pixel 3 on Hyundai Elantra

I have a 2018 Hyundai Elantra with Android Auto and a Pixel 3, and I use Android Auto often. I recently upgraded my phone to Andriod 10 and after a few days Android Auto stopped working. I have ...
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Disable external GPS

I use Android Auto a lot. My car's entertainment unit, which I connect my phone to via USB in order to use Android Auto, has it's own GPS antenna. But it's slow to obtain my location, and often ...
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Android Auto is not working with Realme1 (6 GB / 128 GB)

I have Sony XAV-AX5000 in my car, I tried to run android auto with my realme1 (6GB /128 GB) variant but it is not woring in both colorOS 5.2 and colorOS 6. I checked with other phones (iphone as well)...
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Recovery approach for lost partition and encrypted F2FS

The Problem and Mystery My ZTE Axon 7 [Android 7] inexplicably wiped its emulated storage area /storage/emulated/0 while retaining all installed applications, albeit with settings wiped clean. There ...
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How to upgrade SWM 8802 to Android 8.1

I purchased a SWM 8802 double din automotive head unit from ebay and I was under the impression that it would have android 7.1 installed as advertised. Turns out it actually has android 5.1, which has ...
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Android Auto not working with Samsung Galaxy S10

I've a Samsung Galaxy S10e smartphone with Android Pie as OS. When I connect it using an USB cable to my car (Audi A1) and start Android Auto from the car display, it doesn't work. I can't say what ...
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Android Auto works with out a WiFi or data connection

On my mobile phone, I have the WiFi and data connection disabled. Yet, I still get google maps via my Android Auto as seen on vehicle display. How is this possible?
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How to use Android Auto in Poland?

Has anyone managed to successfully use Android Auto with any car based in Poland? My Motorola Moto Z2 Play fails completely when I am trying to connect it to my Toyota Aygo 2018+ (tried many good ...
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How do I know which GPS my Android Auto is using

Apparently Android Auto can either use the GPS in the connected head unit or the GPS in the mobile device itself. As I understand, Android Auto will always prefer to use the GPS in the connected head ...
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Can't launch Android Auto, keeps asking to enable drawing over other apps

Within the past couple of weeks or so, I've started having an issue with Android Auto not launching when I connect to my car's Bluetooth. Whenever I try launching Auto, it shows a dialog instructing ...
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How to close `Android Auto` notification

I plugged my phone into the USB on my rental car so that it would stay charged while I used the phone for navigation -- but it didn't stay charged. Now I have a notification that I can't get rid of: ...
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Android Auto unusable

I have a Google Pixel 2 XL and a Sony XAV-AX100. More often than not, when I connect the phone to the car, Android Auto is unusable. Everything is sooooo slow, that I have to reboot the phone. I can ...
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Android auto - non stop notifications

I have been using android auto using car display for more than a year on nexus 5. No problems at all, well except from huge battery drain on Nexus. Couple of weeks ago updated the phone to Samsung ...
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Android Auto apps don't interrupt radio

When listening to the radio in car, with Bluetooth handsfree, the radio is interrupted when a phone call comes in but not when I play spotify or other apps (Google maps, Tunein radio or others) from ...
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Download, install, and run Android App that is not available in my country

I am actually interested to download certain apps from Play Store. However, the app that I wanted to download (in this case, Android Auto) is not available in my country. Previously, I managed to ...
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Change Google Maps Navigation language

I use my phone in English (UK). But I would very much like to change the Maps navigation language to Turkish, since the English voice sucks horribly in reading Turkish place names (especially while ...
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Android Auto language tied to phone?

I have a Nexus 6P and just got a car with android auto, i use my phone and most of my things with English language (i'm used to English for tech) even tho i live in a Spanish speaking country. Now ...
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Android Auto: Google Play Music

So this seems like an obvious "yes, of course it has to" but I can't find anything official that will commit to it. Are all Android Auto consoles guaranteed to support Google Play Music, since it's ...
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