Map update

Updating maps from an online car

Updated 11/10/2020

Updating maps from an online car

When the car is connected to the Internet, the navigation system* maps can be updatedOnly applies to certain countries..

The home region must be selected in order to avoid downloading an unnecessarily large amount of data. This also reduces the number of notifications since updates for other regions are excluded. A useful method for large map updates is via a computer to a USB memory stick for subsequent transfer to the car.

Select home region by tapping on Download CentreMaps. Select your region and then tap on Set as home region.

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The principle of remote updating.

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Tap on Download Centre in the app view.

The app starts, and at Maps, you'll see a number indicating that updates are available for the specified home region. The figure remains visible until a new search for updates has been performed or until updates have been installed.

Press Maps.

Press Install and then Confirm.

Installation of selected map/map update is started.

For further information, search support information at volvocars.com or contact a Volvo dealer.

Automatic updating of map data

Automatic updating of the home region can be selected in the Download centre.

Tap on Download Centre in the app view.

Press Maps.

Automatic updating of map data can only be selected for the home region. If the home region is not already selected, press the down arrow to expand the region.

Detailed map information is shown.

Press Set as home region.

Then scroll to the top of the list of regions, where you will find the currently selected home region.

Press the down arrow to expand the home region.

Tick the box for Auto update:.

When the car is connected to the Internet and a map update is available, this will now be downloaded automatically to the car.

When a map download in progress is cancelled

If a map download has begun but the car is switched off before the download is complete, the process is paused and then resumed automatically when the car is started again and is reconnected to the Internet.

If one or more updates have been deselected or missed, the update files may be too large to be downloaded directly to the car. If this is the case, you can download the files from the volvocars.com to a USB drive and then install the map in the car.


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