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XC40 Twin Engine
Controlling climate control with voice recognition
Voice recognition commands for the climate control system to e.g. change temperature, activate a heated seat* or change fan level.
Voice control of radio and media
Commands for radio and media player device control are shown below.
Voice control* , the navigation system can also be controlled with voice recognition.
Using voice recognition
Updating voice control
Volvo is working constantly on improving voice control in your car. You can download files yourself for updating your car's voice control. Updating occurs in two stages using an empty USB memory.
Tips for improving voice control
A few tips that might be useful to bear in mind when using voice control are listed below.
Settings for voice recognition
Settings for the voice control system are selected here.
Command list for voice control of the navigation system*
Several navigation system functions can be activated with voice commands. A list of them follows below.
Controlling a telephone with voice recognition
Call a contact, have messages read aloud or dictate brief messages with voice control commands to a Bluetooth connected telephone.
Voice control of text messages
Voice recognition allows you to control functions in the car, e.g. reading out text messages from a connected mobile phone.
Control the navigation system* with voice recognition
If your car is equipped with Sensus Navigation you can use voice control to give spoken commands in order to control parts of your navigation system.