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Bluetooth profiles for Sensus Connect

Sensus Connect IHU supports Bluetooth Core version 2.1+EDR. The table provides information about which Bluetooth profiles are supported by your car's infotainment system. (The article is relevant for cars with the Sensus Connect IHU 3.0 - 3.2 infotainment system.)

Transfer a phone book to your Volvo

It is possible to download the phone book from your mobile phone to your Volvo. The method varies depending on which system your Volvo is equipped with.

Connect your mobile phone to the car via Bluetooth

Connect your mobile phone via Bluetooth to be able to use handsfree functions or stream music wirelessly in your car. This article describes how to set up a connection between your mobile phone and your Volvo.

Bluetooth profiles for Sensus Connect IHU

Sensus Connect IHU supports Bluetooth Core version 2.1+EDR. The table provides information about which Bluetooth profiles are supported by your car's infotainment system. (The article is relevant for cars with the Sensus Connect IHU infotainment system)

Disconnect a Bluetooth device from your Volvo

A Bluetooth device can be disconnected from your Volvo. Once this has been done, the device will no longer be connected to your car.

Phones and Bluetooth compatibility

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that enables connectivity between multiple media devices. To connect a phone to Volvo's Bluetooth system, the phone must be compatible with the car. Volvo continuously evaluates Bluetooth phones in order to determine whether they are compatible.

Bluetooth profiles for Sensus IAM2.1

Sensus IAM2.1 supports Bluetooth Core version 2.0+EDR. The table provides information about which Bluetooth profiles are supported by your car's infotainment system. (The article is relevant for cars with the Sensus IAM2.1 infotainment system.)

Switch to another Bluetooth® device

If more than one device has been paired with your Volvo you can easily change what device to be connected to by following the instructions below.

Bluetooth® and your Volvo

Bluetooth® is a wireless technology that enables connectivity between multiple media devices. This article describes the functions and advantages of Bluetooth® in your Volvo.

Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo

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) from a Bluetooth® device (e.g. mobile phone or tablet) to your Volvo.

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).

Manage Bluetooth® hands-free calls

A Bluetooth® compatible mobile phone can be connected and used as a hands-free phone in your car. To activate Bluetooth® handsfree and manage calls, see instructions below.

Use voice control

Voice control allows you to voice-activate certain functions in the multimedia system, in the radio, in a Bluetooth®-connected mobile phone or in Volvo's navigation system.

Text messages

Updated 9/17/2019

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, XC60 of model year 2014 (week 46) equipped with Sensus Connect

Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Connect

System

Sensus Connect


This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

S60, V60, XC60 of model year 2014 (week 46) equipped with Sensus Connect

Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Connect

System

Sensus Connect


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Remove a Bluetooth device from your Volvo

If you wish to permanently remove a Bluetooth device from your Volvo, follow the instructions below. Once this has been done, the device will no longer be listed under available devices to connect to.

Tips for using a Bluetooth connection

If you find that the connection or functionality between your car and the Bluetooth device does not work as expected, the following tips may be of assistance.