You may soon be able to enjoy Android Auto wirelessly with your smartphone, regardless of the model. Until now, only Pixel smartphones and Samsung Galaxy phones have the privilege of wirelessly connecting to the dashboard of Android Auto compatible vehicles.
For other devices, a wired USB connection to the car radio was essential. The arrival of Android 11 should be a game-changer, however.
Google has just updated its support page dedicated to Android Auto. In addition to the usual specifics for Android 9 and Android 10 devices, it now indicates that “All smartphones equipped with Android 11.0 and 5 GHz Wi-Fi” are now compatible with Android Auto wireless.
On the condition of having a vehicle equipped with wireless Android Auto, all smartphones, whatever their brand or model, equipped with Android 11 and having a 5 GHz Wi-Fi connection will be able to connect wirelessly to the panel. Android on-board.