Google launched the Android Auto platform in 2015 in several countries; however, the Wireless version of it has only been available in select regions. Today, Google has finally announced that it are expanding the wireless compatibility of the Android Auto platform to over 34 countries.
First noted by Android Police, Google has updated the page to indicate that Android Auto Wireless is now supported in a total of 34 countries. That means the wireless compatibility is now expanded to 16 countries to its existing one. Now, the wireless compatibility of Android Auto has been available to all countries but leaving behind Japan and Russia, which still has the wired version.
Here are the list of new countries that included to get the wireless compatibility:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- South Korea
- United Kingdom
As of now, every country which has the Android Auto platform from the beginning now supports wireless compatibility leaving behind Japan and Russia due to legal regulations or restrictions. Well, those countries included in the list will get this feature from now onwards.
To use the wireless feature, your vehicle and your phone must connect over Wi-Fi Direct. Currently, this feature supports all Pixel devices, Samsung’s Galaxy S8, S9, S10, Note 8, Note 9, and Note 10 models along with any other Samsung devices running Android 10.
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