Previously getting Android Auto to work wirelessly was restricted to a limited set of devices, now we have found out that Android 11 will remove that restriction. To get Wireless Android Auto working on your phone you obviously need a head unit that is capable of receiving the signal.

In the updated developer guidelines Google now lists the following compatibility details:

With this change, Wireless Android Auto is now open to any Android device running Android 11 that also includes Wi-Fi 802.11 5GHz capability. This should mean much more availability of Wireless Android Auto on handsets, now we just need more head units to launch with the capability.

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sujayv_au
sujayv_au
1 month ago

Interesting to see Google has specifically mentioned Samsung smartphones. Does this mean that other makes won’t work? Or that the service is optimised for Pixel and Samsung phones?

JeniSkunk
JeniSkunk
1 month ago

Question: Have Google said anything about if AndroidOne or Android Go devices will be able to use this easy wireless link system to Android Auto?