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Media via Bluetooth ®
The car's media player is equipped with Bluetooth and can wirelessly play audio files from external Bluetooth devices, such as mobile phones and tablets.
Connecting a device via Bluetooth ®
Connect a Bluetooth ® device to the car for wireless playback of media and to provide the car with an Internet connection where possible.
Voice control of radio and media
Commands for radio and media player device control are shown below.
The media player can play back audio from external audio sources connected via the USB port or Bluetooth. It can also play back video format via the USB port.
The media player is controlled from the centre display. Several functions can also be operated using the steering wheel's right-hand keypad or voice control.The media player also operates the radio, which is described in a separate section.
Controlling and changing media
The playback of media can be controlled with voice control, steering wheel keypad or the centre display.
It is possible to search by artist, composer, song titles, album, video, audio book, playlist and, when the car is connected to the Internet, podcasts (digital media via Internet).
Compatible media formats
The following file formats must be used for media playback.
Gracenote identifies artist, album, song titles and associated images, which are shown during playback.
Volvo is constantly working to keep your car up to date. It is therefore a good idea to update Gracenote® at regular intervals. Updating occurs in two stages using an empty USB memory.
Media via USB port
An external audio source, e.g. an iPod® or MP3 player, can be connected to the audio system via the car's USB port.
Connecting a device via USB port
An external audio source, e.g. an iPod® or MP3 player, can be connected to the audio system via one of the car's USB ports.
Technical specifications for USB devices
The following specifications must be met to allow the contents of the USB devices to be read.