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Démarrer sa BMW avec le smartphone, c’est bientôt possible avec Android Auto. © Google

You can now start your car with Android Auto

BMW is the first manufacturer to take advantage of the new car key functionality in Android Auto. In addition to this specific option, Google has also improved the app and added new features to Android.

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key to Tesla, often the smartphone of its owner. so that no one is jealous, google browser Just offered this possibility with Application Android Auto. But be careful, to take advantage of it, you have to combine several criteria. On the side of the smartphone, there should be a file Pixel 6or 6 Pro or a Samsung Galaxy S21. regarding the cars, not just any. The app will only work with BMW cars produced between 2020 and 2022. This frankly reduces the number of people who can use the process. For the very practical side, it will also be possible to share the car key with a loved one if necessary.

In addition to this very special function, Android Auto It is also undergoing an overhaul of its options. The app improves to be completely hands-free usable. Android Auto can now be displayed directly and automatically on the compatible dashboard from the moment the smartphone has already been linked to the vehicle. To play music directly, there is a button on the home page. Likewise, searching for addresses has become easier. Finally, to avoid having to dictate messages, Android Auto introduces new smart response options for SMS.

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Android brings to the table

In addition to Android Auto, google browser It also added new features on Android. This is particularly the case with a job called Family Bell. This includes making announcements for other family members at home to call them out for food, for example. In addition to broadcasting the call to the connected speakers, the message also reaches the smartphones. Another novelty, with management Permissions Applications. It can be reset automatically on old Android phones, when the apps are not used for a long time.

Safety improvement process and Secrecy Data on old smartphones running Android 6 for example. Finally, Google added files widgets For Android 12. All these new functions will be rolled out gradually in the coming months.

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