To use Uconnect, the phone is linked to the Jeep via Bluetooth. To use Android Auto, I must plug in the phone with a cable. I use Android Auto for the 2 things that Uconnect doesn't do. - Google maps - If I receive a TXT, Google will read it to me. I have had my Jeep for about 15 months. Once every 2 or 3 months, the Bluetooth will disconnect.