Android Auto app for smartphones disappeared in Android 12
Do you regularly use Android Auto? Next, it is important to know that Google will stop using the Android Auto smartphone app. Read here how it is.
Read on after the announcement.
Android Auto app for smartphones disappears
One of the great features of Android Auto The is that you can also make excellent use of the software if you don’t have an infotainment system in your car. The service works well on smartphones and is included as standard on Android 10 and later. If you have an older phone, you need to use the separate Android Auto app. This app is called “Android Auto for smartphones” and can be downloaded from the Play Store.
Android Auto for phone screens
Google behind on the site 9to5Google Note that it will partially interrupt the Android Auto smartphone application. Android 12’s soon-to-be-released major update ensures that users are automatically “transferred” to Driving View in the Google Assistant. This feature is a standard part of Android 12 and contains all the functionality of the Android Auto app.
In a statement, Google mentioned that Driving View will become the default way to use Android Auto on a smartphone. If your phone hasn’t received the Android 12 update or if you have an older device, not much is going to change just yet. The app will still be available for users of older versions of Android.
Learn more about Android Auto
Android Auto is Google’s proprietary operating system for in-car infotainment systems. You connect your smartphone to the car and the Android Auto screen appears on a larger screen. You can then use all kinds of apps, like Google Maps, Spotify, and WhatsApp. also Google Assistant It has been integrated with Android Auto.
With Android Auto, you get almost the same experience, but on the smaller screen of your device. At the bottom there are three big buttons to start browsing, call someone or listen to music and podcasts with, for example, Spotify and YouTube Music. In the list, there is another shortcut to the Play Store, where apps that support Android Auto are grouped together.
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