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Text messages

Updated 1/21/2020

Text messages

If your car is equipped with Sensus Connect, it is possible to have text messages from your mobile phone read out in your Volvo. This article describes how to do this.

Reading out text messages

To activate reading out of text messages, see the video tutorial or follow the instructions below.

Text messages to car (Android)

Text messages to car (iPhone)

Instructions

On your phone: Go to Settings and then select Bluetooth®.

On your phone: Select your car and press the information symbol.

On your phone: Enable the Show notes option.

Switch off your car and then restart it - this option is enabled when you start your car.

If you receive a text message while you are driving, a pop-up menu will be displayed.

Press OK to read out the text message. Press EXIT to read the message on your mobile phone.

The pop-up menu and the notification sound can be switched off under Phone menuMessage notifications.

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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