Using Apple® CarPlay®
By connecting an iPhone to your car you can, amongst other things, listen to music, make calls, send and receive messages, as well as use selected apps. The functions can also be voice-controlled using Siri.
For information about how to start CarPlayApple, CarPlay, iPhone, Siri, iOS and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., see the video or instructions below.
Settings and menus in the center display vary depending on software version.
Voice control using Siri must be activated in your phone before using CarPlay. Activate Siri by selecting Settings > General > Siri in your phone. The phone also needs an Internet connection via Wi-Fi or mobile network.
Connect your iPhone to the USB input. In cases where there are multiple USB inputs, use the one with a white surround.
Read the information in the pop-up message and tap on OK.
Open the centre display's application view (Navigate in the centre display) in the car. Select the icon for Apple CarPlay.
Read the terms and conditions and tap on Accept in order to connect.
The tile with CarPlay is opened and compatible apps are shown.
Your iPhone shows the text "CarPlay".
The mobile phone is mirrored in the centre display and in the driver display. The apps shown in the tile can be controlled both from the car's center display and from the cell phone.
CarPlay is run in the background if another app is started in the same subview. To show CarPlay in the tile again - tap on the CarPlay icon in the app view.
A maximum of 20 Apple devices can be stored in the list of previously connected devices. When the list is full and a new device is connected, the oldest device is deleted.
Internet connection when using CarPlay
If you have a mobile phone connected to the car via Bluetooth, the connection will be closed when you start CarPlay. To connect the car to the Internet while you are using CarPlay, use Wi-Fi or the car modem (P-SIM)Only cars with Volvo On Call.. For further information, see Apple® CarPlay®.
Tips when using CarPlay
For useful tips on using CarPlay, see Tips for using Apple® CarPlay®.
Availability and functionality can vary depending on market.
Vehicle model/model year
XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards
S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards
XC60, XC60 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards
XC40, V60, V60 Cross Country, S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2019 onwards