Tech large Google has now despatched a affirmation the place it has introduced that it’s shutting down the standalone `Android Auto for Telephone Screens` app with Android 12.
As a substitute, anybody who needs a driving-friendly interface for his or her Android cellphone ought to use the Google Assistant driving mode, which is offered inside Google Maps, or the native Android Auto interface accessible in choose automobiles.
“For those who use them on phone experience (Android Auto mobile app), they will be transitioned to Google Assistant driving mode,” Google mentioned in an announcement.
“Beginning with Android 12, Google Assistant driving mode will likely be a built-in cell driving expertise. We’ve got no additional particulars to share presently, the corporate mentioned, including that the expertise is not altering for anybody utilizing Android Auto in appropriate automobiles.
Google`s affirmation got here at a time when customers have been seeing a message within the `Android Auto for Telephone Screens` app that mentioned the service is “now only available for car screens” and pointed cellphone customers in direction of Google Assistant driving mode as a alternative.
In the meantime, a report revealed that the `Android Auto for Telephone Screens` app now says it is incompatible with Pixel units operating Android 12.