Recently some users of Android Auto found a strange bug that pauses music playback when the user opens an app on the smartphone connected to the platform Google.
The reasons for this are not clear at the moment, but it could be related to safety as Android Auto is designed to prevent drivers from interacting with the smartphone while driving, putting the most important features within easy reach on the vehicle’s display. . A similar problem had already surfaced in recent months for some users who reported the bug on Google’s support forums.
Android Auto pauses the music when you open an app on your smartphone
The Mountain View giant explained that opening any app on their smartphone while running Android Auto would pause music playback until the app in question was closed.
The reports mostly surfaced in March and April 2021, however some users claim to have encountered the problem as early as December 2020, but at the moment we still don’t know what the cause of this bug is.
Android Auto shouldn’t pause music playback when the user opens an app on the device, but Google hasn’t provided an explanation regarding the matter let alone a solution to the problem, however a member of the Android Auto team took act of discussion on the forum.
Reports regarding this issue have dropped in the past few weeks, so the latest updates to the Android Auto app may have fixed the issue. Malfunctions are almost a custom on Android Auto. The last one was last month and was a GPS problem.