Android Auto’s large revamp final yr introduced a brand new backside bar and launcher interface. Nevertheless, the brand new look eliminated some options discovered within the unique expertise. Google is now bringing again Calendar performance with a devoted app, whereas in-car Android Auto settings are additionally coming.
The outdated Auto was centered round an assistive feed that surfaced helpful playing cards, like occasions out of your calendar that function places. Android Auto is now getting a Calendar app that obviates the current Assistant shortcut that solely reads out — however doesn’t present — your upcoming appointments.
A feed reveals all-day occurrences up prime, whereas different occasions are listed beneath with the time vary and shade listed beneath. These are the non-public calendars synced to your cellphone. To the best are helpful shortcuts for beginning navigation and shortly inserting a name.
In the meantime, Android Auto is getting an in-car Settings app. That includes the identical blue icon discovered on telephones, it’s organized by Notifications and Common. Like earlier than, you’ll be able to present/disguise messages and media, in addition to disable “sound for notifications.”
Subsequent, customers can management whether or not media routinely resumes, in addition to allow/disable the climate icon and temperature subsequent to different standing info within the top-right nook. Like Calendar, this was one other function that used to seem as a card in the primary feed. It first returned to Android late final yr. Lastly, you continue to have the choice to simply “entry on cellphone display screen.”
The Android Auto Calendar and Settings apps will likely be rolling out over the approaching month to Android 6.0+ gadgets.
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