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Volkswagen ID.3: Android Auto


The following requirements must be met in order to use Android Auto:

  • The cell phone must support Android Auto.
  • An Android Auto app must be installed on the cell phone.
  • For Android Auto Wireless, Bluetooth must be activated on the cell phone and in the Infotainment system. The Infotainment system must also be activated as a Wi-Fi hotspot.
  • If Android Auto Wireless cannot be used, the cell phone must be connected to the Infotainment system via aU SB connection that allows data transfer. Only USB ports with data transfer are suitable for use with Android Auto.
  • The USB cable used must be an original cable from your cell phone manufacturer.

These technologies may not be available in all countries.

Information on technical requirements, compatible cell phones, certified apps and availability can be found on the Volkswagen and Android Auto websites or at an authorized Volkswagen dealer or authorized Volkswagen Service Facility.

Starting Android Auto

  1. Tap to open the App-Connect main menu.
  2. Tap Android Auto to establish the connection with the cell phone.


  1. Tap in Android Auto mode to open the App-Connect main menu.
  2. Tap to end the active connection.

Special conditions

During an active connection with Android Auto, the following conditions apply:

  • An active Android Auto device can also be connected with the Infotainment system via Bluetooth (hands-free profile, HFP ) at the same time.
  • Phone functions are possible through Android Auto. The Infotainment system phone function can also be used if the Android Auto device is connected to the Infotainment system via Bluetooth at the same time.
  • An active Android Auto device cannot be used as a media device in theM edia main menu.
  • It is not possible to use the internal navigation and Android Auto navigation at the same time. The route guidance which was started last ends the previous active one.
  • The instrument cluster display will not display information about media mode.

Voice control

  1. Tap briefly to start the Infotainment system voice control.

Or: tap and hold the button to start voice control of the connected cell phone.

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