Android Auto has been updated and is now much more powerful
Android Auto has received a number of very cool features in the past few hours to help drivers.
Google’s commitment to Android Auto is important and It has been seeking to enhance this tool for a long time to transform it into the favorite of drivers. As he has achieved with his search engine or the Gmail email manager, he wants to establish it as the obvious and main option, and for that he continues adding different functions.
In the last hours the activation of new functions for Android Auto and one has stood out above the others: the return of the Google Assistant routines after two years off the platform. These routines can be configured to always be running or quickly activated once they are created.
In 2018 the routines were deactivated without giving explanations, even though they continued to work on other Android devices, as reported in Android Police. If you want to know everything they can offer you, you might still be interested in reading the official page about the Google routines.
Another novelty is the possibility of create new shortcuts with shortcuts for when you don’t want to use voice commands or if you want to save some difficult data to memorize. Have these accesses next to the applications in the main menu It is very simple.
To create a shortcut in Android Auto just enter Setting, access to Personalize and select Add a shortcut. Then a menu will open with the different options that it allows when doing so.
With the arrival of Samsung’s SmartThings, the option to create routines that serve to automate activities of home devicesSuch as turning on the heating or cleaning the floor of the robot vacuum cleaner when you return home from work, for example.
These news are being implemented in the last hours to the devices, so you should not worry if they still do not appear: soon they will. You can update the Android Auto app, but you know that with Google applications the update always ends up arriving by itself.