android auto

  1. N

    T6 or T6.1 connection to Android - sanity check

    Hi there experts Can i sanity check something as i look to get a new / used Van In a T6 you can only connect (to use Google maps / Spotify app etc) to an Android device via a wired USB connection? eg via a USB port in the Dash / comfort dash, if you have AppConnect pre-installed. There is...
  2. T

    Sold AA wireless unit

    AA wireless unit, brand new in box. These are a way to run wireless andriod on a wired only headunit. Good bits of kit but take about 4 months to arrive, so long in my case that it was no longer required. £85 posted to anywhere in the uk. Thanks
  3. Hoarder

    CarLinKit AI Box

    I have just bought one of these (T-Box) Full Android AI Box - Convert Your Car Screen to Android Tablet for my 2018 T6, fitted with the Discovery Media System. Basically, when the AI box is plugged in to the vans usb, it connects via the Apple Car Play of the vehicle's infotainment system...
  4. S

    T6.1 Comp media - language selection YouTube

    So... I got YouTube working on my basic colour composition head unit in my my T6.1 shuttle, but need to change the language to English
  5. Deaks

    Android Based Headunit - Any Good??

    I plan on installing a 360 camera system on our LWB T6. The standard headunit will not accept a camera (oem or 3rd party), so I have to change it. As much as I would like to replace it with something like an Alpine or Kenwood unit, the funds available for this whole project do not stretch that...
  6. boxer750

    Android issues

    OMG.. age is befuddling me :) Have a nice new T 6.1 Highline van,, I don't know if I've just set things up wrong.. but the connection between the phone (motoG6) and the Android in the van, via USB is so variable its laughable. It has worked with full maps google assist etc quite a few times...
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    T6.1 Android Auto - not connecting.

    I've got an up-to-date Google Pixel 3a, it has Android Auto installed, I'm using the original USB cable... but it won't connect. I've tried restarting everything and a different cable. I'm following the instructions on-screen as well as in the manual, and it's just repeating the same message...
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    Google map navigation doesn't look right - discover media navigation system plus

    Per the title - when I use google maps via my Android Auto, the route I'm to follow is very unclear. The youtube etc I've seen make it look like the road I'm to follow is clearly highlighted but on my head unit (discover media navigation system plus) the road looks like all the others. Hope this...
  9. J

    wifi-connection workaround for mobile tethering to Android

    Not sure if this is of any help to anyone... I love the idea of being able to access Internet radio, etc, but absolutely refuse to pay the hideous price of the mobile data package offered by VW. On android (I'm sure there's others for ios) I've installed an app called Carspot ready, it turns...
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    Has anyone figured out how to use Android Auto AND listen to audio from their phone?

    I've got a T6.1 with the standard touchscreen infotainment system. When I plug in my phone to use Android Auto (AA), the van won't then allow me to listen to music from my phone. I can select "Radio" and listen to the radio, but if I select "BT Audio" the unit tells me my phone is already...
  11. D

    T6.1 Android Auto - no audio [Resolved]

    So I'm loving having Google Maps on the main screen in the van, but has anyone else had the following issue: One the van is connected to the phone, I'm then unable to play any audio from the phone - Google Music, Spotify etc., say they're playing, but there's no actual audio. I can still play...
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    Enable Android Auto without hefty dealer charge?

    Hi does anyone know of a work around enabling Android Auto on our T6 without having to go through expensive dealership cost?
  13. Andyf

    Has any body used a cheap android radio

    Hi Has any body used a android radio, one of the cheaper ones The likes of what’s on eBay Are they any good If not what replacements are people using Thanks Andy
  14. RedUn

    Wireless Android Auto - Now Working

    Evening all, After some time on Google drinking tea I've got this to work now on a non Google (pixel) phone. You need an android 9 phone and a headunit with WiFi and android auto. The setup I'm using is a Kenwood DMX8019DABS and a Samsung s10+ In my case I did nothing to the headunit and...
  15. Diesel9a1

    Discover Media Navigation system - Alternatives?

    1. Is there a better alternative to the VW Discover Media Navigation system? 2. What are the negatives to the Discover Media Navigation system? 3. I'm looking for a Dual USB, CD, DVD, MP3, Reversing Camera, Bluetooth phone connection, full VW MFSW support, Reversing & Front sensor display...