AppRadio Unchained Reloaded at Google Play market analyse

App power index: 100 (based on ranks around App Stores today)
Developer: Google Inc.
Price: 0 free
Current version: 0.29, last update: 6 years ago
First release : 09 Dec 2022
App size: 447 Kb
4.8 ( 7728 ratings )
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Estimation application downloads and cost

> 2.2k
Monthly downloads
~ $ 900
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AppRadio Unchained Reloaded allows full mirroring of your phone from your AppRadio. This means that any app can be controlled from the head unit screen and not just a few that are specially adapted.For this app to work ROOT is required. Do not ignore this requirement and blame the app for not working!
ImportantThe 'Smartphone setup' on the head unit needs to be set correctly for Android as by default it's configured for Iphone. Go to Settings->System->Input/Output Settings->SmartphoneSetup and set Device to 'Others' and Connection to 'HDMI'. See this video:
Any other AppRadio related app needs to be uninstalled as this blocks the connection to AppRadio Unchained Reloaded.
AppRadio mode requires that your device is connected to the HDMI input of the head unit. Depending on the device this can be done with a MHL / Slimport / Miracast / Chromecast adapter.
Because this app may not work for your setup there's an extended trial period of 48 hours. In order to claim this simply request a refund within 48 hours after purchase by emailing the order number to the support email address.
The user's manual is available here: forum thread at XDA-developers:
Supported head units: any AppRadio that supports Android AppMode via HDMI. For example: SPH-DA100, SPH-DA110, SPH-DA210, AVIC-NEX4000 and AVIC-NEX8000.Units that have AppRadio mode via USB are not supported.
The following features are supported: - Multitouch - AppRadio buttons - Steering wheel controls - GPS data transfer via mock locations (only works with head units that have a GPS receiver AND do not have built-in navigation) - Auto enables mock locations on connection (if app is converted to a system app) - Wake lock - Rotation locker (to put any app in landscape mode) - Real calibration - Start at boot (for use with Android sticks) - Start on HDMI detection (for use with phones and HDMI adapters) - Notifications to indicate connection state - Widget for returning to head unit home screen - Diagnostics - Automatic Bluetooth toggle for improved connection - Assign system app rights without the need to move files
For Reloaded to be able to switch Mock locations automatically, it needs to have system app rights. These can be assigned as following:In the menu select the entry 'System app enable'. Once the rights are assigned the entry will change to 'System app disable'. When executed the system app rights will be revoked. When 'System app enable' is activated, the diagnostics will show 'Can switch mock locations' ticked. However it will not show 'Installed as system app' as technically it's not installed as a system app but nonetheless it has system app rights and the Mock locations can be switched.
When the app is still installed as a system app (by moving the files) the menu entry is disabled as it makes no sense. In order to enable the functionality remove the files that were moved to make it a system app first and then install the latest version.
AppRadio is a registered trademark of Pioneer.Disclaimer: You are solely responsible for using this app in such a way that it does not impair your ability to drive.
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Latest version AppRadio Unchained Reloaded: 0.29

Fix for no GPS injection on Nexus 5 on Android M.
Fix for Android M crash.
Added protocol support for AppRadio 4 and NEX series GPS data.
Added function to allow to get system app rights without the need to move files
Workaround for no touch on Samsung Note 4 Edge
Fix for crash when selecting diagnostics on some phones

Apps Changes History:
  • New App Version 29 -> 0
  • New App Version 29 -> 29
  • New App Version 29 -> 29