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Has anyone been able to achieve this for their passport? My phone has definitely updated to the latest version of AA, but the UI in vehicle remains the same.
 

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Has anyone been able to achieve this for their passport? My phone has definitely updated to the latest version of AA, but the UI in vehicle remains the same.
I uninstalled AA yesterday, downloaded it again, and then the option was available in AA settings to enable it. It looks and works really well!
 

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Good to know there is some hope in getting Android Auto to work since I haven't been successful yet. Granted I've only tried 5x (which seems like 4 too many honestly considering it worked just fine for me with my prior 2017 Escape) in the 2+ days since I've had the vehicle.

So far I've done the usual things like stop AA, clear the cache, delete the data several times, disconnected the USB/reconnected it, etc.... The Passport sees the device, even adds the device to Settings->Connections->Android Auto->Pixel 3. I've deleted it from the Passport and it gets re-added after re-attaching the cable. Doubt it's a cable issue (same cable I used on the Escape) considering the Passport sees and adds the device. Yet, all I get is the message that AA isn't detected rather than ever seeing AA mirrored on the touchscreen.

Honda does say to use only the OEM cable that came with the phone so I guess I need to cram the USB-C to USB-C cable into the USB-A port. Wonder if they'd void my 3 yr/36,000 mile warranty after 3 days/45 miles if I followed that awesome instruction.

I confirmed that the Passport's OS is the latest. Obviously next step for me is to uninstall/reinstall AA. If that fails, I may have to take it to the dealership though I can almost guarantee they'll punt and blame Google.
 

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AA app version 4.6.375 installed on phone. " Try the new Android Auto" is enabled under the General Settings tab. Maps, Waze, Phone, Play Music, Weather, and Reminder apps work as expected. Calendar works intermittingly. News will play, but will not stop on voice commands "skip or stop the news." Honda Music is not supported.
 

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Called Honda tech support. The only thing they had me do that I hadn't tried was to factory data reset the Passport. That did nothing with the exception of wiping all of my data (as expected, of course). Still no working AA. Only advice was to take it to the dealer. Good thing they messed up the paperwork and want me to come in-- I'll trade them the corrected paperwork for fixing AA. No fix, no corrected paperwork, hehe
 

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Even dusted off my Nexus 6P and updated the OS (to 8.1) and all of the Google services to the latest versions and Android Auto doesn't work on the Passport for that either. Pretty much the identical problems that I've observed with the Pixel 3 running Android 9. Not sure what the dealership can do about it, seems like the Passport running Android 5.1 is the problem rather than my phone(s).
 

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I have the new AA UI working in my Passport using a Pixel 3XL.
Good to know it works on Pixel 3's just bummer it doesn't work at all for me. Did you have any issues setting it up or did it just work the first time? I've tried 3 cables (knowing that each cable was fine-- how else would the Passport know it was connected which the settings show) but every time I connect it, the Passport complains it's not connected. You can't make this stuff up-- It knows it's connected but doesn't know it's connected!?!?!
 

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Good to know it works on Pixel 3's just bummer it doesn't work at all for me. Did you have any issues setting it up or did it just work the first time? I've tried 3 cables (knowing that each cable was fine-- how else would the Passport know it was connected which the settings show) but every time I connect it, the Passport complains it's not connected. You can't make this stuff up-- It knows it's connected but doesn't know it's connected!?!?!
new android auto works on pixel 3a as well..

i downloaded the new version ( Menu..activate now) and it started right up when i pludded the phone in on next passport run..

it seems like it is a better head end GUI

only issue so far is I cannot get rid of the "available music item at the bottom of the screen....

also still multiple touches to get to the radio on honda screen from waze map.. easy to ge to google play music

ymmv
 

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It's a miracle!!! After many hours and countless trials I finally got Android Auto to work. Not sure which magical setting caused it to finally work but I probably toggled every single knob in the AA settings including enabling developer mode yesterday. After I disable developer mode today (since I didn't see anything interesting in the dev mode menu) it started working and also now shows "honda" as a connected car.

I know there's an option for wireless use but don't suppose the Passport supports it. Anybody try it? I'm a bit afraid to change anything at this point.
 

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It's a miracle!!! After many hours and countless trials I finally got Android Auto to work. Not sure which magical setting caused it to finally work but I probably toggled every single knob in the AA settings including enabling developer mode yesterday. After I disable developer mode today (since I didn't see anything interesting in the dev mode menu) it started working and also now shows "honda" as a connected car.

I know there's an option for wireless use but don't suppose the Passport supports it. Anybody try it? I'm a bit afraid to change anything at this point.
Congrats on your victory! As for your last question: Wireless Android Auto is a no go in the Passport.
 

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Congrats on your victory! As for your last question: Wireless Android Auto is a no go in the Passport.
Thanks. Figured as much about wireless AA since Honda tech isn't up to par to some of the other auto companies (which took me all of 3 minutes to realize post-purchase, sigh).
 

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Thanks. Figured as much about wireless AA since Honda tech isn't up to par to some of the other auto companies (which took me all of 3 minutes to realize post-purchase, sigh).
This is a bummer... I am frustrated that every short little trip requires me to plug in the phone to get the Android Auto functionality. When I try to go to AA, it says "No android auto device detected. To use android auto, connect a compatible device to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app."

That last bit, "to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app" gave me hope that Wireless was a possibility... if only I could find where to enable it.
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This is a bummer... I am frustrated that every short little trip requires me to plug in the phone to get the Android Auto functionality. When I try to go to AA, it says "No android auto device detected. To use android auto, connect a compatible device to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app."

That last bit, "to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app" gave me hope that Wireless was a possibility... if only I could find where to enable it. View attachment 3875

Wireless Android auto is aftermarket only at this point. 2020 model years might start including it but more than likely it's still a couple years out.
 

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This is a bummer... I am frustrated that every short little trip requires me to plug in the phone to get the Android Auto functionality. When I try to go to AA, it says "No android auto device detected. To use android auto, connect a compatible device to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app."

That last bit, "to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app" gave me hope that Wireless was a possibility... if only I could find where to enable it. View attachment 3875
We all have a cross to bear. Chin up chap.
This is a bummer... I am frustrated that every short little trip requires me to plug in the phone to get the Android Auto functionality. When I try to go to AA, it says "No android auto device detected. To use android auto, connect a compatible device to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app."

That last bit, "to the USB port or change the device's permission in the settings app" gave me hope that Wireless was a possibility... if only I could find where to enable it. View attachment 3875
We all have a cross to bear. Chin up old chap.
 
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