What is Samsung MirrorLink? How to Use it?

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MirrorLink- An Overview

MirrorLink is a technology on Android phones that helps users to screen any MirrorLink enabled Android phone screen to MirrorLink enabled vehicle. This enables the user to use the car infotainment system to control their phone.

But, in order to use the MirrorLink to screen your Android screen to car docking system, your phone must have a Mirror Linking feature.

Also, the car system has to be the Mirror linking enabled system as well.

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What is Samsung MirrorLink?

MirrorLink is a technology that enables your smartphone to connect to a MirrorLink enabled vehicle.

This allows you to control your phone’s music, calls, messages, notifications etc directly from your vehicle’s docking screen or infotainment system.

Most of the Samsung Galaxy series smartphones have the MirrorLink feature that helps you to connect your Samsung phone to your car’s infotainment system.

Samsung MirrorLink works with CarmodeStub App that give you more control other features as compared to other MirrorLink devices.

MirrorLink enabled Samsung phones connected to the vehicle using a USB cable. In order to use the Samsung MirrorLink, it is essential to have a MirrorLink enabled vehicle infotainment system.

Turn on Samsung MirrorLink.

  1. Connect Samsung device to vehicle’s USB port using USB Cable
  2. Touch on Apps on the device home screen.
  3. Now tap on settings.
  4. Tap on MirrorLink to enable it.
  5. Mark the Connect to vehicle via USB checkbox.

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Samsung MirrorLink is used better with CarModeStub App. However, there are other alternatives to Samsung MirroLink you can use. 

How do I get MirrorLink on my Samsung?

MirrorLink is a feature that helps you to connect your Samsung phone to cars infotainment system. All the latest Samsung Android phones are equipped with MirrorLink.

Sadly, MirorLink is a combination of hardware and software. So, in order to use MirrorLink on your Samsung phone, it must have a MirrorLink feature enabled. You can check the list of MirrorLink Enabled Samsung Phones.

If your device is not on the list, sadly you cannot use the MirrorLink feature on your Samsung phone. Still, you can use Android Auto to connect your mobile to car infotainment system.

Does MirrorLink work with Samsung?

Yes, MirrorLink works perfectly with all the LAtest Samsung Galaxy Series(A, M and S series). In order to use Samsung MirrorLink, you must have a MirrorLink enabled vehicle.

Samsung MirrorLink Alternatives

Besides Samsung MirrorLink, there are several other apps you can use to connect your Samsung phone to connect it with your vehicle docking system AKA infotainment system.

These apps work quite similar to Samsung MirrorLink and allow you to control your phone’s home screen, music, calls, notification and navigation directly from your vehicle infotainment system. Here is the name of some Alternatives.

  1. Android Auto
  2. InCar

These were the name of few Samsung MirrorLink alternatives. Don’t forget to visit Best MirrorLink Alternative Apps to see the full list.(will be published soon)

Final Words:

Samsung MirrorLink enables you to connect your Samsung Android phone to MirroLink enabled vehicle to control the your phone home screen directly from the vehicle’s dashboard disp[lay. It makes it easy to control your Samsung phone with a big screen while driving. All the latest Samsung Android phones have a MirrorLink feature that can easily be connected with vehicle infotainment system using a USB cable.