Cast is everything we needed to squeeze Android Auto. Although it will not be easy to use

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It was a matter of time before the latest version of Android Auto revealed its secrets to us. The application that allows us to adapt the screen of our smartphone to that of the car comes with a hidden addition that will allow replicate exactly what is played on our mobile phone. The app is called Cast, but getting it up and running isn’t easy.


In recent days we have told you that Android Auto is preparing an important design change with Coolwalk, dividing the screen to separate the browser from the rest of the functions, such as notifications or playing songs. In this way, the lower status bar is eliminated and all the information is grouped on the left side, making it easier for the driver to handle.

With Cast, in addition, exactly the same thing that we see on the mobile phone will be reproduced on the screen of the car. Namely, will not adapt the content, will act as a mirror. Thus, images or videos can be played to share with passengers. That yes, the application is not yet in operation and to take advantage of it you will have to force the update to Coolwalk.

You have to be careful

put into operation and use Cast It is not easy and, as our colleagues have been able to verify Xataka Android, gives certain problems that require its closure. If, in any case, you are still interested in trying this novelty, here we leave you step by step how to activate Cast in Android Auto.

If it comes to fruition and is included in future updates, Cast can offer a lot of entertainment when we are stopped with the car. Thus, passengers will be able to share videos or play photos when the car is stopped. A good way to pass the time while the car is charging, in the case of electric cars.

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Despite everything, we must not forget that using this application while driving can be very dangerous, due to the possible distractions that it can cause to the driver. Therefore, it is likely that if finally Google decides to implement Cast in future versions of Android Auto only allow the mobile phone to play when it detects that it is stopped and disable it while it is running.

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It was a matter of time before the latest version of Android Auto revealed its secrets to us. The application…

It was a matter of time before the latest version of Android Auto revealed its secrets to us. The application…

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