New Android Auto update fixes several glitches at OS level

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Android Auto is a platform launched by Google in 2014 to mirror the features of an Android device on a car. It displays navigation, brings apps support, and pops out important messages on a car’s dashboard. In short, it makes infotainment easy in your car.

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Lately, Google has been working to fix bugs in Android Auto. Now, the company is pushing several patches to ensure the proper functioning of the Android Auto in your car. The search giant introduced March 2021 security update for Pixel, along with which arrives the fix for issues impacting Android Auto. It bundles resolves the issue that caused the phone to reboot automatically when connected to the car.

In fact, the official changelog shared by Google states the fix for the app i.e; “fix for an issue causing Android Auto disconnects in certain scenarios.” However, the fix may be only available if you own Pixel 3 / XL, Pixel 3a / XL, Pixel 4 / XL, Pixel 4a, Pixel 4a 5G, or Pixel 5.

Regarding Auto-boot, the search giant explained that a combination of bugs in Android Auto and Google Chrome caused this inconvenience which ended with the smartphone restart every time it was plugged into a car. The fix is provided at the OS level to make it more effective.

Google states, “A fix has been applied for Android Auto app version 6.1 (currently rolling out in Google Play) and Chrome app version 88.0.4324.181 or higher (available in Google Play for everyone). A configuration change to the Chrome app unrelated to Android Auto caused an unexpected combination of bugs in some head units and the Android operating system”.
The update is currently rolling out globally via the Google Play Store.
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