TomTom Go showing falsly night time mode on the mirrored device


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I mirror my TomTom Go from the Android smartphone to my Android car entertainment center. When starting TomTom, it shows dayview on the car device - whereas, as soon as I start driving, the car screen changes to night mode even during day time. What is your advice to have the car screen on daytime mode all the time?
 
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Mirrored or using Android Auto?
 

canderson

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Someone else recently noticed this behavior from Android Auto as well, and had not seen it before. The reply back from TomTom was clear about any potential source:

" I am afraid we do not control it in our app. Google maps is using proprietary library for AA. Our implementation relies on different AA library and we do not control day/night modes on Head Unit."

If more details emerge, I'll check back in and advise.

Meanwhile, check this setting in Android Auto if possible:

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