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.

Side Note: If you’re enjoying this article, you may want to subscribe to our YouTube channel; we do giveaways, hands-on product reviews, feature top tech, and much more!

Apps

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.’

Auto-reply

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.

Phone

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.

Navigation

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.

Auto

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

View Comments


unlock your phone

Easily and safely unlock your phone for any network provider in just minutes.

Get Started

LATEST FROM YOUTUBE:

What's my model number?

There are several ways to locate your model number:

Option 1
On your device, go to Settings, then "About device" and scroll down to "Model number"
Option 2
Often times you can view the model number inside the device, by removing the battery
Option 3
Using Samsung's model/serial number location tool

Looks like you're using an ad blocker.

We get it: ads aren't what you're here for...

But ad revenue is our only way to manage this site. Without ad revenue we won't be able to continue to provide quality content and free firmware downloads.

Please disable your ad blocker or whitelist Updato.com in order to continue into Updato's ad-light experience.

Thanks for your support!