Ready to Hit the Road with Android Auto? Here’s All You Should Know

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Undoubtedly, the usage of mobile phones during driving is illegal nearly around the world. But many times, it is quite impossible to stop people from using their phones while driving. To serve this kind of people, Google recently introduced its brand new Android Auto App which will work in every car. With the help of Android Auto, you can use your favorite apps on your car’s screen while driving.

What You Need Out on the Road?

Here’s all you should need to know about this amazing app.

Stay Focused on the Road

Android auto is an advanced app developed by Google to allow the smartphone running Android to power the automobiles through dashboard’s head unit. It is designed focusing on the safety while driving on the road. The app is really an amazing app with simple and spontaneous interface, integrated steering wheel controller and new voice actions that lessen the risk of distraction to stay focus on the road. It links new cars that support Android 5.0+ phones (Lollipop or Marshmallow).

Home

Google’s Android Auto connects your phone to your car’s screen offering you glanceability and readability while driving the car. It optimizes the useful information and presents it into simple cards that appear to you when needed.


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Map

Android Auto helps and guides to find out the accurate directions to avoid distraction with the free voice-guided steering. It gives live information about traffic, lane guidance and much more.

Music

Most of the people have a habit of listening music while driving to revive their mood and avoid the stress of driving. Android Auto app offers a 90 days trial for Google Play Music. As per demand, you can access to 30 million songs. It allows you live streaming with endless music on the way without any advertisement.

Communication

With Android Auto, you can send and receive messages, and make calls without retracting your hands from the wheel.

Voice

You can control everything with voice navigation. Android Auto best-in-speech technology allows you to manage the motions by uttering words swiftly.

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What Do You Need to Have to Use the App?

To avail this amazing app what you need is an Android Auto compatible vehicle or refurbished radio, and an Android Lollipop smartphone. As you will connect your smartphone with the Android Auto compatible vehicle or the radio, there will be applications displayed on the car’s screen.

How to Set Up Your Android Auto App?

  • First, you need to download the Android Auto app via Google Play.
  • Before taking a trial for the first time, make it sure to that you have set up the connection properly. First, unlock your phone and connect it to your vehicle via USB cable. Review the terms and conditions and continue by accepting them.
  • Turn on notifications in Android Auto to keep alert with calendar events, text messages, incoming calls, and music
  • The last step of setting up the app is to select Android Auto button appearing on the car’s screen to get started. Make it sure that you follow all the instructions of Android auto app.

Supported Cars

Android Auto app is compatible with the specific models of the following mentioned brands; Acura, Audi, Buick. Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, Genesis, GMC, Holden, Honda, Hyundai, Kenwood, KIA, Lincoln, Mahindra, Maserati, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Opel, Pioneer, Seat, Skoda, Vauxhall, Volkswagen, and Volvo.

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In a nutshell, if we say that Android Auto app is a simpler and safer way to use your phone in the car, it would not be wrong. With the App, you can transform the dumb nature of your vehicle infotainment by using the exciting and swift applications of your smartphone on your car display. So, download the app, enable it and enjoy a safe and cheery driving!



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