Sensus Connect

Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device

Updated 1/21/2020

Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device

When you connect a Bluetooth® device you can do this from either the device or your Volvo. This article describes how to set up a connection (pair) between your Volvo and a Bluetooth® device (e.g. mobile phone or tablet).

Instructions

To create a Bluetooth® connection, see the video tutorial or follow the instructions below.

Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device

There are two different versions of the infotainment system. To see which version is installed in your car, check if the connect button is present . If present, go to section Sensus Connect, otherwise go to section Sensus.

Sensus Connect

On your phone: Go to Settings and check that Bluetooth® is activated.

On your phone: Make sure the phone set to visible.

On the centre console: Press TEL and then select OK/MENU.

On the centre console: Turn the OK/MENU button to select Search new phone (for media device Search new device) and press OK/MENU.

The system will now search for available phones.

On the centre console: Select your device from the list and press OK/MENU.

On the centre console: Select Connect for phone or Connect for media and press OK/MENU.

Ensure that the code displayed on your mobile phone is the same as the one shown on the screen in your car. If so, accept the code in both places.

On your phone: Accept or reject any choices regarding its phone book and messages (only applies to some phone models).

The phone/media device is now paired with your Volvo. If this method is unsuccessful, press EXIT and follow the instructions in Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo or contact your Volvo dealer.

Sensus

On your phone: Go to Settings and check that Bluetooth® is activated.

On the centre console: Press TEL or MEDIA and then select OK/MENU.

Follow the instructions on your external device and on the car's screen to complete the procedure.

The phone/media device is now paired with your Volvo. If this method is unsuccessful, press EXIT and follow the instructions in Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo or contact your Volvo dealer.

P3/P4 - Support site - Center console - TEL/MEDIA
P3/P4 - Support site - Phone view

When your phone/media device has been paired and selected, its name will be shown on the Sensus Infotainment screen and the device can be controlled from the car.

Note

This procedure only has to be performed once. Your Volvo will then attempt to connect automatically to your device when it is within range of the system, as long as Bluetooth® is enabled.

Note

If your mobile phone's operating system is updating, this may interrupt the connection between the phone and the car. If this happens, delete the phone from the list of paired phones (see Remove a Bluetooth device from your Volvo) and repeat the pairing procedure described in this article.

Interactive guide for Sensus Connect

If you want to explore the options that Sensus Connect has to offer more closely, please take a look at our interactive guide that you can find here Sensus Connect Guide.

Car model/model year

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 to and including 2018Equipped with Sensus Connect..

V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2019Equipped with Sensus Connect..

The range of models, systems and services may vary depending on market.

For car models from and including model year 2020, see on-line manual for the model concerned.


This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 to and including 2018.

V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2019.

The range of models, systems and services may vary depending on market.

For car models from and including model year 2020, see on-line manual for the model concerned.


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