Google is lastly pulling the plug on Android Auto cellular app for all of the Android customers, regardless of the OS model. A couple of 12 months ago, the tech big had killed off the service for Android 12 customers.
The app remains to be there however issues have modified whenever you open it. Now, if customers of older Android variations attempt to entry the app, the next message would greet them: “Android Auto for telephone screens will cease working quickly”. As you’ll be capable of see within the message, Google has not made clear the date on which it can cease its service.
To nonetheless avail of the service, customers will now have to change to Google Assistant’s driving mode.
Google confirmed to 9to5Google in an announcement that it’ll finish Android Auto on telephone screens:
“For the individuals who use Android Auto in supported autos, that have isn’t going away — and actually we introduced an upcoming main UI enchancment just lately at Google I/O. For many who use the on telephone expertise (Android Auto cellular app), they are going to be transitioned to Google Assistant driving mode which is our subsequent evolution of the cellular driving expertise. We now have no additional particulars to share at the moment.”
Whereas the Google Assistant’s driving mode can’t be stated to be as environment friendly as Android Auto in sure areas, we count on Google to make it higher with upcoming updates. It appears to be the longer term for now.