Android Auto YouTube Hack

It is true that CarPlay and Android Auto have marveled its users with its features; Maps, music, podcasts, voice texts and calls have become more than once they were. Yet, people still miss something. They wish it was there on their in car communication system. They search and predict a possible way of having it. But what exactly is it that they are missing? Yes. your guess is right. Youtube on Android Auto or Android Auto YouTube hack.

It is obvious that watching any video while driving puts you in risk. Because it distracts and keeps you out of focus on the road even if it comes via CarPlay. But a tactful mind could use YouTube in a safe and effective way while bringing entertainment into the car. Let’s say there was an inspiring speech or a story you would like to hear most of the time on YouTube Or a stand up comedy programme that your family enjoy together. Or at least imagine how many times that perhaps your kids might have been sitting in the back of the car lonely without having anything to enjoy. Under such a circumstance, wouldn’t you think that YouTube on your car’s system is an ideal option?

YouTube on Android Auto

Google has not introduced YouTube for Android Auto due to the fact being people tend to lose their focus while driving. Therefore the only way we can have YouTube on Android is the unofficial way. Thanks to Kiran Kumar, he has developed an Android Auto YouTube hack named Car Streaming (Previously named as YouTube Auto). It allows you to play YouTube videos on android auto with translation additions including Chinese and Italian. In order to use this Car Streaming you need to make sure that you have downloaded both Android Auto app and Car Stream.

How to set up Car Stream (YouTube Auto) 

  1. Launch the installed Android Auto app on your Android home screen
Android Auto YouTube hack

2. Click on the hamburger menu at the top left corner
Youtube android auto

3. Tap on “About Android Auto”
Youtube android auto

4. Tap again on the “About Android Auto” multiple times on the opened window

Youtube android auto

5. Click on the menu located on the top right corner and tap on “Developer Settings”
Youtube android auto

6. Check the “Unknown Resources” box, Video 720p and 1080p.

Youtube android auto

7. Now launch Car Stream App
Youtube android auto

8. There you have… Enjoy YouTube on Android Auto

Android Auto YouTube hack

Note: It is advisable not to be focused on the video content while driving but on the road as it puts you in risk

Want to see in which Cars you can use CarStream? Visit Android Auto Compatible Cars.

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Why Android Auto Hacks

Android Auto Hacks, is something always searched by car lovers who are using android devices. In short there are some limits and issues in Android Auto, yet, it is the best feature ever for the android users when they are in their car. So in this article, I am going to provide you some killer solutions to overcome issues. Furthermore, you will be learning some interesting tips to enhance your Android Auto experience. 

Android Auto Hacks, and Tricks

  1. How to download and install Android Auto from anywhere in the world

As we all know, Android Auto Facility is available in Google Play Store, only  for a limited number of countries. So if you belong to a country in the following list, you can directly download Android Auto from Google Play Store directly.









Costa Rica

Dominican Republic










New Zealand




Puerto Rico




United Kingdom

United States



If you don’t belong to these countries, You have to get the aid of a VPN in order to install Android Auto. 

  1. Firstly, install any VPN app compatible with your phone.
  2. Then choose a VPN server in one of the above countries.
  3. Now you can establish the VPN connection.
  4. After that, On your Android device, go to Settings -> Apps.
  5. Under “App List”, click on the Google Play Store app.
  6. Click on the buttons “Clear Data” and “Force Stop.”
  7. Exit settings and relaunch Play Store App.
  8. Now you can Install Android Auto.
  1. A car’s  compatibility with Android Auto

If you  have a doubt on the compatibility of your car with ANdroid Auto, you can simply use the CarPlay Android Auto Compatibility checker

Also there are alternative apps for Android Auto like InCar App, and you can use them if Android Auto is not compatible with your car. 

  1. Android Auto Youtube Hack

As driving should get the main focus of yours while driving, most of the attention grabbing apps like gaming, video, reading apps haven’t been inserted to the Android Auto app cluster. But many of you will be glad if you have YouTube on your Android Auto. 

If you believe that you can manage with listening to the videos, find the clear instructions for installing Youtube to Android Auto from the following link.

Android Auto YouTube Hack.

  1. How to use a wired Android Auto head unit as a wireless Android Auto unit – the cheapest and easiest way (No root required)

Future Android Auto is going to be wireless. But for you, there is a way to convert your wired Android Auto Head Unit into a wireless one. 

Needed equipment :  Another Android Device(better) or a TV stick. This device will be 

referred to as ‘Slave’.

Needed Software: XDA Labs Application

Idea : You have to connect the slave phone /TV stick to the Android Auto head unit so that it can receive commands from your original phone. 

  1. Set up a Wi-Fi hotspot on your Original device .
  2.  Connect the slave device to that hotspot .
  3. Plug slave device into the Android Auto head unit.
  4. Select AAGateway and tap “Always.”
  5. Set up the Android Auto head unit server on the master device.(Enable developer settings in the Android Auto application and start it there).
  6. If you have issues, try enabling USB debugging on the slave device.

More detailed instructions

  1. How to stop charging the phone once connected to Android Auto

Battery getting overpowered as it charges the phone once it is connected to Android If Auto. If you drive daily, this might affect your phone in a negative way. By the time I am writing this article, ANdroid Auto has not provided any control against this. 

What you can do is modify your USB cable. Better to take a separate cable for connecting the phone to Android Auto and you can remove the voltage wire of that cable. Then it will not charge your phone. 

Or else, you can root your phone and set a battery charge limit. 

Tips and best practices

  1. Send texts easily while driving- supported messaging apps 

You can get the messages read out loud by selecting the notification.

Android Auto’s settings menu enables you auto reply facilities. You can set up predefined texts there, so that you can reply within one touch. 

If not, you can use voice commands to get the message auto typed, listening to your voice and to send it to the relevant contact.

  1. Calling made easy 

Make caller groups and add the contacts you are using frequently, into one group, so that you can access them easily. 

Always use sound controls to make phone calls to a certain contact. 

Eg : “OK Google, call John..”

Organize your contacts with all the details including caller images. 

  1. How to save data

Always try to use Android Auto with the head unit

  1. Stay updated on new features

At the bottom of the Android Auto Home page, there is a space for you to enter your email address and receive the latest news and updates on Android Auto. It will be really helpful for you since aftermarket solutions, feature updates and everything will be notified for you as soon as they are released.

Moreover you can stay tuned with for latest updates , apps, products and many more.

Likewise there are many more hacks and tips. We will discuss them in future articles.