Screen2Auto - New app for AA smartphone mirroring (only for root devices).

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zgfg

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Can you deal with the problem that Android 13 s2a cannot be used?
Nope. I'm not on A13 and I gave app with S2A - after a half a year of maintaining AA and S2A on two phones, I found that 95% of my use of AA (and specially for S2A) was just for checking does it still work, fixing, testing, etc😷

I have the navigation integrated to the car (it's not that fancy like GMaps but good enough) and I can connect my phone over BT, hence I can call, navigate, play music from the phone to the car stereo, all without AA and without S2A
 

xindefenggan

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I don't understand the question. I just started screen2auto on the phone, and granted the desired permissions. Then in Android Auto, I hit the app on the launcher.



I am on a Google Pixel 6 Pro.

Cheers,
B.D.
I don't understand the question. I just started screen2auto on the phone, and granted the desired permissions. Then in Android Auto, I hit the app on the launcher.



I am on a Google Pixel 6 Pro.

Cheers,
B.D.
After installing S2A, you need to grant some permissions to enter the software, and there are two permissions that cannot be opened, which appeared in Android 13. I don't know why I thought all Android 13s were the same
 

badabing2003

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I'm on Android 13 with Pixel 6 and have no issues.
Did you had S2A installed prior to updating to A13? I had it with A12 and it continued to work on A13.
Perhaps if you just installed fresh, those permissions are hidden from A13 which were previously available (just guessing)
if that is the case, perhaps using 3rd party permissions apps would do it.
I should add that this is pure speculation.
 
I'm on Android 13 with Pixel 6 and have no issues.
Did you had S2A installed prior to updating to A13? I had it with A12 and it continued to work on A13.
Perhaps if you just installed fresh, those permissions are hidden from A13 which were previously available (just guessing)
if that is the case, perhaps using 3rd party permissions apps would do it.
I should add that this is pure speculation.
Also, you could always use the app "App Ops'. It allows one to set permissions that are not available in the system apps settings.

Cheers,
B.D.
 

xindefenggan

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Also, you could always use the app "App Ops'. It allows one to set permissions that are not available in the system apps settings.

Cheers,
B.D.
No....although the permissions are turned on, but the cracking fails
 

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xindefenggan

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After reusing aaad to download and install s2a and using aa aio to lift the restriction, it is finally done
 

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Skelos

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Hi guys,

i have installed the screen2auto through the AAAD app, i did the right settings (i think so). I gave all kind of permission and no limits use of battrey in order to avoid limitation on MIUI 13 in my POCO X PRO (no root) but when i run the screen2auto 3.6.3 via Android Auto i see only the black screen.

If I choose from lateral bar an app like youtube I can see it on the screen phone but screen od AA remains black, it show only the side bar.

If i touch in the black area of AA screen the phone reply correctly like i touch the phone screen .


I noticed also when I plug Usb cable not all time the phone show me the popup about authorization to acquire screen. When this happens, I authorize video acquisition and I don't have black screen any more: I see my phone screen mirrored on AA and all works fine. Just until Screen2Auto crashes. Because yes, many times a popup show me about chrash of Screen2auto.

Someone can help me?
 

drorcun

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for those Who cant give permissions on Android 13 look to the video, on apps information setting you can use three dot to regain ability to change permissions
 

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xindefenggan

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Yes, I got access to the restriction through third-party software, originally I installed that software just to prevent some programs from reading my clipboard? clipboard? I didn't expect to be able to open hidden permissions!
for those Who cant give permissions on Android 13 look to the video, on apps information setting you can use three dot to regain ability to change permissions
 

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    AA ? Where did you see a new version ?
    Play Store did an update. by the way, no problem. S2A is shown and remaining.
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    What settings are you using on your phone and Screen2Auto app, because everything works fine with my Samsung s22 ultra (unrooted) with ford sync aside from the touch screen responsiveness. I cant scroll or tap using the car screen.
    My Pixel 6 Pro works great. I also have Ford sync in my Maverick and have no issues with touch screen. I was referring to all the other posts about people having issues.

    Looking back in the thread, I seems most are either using Xiaomi phones or Custom Roms.
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    For those who are having trouble with touch response:

    If you're using Magisk, install the Magisk module su_connector (download here: https://www.mediafire.com/file/7dduzlef86y7ppj/SU_Connector.zip/file). Reboot after installing.

    You should then turn off alternate touch in S2A. The touch response should work normally in S2A after installing this, and not ultra-sensitive like it is with alternate touch turned on.
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    What is the round button in upper left car screen for?
    It depends where it shows for you

    But try to click, it should put the open app to background

    Eg, open GMaps, press that button, GMaps should go to background.
    Open S2A and some app in S2A like browser; press that button and browser should go to background and you can open another app from S2A

    Play with and with the settings in S2A
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    For those who have S2A working - did you upgrade from Android 10/ 11 to 12/ 13? For those who do not have S2A working consistently - did your phone come with Android 11+?

    From what I have experimented, if you have S2A working on Android 10 and are UPGRADING to 11/ 12/ 13 - it works. If you clean install (say LOS) or factory reset and set things up, it doesn't.

    This is independent of manufacturers or devices.
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    Smartphone screen on Anddroid Auto HU car screen
    For root devices only!

