Car Widget 1.9.3


Publisher Description

"Car Widget" makes easier and quicker access to phone features when you're in the car.

With the widget you can assign one or more screens on your home launcher to be dedicated for usage inside the car.

Unlike Car Home applications, you still will have access to all other screens of your home launcher.

To access widget
use application shortcut.


On any home screen press "menu", then "add", select "widgets" and choose "Car Widget" from the list of available widgets.

You might need to restart the device in order to widget to appear in the list.

Main features:

* 4x4 widget

* 4,6 or 8 big shortcuts per widget

* 5 Skins

* Customization options: background color, opacity, font size and color, icons tint

* Replacement for "Car Dock" / "Car Home" applications.

* Custom icons and titles for shortcuts

* Icon pack support

Available shortcuts (can be expanded by installed applications):

* Applications

* Bookmark

* Contact

* Direct dial/ message

* Directions & Navigation (Using Google Maps)

* Gmail label

* Music playlist

* Settings

* Built-In Shortcuts - (InCar switch, Play/Pause, Next, Previous - Experimental)

Free version includes Trial of the features available in the Car Widget Pro.

Car Widget Pro

Automation for your car. Detects when you inside the car and adjusts settings of your phone.

Trigger (possible to combine all of the options):

* Power cable connected

* Headphones connected

* Bluetooth device connected

* Activity recognition


* Turn on Bluetooth

* Disable screen timeout

* Adjust screen brightness

* Adjust volume level of media

* Switch off Wi-Fi

* Route call to speaker

* Auto answer (Experimental)

* Autorun App

* Shortcuts in notification bar (Android 4.0)


- It's not possible to unlock the screen from widget

- It's not possible to switch to the specific screen from widget

- Not possible to switch GPS


CALL_PHONE (Directly call phone numbers)- used for direct call shortcut

WAKE_LOCK (Prevent phone from sleeping) - used to disable screen timeout

WRITE_SETTINGS (Modify system settings)- used to adjust brightness settings

ACCESS_WIFI_STATE and CHANGE_WIFI_STATE - connect and disconnect from Wi-Fi

BLUETOOTH and BLUETOOTH_ADMIN - required in order to switch Bluetooth state

(Modify or delete the contents of your USB storage) - Backup/Restore functionality


* On some devices you have option "Stay awake" (Under Settings -> Applications -> Development), you can enable it if your want to prevent phone from sleeping.

* Landscape mode: Not all launchers allow to use phone in landscape mode, just replace yours with alternative one that supports it (like LauncherPro or ADW).

You can find Car Widget Pro also in market.

(This marketplace has an option for PayPal)


Please exercise caution when using this application and do not manipulate your device while driving. Always pay attention to the road.

Car Widget is a free software application from the System Maintenance subcategory, part of the System Utilities category. The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2016-11-06. The program can be installed on Android.

Car Widget (version 1.9.3) is available for download from our website. Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 36 times. We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.

Program Details


Publisher Alex Gavrishev
Released Date 2016-11-06
Languages English


Category System Utilities
Subcategory System Maintenance

System requirements

Operating systems android

Download information

File size
Total downloads 36


License model Free
Price N/A

Version History

Here you can find the changelog of Car Widget since it was posted on our website on 2015-04-25. The latest version is 1.9.3 and it was updated on on 2017-06-30. See below the changes in each version:

version 1.9.3

posted on 2016-11-06

1.9.3,Fix notification shortcuts on lollipop,Fix icons were disappearing,1.9.2,Reduce memory usage,Reduce app size,Upgrade libraries,1.9.1,Update backup UI

version 1.1

posted on 2011-04-14

Several fixes and updates

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Release Date: 2016-11-06
Publisher: Alex Gavrishev
Operating System: android
Type: Free