Android Auto adds music browsing to dashboard, goes live in 19 new countries

BY GreenBot Staff

Published 5 Apr 2016

If you’re one of the few with a car that supports Android Auto, you’ll finally be able to look for a new song the next time you’re stuck at a stoplight. 

It’s the benchmark feature in the latest build of Android Auto. eviously to find a new tune in ay Music you had to perform a voice search, or look up a playlist or radio station. Even then, you only had access to a limited subset of your media.

The browse feature only works when the vehicle is stopped as a way to help you stay focused on driving. 

Android Auto now works in 19 new countries, which brings the total to 26. decided to list the new additions with flag emojis in a + post

The changelog also says you should see a more reliable connection between the phone the car. You can get the version 1.6 update from the ay Store or A Mirror.

y this matters: Android Auto is ’s play for a stake in a world of smarter cars. The stout feature right now is how well the system integrates with Maps, which frees you from fumbling for your phone. But integration with third-party services still has some ways to go.