Samsung Galaxy F54 Android Auto Not Working? Try these FIXES

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Muhammad Tayyab


Is Android Auto not working on your Samsung Galaxy F54? If yes, then first of all perform a soft reset on your smartphone.

Soft reset your phone

soft reset (restart)
  • Press and hold the “Volume Down” and “Power” buttons together at the same.
  • Once, the power options appear on the screen, then tap the “Restart option.
  • Now, wait for your smartphone to boot up again

Reset App Preferences

reset all settings OR apps preferences
  • Go to “Settings” and then “General Management”.
  • Next, scroll down a bit and tap “Reset” and then tap “Reset all settings”.
  • Now, tap the “Reset settings buttons.

Update the Android Auto App

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  • Open the “Play Store”.
  • Next, type “Android Auto”.
  • Further, tap the “Update” button.

Verify the compatibility

Make sure, that your car supports the Android Auto feature. To check the compatibility, go to the Android Auto website.

verify compatibility

Further, on the Android Auto home page, click on the “Check Compatibility” button and then follow the on-screen instructions.

After entering the required details about your car, It will tell you whether your car is compatible with Android Auto or not.

Restart Infotainment Device

Most of the issues can be resolved by simply rebooting the device. Therefore, you should restart your car infotainment system.

Wait for the device to successfully boot up and then try to connect your smartphone to the car’s infotainment system using Android Auto.

Check the cable

If you are using the cable for connecting your smartphone to your vehicle, then make sure the cable is of good quality and that it is not suffering from any kind of physical damage due to bending and twisting.

The faulty cable might cause interruptions. Try to use the official USB cable that comes with your Samsung Galaxy F54 in the box.

Clear the Android Auto Cache

Clearing the app cache is a good practice. It prevents the issues that can be caused by the data available in the cache memory.

clear cache of android auto
  • Go to “Settings”.
  • Further, scroll down a bit and tap “Apps”.
  • After that, locate and tap the “Android Auto” app from the list.
  • Now, tap “Storage”.
  • Finally, tap “Clear Cache”.

Clear System Cache

You should also clear the system cache as a whole when facing any kind of issues on your smartphone. Most of the time, clearing the system cache can resolve the issue.

how to wipe cache partition
  • Turn OFF your smartphone.
  • To enter into recovery mode, press and hold the “Power” and “Volume UP” buttons until you boot into recovery mode successfully.
  • Once in recovery mode, use the volume buttons to switch between different options and the power button to select the desired option.
  • In recovery mode options, select the “Wipe Cache Partition” option and continue by pressing the “Yes” to confirm.
  • When you are done with it, reboot your phone by selecting the “Reboot the System Now” option.

That’s it, you are done with clearing the system cache. Once your smartphone boots up successfully, then check whether Android Auto is working or still the problem persists.

Update the Phone Software

Sometimes, the outdated version of the software is the real culprit behind many issues. There might be minor bugs in the software that can cause severe issues.

To eliminate those bugs, you should update your phone to the latest version of Android.

  • Go to “Settings”.
  • Further, scroll down to the bottom and select “Software Update”.
  • Finally, tap the ”Download and Install” option.

Configure the Android Auto Settings

You need to check the settings of the Android Auto app and configure them correctly.

If you found multiple cars in the paired devices history that were connected previously, then you should clear the list of previously connected cars by removing them. Now make a connection with a car and check whether it is working or not.

Here’s how you can set up Android Auto on your smartphone,

Android auto (connect a car)
  • Open the “Android Auto” app on your smartphone.
  • Further, connect your smartphone to a car with the help of a USB cable.
  • Next, tap the “Connect a car” button and follow the on-screen instructions on your smartphone.
  • Meanwhile, you will also get a prompt on your vehicle display.
  • Simply, confirm by pressing the “ON” option.
  • Finally, you will be able to access your smartphone interface right from the vehicle display.

In case you are unable to connect your device to a car, then tap on the “Previously connected cars” option. Here you will be able to see two options, “Accepted cars” and “Rejected cars”.

If you find the car you want to connect in the “Rejected cars” list, then simply remove it from here and then try to connect it again. Also, enable the option “Add new cars to Android Auto”.

Factory Reset

When none of the other fixes work in your case, then factory resetting your smartphone is the only option you have. This method wipes all the data on your phone and restores your phone settings to factory default.

It is capable of fixing almost any software-related issue on your smartphone.

Note: Take a complete backup of your important data before performing the factory reset operation.

  • Go to “Settings->General Management”.
  • Further, scroll down to the “Reset” option.
  • Next, tap “Factory Data Reset”.
  • Finally, tap “Reset”.

Wait for the process to complete, once it is finished, the phone will boot up and will be directed to the Welcome screen. Now, set up your phone accordingly by following the on-screen.

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