Whether you’re a developer looking to test out your application on Android Auto or to run an app that hasn’t been released on the Play Store, you’ll need to enable Developer settings. Google hides the option within the Android Auto application but, thankfully, it’s effortless to activate. Here’s how…

How to enable Android Auto’s Developer settings |

  1. Launch the Android Auto application on your smartphone
  2. Tap on the hamburger menu icon in the top left corner
  3. Select the About option
  4. Tap repeatedly on the About Android Auto portion of the heading until a pop-up states that Developer settings is enabled
  5. To locate the Developer settings, select the multi-dot menu button in the top right corner
  6. Tap on Developer settings

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