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MirrorLink Application

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MIRRORLINK® APPLICATION

 

 

MirrorLink® feature overview

 

 

image MirrorLink® overview

 

            MirrorLink is a global standard solution presented at Car Connectivity Consortium (CCC) that offers

            connection between a smartphone and the car’s infotainment system.

 

 

source: http://www.mirrorlink.com/


 

image Utilization

            1. With the app you can control your car’s screen and speakers via MirrorLink. Use the app on your
                mobile device on your vehicle’s screen .
 

            2. Download the app for MirrorLink from the Google Play Store.


                Apps currently available mainly provide navigation and audio streaming.

                Go to the following link to see more: http://www.mirrorlink.com

            3. Make sure your vehicle supports MirrorLink.


            4. To set up, go to Settings Networks Share & connect MirrorLink

                image

 

            5. MirrorLink

                If the installed app is authenticated, you can use it with your car’s infotainment head unit that

                supports MirrorLink. If it is not authenticated, you may or may not be able to use MirrorLink

                depending on your car infotainment head unit.

 


image Connecting MirrorLink

 

            More than one MirrorLink app should be installed.


            Method 1. Connect your mobile device and the car’s infotainment head unit via a USB cable.

                             To enable just tap the “Use MirrorLink” checkbox. Check the box to connect.


            Method 2. Connect your mobile device and the car’s infotainment head unit via a USB cable.

                             Connection will complete automatically (may not be available depending on car

                             infotainment head unit).

 

UPDATE!!! NEWSFLASH!!! UPDATE!!!

Oddly enough, Google Play Store is NOW promoting their own version:


…and there is a considerable number of applications to choose from:


Of which LG’s own version:


So, to answer questions, the first App “Android Auto” requires running Android 5.0 OS or higher (Lollipop, Marshmallow or Nougat) while the LG version needs to run Android 7.0 OS version or greater.


And, that’s the first part of the equation. You will then need to determine whether your vehicle’s infotainment center supports MirrorLink as well.






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