How to install Android Auto in your Car and make it smarter

Have you guys ever heard about Android Auto? If your answer is No, We will recommend you to read this guide thoroughly so that you will be able to know in detail on it. So first things first. Android Auto is developed by Google which allows the users to communicate with all the mobile devices while driving, and the best part is it’s completely legal. So today we will be letting you know how does it all work? Which all vehicles and smartphones are compatible? And a lot more. So without wasting time lets get started.

What is Android Auto?

Android Auto is an app developed by Google app which is available on the Google Play Store. It can be used for mirroring apps from a smartphone device to the car’s display. Android Auto is designed with a cute and simple UI which helps in navigation, and voice commands access and more. Also, there are large button panels and voice controls which work with the help of the Google Assistant.

Requirements for Android Auto?

  • An Android Device with Android 5.0 or Higher
  • A High-Speed Internet Connection
  • A Compatible USB Cable to Mirror your screen across devices
  • A Car which has an inbuilt display in it.

How to Install Android Auto?

First, the user needs to meet the requirements mentioned above and then move ahead and download the Android Auto App from the Google Play Store and grant all the permissions that the app asks. Do not deny any permissions, and this might cause some bugs in the performance of the app. You can also download the latest version of Android Auto APK from here and sideload it like a normal APK.

Regions where Android Auto is Available?

Android Auto is not available in all countries, yet there are some countries where Android Auto is completely legal. So make sure you live in one of these below countries to use Android Auto.

ARGENTINA AUSTRALIA AUSTRIA BRAZIL
Bolivia Canada Chile Colombia
Dominican Republic Ecuador France Germany
Guatemala India Ireland Italy
Japan Mexico New Zealand Panama
Paraguay Peru Puerto Rico Russia
Spain Switzerland United Kingdom United States
Uruguay Venezuela

What apps are compatible with Android Auto?

Currently, Android Auto doesn’t support all apps but offers a wide range of apps to use with. With Android Auto, users can listen to music, call people from contacts, navigate to a location, send message to contacts without getting distracted by taking the hands from the steering of the car. These all functions are only possible through mirroring of apps on the phone to your Car. To give you an idea of what apps are compatible, Waze, WhatsApp Messenger, Facebook, Google Maps, Spotify and some other highly used apps.

Garv Sharma

I am the chief editor of TheLeaker. I also maintain the backend stuff of the site. I’m a Tech enthusiast and loves to do Python coding in my free time. I have worked at many giant publications like XDA Developers and NXTtech before starting TheLeaker.
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