Volvo Cars app

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Calendar function with the Volvo Cars app

With some phones, it is possible to give the Volvo Cars app access to your calender and receive event reminders 24 hours in advance directly in the app. It is also possible to get directions to the planned event sent from the app to the vehicle.

Voice control in the Volvo Cars app

With a virtual assistant like Siri, you can use your voice to control certain Volvo Cars app functions. You can, for example, check that the doors are locked.

Maintenance messages in the Volvo Cars app

You can see your vehicle's status and maintenance messages in the Volvo Cars app. These can notify you if anything needs to be reviewed or rectified.

Invite guest users for car sharing

You select who you want to invite as guest user when using the Volvo Cars app to share your vehicle with, for example, family members, friends and acquaintances.

Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Volvo Cars app

Car sharing for guest users

With the Volvo Cars app, as a guest user you can easily send a booking request and start a booking when you borrow the vehicle without having to book a meeting with the owner to hand the vehicle and keys over. During a booking, you can access and use selected functions in the Volvo Cars app.

The Volvo Cars app

If you have a Volvo On Call subscription, you can use the Volvo Cars app to control your vehicle through various app functions.*

Sending a destination to the vehicle's navigation system with the Volvo Cars app

If your vehicle is equipped with Volvo's navigation system Sensus Navigation*, you can use the Volvo Cars app to send destinations such as hotels, stores, movie theaters and restaurants to the vehicle and make the destination available in the navigation system.

Problems logging in with Volvo ID

This article describes problems that may arise when logging in with Volvo ID. For example if you have forgotten your password or your Volvo ID username.The article applies for XC90 from model year 2016 to model year 2019. S90 and V90 from model year 2017 to model year 2019. XC40 and XC60 from model year 2018 to model year 2019. S60 and V60 of model year 2019.

Shortcuts to the Volvo Cars app

You can create shortcuts to the functions offered in the Volvo Cars app. Available functions vary depending on the vehicle model and model year.

Available Volvo Cars app functions

The Volvo Cars app contains a number of functions.*

Devices compatible with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app is compatible with various mobile devices and operating systems.

Volvo ID

Volvo ID is a personal ID that gives access to a wide range of personal Volvo services.If you are having problems logging in with your Volvo ID, see Problems logging in with Volvo ID instead.The article applies for the following models: XC90 from model year 2016 to model year 2019, S90 and V90 from model year 2017 to model year 2019, XC40 and XC60 from model year 2018 to model year 2019, and S60 and V60 of model year 2019. If the information doesn't apply to your vehicle/model year, see Volvo ID instead.

Managing car sharing reservations

You can see and manage bookings directly in the Volvo On Call app when using car sharing with Volvo Cars.

Car sharing safety

Volvo has over ten years' experience in locking system remote control using Volvo On Call technology and knowledge about how the technology can be used safely.

Connecting the Volvo Cars app to the vehicle

To use the Volvo Cars app's services, the app must first be connected to the vehicle.

Problems logging in with Volvo ID

This article describes common problems logging in with Volvo ID. For example if you have forgotten your password or your Volvo ID username. The article applies for V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from model year 2015 to model year 2019. S60, V60 and XC60 from model year 2014 to model year 2018.

Sending a reservation request for car sharing

When you as a guest user use the Volvo Cars app to book a drive, you must first send a booking request to the vehicle's owner.

Volvo ID

Volvo ID is a personal ID that gives access to a wide range of Volvo services both online and in your car.If you are having problems logging in with your Volvo ID, see Problems logging in with Volvo ID instead.The article applies for V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from model year 2015 to model year 2019 as well as S60, V60 and XC60 from model year 2014 to model year 2018. If the information doesn't apply to your vehicle/model year, see Volvo ID instead.

Managing driving journals with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app can automatically create a drive log which allows you to view a summary of your car journeys. You can categorize and name trips, export the driving journal, and more.

Entering the name of the vehicle in the Volvo Cars app

You can enter or change the name of the vehicle in the Volvo Cars app.

Driving journal with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app can automatically create a drive log which allows you to view a summary of your car journeys. The data is visible from all the accounts connected to the vehicle.

Locking function in the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app shows the actual lock status and you can lock and unlock the vehicle remotely.

Push notifications from the Volvo Cars app

You can receive push notifications to your phone with the Volvo Cars app.

Create and register a Volvo ID

To gain access to all connected services you must create a Volvo ID and then register it to your vehicle. This article describes how to create and register a Volvo ID to your vehicle.The article applies for XC90 from model year 2016 to model year 2019. S90 and V90 from model year 2017 to model year 2019. XC40 and XC60 from model year 2018 to model year 2019. S60 and V60 of model year 2019.

Remote Start of the vehicle using the Volvo Cars app

With the Volvo Cars app, the vehicle's engine can be started remotely to warm up or cool down the vehicle to a comfortable temperature.*

Finding the vehicle using the Volvo Cars app

In the Volvo Cars app, you can see the location of your vehicle on a map. The map also shows your own position, i.e. the position of your mobile device. You can use the app to command the vehicle to honk the horn and/or flash the turn signals to make it easier to find the vehicle.

Manage your Volvo ID

This article describes how to manage your Volvo ID, e.g. how to change your password or delete your Volvo ID.

Using the Volvo Cars app with an Apple Watch

The Volvo Cars app can be connected to an Apple Watch.

Car sharing with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app enables you, the vehicle owner, to share the vehicle with family members, friends and acquaintances without having to meet up to hand over the vehicle and keys. Bookings can be managed directly in the app and while a booking is active, guest users can drive the vehicle and access certain Volvo Cars app functions. To use this service, the vehicle must have the required equipment, and you must have the Volvo Cars app and a Red Key / Care Key.

Booking service with the Volvo Cars app*

Service can be scheduled in the Volvo Cars app.*

Creating and registering a Volvo ID

To gain access to all connected services you must create a Volvo ID which you then register to your vehicle. This article describes how to create and register a Volvo ID to your vehicle.The article applies for V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from model year 2015 to model year 2019. S60, V60 and XC60 from model year 2014 to model year 2018.

Car sharing functions in the Volvo Cars app

When you as a guest user have booked a vehicle through car sharing in the Volvo Cars app, you use the app, for example, to see the location of the vehicle on a map and to unlock the vehicle.

Remote Start of the climate system using the Volvo Cars app

You can get help from the Volvo Cars app to remote start the climate system to adjust the passenger compartment's temperature before departure.