Two weeks after stable Android Auto 9.0, the 9.1 beta has gone so well that it has already become official. I mean, it’s already coming like update worldwide via Google Play.
You no longer need to be a member of the Android Auto beta program to download Android Auto 9.1, whose version 9.1.6310 it is already being distributed through the system app store.
Download Android Auto 9.1 now
Android Auto continues to improve version after version, even though we rarely get to see the fruits of those improvements with our own eyes, as they happen behind the scenes. Android Auto 9.1 is one of those versions where we will not see visible changesat least initially.
As usual, we have tested Android Auto 9.1 and we can confirm that none of the Android Auto changes that were recently leaked and are still pending are live after update, such as light mode or Material You interface for app settings. We will have to wait a little longer.
The clear theme that was leaked is not available, at least not yet
This does not mean that the update is pointless. Unfortunately, Android Auto has quite a few known issues and bugs and the only hope for those who suffer from them on a daily basis is that they will finally a fix is included in the update. For example, a few weeks ago Google confirmed Android Auto errors with some Volkswagen, SKODA and SEAT models on mobile phones such as the Galaxy S23.
These changes and fixes arrive first in betas and later, if all goes well, they become stable so that everyone can take advantage of them, even those who have never downloaded a beta on mobile. This is why you won’t need to do anything out of the ordinary to update your Android Auto to version 9.1. These are the steps to update:
- Open Google Play and tap on your profile picture and Manage apps and device.
- Wait for the list of updates to load and press Update all.
- You can see the version of Android Auto you have installed in several ways, to verify that you have already updated.
- If not, you can always download the Android Auto 9.1 APK from APKMirror.
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