Tech big Google has now despatched a affirmation the place it has introduced that it’s shutting down the standalone `Android Auto for Cellphone Screens` app with Android 12.
As an alternative, anybody who desires a driving-friendly interface for his or her Android cellphone ought to use the Google Assistant driving mode, which is on the market inside Google Maps, or the native Android Auto interface obtainable in choose vehicles.
“For individuals who use them on cellphone expertise (Android Auto cell app), they are going to be transitioned to Google Assistant driving mode,” Google stated in an announcement.
“Beginning with Android 12, Google Assistant driving mode shall be a built-in cell driving expertise. We’ve no additional particulars to share at the moment, the corporate stated, including that the expertise is not altering for anybody utilizing Android Auto in suitable vehicles.
Google`s affirmation got here at a time when customers have been seeing a message within the `Android Auto for Cellphone Screens` app that stated the service is “now solely obtainable for automotive screens” and pointed cellphone customers in direction of Google Assistant driving mode as a alternative.
In the meantime, a report revealed that the `Android Auto for Cellphone Screens` app now says it is incompatible with Pixel gadgets operating Android 12.