Are you one of those who are facing Android Auto issues on Samsung S23 phone?
Well, according to 9to5Google Android auto is broken for some Samsung S23 users.
They can’t able to connect their Galaxy S23 series phone to Android Auto. As it gives you the ability to control your car’s display.
So, we need to fix Android Auto not working on Samsung Galaxy S23 (Plus), S23 Ultra issue quickly.
There could be several reasons behind it, but we need to focus on fixing it.
Thus, let’s start with the quick fixes.
Quick Fixes: Why Is My Android Auto Not Connecting To Samsung S23, S23 Plus, S23 Ultra?
- Check Your Internet Connection – Internet is not necessary but Android Auto is managed by Google. So, it’s backed by apps such as Google Play Music, Google Play Services, and Google Maps, which are reliable on the internet. So, try checking your internet connection by running a speed test.
- Restart Your Phone – Try restarting your phone, if you are having difficulty connecting to Android Auto. It might be the software bugs & glitches are interrupting the connectivity.
- Restart Your Car’s Infotainment System – You need to restart your car’s infotainment system because there might be chances that it’s malfunctioning. To do so, use the Power button of the car’s stereo unit or turn off the car, then turn it on again.
These are the quick fixes that are recommended to perform before moving to the other solutions.
Check if it’s solved the issue or not, if yes, then it’s good for you.
For those users who still have the problem, they can check out the below-mentioned solutions.
How To Solve Android Auto Not Working on Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, S23 Plus, S23
1. Check Your Vehicle Compatibility
The very first thing you should do, is to check out the compatibility of your car’s infotainment system and whether it supports Android Auto or not.
It releases in 2016, thus all vehicles are not compatible with it, and those vehicles from 2016 or later may support it.
However, you can check the full list of the supported vehicles.
If your vehicle isn’t on the list, then you can replace the infotainment system with the compatible one.
2. Enable Bluetooth & Wi-Fi
Well, you can use Android Auto wirelessly or over a wired connection. If you want to use it wirelessly, then you need to keep Bluetooth and Wi-Fi enabled.
Make sure you have enabled these network settings. If it’s enabled, then try disabling it and enabling it again to solve the problem. It can refresh the connections.
3. Check Your USB Cable
If you are using a USB cable to operate it, then you should check the cable, if it’s compatible or not.
A broken or incompatible USB cable can interfere with the functionality or even stop it.
So, check the cable you are using is not broken/damaged, if it is, then try using another compatible cable and connect it properly.
There are times when you don’t connect it properly and leave it disconnected. In such situation, try removing it and blowing air into the cable opening point, then plug it in back.
4. Clear Android Auto App Cache
Maybe the cache of the app gets corrupted, and as resultant, it starts malfunctioning. To fix it, you need to clear the app cache and check whether the problem is solved or not.
These are the steps to follow.
- Open Settings and scroll down, then select App.
- Now, look for Android Auto app, then select it.
- Now, tap on Storage, then hit Clear cache.
5. Use USB Cable To Connect Android Auto
There might be chances that Bluetooth and Wi-Fi are not able to connect with the car’s infotainment system and causing the issue of Android Auto keeps disconnecting.
In such a case, using a USB cable can make a connection between it and you can use it seamlessly. But make sure to use Samsung’s original cable.
6. Update Android Auto App & Galaxy Phone
Many users asked us why does Android Auto keep stopping on Samsung S23?
Well, an outdated app and OS version can also interrupt the functionality and cause the issue of Android Auto failed to connect with Samsung S23 Ultra, S23 (Plus).
To prevent such a situation, try updating both of them and try using it again.
Steps For Software Version: –
- Navigate to Settings and tap on Software update.
- After that, select Check for updates, then tap on Download and install.
Steps For App: –
- Open Google Play Store and tap on Search Bar.
- Now, type Android Auto, then tap on the Green Update option, if available.
7. Re-Install Android Auto App
If the problem isn’t solved even after updating the app, then try reinstalling it. First, you need to uninstall the app from your Galaxy S23 phone, then install it again.
Follow these steps to do so.
- Go to your phone App Screen and long press on the App Icon, then select the Uninstall option.
- After that, open Google Play Store and search Android Auto on the search bar.
- At last, tap on Install.
8. Re-Add Connected Cars
When you connect a car’s infotainment system to Android Auto, then it will remain saved. So, try deleting the saved one and connecting it again. It may fix the problem.
Try to remove the car’s infotainment system, then re-add it. These are the steps to do so.
- Navigate to Settings and tap on the Search Bar, then search Android Auto app and tap on it.
- After that, select Previously connected cars, then tap on 3 dots.
- At last, tap on Forget all cars.
- Now try to add your car infotainment system again and check if it working fine.
9. Contact Samsung Support
If none of the methods helps you, then try contacting Samsung Support Team and report the issue to them.
You can also report the problem on Samsung Members app. To do so, open the app and tap on Get help > Send feedback > Error reports.
In this guide, you have learned about how to fix Android Auto not working on Samsung S23, S23 Plus, S23 Ultra.
So, whenever you encounter this problem, then read this article again and fix the problem easily.
I hope this guide has helped you in troubleshooting the problem, if it does, then feel free to share it.
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Max Field is a founder of Recover Android Data. He is an Android lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to Android.