The new version of Android Auto 9.6, which fixes bugs and includes internal improvements, is now available on the Google Play Store for download in the final version.
Android Auto 9.6 has officially arrived on the Google Play Store, allowing users to update the application in their vehicles. The new version has no visible changes or notable features and focuses on internal improvements and bug fixes.
Android Auto is a popular and growing tool that enables seamless communication between Android mobile devices and vehicles. As its use becomes more widespread, there are also new problems to be solved.
Compared to its predecessor Android Auto 9.5, version 9.6 focuses mainly on internal improvements and bug fixeswithout introducing any new standout features or functionality.
The version yet does not include the expected redesign of settings with Material You nor the option to change the startup application, which were introduced in previous versions. These features must be activated from the server as usual.
Google has updated the list of known bugs in Android Autoand one of the major changes includes bug fixes related to sending Telegram messages through Google Assistant.
Android Auto the big absentee from the Google I/O
It is important to note that Android Automotive, the version for cars, presented at the last Google I/O, is a different and separate project from Android Auto. Therefore, the news announced for Android Automotive is not available on Android Auto currently.
With this minor update and no major improvements it may be necessary wait a while to enjoy new features. For those interested in updating your Android Auto versionyou can download it directly from the Google Play Store.
It is striking that Android Auto is not widely mentioned at the Google conference. However, with fast release speed of stable versions, it’s possible we’ll get to Android Auto 10 soonwhich could mean significant changes to the platform.