What are the phone requirements for Android Auto™?

The phone requirements for using Andriod Auto with SYNC 3, SYNC 4A, and SYNC 4 are listed below:

  • Your Android™* phone has Lollipop 5.0 or later.
  • Android Auto is installed on your phone.
  • Your phone is tethered to SYNC®** correctly:
    • SYNC 3: The phone must be tethered to the vehicle using a high-quality USB cable.
    • SYNC 4A and SYNC 4: The phone should be connected via Bluetooth®†

      Note: SYNC $A and SYNC 4 Bluetooth connection vary by the phone manufacturer. In cases where a wireless connection is not working, connect using a high-quality USB cable. 

Additional Information

How do I activate Android Auto with SYNC?
What do I do if I'm having issues with Android Auto?
What vehicles are compatible with Android Auto?


*Android Auto, Google, Google Play and other marks are trademarks of Google Inc.

**Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.

The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc.