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September 27

Android Auto 8.2 beta begins rolling out, tweaks dock of ‘Coolwalk’ redesign

Google has begun rolling out Android Auto version 8.2 to those enrolled in the beta, bringing a revamped dock to the much-anticipated “Coolwalk” redesign.

August 23

Android Auto 8.0 begins rolling out, still no sign of redesign

Google has begun releasing Android Auto version 8.0, but despite the jump in version number, there’s no sign of the highly anticipated redesign.

January 8, 2019

Google Podcasts for Android Auto is live with latest Google app beta

The last update to Google Podcasts finally added link support in show notes and greatly improved formatting. A major update now makes the audio client compatible with Android Auto on phones and in-car units for optimized media controls while driving.

April 12, 2021

Android Auto prepares ‘Connectivity Troubleshooter,’ better day/night mode controls

Google’s Android Auto has become an important tool for many users and, soon, it may introduce a new “Connectivity Troubleshooter” which could make it easier to figure out problems with your connection.

May 18, 2021

Android Auto now available on 100M cars, instrument cluster integration coming

Google at I/O 2021 announced today that there are over 100 million compatible Android Auto cars on the road, while providing an update on growing support and new features like instrument cluster integration.

May 7, 2021

Android Auto to add support for Work Profiles, removes Play Music mention [APK Insight]

Google’s Android Auto just picked up another update, and this time around, it seems to be addressing a longstanding issue. Android Auto is about to added support for Android’s Work Profiles feature.

May 23, 2019

Android Auto 4.3 preps upcoming ‘Boardwalk’ redesign [APK Insight]

Back at Google I/O 2019, it was revealed that Android Auto would be getting a huge overhaul to its design. In the latest update for the Android Auto companion app, Google is setting the foundation for that “Boardwalk” redesign ahead of its release later this Summer.

November 21, 2019

[Update: Fixed] Android Auto users report ‘double beep’ Google Assistant issue w/ no replies

One of the biggest highlights of Android Auto is its tight integration with Google Assistant, but it seems there’s an issue there at the moment. Many Android Auto users are reporting a “double beep” issue which sees Google Assistant not replying with failing commands.

June 15, 2020

Android Auto prepares to regain Google Calendar integration

One of the better things about the old Android Auto, before it got redesigned, was its Google Feed-like home screen that offered useful things like your upcoming Google Calendar events. The latest version of Android Auto points to your car regaining its Google Calendar smarts, including navigation shortcuts.

October 7, 2020

Android Auto readying custom shortcuts for Google Assistant actions and contacts

While fans of using Android in the car may be more excited by the upcoming launch of Google Assistant Driving Mode, Android Auto is preparing improvements of its own with custom shortcuts to Assistant actions and contacts.

September 4, 2019

Android Auto will get a dedicated app for ‘Phone Screens’ soon

Android Auto recently got a huge redesign, but the company had previously confirmed that the experience would be leaving smartphone screens as Assistant’s Driving Mode released. Now, it seems Google is backtracking that with a new “Android Auto for Phone Screens” app.

Comment: ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ is a rare Google consolation

The extreme to which Google takes the ‘fail forward’ mentality has earned it a reputation of being the world’s best product killer, and one of the more recent of those was the Android Auto phone screen experience. In a rare move, it looks like Google is backtracking on that and offering consolation for those perturbed […]

January 13, 2020

Android Auto app has been downloaded 100 million times

Five years after its launch, Google’s Android Auto recently passed a milestone. On the Play Store, the Android Auto app has been downloaded 100 million times (via Android Police).

July 19, 2019

Android Auto app disappearing from app drawer for some, here’s why

Earlier this week, a redditor reported, as spotted by Android Police, that the Android Auto app disappeared from their app drawer since updating to Android Q Beta 5. Realizing that something was up, our APK Insight team dug in a little deeper and learned why.

December 5, 2019

Android Auto is testing new designs for Google Assistant, rolls out weather icon

Since its big redesign earlier this year, Google has subtly tweaked Android Auto a few times. Now, it seems Google is testing out some radical redesigns to Assistant on Android Auto.

October 7, 2019

[Update: Auto-resume toggle] Android Auto 4.7 prepares hiding apps [APK Insight]

Android Auto’s new redesign surfaces all compatible apps on your homescreen, and that can feel understandably cluttered at times. Now, the latest update to Android Auto is preparing homescreen customization and more.

November 7, 2019

Android Auto 4.8 prepares persistent weather icon, more [APK Insight]

One of my few complaints about the new Android Auto interface that rolled out earlier this year is that it killed useful cards such as one for the weather. Now, the latest Android Auto update brings back that functionality as well as delivering on a previously teased option.

August 29, 2019

Android Auto 4.6 preps to kill phone UI in favor of Assistant Driving Mode [APK Insight]

Back in May, we learned that while Android Auto for screens in the car is here to stay — and even getting a slick redesign — the experience of using Android Auto on your phone screen was being killed in favor of the Google Assistant’s Driving Mode. We’re now seeing our first evidence of this […]

July 20, 2021

Android Auto may gain better support for automatically opening on more car head units

The latest Android Auto beta points to the app being able to automatically open itself on more cars’ infotainment centers.

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