Chevy Google Built-In Technology Preview

A photo of the Google touchscreen in some Chevy vehicles.

What Does Chevy Google Built-In Technology Do?

The connectivity revolution has been going on for a while with the lineup of new vehicles available at Ernie Dean GM. Our manufacturing partner is taking the idea of device integration to the next level by partnering with one of the biggest names on the internet, Google. The automaker has started introducing Google Built-In technology to a few 2022 vehicles, with more likely to get the software in the future. The latest Chevrolet infotainment system is Android-based, making it very user-friendly and working much like the smartphone that is likely in your pocket (or in your hands) right now. Let’s take a look at some things you should know.

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Chevy Google Built-In Features and Capability

There is really no accurate way to list everything Google Built-In can do for you because new features, capabilities, and apps are being added all the time. However, there are a few features that are broadly applicable across the entire software suite. The biggest thing that Google Built-In accomplishes is making your smartphone features and the vehicle’s infotainment system easier and safer to use while on the road by employing Google’s voice-recognition capability. Almost anything a driver or passengers wants the system to do will begin with the activation phrase, ‘Ok (or Hey,), Google…’

  • Google Maps Navigation: If you’re looking for the nearest place to eat, gas station or any point of interest, you can just ask the system to find it and directions will come up on the touchscreen at the top of the center stack.
  • Hands-Free Communication: You can make or answer calls, compose or respond to texts, and listen to notifications through the vehicle’s stereo system.
  • Productivity Management: Get ready for the day when you get behind the wheel with the productivity management capabilities. You can ask the system to read the day’s calendar entries as well as create to-do lists that can be accessed at any time from a variety of devices.
  • Entertainment Options: Whether listening to your favourite music or the latest podcast, the entire library of audio options is simply just an ask away.

How Do I Connect My Phone to Google Built-In?

The software engineers who designed the Google Built-In system did an excellent job of making the setup process as easy as possible. Obviously, Google Built-In is going to be compatible with Android-based smartphones. However, those with iPhones will also be able to take advantage of this technology.

In order to connect either type of phone to the system, simply choose the device’s operating system on the touchscreen. For the best possible Google Built-In experience, use your existing Google credentials to sign-in to the system. You can also easily create one prior to setting up the Google Built-In system in a vehicle equipped with the software. Take a look at the videos below for some tips and tricks about the Google Built-In system.

If you have any questions about this new technology or need a little help getting things up and running, make an appointment with an Ernie Dean GM product expert, today.