Audi Android Auto

Android Auto is a set of components that make it much easier to work with key smartphone functions when you’re driving and you’re worried, for example, that a momentary glance at a map on your device might end in an accident. What do you need to know before you start to use Android Auto?

What is Android Auto?

When you’re on the road, Android Auto for Audi replaces your vehicle’s entire infotainment system. Large, easy-to-see icons are displayed on the screen. Tapping these will reveal additional functions and controls, significantly reducing the time it takes to get to the functions you want.

If you have an iPhone, check out the modules for Audi Apple CarPlay.

Google Assistant is the flagship app in Android Auto and a tool that allows you to make and receive calls, listen to music, get directions or find a nearby restaurant. Other Android Auto features include Google Play Music, which can be accessed via a large and obvious button in the middle of the screen.

Android Auto apps can perform the same functions as their smartphone counterparts, but because of their simple interface, they are easier to use. Android Auto supports, among other things, music apps, text messages management, as well as mailbox or daily planner.

Find out more information about what is Android Auto.

Audi Models with Android Auto

The list of vehicles that are fully compatible with the standard proposed by Google is long. In practice, it includes almost all vehicles developed by the manufacturer after 2016. Therefore, we can mention:

  • Audi A1 (2019)
  • Audi A3 (2017)
  • Audi A4 (2017)
  • Audi A5 (2017)
  • Audi A6 (2017)
  • Audi A7 (2017)
  • Audi A8 (2018)
  • Audi Q2 (2017)
  • Audi Q3 (2019)
  • Audi Q5 (2018)
  • Audi Q7 (2016)
  • Audi Q8 (2019)
  • Audi R8 (2017)
  • Audi TT (2017).

All of these vehicles should be able to seamlessly connect to the Android Auto app and offer users the key features that make it such a popular worldwide tool that makes getting around in a car much easier.

Can I Add Android Auto to My Audi?

It often turns out that a simple update to the vehicle’s firmware is all it takes to find that the manufacturer has added support for your car and it can connect to the Android Auto app from now on without a problem. For older Audis you will need to install external box to run Android Auto.

Wireless Android Auto Installation And Setup

Nobody likes cables. They look unaesthetic, take up space, and constantly plugging them into the phone may damage the charging module. A much better way to enjoy the connectivity of Android Auto with your vehicle is to buy and install the MMI USB adapter. You only have to plug it into the dedicated port. It is a simple, safe and proven solution to connect your phone with your car wirelessly. It is of course for cars with pre-installed Android Auto, every our modules works wirelessly out of a box and don’t need additional adapters.