Android Auto







About this app


Varies with device

Requires OS

8.0 and up



Released on

October 31, 2018

Updated on

3 Days Ago


Google LLC

Android Auto enables you to control your car’s main panel through your smartphone or tablet. This offers access to numerous compatible apps, with a diverse tool catalog compared to alternatives like Waze. With Android Auto, you can navigate with Google Maps, enjoy music from Spotify, and utilize messaging apps like WhatsApp while keeping your hands on the wheel.

Which Cars are Compatible with Android Auto?

Android Auto, introduced in 2014 and launched in 2015, is now compatible with the majority of vehicles released since 2016. This includes well-known manufacturers such as BMW, Audi, Ford, and Kia. To use Android Auto in your vehicle, your smartphone needs to have an Android operating system version 5.0 Lollipop or higher. In addition, Android Auto can also be used with aftermarket car stereos from brands like Kenwood and Pioneer, further increasing the number of compatible cars on the road.

How does Android Auto connect?

To connect Android Auto, simply plug one end of a USB cable into your car’s control panel and the other end into your smartphone. Next, download and run the Android Auto app. Your devices will automatically pair, enabling a seamless connection process. This method works well for both USB Mini and USB Type-C compatible smartphones.

Optimize Your Vehicle’s Control Panel with Android Auto

Experience seamless connectivity with Android Auto, enhancing your dashboard’s functionality. Utilize your touchscreen to access Google Play Music, Google Maps, and additional apps. Effortlessly engage Google Assistant for voice command control, minimizing driver distractions while you enjoy an ideal driving mode with Android 10 and Android Automotive.