How to connect android auto to car? - Phonezoo

Android Auto is a popular feature that lets you use some of your favorite smartphone apps through your car's infotainment system. It's a convenient way to stay connected and entertained while driving. In this article, we'll walk you through the steps to connect Android Auto to your car.

Before we get started, it's important to note that not all cars are compatible with Android Auto. Make sure your car's infotainment system is compatible before attempting to connect. Also, make sure your phone is running Android 6.0 or higher and has the Android Auto app installed.

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Connecting through USB Port

  1. Park your car before connecting your phone.
  2. Connect your phone to the car's USB data port using your phone's cable.
  3. If your phone is not set up for Android Auto, it will prompt you to download the Android Auto app and other related apps like Google Maps or update to the newest version of the app.
  4. If Android Auto does not automatically launch, touch the Projection icon or the Android Auto icon on your car's infotainment system screen.
  5. Follow the prompts on your car's touchscreen and on your phone to start.
  6. You will be asked to accept Terms before using the feature.
  7. Once connected, the touchscreen will show the phone apps that are accessible.

Connecting Wirelessly

  1. Park your car before attempting to set up a wireless connection.
  2. Tap the gray Android Auto icon on the infotainment screen.
  3. Pair or connect your phone to the car's infotainment system using Bluetooth.
  4. Follow the prompts on the screen and on your phone to start.
  5. You will be asked to accept Terms before using the feature.
  6. On some vehicles, if you plug your phone in via USB, the system will ask if you'd like to allow a wireless connection in the future. If you agree, the next time you go for a drive, your phone will automatically connect wirelessly with Android Auto.

Note that not all cars support the wireless connection feature, and not all phones are compatible. Check your car's manual or contact the manufacturer to verify compatibility.

In conclusion, connecting Android Auto to your car is a straightforward process that can greatly enhance your driving experience. Whether you're using it to make calls, navigate with Google Maps, or listen to music, Android Auto makes it easy to stay connected and entertained on the road.


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Saamer Usmani
Saamer Usmani
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