US Pat. No. 10,462,276

FUNCTION SELECTION IN A PORTABLE DEVICE COUPLED TO THE HEAD UNIT OF A VEHICLE

GOGGLE LLC, Mountain Vie...

1. A method for providing geographic information to head units of vehicles, the method comprising:providing, by one or more processors, a set of user interface features of a navigation application executing on a portable device that currently operates in a vehicle, including providing a list of geographic search results from the navigation application to the head unit;
receiving, at the navigation application from a head unit of the vehicle, an indication of a changed environmental condition; and
reducing, by the one or more processors, a level of detail for at least one of the set of user interface features of the navigation application in response to the changed environmental condition, including locking out a scrolling list/paging feature by reducing the list to a single page.