Listen to music, news & audiobooks

You can download available music, audiobook, and podcast apps for your car with the Google Play Store built in when you’re parked. After you download the app, you can play and browse media while you drive. Learn how to download apps for your car.

Important: Settings vary by car manufacturer. For more info, reference your owner’s manual.

Before you start

You need a car with Google apps and services built in. Learn which cars are compatible.

Listen to music or audiobooks with apps in your car

Important: You may need a premium account for some apps, like YouTube Music or Spotify, to play music in the car.

  1. On your car display, at the top right, tap Apps Apps.
  2. Select an app.
  3. Tap the track you want to play.

Tip: You can also ask your Google Assistant to play media for you. Learn how to listen to music or radio with Google Assistant

Listen to music or audiobooks over Bluetooth

Important: When you use Bluetooth to stream media from your phone, some media apps may be unavailable on the car’s display.

  1. Pair your phone with your car via Bluetooth.
  2. On your car display, at the top right, tap Apps Apps and then Bluetooth Audio Bluetooth Audio .
  3. Under your phone’s name, tap Bluetooth Player Bluetooth Player .
  4. Select your media source.

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