Android Auto is the Google’s solution for integrating your smartphone perfectly to the nature of your vehicle infotainment. It can be said as possible for everyone using their Android handsets to keep them off while driving.
Thankfully, Android Auto has the ability to work in any car. This program adds the ‘car mode’ to your smartphone which has a simplified and oversize interface which gives you a swift access to your smartphone, audio and navigation feature.
All you are needed to do is downloading the application which is available in the US. It is expected to roll out in other countries too. Below are some of amazing Android Auto feature worth checking out.
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Android Auto can work with some third-party applications that have been effectively updated to work with the Auto’s interface. Some of these applications include Skype, WhatsApp, and Kik. There are also music applications that work with the app. These are Google Play Music, Spotify, and Pandora. There are also audio applications ranging from Overdrive and Stitcher to Audible and NPR One.
To see what applications can integrate with Android Auto, hit the menu icon or swipe right and the select ‘Apps for Android Auto.’
In case you have a compatible messaging application, Auto automatically compose a good reply to an incoming test. One the message that Android Auto tends to send by default is ‘I am driving right now. You can change by hitting the Menu button, go Settings and then Auto reply.
One thing you should know is that after changing the Auto reply message, the message does not auto-send. You actually need to hit it for it to be sent.
Android Auto’s screen is as simple as it comes. It has a list of the favorites generated for the Phone application, but a bit oversized which makes it easy for tapping as you drive. The favorites appear in the order they are listed on the phone. To access some phone features such as call history and voicemail, tap Menu or swipe right.
Android Auto automatically displays your recent destinations from Android’s Google Maps. You just need to hit one of the directions and you are on the go. The apps also enable you to ask for directions by just saying ‘Ok Google’ to access maps.
You can use set Android auto to operate automatically as soon as the smartphone pairs with your vehicle’s Bluetooth. To do this, tap the Settings screen, hit Auto launch and then choose the corresponding Auto Launch handset.
Source: Android Community
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