Common Android Auto Issues/Fixes: Connectivity, Internet, Google Assistant, Calls, Music

Android Auto is a familiar word these days in the automobile industry. Moreover, most of the cars come in-built with this feature and is one of the highlights of the whole car itself. It lets you control your car infotainment system as an Android device. That comes pretty handily as most of us are pretty familiar with the Android applications. However, users of Android Auto have been facing several bugs and issues related to it and if you are also one of the users or are looking for ways to fix any issue related to Android Auto then, you are at the right place.

As in this post, we will guide you on common Android Auto issues/fixes: connectivity, internet, Google Assistant, calls, music, and more. We will try to cover all the issues related to Android Auto along with their possible solution that has been working for the users facing the issue. So, without any further ado, let us get straight into the article itself:

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Common Android Auto Issues/Fixes: Connectivity, Internet, Google Assistant, Calls, Music

There are plenty of user reports on the Android Auto support forum regarding various issues faced by the users on Android Auto. You can check out the list of some of the major issues below:

  • Waze GPS location does not lock to the current position
  • Google Assistant and voice commands not working
  • No ringtone or notification tone when using Android Auto on my car display
  • Amazon Music takes over third party media apps while playing music
  • Music does not resume after a phone call ends
  • “Internet connection is not stable” when sending + replying messages
  • Google Assistant not working since January 2020
  • Answer / Call button does not work on the steering wheel
  • Incoming text messages are read out in a different language
  • Notification banners hanging on the screen

Troubleshooting Android Auto Problems

If you are also facing any of the above-mentioned issues with your Android Auto then, you can follow the below troubleshooting guide which you can follow to fix most of the issues faced on Android Auto.

Step 1: Check Cable and Bluetooth Connection

If you installed the Android Auto unit, then the first thing to look for is any loose connection. If Android Auto is not loading then try to swap the cable and see whether it is working for you or not. Moreover, it does rely on Bluetooth connection for voice calls. So make sure that you have the connection intact to avoid issues like voice calls not getting connected with Android Auto.

Step 2: Check App’s Permissions and Notification Access

To check app’s permissions, head over to Settings>>Apps>>Applications>>Android Auto>>Permissions. Under here make sure that everything is enabled. Now head to Settings>>Apps>>Special Access>>Notification Access makes sure that Android Auto is enabled.

Step 3: Clear App Data


If you are still having issues with the Android Auto then, you need to clear the Apps data to start over again. It basically refreshes the application. To do this head over to Settings>>Apps>>Android Auto>>Storage>>Clear Data.

Step 4: Uninstall and Reinstall

If nothing works for you then, you need to uninstall the application and reinstall it on your device. Once you have uninstalled the phone, just to sure restart your device and again install the Android Auto.

So, there you have it from my side in this post. I hope you guys liked this post and were able to fix the Android Auto problems by following the above-mentioned methods. Let us know in the comments below if you face any issues while following the above-mentioned methods. Until the next post…Cheers!

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