Android Auto 11.1 now arrives on your mobile with a curious novelty in its icons

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Google has just launched a new version of Android Auto, version 11.1.6402, almost a month after the last stable version. Due, Android Auto 11.1 is now shipping as an update to all users.

We already know that the new Android Auto news is coming mainly from the server sidealthough after try Android Auto 11.1 We have found at least one change that will make our lives a little easier and its use safer.

New callsign on icons

We have tested Android Auto 11.1 as soon as we updated, something that is practically essential since Google refuses to tell us what has changed in each update. None of the Android Auto news recently announced by Google are present, but yes a small change that we already saw in its beta.

After the Android Auto icons adapted to the shape of your mobile, instead of always being round, now Android Auto includes a car sign on some of them. Google hasn’t told us what it is, although the fact that it appears in the minigames of GameSnacks and in Personalize It allows us to get an idea.

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Android Auto 11.1

Both GameSnacks and Personalize (which opens on mobile) are applications that You can only use it with the car parked, and everything seems to indicate that this icon will be included to highlight this type of applications. This could be a clue that Google plans to continue opening the ban on more types of applications when the car is not running.

Apart from this change, we have not found any of the pending functions that have not yet arrivedas Zoom compatibility to others that have been discovered and do not appear, such as the disconnect button he redesign settings with Material You or adjustment for change the app that opens at startup.

It is always a good idea to keep Android Auto updated, since it is to be hoped that Google has taken the opportunity to include some internal changes or improvements, even though the list of known errors It hasn’t been updated for a couple of weeks. These are the steps necessary to update to Android Auto 11.1:

  • First, check which version of Android Auto you already havesince it is possible that it has been updated without you knowing it.
  • If you still don’t have Android Auto 11.1, open Google Play and tap on your profile photo, then choose Manage apps and device. Press then Update all.
  • If you still don’t see the update, visit the Android Auto 11.1 on APKMirror and download the file to your mobile.
  • Open the file (it will open with the package installer) and press Update when asked.

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