Wireless support for Android Auto is now officially available

Himanshu, 14 April 2018

Google has officially announced the availability of Android Auto Wireless, a feature which allows your phone to connect to your Android Auto head unit using WiFi.

The functionality is currently only available in North America, and the list of supported smartphones currently includes Pixels (both first and second gen), Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P.

"Additional device support will be coming in the future," the company said in the announcement post. For details on what all you need to access this feature, head to the Source 2 link below.

Source 1 | Source 2


Reader comments

  • MBenzPete
  • 16 Apr 2018
  • M0G

Indeed. In some countries (like mine) Android Auto isn't even available yet, wired or not. My new car has it, but the app is not available from the store. So watch out when you rely on something from Google. They're getting worse by the day.

Not being able to use "Google Maps" on Apple CarPlay alone is a deal breaker for me & for many. Being able to use your phone's updated navigation (with phone's data) & voice control was the main reason for these system to even exist. I don't ...

  • NSO
  • 15 Apr 2018
  • iFn

Exactly :(

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