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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

Updated 11/25/2019

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.

Note

All use of the phone book requires that the symbol appears at the top of the display screen and that the handsfree function is in phone mode (see Manage Bluetooth® hands-free calls).

Sensus Connect system

There are two different versions of the infotainment system. To find out which version is in your car, check whether you have the connection button . If present, go to section Sensus Connect, otherwise go to section Sensus.

Sensus Connect

The car mirrors the mobile phone's phone book and shows only this phone book when the phone is connected (see Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device or Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo). Mirroring must be accepted in the phone when it is connected. Depending on the mobile phone, this can be activated by:

  • A pop-up box or a notification is shown and accepted in the phone.
  • Accept sharing of information in the phone's settings for the Bluetooth® connection to the car.

In some cases it may be a requirement that the phone is disconnected and reconnected to the car in order for mirroring to be activated, see Disconnect a Bluetooth device from your Volvo.

Sensus

The phone book can be copied automatically to the car during each connection (see Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device or Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo). To activate/deactivate this function:

On the centre console: Press TEL and then select OK/MENU.

On the centre console: Select Phone settings.

On the centre console: Select Download phone book and press OK/MENU.

The phone book will now be available in the car when the phone is connected.

The car also has a built-in phone book. This contains all the contacts stored in the car irrespective of which phone was connected when saving them. These contacts are visible for all users, regardless of the phone that is connected to the car. To save a contact, follow the instructions below.

On your phone: Connect your phone to the car, see Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device or Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo.

On the centre console: Press TEL and then select OK/MENU.

On the centre console: Select Phone book and then Search contact.

On the centre console: Select contact and press OK/MENU.

On the centre console: Press OK/MENU again, Select option and then select Copy to car memory.

The symbol is shown in front of the saved contact in the phone book.

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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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

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.

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.