Category: Floating Apps for Auto

Real multitasking on your Android!

Enabling the free-form mode for Samsung Galaxy S and Note with Android 7, 8 & 9

After many months of testing and with experience from answering thousands of emails related to Floating Apps for Auto, we’ve found the optimal configuration for your Samsung Galaxy S and Samsung Galaxy Note devices running Android 7, 8 or 9 to use with our popular MirrorLink hacks. Before proceeding with enabling the free-form mode, please…
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The difference between FA free, full and auto

Free vs. Full – These versions are almost identical – built-in apps, features, the free-form mode, etc. work the same way. The free version is ad-powered and doesn’t come with Wifi Manager, Contacts and Google Map. Also, the full version includes all buddies. And that’s all. No more differences. Free/Full vs. Auto – The situation…
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How to fix MirrorLink on Samsung with Android 9

Some users reported that after updating their Samsung phone to Android 9, MirrorLink has stopped working for them. Samsung officially answered that it’s not a problem on their side. Well, dear Samsung, it is and we’ve found a solution for our users because we care about them. If you can’t see certified apps after updating…
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Floating Apps for Auto and Netflix

NETFLIX in your car? No problem!

What do you need?1. MirrorLink compatible car2. MirrorLink compatible phone with Android 7 or 83. Netflix on your phone with an active account4. Floating Apps for Auto on your phone5. Active free-form mode and MirrorLink expert6. The latest version of LG MirrorDrive installed7. Know how to do the double LG MirrorDrive trick After you perform…
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Version 4.9: Floating Apps for Auto gets a new welcome screen

Floating Apps for Auto, the special version of Floating Apps for “hacking” cars with MirrorLink, receives all improvements that come with version 4.9 except for the new welcome screen. It has its own welcome screen that is not trying to introduce all features of Floating Apps but it’s rather helping new users with essential steps…
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Floating Apps for Auto

FA for Auto: Cable is the key!

The cable causes a lot of problems when connecting phone and car via MirrorLink. A myth exists that the original cable supplied along with the phone must work correctly. In many cases, it’s not true. While standard cables are suitable for typical usages, they are not ideal for fast data transfer that is necessary for…
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Floating Apps for Auto

Supported cars for Floating Apps for Auto

  To benefit from Floating Apps for Auto in your car, both your device and your car must support MirrorLink 1.1. Generally, cars with MirrorLink 1.1 manufactured after 2014 are well supported. Please note that MirrorLink is optional equipment and it may not be available in all models of supported brands. If you are not…
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How to enable/disable Floating Apps quickly with Quick Settings Tile

How to enable/disable Floating Apps quickly with Quick Setting Tiles

There is also a video on Floating Apps’ Youtube channel describing this feature so if you prefer it, just visit the link and you don’t need to read all the text :-). This feature is one of the most often requested one. It’s even more important for Floating Apps for Auto as in this case…
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Floating Google Maps

Version 4.7: New Google Maps with route finding!

Until now, floating Google Maps was just a small tool to check “where the heck I am” or to quickly find an address. It’s no longer true! New Google Maps allows choosing starting point or destination by just clicking on the map or by searching address. It’s not necessary to choose the starting point; it’s enough…
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MirrorLink & installed apps

MirrorLink & installed apps

  MirrorLink limitations Please understand that MirrorLink blocks launching normal installed apps and it’s not our fault. MirrorLink is designed to do it and it actively tries to stop you from running other than certified apps! It’s possible to run only some apps, and it also depends on your phone and vehicle. Usually, it needs…
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