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Post by FDAD » Fri Jun 11, 2021 12:08 pm

Is anybody else using android auto wireless successfully or has gotten connection issues since Android Auto's last update?
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Post by londiniumperson » Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:18 pm

I wasn't aware Android Auto Wireless was available on the e.
I know that there's an option in the hidden menu but I didn't realise that it actually worked.
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Post by FDAD » Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:39 pm

londiniumperson wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:18 pm
I wasn't aware Android Auto Wireless was available on the e.
I know that there's an option in the hidden menu but I didn't realise that it actually worked.
See now that's a special version I've got working since october :D :D :D
As long as your running Android 11 it is possible but not officially supported. Honda didn't want to commit and never got android auto wireless officially approved by google yet as long as you enable it it two hidden areas it remains that way.
In the latest android auto update it no longer auto connects when I get to the car.. I just have to manually connect it to Bluetooth and that's it.
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Post by FDAD » Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:41 pm

Honda just took a piss and said we have great potential, lets ruin it by not fully developing the software.
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Post by bogga » Sat Jun 12, 2021 8:39 am

londiniumperson wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:18 pm
I wasn't aware Android Auto Wireless was available on the e.
I know that there's an option in the hidden menu but I didn't realise that it actually worked.
What? where? How?

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Post by Minky92 » Sun Jun 13, 2021 1:40 am

FDAD wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:39 pm
londiniumperson wrote:
Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:18 pm
I wasn't aware Android Auto Wireless was available on the e.
I know that there's an option in the hidden menu but I didn't realise that it actually worked.
See now that's a special version I've got working since october :D :D :D
As long as your running Android 11 it is possible but not officially supported. Honda didn't want to commit and never got android auto wireless officially approved by google yet as long as you enable it it two hidden areas it remains that way.
In the latest android auto update it no longer auto connects when I get to the car.. I just have to manually connect it to Bluetooth and that's it.
Hmm, would you mind running us through the process of setting it up please? What are the hidden areas you mentioned? I have Android 11 and enabled developer options / wireless android auto, but it isn't recognised by the car. Do I have to change something on the car end too?

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Post by FDAD » Mon Jun 14, 2021 9:42 pm

It's not that I don't want to... but I don't feel it's the right thing to do... Honda has to own up to its mistakes. We can't just keep fixing things..

If I have a change of heart I'll post a how to.
Londinium can post it if he wants to.
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Post by Reuben80 » Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:18 pm

Whenever you update android auto you never know that it will work flawlessly. It is always a gamble.

To activate wireless android auto on the e switch on the car. Press and hold simultaneously the Audio and home button. After 6 or 7 seconds press and hold also the brightness button without releasing the other buttons until it loads the diagnostics menu. Then go detailed infromation, smartphone information, and switch on android auto wireless.
If you want to unlock the HDMI while driving after the detailed information menu hold the home button until you see a new menu. Click vehicle model information, dd vsp error, and uncheck. Click return until all menus are closed.

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Post by FDAD » Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:23 pm

Reuben80 wrote:
Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:18 pm
Whenever you update android auto you never know that it will work flawlessly. It is always a gamble
There is another step to get it to work as intended changing from 2.4ghz to 5ghz wifi.

More so when the infotainment system gets no updates.
It has always worked great and i have YT Premium too.
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Post by bogga » Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:37 pm

Tried it.. it works, but the audio breaks up, and it's slow, either my phone can't cope, or there is somehting odd in bandwidth over wifi.

I've got another car with wireless android auto, so I'll test that and report.

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