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.

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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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Chat bubble not appearing on messenger and Android auto always launching

I've reset my phone (Xiaomi mi 9) and initialized it from a google cloud save. Since then, the chat bubbles on the facebook messenger app does not appear even though I've enabled them and enabled the "...
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LG k10 android cellphone sms automatically deleted

Recently my android automatically delete some sms after maybe some hours of seeing them. My sms setting is like this: So if found this search result from google: All you will need to do is make ...
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How to stop apps from reloading when connected to android auto and ambient light changes?

Android Auto has an annoying behavior where many apps reload when the ambient light changes, e.g. When you drive through a tunnel. This is annoying if you're reading something and the app reloads. How ...
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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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Change route during navigation in Android Auto

I use Android Auto in my car, with Google Maps for navigation. Scenario: I glance at the screen, and see an alternative route saying "7 minutes faster". What would be perfect: Google automatically ...
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is it possible to Transfer calls between Android phones using BT?

My problem: - I dont want to keep my mobile connected to my car everytime I get in or get out. My cars headunit/infotainment system works only when I physically connect the USB cable to the phone, not ...
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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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Android Auto in Raspberry Pi with Newsmy Cardpad 2

I really don't know if this should be in Android Enthusiasts, since this involves diverse questions and environments, but O decided to ask here since the objective here is to have Android Auto ...
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Watchdog app that monitors selected apps and relaunchen them in case they have crashed?

I have a Smarthome control app on a wall-mounted tablet. The app unfortunately crashes (quits itself) once in a while. I'm looking now for a watchdog app which keeps an eye on this app, and if it's ...
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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 starts correctly only on cable and with unlocked screen

I have an Android Auto-enabled Toyota Aygo and a Moto Z2 Play with Android Auto app installed. Both devices can communicate / are communicating using USB-C cable and Bluetooth (I tried to disable ...
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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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Android Auto - Google Play Music plays random songs instead of music from personal playlist after giving Voice command

I use Android Auto primarily for music, to listen while driving in R-Link2. Recently, when I use push to talk(VR) to play the song which was paused earlier, a new song from a random browse station get ...
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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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Android Auto get CarSensorManager for statistics [closed]

I've read that Android Auto sends some CarSensor Data to Google while Connected (like speed, rpm, throttle position etc.) If this is true is it possible for me as developer to access this data for ...
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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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Can Android Auto app connect to car dashboard device running Android 4.4?

Does the Android Auto app require Android 5 on the car dashboard that it is streaming data to? (Phone has Android 5)