What gestures are supported on the media screen?
The following gestures are supported for most media players on the media screen. Please note, some controls are not supported below Android 4.4
Swipe left/right on album art
Long press and slide finger up/down, or swipe up/down
Long press and slide finger left/right
Show/hide album art
Pinch to zoom in/out
Launch media player
Tap media player icon
My media player is not supported.
AutoMate supports more than 250 popular media apps for music, podcasts, and audio books. If your media player is not available in the menu of the music screen, it’s not officially supported by AutoMate. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will ...
How do gestures work?
Gestures work by using the proximity sensor on your device (and is not supported on devices without a proximity sensor). Hover your hand 1 to 2 inches over the sensor in different ways: Wave hand once over the sensor Wave hand twice over the sensor ...
Can app specific media controls be added to the music screen, like playlists and thumbs up?
This is currently not possible. AutoMate uses generic media controls to be able to support a wide range of media players. This is similar to how Android's lock screen media controls work. Generally speaking, whatever you can do from the lock screen ...
Why does AutoMate launch the media player the first time?
In order for the media controls for a media app to become active, AutoMate is required to launch the media app first (if it's not already running). AutoMate hooks into the same mechanism that the lock screen uses to control media. So, just like the ...
How do I add shortcuts on the Shortcuts screen?
AutoMate's shortcuts screen is a handy place to add app shortcuts, Android shortcuts, and AutoMate shortcuts. To add new shortcuts, visit the shortcuts screen, and tap the red shortcuts button. This will bring up the add shortcuts screen. Here, the ...