Android 13 seems to break Google Assistant in Android Auto, or at least partially break some experiences. Some users have reported that after a major Android update, Android Auto voice commands don’t launch the assistant. Phones from Samsung, Google, Sony, Xiaomi, and many other brands appear to be affected.
According to user complaints on Google’s Android Auto forums, using the “Ok Google” or “Hey Google” voice commands causes the bottom bar in Android Auto to go blank instead of summoning the Google Assistant. Tap the manual button on the screen or press the microphone on the steering wheel to activate the digital assistant. There are no other anomalies in the functionality of the assistant. However, triggering it can be a pain, and it can also be a distraction if you’re driving.
Most affected users blame Android 13 for this issue. They say the assistant worked fine with his Android Auto until he installed a newer version of his Android. The culprit could be his Google app or the Android Auto app itself. In fact, one user was able to get his Assistant voice activation back by uninstalling the latest update to the Google app, which suggests the problem is there, not his Android 13. doing. Perhaps a big Android update caused the Google app to malfunction with Android Auto.
Nevertheless, if you’re having similar Assistant issues with Android Auto, try installing the latest update for the Google app. To do this, go to the Google Play Store and search for Google. next,[アンインストール]Tap the button to confirm your decision.Alternatively, from the 3-dot menu in the upper right corner[自動更新を有効にする]Uncheck the box. Reboot your phone and see if it works. In that case, do not install the Google app update until Google fixes the issue. The company says it is investigating the issue, but has not provided a timeline for a fix.
Android Auto had a lot of problems since the Android 13 update
This wasn’t the only issue Android Auto users reported after upgrading their phones to Android 13. Shortly after the new Android version rolled out to his Pixel phone, there were reports that Android Auto stopped working completely. Some people say that the app works fine, but they can’t hear anything from the Google Assistant. This thread on the Android Auto forums lists all known and recently fixed issues. If you’re having issues, you can check if Google is looking into the issue and when a fix will be available. We’ll also keep you up to date with all the latest Android Auto news.