Android Auto Not Starting: How To Fix The Problem Quickly

Android Auto is an effective and intelligent driving companion that helps you stay focused while driving. Widely used by millions of people, it lets you connect your Android Smartphone to your car’s dashboard. Meanwhile, since a month ago, some users have been complaining about a strange bug due to which Android Auto suddenly stops working or does not perform as per the user’s expectations. 

Android Auto: a mysterious bug

According to the information, when Android Auto’s July update was released, users noticed a severe bug within the app that prevented the launching of the app. Even that bug also prevents the app from starting the time when you connect your smartphone to your car’s dashboard. While some users have noticed that their car’s dashboard provides a notification that Android Auto cannot be started correctly. 

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Moreover, Google already knew about the issue and was already busy finding a solution to fix the problem as soon as possible. Nevertheless, the users who were suffering from this issue can’t sit like that as they are unable to use Android Auto on their cars, so they have come up with a temporary solution to resolve the problem. 

Most probably, the simple troubleshooting tip to resolve the Android Auto’s issue is to clear the cache data of the app and device, respectively. Once you are clearing the Cache data, it might be possible for the users to start Android Auto whenever they connect it to their car’s dashboard. 

Android Auto: Clearing app’s cache & storage data

To clear the Android Auto’s Cache data, you need to follow the process mentioned below:

  • On your Android device, open the Settings app.
  • Head to the Apps tab.
  • Choose Show all apps.
  • Click on the three dots at the top right and select Show System.
  • Search and tap Android Auto.
  • Tap Storage & cache.
  • Finally, tap on Clear cache followed by Clear stored data.

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