So I just got a new (to me) car that has Android Auto. So far I am digging it (both the car and Android Auto) except for two issues. Navigating FLAC files on my Moto X4 is a huge pain where the sun don’t shine. You are forced to navigate song by song and scrolling is slow and unresponsive. Why can’t Google let you navigate by artist, then by album, then by song?
The second issue is more of an annoyance – if I leave my phone in my car while stopping at a rest stop, Android Auto does not automatically re-connect when I’m ready to go. I have to open the compartment my phone is in, unlock it, and put it back before the connection is good again.
On the plus side, I really like being able to put Waze on the “big screen” (which is kind of necessary since all of my USB ports are hidden inside of compartments), through I wish it were compatible with Here maps.
I’m just curious if anyone else uses Android Auto. If you do, what are your thoughts on it and do you know any tricks to alleviate my complaints
Also, I can get unlimited 4g data for my car for $20 per month and my car can be used as a hot spot for all passengers. Worth it?