Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ Explained

September 17th, 2019 by

Android Auto setup screen on Mercedes-Benz interface

Accessing technology features like Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ is just one of the reasons Waipahu car buyers prefer new Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Discover the advantages of using the Android Auto™ App and how to pair your phone and navigate the system with the experts at Mercedes-Benz of Honolulu.

What is Android Auto™?

The Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ is a smartphone integration feature that gives Mililani drivers the ability to access smartphone features from their vehicle’s central screen. Using Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ lets you enjoy features hands-free while traveling from Kailua to Kapolei, such as:

  • Streaming music
  • Google Maps navigation
  • Sending and receiving messages

How to Set Up Android Auto™ Step by Step

  1. You’ll need to go to the app store and download the Android Auto™ app to your phone to get started.
  2. Locate the USB with the phone symbol next to it; this should be in your center console. Then, connect your phone to the USB port using a USB cable.
  3. Once connected, you’ll need to navigate to the telephone screen on your vehicle’s central display using the central controller. Then, scroll through the carousel until you reach the Android Auto™ option.
  4. Select “Android Auto™” and review the initial message on your vehicle’s display before hitting “Accept” to activate your device.
  5. At this point, your phone will request that you press “Continue,” and then your vehicle’s central display will present the option to set automatic access for Android Auto™.
  6. You’re all done and ready to enjoy the benefits of Android Auto™!

How to Use Android Auto Features

Now that your Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ set up is complete, you’ll have a couple of options for navigating between your Android Auto™ features:

  • Google Voice: Press the voice button on the steering wheel or select the voice icon on the screen to use Google Voice to control Android Auto™.
  • Central Controller: Select hotkeys on your vehicle’s display screen using the central controller to access features like navigation, music, and more.

Find the Latest Mercedes-Benz Technology at Mercedes-Benz of Honolulu

To learn more about other Mercedes-Benz technologies or to get help pairing the Mercedes-Benz Android Auto™ App with your vehicle, get in touch with the team at Mercedes-Benz of Honolulu. We can answer any questions you have about technologies like mbrace® or walk you through the setup process for Android Auto™ or Apple CarPlay®.

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