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SOFO888

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Jan 28, 2013
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I wondered myself about the same.

The reason is indeed clear: AA works only with Google Play Services. And the services are deeply integrated into Android. For example: if you receive a messenger message it has to pass through Google Play Services. That means: no Google Play Services, no instant messaging apps...
 

gullzway

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Nov 17, 2007
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I found this post on the AA subreddit.

https://www.reddit.com/r/AndroidAuto/comments/raelqc
I've installed Adguard and disallowed Android Auto(and Google Play Services,AA alone didn't work) from using cellular and Wifi data. Will see if it works.

Edit: This didn't work, S2A still disappeared.
I'll just keep clearing Android auto app data or using my jailbroken iPhone in the meantime.
 
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jimikoukou

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Mar 26, 2019
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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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0LDST4R

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Would you upload this modified apk? Thanks in advance...

Or better pm. Just for another " new blacklisting " when it's public.
 
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eralxda

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The only way 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 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.
Thank you for the solution, It's work for me。
 

gullzway

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Nov 17, 2007
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From the Developers Website
"Google has attempted to block third-party apps. I am currently developing an installer for screen2auto. Coming soon."

 

jimikoukou

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Mar 26, 2019
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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 **):
 
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0LDST4R

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May 2, 2018
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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 **):

Working so far.

Good work, thanks again.
 

alitaleb

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Oct 28, 2010
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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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    Screen2Auto and Fermata Auto for Android 12

    Dear all, I managed to have S2A working again on Android 12...I'd like to let everyone know that I am NOT a developer and I'm just reporting here the steps that worked for me.

    ROOT REQUIRED

    - Uninstall any previous installed AA version (Except the factory one, if available) and install the AA 6.9.613744
    - Enable 3rd party and developer mode on AA again
    - Download and install (no need to open it) the latest version of Screen2Auto, Use Lucky Patcher to clone the app and save the cloned app somewhere in your device.
    - Uninstall S2A
    - Download and install KingInstaller 1.2 (Find Attached)
    - Use KingInstaller to install the cloned version of S2A previously saved
    - Use AA AIO Tweaker app to patch the app. Reboot.
    - Open S2A and give all permissions.
    - Use HideMyApplist to detach Google Play store to update the AA app (If you're running Magisk Canary Release download the Zygisk - LSPosed module to make HMA work). Create a Blacklist template in HideMyApplist and you select the Android Auto app, click on save. (top right icon). Always on HMA Go to "Select Effective Apps" and look for google play store and tap on it, enable the following "Enable Hide", "Enable all hide methods" applied the blacklist template. Save (top right icon).
    - DONE!

    Use the same process for Fermata Auto if you're interested. I don't really know if all these steps are needed to make it work but I would recommend to "stick to the plan".

    PLEASE GIVE FEEDBACK IN ORDER TO CONFIRM THE FLOW.

    Cheersss
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    I tried that. The link in that post is broke.
    There was absolutely not a single link in that post #1940.
    It was only a name of the sh script that stupid browser or webciew might want to show as a 'link'.
    But again, it was just a name of the sh script - I didn't give links to the posts, one should use search or read the posts in thread (as I didy) to find that script, and other ingredients

    Btw, I'm using LSPosed module Hide My Apps:
    to detach AndroidAuto (and YouTube because of Vanced root) and I never, ever have a problem.
    Playstore always reports that all my apps are up to date, and never bothers to update my detached apps although I'm e.g. on the old AA 7.0.614174 - screenshots
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    I have screen2Auto working on two non-rooted phones. Installed screen2Auto with AA Ease. Uninstalled AA and started installed 6.6 version and opened developer options and ticked download from unknown sources. But playstore forced AA update on both phones to AA 7.1.614574 but kept the original settings and all apps. Screen to auto and Fermato auto work very well for over a week now. Thanks for help.

    Non rooted Samsung Note 8 and 9(android 9)
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    Today it's not working anymore.
    Bkackscreen.

    Seems to be very unstable with my setting.
    Sometimes I also have the black screen, i just go switch to an other application (maps) and go back to S2A and it works back.
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    You have to install the repacked S2A with King Installer.
    On my A11 I have installed repackaged S2A just as apk, with absolutely no need for King or whatever!

    The whole procedure was described in one of my posts from the beginning of Dec, stll running S2A, Fermata and CarTube with no problem
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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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    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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    Warning! New version of the Screen2Auto v2.2 released!

    -Completely rewritten application code.
    -Changed the interface and settings menu.
    -Quick panel replaced by launcher.
    -Increased download and work speed.
    -Implemented launch of two applications at once (Split screens) by creating double shortcuts in Launcher.
    -Return AAUnlock to the application (phenotype patcher is not needed).
    -Alphabetically sorting applications in menu.
    -Screen orientation issues fixed.
    -Checking the new application version.
    -Other minor fixes
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