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

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gullzway

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This new AA, sucks ass. Once entering car I can setup AA and watch my tv shows. But F me once I get a call or text I lose audio. The only way to fix it is reboot phone. Anyone know how to fix this crap? Pixel 7 pro rooted. I have tried the other apps from AAAD those don't work at all.
Which version? I'm on version 8.2.623924-release AA on my unrooted Pixel 6 Pro with no issues. In the past I've had to start playing music from an app like Spotify and then go back to screen to auto and sound would be working again.
 

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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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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.
Xperia 1 mk I, Android 11, without root. The phone was restored to factory settings. Screen2auto, Fermat, Carstream works without reservations. Installed by AAAD and AAEASE. However, on the second phone with Root Xperia XZ1 it works definitely better.
 

gullzway

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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.
My Pixel 6 Pro came with Android 12. Never had an issue with S2A working. Unrooted.
 

I7210I

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Is there option that the device screen will be on the auto in full screen?
I see it only protrait,
pixel 7 pro
Thanks
 

rossui

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I tried installing it, but every time I want to patch AA, AA does not load and crashes.

After a few tries, even play store is affected and does not load anymore.

I am on a rooted Lineageos with microg.

What can I do to make AA and play store work again? It's a really weird consequence.

Edit: I can also not access whatsapp anymore. It asks me to set up my profile again but that doesn't work. It keeps asking for my phone number. I think it's an issue with my google profiles somehow. What a mess.
 
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A13 does not work for me. It just keeps force closing so I use an A12 rom. I'm on a rooted poco X3 NFC and I use a carlinkit device to do wireless AA to watch youtube. Netflix doesn't work but Plex does
 

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I read in the last posts that with the latest versions of AA the problem is that S2A disappears. But in my case S2A doesn't disappear but doesn't open, what could it be? I have an S7 Edge with Android 8.

PS not even Waze works anymore.
I ve the same problem with samsung a5 2017 (android 8.0) root.
S2a is here, but not work .
And "Waze" don't work
 
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    You have to turn off Autororate with Tasker after changing rotation. This did the trick for me.
    You need:
    1.Force rotation
    2.Wait time of 500ms
    3.Autorotate off
    I use tasker profile to rotate 90 deg when auto android is engaged (enter criteria), and then an exit task to turn off fixed rotation once Android Auto is disengaged (exit criteria).

    No wait time for my solution.

    Also will definitely give thumbs up for the new AAAIO Tweaker (Shmykelsa)! Works great!

    Cheers,
    B.D.
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    If the S2A opens for you, but you have a black screen when you start any application, this may help
    S2A: -> Screen settings -> Screen size -> Manual resolution
    Set the exact value:
    - screen widht
    - screen height
    - screen DPI
    to the resolution that the phone has
    reboot
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    What is SU_Connector for?

    Where can I find the zip and how do I install it?
    su_connector not useful to my problem
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    I'm getting the following warning. Is that expected or is this a real concern? What exactly is Google noticing? Note that I installed Screen2Auto via AAAD:

    Play Protect

    Your device is at risk

    1 harmful app found

    > Uninstall harmful app?

    Screen2Auto

    This app tries to bypass Android's security protections
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    Can you try to deactivate the Playstore?
    Play Protect can be turned off, but I just would like to know the root cause (e.g. is screen2auto actually harmful? Or is this expected behavior for a screen mirroring app through unauthorized means)
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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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    Preview

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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 **):