Android 12 will put an end to the Android Auto application, which shows the optimal interface on the smartphone while driving in the car. You need to use Google Assistant, which provides “driving” mode on Google Maps.
The Android Auto application allows motorists not to touch the car screen anyway Use an interface that is suitable for driving It will be displayed on their smartphone. This application is no longer compatible with pixels that work with future operating systems.
Google Assistant picks up the wheel
Instead, Google offers users of this processor a “driving view” built into Google Maps powered by Google Assistant. The interface is also very close, making it easy to touch the graphic elements while you are at the wheel. At a glance, motorists can consult the latest announcements, weather forecast, route or start playing a song or podcast.
Google announced this driving mode in Google Assistant in 2019, but it was too late and the search engine decided to launch this application (called Android Auto for phone screens) to wait. Owners of smartphones equipped with older versions of the OS can continue to use the app.
This change does not replace Android Auto, allowing applications of the Android smartphone to be used on the car screen (if the latter is fitted), by combining the two. Google notes that the “experience” of Android Auto will not be affected by the scraping of the app.