Can’t connect your phone to Android Auto? You are definitely not alone.

Can’t connect your phone to Android Auto?  You are definitely not alone.

C Scott Brown / Android Authority

tl; Dr

  • Millions of users have reported that they cannot connect their phone to Android Auto.
  • It looks like this problem is related to a new Android Auto update.

Android Auto is one of the most popular car entertainment platforms, allowing you to quickly connect your phone to your car’s entertainment system. Unfortunately, it looks like a new Android Auto update has introduced a major bug.

on dozens of users google support forum (h/t: 9to5google) reported that they cannot connect their phone to Android Auto. Users also noted that this problem appears to have started after the Android Auto version 7.8.

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Forum users confirm that devices like Google Pixel 6, Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, Galaxy Note 10 Plus, Xiaomi Mi 11 Lite and Asus Zenfone 8 are all affected. So the issue is not limited to a specific brand. Furthermore, affected users also said that they had issues with both USB and wireless connections.

“Thanks for reporting this issue. We have forwarded the issue to the rest of the team. We will update with more information when it becomes available,” a Google representative noted in the forum thread. But here’s hoping the company will sort out the matter quickly.

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