Owners of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata can among the first consumers with Android Auto in their cars.
Models equipped with navigation can now get the Android Auto software update free of charge either at a dealership or at MyHyundai.com for the do-it-yourselfers. The Korean company is the only automaker to have Android Auto in production vehicles right now, a system that will be expanding to other models shortly after the Sonata.
To help make it easier for those that wish to avoid making a trip to the dealership, Hyundai has uploaded a video that you can watch below, explaining how to download and install Android Auto yourself.
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Essentially, once an owner registers on MyHyundai.com with their name, e-mail, address, zip code and VIN, they can download the Android Auto software and transfer the contents to a USB drive. Once that same USB drive is plugged into the 2015 Hyundai Sonata, they can browse to the update option on the system menu to begin the install of Android Auto.
“This is the first time we’ve made a software upgrade available using the MyHyundai portal,” said Michael Deitz, senior group manager of Connected Care, Hyundai Motor America. “Sonata owners can add more value with Android Auto in an easy-to-do upgrade that takes less than an hour. Hyundai is continuing to offer the best user experience possible by leveraging its MyHyundai platform, so customers have the option to update their car – their way.”
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