How to view and interact with Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge screen on your car's display [Quick Guide]

This is a quick guide on how to view and interact with your Samsung Galaxy S7 or S7 edge screen on your car's display using MirrorLink.

With MirrorLink technology, you can view and access your phone screen on to your vehicle's display. All you need to do first is connect your phone to your car using a USB cable and then start controlling apps with the steering wheel and dashboard buttons.

Read on to learn how to use your new Samsung handset to control your car using MirrorLink and make the most of today's vehicle infotainment system.

Important Note: Ensure your vehicle supports MirrorLink system.

Here's how it's done:

1. Tap Apps from the Home screen.

2. Tap Settings.

3. Scroll to and tap to select More connection settings from the given options.

4. Now tap MirrorLink to enable the feature.

Hint: If your phone is not connected to a car that supports MirrorLink, this option is grayed out and not available.

5. Follow the onscreen prompts on your car to complete the connection process.

After successfully connecting your device, you then should see huge icons on your car's display.

More on MirrorLink

MirrorLink is the leading industry standard for car-smartphone connectivity. As the name implies, this technology works by allowing the car screen to mirror what is on your phone screen linked to it. To make this happen, your car must have support for MirrorLink system. For example, a Toyota iQ with a Panasonic MirrorLink system entrenched into the dashboard as part of the Toyota Touch Life.

After successfully connecting your Galaxy S7/S7 edge to your MirrorLink-enabled car, you can now take advantage of an easier and more responsible access to navigation, apps, and music on the phone while you drive. Audio outputs can also be heard through the car's speakers.

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