Android Auto on Raspberry Pi

Introduction: Android Auto on Raspberry Pi

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Recently my news feeds been filling up with android auto on raspberry pi, so i decided to investigate and attempt to install it on my raspberry pi. i have also made a install script that will help you guys with installing android auto as well. thanks for the view!!

Equipment List

Raspberry Pi 3 ► http://amzn.to/2tY7F9r

7inch touch screen ► https://goo.gl/B1Rc2X

7inch touch ► https://goo.gl/B1Rc2X

5inch touch screen ► https://goo.gl/B1Rc2X

Software List

Raspbian Pixel ► https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/

Etcher ► https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/

github ► https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/

f1xpl ► https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/

crankshaft ► https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/

Step 1: Install Raspbian Pixel Desktop

First you will need to download Raspbian Pixel Desktop version.

Step 2: Compiling Android Auto

download the install script from my github

$ git clone   https://github.com/novaspirit/androidauto_rpi_install

now we need to change over to that directory

$ cd androidauto_rpi_install

in order to execute the install.sh script we need to change permissions to allow it to execute.

$ chmod +x install.sh<br>

now we can install android auto

$ ./install.sh

Step 3: Connect Your Phone

after 30 mins or so of waiting you are now ready to connect your phone to your raspberry pi.

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    18 Discussions

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    Alexis_Gillet
    Alexis_Gillet

    3 days ago

    Thank you, great tutorial, but i get an error during the installation (see attahement)

    Software : Raspberry Pi OS (32-bit) 2020-08-20 release full upgraded
    Hardware : Raspberry Pi 3

    Thanks fo your help

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    vs2
    vs2

    2 months ago

    Not working for me also it got stuck here no further progress and PI is in a hung state.

    Building CXX object CMakeFiles/autoapp.dir/src/autoapp/Projection/InputDevice.cpp.o

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    Ravi KumarR
    Ravi KumarR

    Question 2 months ago on Step 2

    The first coomand is asking for user id and passwd

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    phms20
    phms20

    2 years ago

    I tried installing it a raspberry pi zero, but unfortunately didn't work. anyone tried?

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    ajberlier
    ajberlier

    Reply 5 months ago

    Did you ever figure this out? This is my goal if possible.

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    timleg002
    timleg002

    Question 9 months ago on Step 3

    Should I go for this or for OpenAuto Pro?

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    bdi94
    bdi94

    10 months ago

    hi,

    I installed openauto on pi, android auto on my phone. i started both
    and connected my phone with usb cable. but when i start openauto and
    connecte my phone i catch this error:

    Not enable to open device MTP usb:001,010 ? please help me

    Thanks

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    georg_mysicka
    georg_mysicka

    1 year ago

    Unfortunatelly not working. Tried several times, but with no luck..

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    IvanD112
    IvanD112

    1 year ago

    Hi, im tring to install, but when starts to Build files... Always block on 83% Building cxx object ...ControlServiceChannel.cpp.o

    I got a raspberry pi3

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    he3r0
    he3r0

    1 year ago

    For some reason it is not working, at the end i'm getting
    "./install.sh: line 47: /home/pi/openauto/bin/autoapp: no such file or directory"
    it also shows some warnings during install :(
    any idea what could go wrong? (did that couple of times, with same effect)

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    twashburn3
    twashburn3

    Reply 1 year ago

    Putting in a larger card just delayed the inevitable. Same error, but much later.

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    twashburn3
    twashburn3

    Reply 1 year ago

    I ran into the same thing and found that the 5GB root partition on my 8GB SDcard had run out of space. I ended up using a larger SD Card and that error went away

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    WillL63
    WillL63

    Reply 1 year ago

    I run into the same errors whether using the Git repository in this instructable or the OpenAuto Git repository directly. Hopefully the project gets sorted out quickly as this is something I really want to implement.

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    KamilS43
    KamilS43

    Reply 1 year ago

    I have the same

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    Munk9
    Munk9

    1 year ago

    nothing happens when I connect my phone to the rpi with USB, any idea what I have to do?

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    amijoe2001
    amijoe2001

    Question 2 years ago

    I want to allow a portion of my screen for Android Auto. I mean half of the screen will display mobile phone projection via AA and half will display native contents of Raspberry Pi. Can I configure it like that?

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    ŁukaszM26
    ŁukaszM26

    Question 2 years ago on Step 3

    Is IT possible to connect pi with analog video output to my build-in nami radio system (citroen c5 2005)? Car has rca input for video and audio. Will IT be usefull with some wireless Mouse or touchpad/keyboard combo? Has anyone tried android auto on analog video?

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    carlosdreyfus
    carlosdreyfus

    2 years ago on Step 3

    Great work. I was looking for something you could use like this to put it on top of your mirror, so you don’t have to mess up the radio car console(for cars that don’t have a 2 din slot or are user repleasable) you could route power and audio back to your aux input jack of your car audio system and use the bluetooth to answer phone calls. There are some smart mirror for the car but with not to many features or use. I will keep following to see if it comes up as a new project. Cheers.