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Digital Car Keys Arrive on Pixel 6 and Samsung Galaxy S21

Source: Fleet Management Weekly

Google has revealed a slew of features and updates for Android 12. The digital car key function that was announced at Google I/O in May is now available on Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S21 for compatible BMW vehicles in select countries.

You can use your phone to lock and unlock the doors, and start the engine. The feature is likely coming to other vehicles later  – Google has been working with other, unnamed automakers on support for digital car keys.

There’s now an option to open Android Auto automatically when you connect your device to a compatible car. In addition, the home screen will have an always-on play button, so you can fire up your favorite music with a single tap.

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