Can I upgrade base radio in a 2015 to one that supports Android Auto?
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Thread: Can I upgrade base radio in a 2015 to one that supports Android Auto?

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    Can I upgrade base radio in a 2015 to one that supports Android Auto?

    I'm considering purchasing a 2015 Optima SX that has what appears to be the base radio. I'd really like to have Android Auto in the car. I understand there was an update for the 2015 Optima that adds Android Auto. But I don't think that is for this base radio, right? It's for the nav-radio unit. Can I swap in a stock nav-stereo from ebay in place of this stock radio?

    Any other ideas for getting Android Auto and maintaining steering wheel controls and the backup camera?

    I tried to attach a photo of the base radio but I'm not allowed to. Also couldn't post the link to the software update I'm referring to. :-(

    Thanks.

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    I'm pretty sure another oem radio has to be programmed to the car via dealership. Its the canbus system it uses

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