This content is likely not relevant anymore. Try searching or browse recent questions.
Android Auto fails completely on any kind of screen lock 0 Recommended Answers 0 Replies 0 Upvotes
Last edited 6/11/19
Android Auto cannot work at all, if phone is locked by any kind of screen lock (PIN + fingerprint in my case). In such case, you can't simply connect your phone via cable and start your car.
You always must unlock your screen and only then Android Auto is able to display its interface on car's multimedia display. Otherwise (connecting a phone with not unlocked screen) Android Auto starts up correctly, detects car, connects to it (via Bluetooth and cable) but remains displayed on phone's display only.
Unlocking screen causes Android Auto to start working on car's multimedia display in a matter of second with not further issues (screen can be locked then again).
This question is locked and replying has been disabled.
This will remove the reply from the Answers section.
Notifications are off
Your notifications are currently off and you won't receive subscription updates. To turn them on, go to Notifications preferences on your Profile page.
Google takes abuse of its services very seriously. We're committed to dealing with such abuse according to the laws in your country of residence. When you submit a report, we'll investigate it and take the appropriate action. We'll get back to you only if we require additional details or have more information to share.
Go to the Legal Help page to request content changes for legal reasons.