How to use Android Auto™ mode

How to use Android Auto™ mode*

What is Android Auto™?

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CAUTION

Android Auto™ is an application which allows the operation of an Android™ Smartphone using the vehicle's audio. Android Auto™ functions such as the phone, messages, music, and map can be used with the vehicle's audio system.


- YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT USE OF ANDROID AUTO™ (“THE APPLICATION”) IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO SATISFACTORY QUALITY, PERFORMANCE, ACCURACY AND EFFORT IS WITH YOU TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, AND THAT THE APPLICATION AND INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION IS PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, AND Mazda HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO THE APPLICATION AND INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION, EITHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND/OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, SATISFACTORY QUALITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ACCURACY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. AS EXAMPLES, AND WITHOUT LIMITATION, Mazda DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY REGARDING THE ACCURACY OF DATA PROVIDED BY THE APPLICATION, SUCH AS THE ACCURACY OF DIRECTIONS, ESTIMATED TRAVEL TIME, SPEED LIMITS, ROAD CONDITIONS, NEWS, WEATHER, TRAFFIC, OR OTHER CONTENT PROVIDED BY GOOGLE, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS; Mazda DOES NOT GUARANTEE AGAINST LOSS OF APPLICATION DATA, WHICH MAY BE LOST AT ANY TIME; Mazda DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE APPLICATION OR ANY SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THEM WILL BE PROVIDED AT ALL TIMES OR THAT ANY OR ALL SERVICES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION. FOR EXAMPLE, SERVICES MAY BE SUSPENDED OR INTERRUPTED WITHOUT NOTICE FOR REPAIR, MAINTENANCE, SECURITY FIXES, UPDATES, ETC., SERVICES MAY BE UNAVAILABLE IN YOUR AREA OR LOCATION, ETC. IN ADDITION, YOU UNDERSTAND THAT CHANGES IN THIRD PARTY TECHNOLOGY OR GOVERNMENT REGULATION MAY RENDER THE SERVICES AND/OR APPLICATIONS OBSOLETE AND/OR UNUSABLE.

TO THE EXTENT NOT PROHIBITED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL Mazda OR ITS AFFILIATES

BE LIABLE FOR PERSONAL INJURY, OR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, CORRUPTION OR LOSS OF DATA, FAILURE TO TRANSMIT OR RECEIVE ANY DATA, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY OTHER COMMERCIAL DAMAGES OR LOSSES, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE APPLICATION OR YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE APPLICATION OR INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION.


- When using Android Auto™, please avoid distraction and use Android Auto™ responsibly. Stay fully aware of driving conditions and always obey applicable laws.


NOTE

- Android Auto™ is provided by Google and its use is subject to your agreement to the Android Auto™ terms of use.

- When using Android Auto™, location, speed, and other vehicle data is transferred to your smart phone. For further details, refer to Google’s Privacy Policy.

How to use the Android Auto™ mode

Insert an Android™ Smartphone-genuine connector cord into the USB terminal indicated by the image icon to connect the Smartphone.

Refer to How to connect USB port/Auxiliary jack on page 5-17.

NOTE

- When an Android™ Smartphone connected to Bluetooth® is connected to the vehicle's USB terminal, Bluetooth® is used by Android Auto™ and the system switches to Android Auto™ mode.

- If the Android™ Smartphone is connected to a USB terminal with no image icon indicated, the system operates in USB mode.

Display of Android Auto™ Mode Screen

Use any of the following methods to display the Android Auto™ mode screen in the center display.

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- Select image on the home screen, and select from the Applications screen.

- Select image on the home screen.

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- Press and hold image on the commander switch. Android Auto™ mode home screen


NOTE

The media displayed on the Android Auto™ home screen may differ depending on the use conditions and version of the connected Android™ Smartphone.


No.

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Explanation


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Displays the use history of each application. The displayed contents differ de- pending on the application that has been started and its status.


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Switches to the map application.


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Switches to the call mode.


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Displays the Android Auto™ home screen.


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Switches to the Music application.


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Switches to the Mazda Connect home screen.

Convenient ways to use Android Auto™ mode


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Operation method


Operation using voice recognition*1

Any of the following methods can be used to start the voice recognition mode and operate Android Auto™ by voice.

- Speak the words, “OK Google”.

- Select the image icon on the Android Auto™ screen.

- Press and hold the talk button on the audio remote control switch.


To display the NowPlaying screen

When music is playing in Android Auto™ and a screen other than the NowPlaying screen is being displayed, press image on the commander switch to display the NowPlaying screen.


To display the MAP screen

When using map route guidance in Android Auto™ and a screen other than the MAP screen is being displayed, press image on the commander switch to display the Android Au- to™ MAP screen.

To return to the Mazda Connect screen

Press and hold image on the commander switch.

*1 The voice recognition function of Mazda Connect cannot be used while Android Auto™ is connected.

To end Android Auto™

To end the Android Auto™ mode, disconnect the Android™-genuine connector cord from the USB terminal or disconnect the Android™ Smartphone from the connector cord.


If Android Auto™ cannot be connected

When the message, “Mobile Device Error”, is displayed and Android Auto™ cannot be connected


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Make sure that the Android™ Smartphone in question is compatible with Android Auto™. Before trying to reconnect your Android™ Smartphone to the connector cord, do the Bluetooth® device pairing again.

If the Android Auto™ do not operate, please do these steps

Depending on your Android™ Smartphone, the connection setting may have been in charging mode only when the connector cord is connected.

In this case, switch off the Android Auto™ connection setting once, and then switch it back on while connected to USB mode.

The connection setting can be changed to the Android Auto™ connection in the image tab on the Settings screen (page 5-76).


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