Google Pixel 2 xl not compatible with Honda Fit EX 2016

Ruth1023

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I am so frustrated. Who is able to modify their app, settings, hardware, so I can use my, "Honda Link", hands-free steering wheel system and, display android auto on my touchscreen. I do not have a built in app for android auto on my screen.
Help is really appreciated. When you spend 900.00 givor take on a phone I would think it could work with car.:mad:
 

hallux

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Well, if the vehicle doesn't support Android Auto, you're NOT going to get it to work through the screen in your dash. Just because you spent a load of cash on a phone does not mean it will magically work. Can you at least stream through Bluetooth or are you having trouble with that also?
 

Laura Knotek

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I have a 2017 Honda Civic LX p with Honda Link. Honda Link enables use of Bluetooth calls and streaming. It is not the same thing as Android Auto. Android Auto capability requires a higher end head unit from Honda or an aftermarket head unit purchased elsewhere. I didn't get a head unit that supports Android Auto, but I am able to stream Spotify, Google Play Music, etc using Honda Link.
 

hallux

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And if you have a mount for your phone, you can utilize that Bluetooth streaming alongside Android Auto displaying on your phone and get close to the experience. This is what I do and my car doesn't even have Bluetooth built in - I bought an Anker "puck" that connects to my phone through Bluetooth and the car through the AUX-IN port but you wouldn't need this.
 

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Hallux, if you want to play auto mechanic, Walmart has some Kenwoods that work well on Bluetooth from a phone. Just bring the phone with you - because some of them won't even connect, so you have to try the ones n display. (The BT3**U [there are a couple of models - I chose the 330, for about $119] - I think the BT522HD replaced it - single-DIN - work for media and phone.)
 

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@Rukbat thanks, but I have an XM sub through my factory-installed radio and for the ~2 more years I plan to keep the vehicle the cost isn't really worth it. I just hope the vehicle I'm planning to get has wireless AA and a USB-C port (though I guess that isn't needed with wireless AA). I'm satisfied with the solution I have right now, for the grand total of about $30 it cost me for the 12v charger, USB-C cable and Bluetooth "puck".
 

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