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    Application features:
    - The main reason for creating this application is working with Android 9 Pie
    1. Сompletely new application combining AAMirror & AAStream features.
    2. Additional functions: clock, dimming, selection of resolutions, etc.
    3. Ability to choose the automatic launch of any application at A2M startup.
    4. Floating button to control the application from the HU screen.
    5. Ability to reset if incorrect output and resolution distortion.
    6. Many other chips...
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    Installation and setup:
    1. Download and Install Screen2Auto
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    2. Enable developper settings in Android Auto and enable Unkown sources in developper settings.
    1. Launch on the Android Auto mobile device
    2. Open the menu, tap the tab "About Android Auto"
    3. In the menu that opens, tap on the gear (settings). Then we crawl to the very bottom of the menu that opens: "Version 4.5. *** - release".
    4. 10 times tap on the display of the version of Android Auto, a window will appear where we must agree with what we are doing. Click "Yes."
    5. Go to the menu (tap "three points") and select the tab "For Developers" that appears in the menu
    6. In the last line, put a checkmark "Unknown sources" or use other settings of the developer's menu.
    3. Use the AA AIO TWEAKER from @shmykelsa for activation third-party applications.
    4. Launch the application and perform the initial setup of permission recovery. Click on the button and save them.
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    5. Make the necessary settings as desired.
    Warning:
    If, after turning off the smartphone or exiting AA (turned off the car, closed the emulator, removed the USB), the resolution of the smartphone did not return to its original state (the recovery settings, failure, smartphone features, etc. were set incorrectly, etc.), you need go to Settings → Reset settings and select the WM SIZE RESET option. Resolution will be restored to factory.
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    Don't forget to use the button (if you want course):
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    Warning! New version of the application released!
    Thanks to everyone who offered delicious coffee!
    All of this thanks to all caring people.



    Attention!
    You can download and install S2A on devices without root using the new application
    Android Auto Apps Downloader (AAAD)
    However, I still recommend using C2A on rooted devices.

    What's new

    v3.5.2beta
    • Bug fixes

    v3.5beta
    • Adapted for Non Root devices
    • Notification when pause (for automation).
    • Bug fixes
    • Languages update

    v3.4.6
    • Added persistent quick launch bar
    • Added a pause S2A. If need to use the phone (so as not to disconnect)
    • Fixed bug with floating button
    • Fixed bug with choosing launcher button and background
    • Minor fixes

    v3.4.5
    • Added the ability to change the icon of the floating button
    • Added autostart mapcam.info
    • Added starting Tasker task after completion
    • Minor fixes

    v3.4
    • Fixed jambs
    • Added Support for Screen2Echo*
    • *Screen2Echo - application idesigned to link two phones. An application for those who do not want to get root on their main phone, and the second one is always in the car . Screen2Auto and S2Echo communicate via WiFi Hotspot.
    • Added Function to enable Hotspot at phone startup

    v3.3
    • Bug fixes
    • Switch "Do not restore" in the settings
    • Fixes for some jambs version 3.2

    v3.1
    • Bug fixes
    • Fix launch on Android 5&6
    • Fix Netflix (be sure to enable accessibility)
    • Adjustment of language packs
    • Added new translations

    v3.0
    • Application optimization
    • Made initial setting (Wizard settings)
    • Updated language files. (Thanks for the translations)
    • Added driving safety warning

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    Well, as usual, I will be glad your coffee
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    Download: ↓↓↓
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    A new version 3.4.6 has been released

    • Added persistent quick launch bar
    • Added a pause S2A. If need to use the phone (so as not to disconnect)
    • Fixed bug with floating button
    • Fixed bug with choosing launcher button and background
    • Minor fixes
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    Screen2Auto upgrade to v2.8!
    • Work optimization
    • (Delete) Removed the speedometer.
    • (Add) Added switch to enable / disable the function of forced application termination
    • (Add) Added to the launcher the HOME and WORK buttons from the Yandex navigator.
    • (Add) Added Polish language (thanks wal24)
    • (Add) Launching scree2auto task from Tasker
    • (Fix) Fixed launch from the application menu
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    The only way (similar method from the Fermata player thread) I found to overcome the problem for now is:
    - Use Android Auto version 7.0.614104 (tried v7.1.614554, it does not work in any way).
    - Rename the Screen2Auto app v3.6.2 (change the ru.inceptive.screentwoauto name) with Lucky Patcher or any other rename apk app.
    - Uninstall the original Screen2Auto and install the renamed one.
    - Enable Unknown Sources on AA and patch/add the newly renamed app to AA with AA IO Tweaker as you normally would.

    I tried turning off/on the car, disconnected and rebooted the phone, Screen2Auto hasn't disappeared yet.
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    hello how do you rename the apk with lucky patcher ... i'm interested thank you
    Lucky Patcher actually calls it "Cloning".
    There are also other apps like ApkRenamer and Apk Editor Pro, but haven't tried them.
    An example of cloned app, that has been renamed to ru.inceptive.screentwoautp using Lucky PAtcher clone operation ("p" instead of "o" at the end) (** I'm not responsible if Lucky Patcher has injected anything malicious in the apk, I hope not, I'm also using the apk **):