Google Discontinuing Its Android Auto App for Smartphones: Report

San Francisco: Google has confirmed it’s shutting down the standalone ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ app with Android 12, media reviews mentioned. Instead anybody who needs a driving-friendly interface for their Android cellphone ought to use the Google Assistant driving mode, which is on the market inside Google Maps, or the native Android Auto interface out there in choose vehicles, reviews The Verge. Google Removes 8 Malicious Cryptocurrency Mining Apps From Play Store; Check List Here.

“For those who use them on phone experience (Android Auto mobile app), they will be transitioned to Google Assistant driving mode,” Google mentioned in an announcement.

“Starting with Android 12, Google Assistant driving mode will be a built-in mobile driving experience. We have no further details to share at this time, the company said, adding that the experience isn’t changing for anyone using Android Auto in compatible cars.

Google’s confirmation came after XDA Developers reported that some users were seeing a message in the ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ app that said the service is “now solely out there for automotive screens” and pointed cellphone customers in direction of Google Assistant driving mode as a alternative. Meanwhile, 9to5Google reviews that the ‘Android Auto for Phone Screens’ app now says it is incompatible with Pixel gadgets working Android 12.

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