How to Setup Android Auto

October 23rd, 2018 by

Chevy Passengers SmilingKnowing how to setup Android Auto means bring the apps, music, and contacts on your smartphone to your everyday drive. Need to know about Android Auto setup? We’ve got a step-by-step guide.

Connecting to Android Auto on Your Phone Screen

First, make sure you phone is running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and up, then follow these easy steps:

  • Go to Google Play and download the Android Auto app.
  • Make sure your phone has a strong and fast internet connection.
  • Open Android Auto and download any apps it requests, such as Google Maps.
  • Review and agree to the Safety Notice and Terms & Conditions.
  • Give Android Auto permission to access your phone’s features and apps. Turn on notifications for the best experience.
  • If pairing with Bluetooth, select the right device and enable auto launch for Android Auto.

Connect to Android Auto on Your Car Display with USB

Again, make sure you have Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and up before following these instructions:

  • Go to Google Play and download the Android Auto app.
  • Make sure your phone has a strong and fast internet connection.
  • Download the Android Auto app from Google Play or plug into the car with a USB cable and download when prompted.
  • Turn on your car and make sure it’s in park.
  • Unlock your phone’s screen and connect using a USB cable.
  • Give Android Auto permission to access your phone’s features and apps. Turn on notifications for the best experience.
Chevy Android Auto Smartphone
Chevy Android Auto Touchscreen

Connecting to Android Auto on Your Car Display Wirelessly

Make sure you phone and vehicle meet minimum requirements, then ensure your phone has a strong and fast cellular data connection.

Follow the same instructions for USB connection; a USB cable must be used during the initial setup. When you next turn on the vehicle, Bluetooth will activate automatically. Wireless connections might take a few seconds.

Our Team Can Show You How to Connect Android Auto to Your Car

Whether accessing your music between Rice Lake and Hayward or calling contacts in Cumberland, getting Android Auto setup brings next-generation connectivity to every drive. Contact us today to find out more, or feel free to check out our Android Auto compatible models. If you’re interested in new vehicle features, why not take a closer look at the MyBuick App or the Ford SYNC features.

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