Phone connection

Connecting a phone to the car via Bluetooth for the first time

Обновления 7/23/2018

Connect a phone with Bluetooth activated to then be able to make calls from the car, send/receive messages, play back media wirelessly and connect the car to the Internet.

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It is possible to have two Bluetooth devices connected at once, in which case one of them can only play back wirelessly. The most recently connected phone will automatically be connected to make calls, send/receive messages, play back media and provide an Internet connection. It is possible to change the use of the phone in the settings for Bluetooth Devices.

After the device has been connected/registered a first time via Bluetooth, it no longer needs to be visible/discoverable, but only have Bluetooth activated. To connect the car to the Internet via a phone, tethering must also be activated on the phone. A maximum of 20 connected Bluetooth devices can be stored in the car.

There are two options for connecting. Either search the phone from the car or search the car from the phone.

Option 1 - search phone from car

Make the phone searchable/visible via Bluetooth.

To connect the car to the Internet via the phone’s Bluetooth, activate tethering (portable/personal hotspot) via Bluetooth on the phone.

Open the tile for the phone.

  • If there is no phone connected to the car, tap on Add phone.
  • If there is a phone connected to the car, tap on Change. In the pop-up window, tap on Add phone.

Available Bluetooth devices are listed. The list is updated as new devices are detected.

Tap on the name of the phone to be connected.

Check that the specified number code in the car matches that in the phone. In which case, choose to accept in both places.

On the phone, choose to accept or reject any options for phone contacts and messages.

Примечание

  • The message function must be activated in certain phones.
  • Not all mobile phones are fully compatible and may therefore not show contacts and messages in the car.

Option 2 - search car from phone

Open the tile for the phone.

  • If there is no phone connected to the car, tap on Add phoneMake car discoverable.
  • If there is a phone connected to the car, tap on Change. In the pop-up window, tap on Add phoneMake car discoverable.

Activate Bluetooth on the phone.

To connect the car to the Internet via the phone’s Bluetooth, activate tethering (portable/personal hotspot) via Bluetooth on the phone.

Search on the phone for Bluetooth devices.

Available Bluetooth devices are listed.

Select the name of the car on the phone.

A pop-up window for the connection is shown in the car. Confirm the connection.

Check that the specified number code in the car matches that in the external device. In which case, choose to accept in both places.

On the phone, choose to accept or reject any options for phone contacts and messages.

Примечание

  • The message function must be activated in certain phones.
  • Not all mobile phones are fully compatible and may therefore not show contacts and messages in the car.

Примечание

If the phone's operating system is updated then the connection may be broken. In which case, delete the phone from the car and then connect again.

Compatible phones

Many phones on the market now have wireless Bluetooth technology, but not all of them are fully compatible with the car. For compatibility, see support.volvocars.com.


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