Android 11 will get Android Auto wireless support for more phones

Google before now stretched the Android Auto wireless support to non-Pixel phones back in October 2019. Nevertheless, the enlargement was prepared to consist of only Samsung phones and that too starting the flagship realm. But at the moment, Google is widening the support for other Android phones as well with the aid of its forthcoming OS upgrade.

The tech publication Wapmastazone experimental that Google has updated Android Auto’s FAQ page and declare the Android Auto wireless at the moment too supports devices running Android 11. This means your phone is required to run Android 11 if you desire to get do away with the USB cable to access the in-car entertainment system. Though, there is one more condition that your device required to complete for a wireless experience.

Android Auto on your car display (wireless)

As additionally noted, your phone has got to maintain 5GHz WiFi for wireless connection to work. The update page reads, “Any smartphone with Android 11 with 5GHz WiFi.” This is, however, not a big issue as approximately all modern smartphone has this capability to connect you to 5GHz WiFi.

The Android Auto assist page also points out that a few EU residents may not able to use wireless Android Auto even after getting the Android 11 update as the EU has precise requirements for 5GHz WiFi used in the car.

The Android Auto wireless support was initially rolled out to Pixel devices back in April 2018 and it is currently only making advanced developments. It took Android Auto another two years to increase the support for other Android phones. In fact, it is just the statement for now as it will take further time for phones to have the Android 11 upgrade.

Android Auto via WiFi lets you access the entertainment head unit by just voice or touch commands. You don’t need any USB cable to connect your phone with the in-car entertainment unit.


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Olamilekan Adebanji

Olamilekan Adebanji is a lover of tech and a content writer at wapmastazone

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