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Hello,
In my Q30S 2018 I have the original media+nav system.
There are few problems with this system:
1. the maps do not cover my country, and there is not way to update it with relevant maps, hence the entire nav system is useless.
2. the system is actually rather lame - generally it is slow, the touch screen is not sensitive enough, and overall functionality is limited.
It looks like a system that was developed to impress potential buyers, but not to actually perform on daily basis. In general I suspect that behind it there is low computing power and minimal RAM.

Anyone knows anything about that?
Anyone has experience in replacing the original system with a 'normal' android system (with more computing power + a nav system that can be updated with any set of maps)? Are there any recommendations for that?

Thanks!
 

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I had a company installed Android Auto in my car. Now I have Google maps, Podcasts and so on.
 

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I had a company installed Android Auto in my car. Now I have Google maps, Podcasts and so on.
Cool, could you share more details? What, How, Where... Did they upgrade the software somehow, or replace the hardware... add some pictures maybe :)
 

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I don't know what theu did exactly, but they have installed a piece of hardware. They used one of the existing usb ports to power that hardware and installed another usb port to plug in the phone. I have to select iphone on the screen and then hold the Menu button (behind the gear shifter) a few seconds and the screen switches to android auto mode. They didn't changed the touchsreen.
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Does regular infotainment functions still work when using Android Auto / Car Play e.g. parking sensors, radio, reverse camera?

I don't know what theu did exactly, but they have installed a piece of hardware. They used one of the existing usb ports to power that hardware and installed another usb port to plug in the phone. I have to select iphone on the screen and then hold the Menu button (behind the gear shifter) a few seconds and the screen switches to android auto mode. They didn't changed the touchsreen. View attachment 1581 View attachment 1581
 

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Everything works. But when I switch to radio I'm not hearing the google maps instructions anymore. Maps will remain visible though.
 

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Everything works. But when I switch to radio I'm not hearing the google maps instructions anymore. Maps will remain visible though.
Interesting, thank you. I am torn between using this our just setting up an old iPad as a secondary screen with Cydia to keep CarPlay loaded up on it.
 
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