Amazon wants to make it safer and easier to use your phone while you’re in the car with the introduction of Auto Mode for the Alexa App turning your phone into a “driver-friendly” display with large touch targets and easy-to-read visuals.
Auto Mode keeps things simple with four screens: Home, Navigation, Communicate and Play. The home screen includes shortcuts to pause or play your media source, navigate to home or work and make a call.
The Navigation screen lets you create shortcuts for favorite locations, or if you ask Alexa to find someplace new, Auto Mode will display a simplified results list with only the most relevant info. The Communicate screen will make it easier to place calls or send an announcement to Alexa devices, and the Play screen will give you simple controls over your music or podcasts.
Read the article at AutoBlog.