Android Auto was announced at Google I/O 2014 as a solution to improve the integration of cars and phones. Android Auto App provides drivers a new experience to access the information they need: directions, music, communications or voice actions. All these without the distraction of unnecessary things while driving.
With all these amazing features, we want to share with you 3 awesome facts that will definitely make you download Android Auto.
On your phone screen
At first, it was launched to let users broadcast their phone screen into the car´s display Interface. Currently, there are several car models supporting Android Auto, however, What about old cars that don’t even have a screen?
Android Auto can now be used directly on your phone screen, making it available in any car. You only need to have Android 5.0 Lollipop or a later version installed on your device before downloading the app. Just find the right car mount to put your phone in and you will be ready to go.
“Ok Google” Voice Commands
Now that Android Auto is available to be used right on your phone screen, some major enhancements have been made to support hands-free voice commands.
This will provide you all the experience from the moment you shout “Ok Google”, to play songs, send messages or make a call.
Many apps can be used with Android Auto, mostly of them from Google. However, they have integrated Spotify despite having Google Play Music.
The same is happening to Google Maps, as it has been announced the integration of the most used GPS-based geographical navigation app in the world: Waze.
The Waze support is expected to be integrated soon this year. Great news for Android users that prefer this service over others.
Google’s effort to make Android Auto a better service is quite evident, as it also prepares to add new settings to Android Auto 2.0 version. So, now that you know more about it, Why don’t you give it a responsible use and see for yourself all the amazing features that it has to offer.