In this guide, we will make you aware of a potential workaround that might help you fix the issue of Android Auto disconnecting upon network switch on Xiaomi devices. This application from the Silicon Valley giant gives you the perfect platform to mirror the functionalities of your Android device over to your car’s infotainment system. However, as of late, it is giving out quite a tough time to the Chinese OEM.
Numerous users have voiced their concern that Android Auto is disconnecting upon every network switch on their Xiaomi devices. So whenever their device switch between 3G/4G/5G, there is a temporary disconnection of Android Auto for around 4-5 seconds before automatically going live. This issue first came to light with the MIUI 13 update based on Android 12 and has affected quite a lot of Xiaomi devices.
Some of them include the likes of Xiaomi 11T/Pro, Xiaomi 12 Pro, and Poco X4 Pro. What is even more infuriating to note is the fac that the issue is there for more than a year, but neither Google nor Xiaomi seems to have any interest in addressing this bug. With that said, there does exist a workaround that should help you rectify this issue. So without further ado, let’s check it out.
Xiaomi Android Auto Disconnecting upon Network Switch
As of now, your best and more importantly the only bet is to leave the MIUI ecosystem and switch over to an AOSP-based ROM. Irrespective of the name, [Pixel Experience, crDroid, ArrowOS, Evolution X, etc] all these AOSP-based ROMs are free from this bug. So you could give any of these a try and check out the results. However, this workaround might not be the most feasible approach for many, and that is completely understandable.
First off, the process will wipe off all the data and might nullify the warranty as well. Moroever, the process might itself prove to be quite technical for non-tech enthusiasts. So taking all these risks to rectify an issue from Google/Xiaomi leaves us with no justification whatsoever. But since it has been left unattended for over a year, we shouldn’t have our hopes high regarding the official certification of this bug.
Unfortunately, the best bet is to take matters into our own hands and get this job done, even though comes at a cost. On that note, we round off this guide on how you could fix the issue of Android Auto disconnecting upon network switch on Xiaomi devices. If you have any queries concerning the aforementioned steps, do let us know in the comments. We will get back to you with a solution at the earliest.
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