Media player

Android Auto*

Updated 7/23/2018

Android Auto gives you the option to listen to music, make phone calls, get directions and use programs from an Android device. Android Auto works with selected Android devices.

P5-1646-Media-Android Auto

Information about which apps are supported and which phones are compatible is available on the website: www.android.com/auto/. Please note that Volvo is not responsible for the content in Android Auto.

Android Auto is started from the app view. After Android Auto has been started once, the application will be started automatically the next time the device is connected. Automatic start can be deactivated under settings.

Note

When a phone is connected to Android Auto it is possible to stream via Bluetooth to another media player. Bluetooth is active while Android Auto is being used.

When using map navigation via Android Auto there is no guidance in the driver display or head-up display, but only in the centre display.

The Android Auto apps can be controlled via the centre display, a mobile phone, or with the steering wheel's right-hand keypad (applies to certain functions). It is also possible to control Android Auto using voice control so that you can focus on the road. A long press on the steering wheel button starts voice recognition control and a short press deactivates.

By using Android Auto, you acknowledge the following: Android Auto is a service provided by Google Inc. under its terms and conditions. Volvo Cars is not responsible for Android Auto or its features or applications. When you use Android Auto, your car transfers certain information (including its location) to your connected Android phone. You are fully responsible for your and any other person’s use of Android Auto.

Starting Android Auto

The first time an Android is connected

Connect the Android to the USB port. In the cases where there are two USB ports, the one with the white frame around the port must be used.

Read the information in the pop-up message and then tap on OK.

Tap on Android Auto in the app view.

Read the terms and conditions and then tap on Accept to connect.

The subview with Android Auto is opened and compatible apps are shown.

Tap on the desired app.

The app starts.

Previously connected Android

Connect the phone to the USB input.

If the setting for automatic start is selected - the subview with Android Auto is opened and compatible apps are shown.

If the setting for automatic start is not selected - open the Android Auto app from the app view.

The subview with Android Auto is opened and compatible apps are shown.

Tap on the desired app.

The app starts.

Android Auto runs in the background if another app is started in the same subview. To show Android Auto in the subview again - tap on the Android Auto icon in the app view.


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