Android Auto update adds support for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 on 3 carriers

Android Auto update adds support for Samsung Galaxy S4 and Samsung Galaxy S5 on 3 carriers
An update to the Android Auto app adds support for two of the most popular Android handsets over the last few years. The Samsung Galaxy S4 and the Samsung Galaxy S5 from AT&T, Sprint and Verizon are now supported by the app. Those totin' the handsets can enjoy hands-free phone calls, turn-by-turn navigation and messaging all from the safety of the dashboard on their car.

Android Auto, which works with Android handsets running 5.0 or higher, sends everything through your dashboard allowing you to concentrate on your driving instead of your phone. Weather, traffic and information about your commute will pop up on cards that you will be able to see right in front of you. Similar to Google Now, these cards appear just when you need them.

Thirty-five different car manufacturers support Android Auto, and the feature allows you to use such third-party apps such as Skype, WhatsApp and Spotify while you are behind the wheel. For those of you totally hooked on the platform, the app allows you to continue with the Android experience during your daily commute to and from the office.

source: AndroidAuto (Android) via AndroidCentral

Related phones

Galaxy S5
  • Display 5.1" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 16 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2500 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2800 mAh(21h 3G talk time)
Galaxy S4
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1900 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(17h 3G talk time)

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2 Comments

1. joevsyou

Posts: 1091; Member since: Feb 28, 2015

if i am lucky enough hopefully my 2015 get a update for this.

2. mrmessma

Posts: 271; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Even between the Tach and Speedo still seems like a poor place for a text message to be read, tell me it's audible only.

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