Problems with Android Auto and your Xiaomi? So you can fix it

Unfortunately Android Auto continues to present certain problems on some Xiaomi . Errors such as error 16 that prevent our smartphone from correctly linking to this Google vehicle system.

Still, these bugs are largely solvable. And it is that, in most cases the impossibility of using Android Auto through our Xiaomi is given by the dual applications themselves.

In view of this and taking as a source this interesting article from Mi Community , below we will explain how to solve two of the most common errors that we usually find when linking or connecting our Xiaomi to a car with Android Auto.

Fix Android Auto error on Xiaomi devices

One of the main errors of the type « An error has occurred » that we usually find when connecting Android Auto to our Xiaomi is related to Google Play Services .

solucionar error android auto xiaomi error 16. Noticias Xiaomi A

In itself, this error shows the message « It seems that Google Play Services does not work at the moment «, making it impossible to connect Android Auto to our Xiaomi. To solve it we just have to follow the following steps:

  1. Go to Settings> Applications> Manage applications
  2. Once inside, click on the options through the top three dots and access the option «Show all applications».
  3. After that, we will search for Google Play Services and proceed to "Clear data" followed by Clear cache.

In addition, another error that we usually find in Android Auto after connecting our Xiaomi is the « communication error 16 «. This one, displaying the message « There seems to be a problem. When it is safe, disconnect and reconnect the phone »also has a solution.

solucionar error android auto xiaomi error 16. Noticias Xiaomi A

Responsible for this is usually the dual MIUI applications . These create a certain conflict with Android Auto, showing error 16 and making it impossible to connect. For this we will have to deactivate the dual applications as follows:

  1. Go to Settings> Applications> Dual Applications
  2. Once inside, we access the options through the icon of a gear and click on «Delete dual application accounts». After that we will restart the terminal

This option, unfortunately, will eliminate our dual applications but allows us to connect our Xiaomi to Android Auto.

The entry Problems with Android Auto and your Xiaomi? So you can solve it was published first in XIAOMIADICTOS: Xiaomi news and news website .


  1. My problema is different. When I connect Redmi Note 9 Pro to my VW Android sustém, It starts to blink the UI and no screen mirroring happens. I have no dual apps and get no error message. Very frustrating, indeed.

    1. same here Redmi note 8 pro

    2. same here with Redmi note 8 pro 1 year with this try to solve and nothing. No more Xiaomi to me.

  2. No need to install Android Auto.
    If Android auto no longer works on Xiaomi 8, update 12.x.x.x means; That Android Auto is already installed.
    Plug the USB cable into the car and Android Auto is automatically activated.

  3. I can't connect any of my Xiaomi 9 (Lite and T). I plug the mobile to the car and nothing.

  4. Disable bluetooth and the connect

  5. Dont Buy xiaomi phones or you will be highly disappointed with android auto.

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  7. Xiaomi is fucked up with andoid auto , its not working on my 2020 e-class , have a note 9 pro

  8. I'm having the same issue wid my redmi 9T


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