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CarDongle GPS Mirroring APK - BETA Apk - For Android Phones Only

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Tommy
(@admin)
Member Admin
Topic starter
 

Hi Guys,

This is a very BETA apk for mirroring GPS from your phone to the CarDongle Screen.

We recommend waiting for the official release via OTA update.

BETA APK Download

Settings > Other Settings > Utilizing mobile phone GPS as map GPS

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 9:20 am
andrea.paluzzi
(@andrea-paluzzi)
Active Member
 

Someone tried this update?

Does the GPS mirroring works?

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 3:50 pm
jerwam
(@jerwam)
Trusted Member
 

This is only the APK, we can't make the change in settings yet without a new firmware. The option doesn't show up (settings > other settings > Utilizing mobile phone GPS as map GPS) I also don't see the settings area the app itself is looking for (settings > location > location access) I don't know if that is an app setting, or Android settings.

In short, it is half of what is needed.

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 4:45 pm
ribby18
(@ribby18)
Active Member
 

Remember folks, when @admin says they "recommend" waiting for a later release....they really mean "DO NOT INSTALL THIS THING I JUST GAVE YOU BECAUSE IT MAY BRICK YOUR DEVICE AND ITS ALL YOUR FAULT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

lol

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 4:59 pm
DuDek
(@dudek)
Eminent Member
 

ahahaha you are right

Too bad there's one very important thing missing this time. A nice setting they have indicated in the guide..........

But do they, before posting things, give it some thought?

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 5:02 pm
jerwam
(@jerwam)
Trusted Member
 

Well, the APK is installed on my Pixel4 xl; shows it is connected, but since the setting isn't in this current firmware on the CarDongle itself, it's only half way there.

@Tommy, when is the firmware being released that includes the setting you outlined? I mean if that isn't being released until around the 20th, then why release this post 8 days too early? Kinda jumped the gun there.

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 5:08 pm
jerwam
(@jerwam)
Trusted Member
 

@Tommy - as we need to install this APK on our phones, can you give us a run down on what it does, what permissions it needs, and why it needs them?

 
Posted : 12/03/2021 6:47 pm
peacock93
(@peacock93)
Active Member
 

So, I received the OTA Update a few minutes ago. It does show the new GPS Mirroring option in Settings. I have turned it on and rebooted the CarDongle. Is the APK found on this forum page, GPS4Dongle_1.0.2.APK.1.1, what I need to install on my phone? Does it need to be renamed, remove the .1.1 from the end, to install? My phone just wants to open it as a file with WINRAR and not install it as a program.

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 9:40 am
peacock93
(@peacock93)
Active Member
 

Also, I know it has been asked before in another thread but can't you just use the Vehicle GPS through Android Auto?

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 9:42 am
stefano
(@stefano)
Eminent Member
 

Aggiornamento che non permette a Waze di funzionare ,prima funzionava bene ,ora non vede più la posizione corretta .Maps non funziona ancora,perde il segnale come prima ,e adesso anche Waze è in continua ricerca di GPS. L'apk che c'è su drive non è un apk non riesco ad installarlo perché mi dice che è uno zip, ma nello zip non c'è l'apk che si può installare ,soluzioni ???????

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 10:44 am
stefano
(@stefano)
Eminent Member
 

Stesso problema ,come ce lo risolvono ?????

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 10:55 am
DuDek
(@dudek)
Eminent Member
 

Guarda Stefano,
sinceramente non ho ancora provato l'aggiornamento rilasciato in accoppiamento con app che hanno linkato.
Partiamo dal fatto che app su drive dev'essere installato sul cellulare. Per farlo ovviamente devi eliminare la parte finale del nome (.1.1) quindi lasciare solo l'estensione .apk

L'aggiornamento via OTA rilasciato non correggeva niente ma implementava solo l'impostazione nella sezione "SISTEMA" che effettivamente mancava per far funzionare il tutto come loro dimostravano nel video.

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 11:21 am
stefano
(@stefano)
Eminent Member
 

Comunque farò altre prove 👍

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 12:02 pm
DuDek
(@dudek)
Eminent Member
 

Esatto prova fammi sapere se funziona ahaha che con il lockdown è dura verificare subito XD

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 12:04 pm
jerwam
(@jerwam)
Trusted Member
 

@Peacook93 Did you upgrade it from inside your car or via Mirrorid? I don't think it should matter but I can see the upgrade button ready to go, I click it, but nothing is happening... all via Mirrorid. If I give it a few seconds, go to a different screen and come back, it's ready to be clicked again, but just greys out after being clicked.

Did it take you awhile to get it to install?

 
Posted : 16/03/2021 1:28 pm
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