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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

Updated 10/4/2019

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.

Instructions

To set up a Bluetooth® connection, view the video tutorials or follow the instructions below.

Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo

There are two different versions of the infotainment system. To see which version is installed in your car, check whether the connect button is present . If present, go to section Sensus Connect, otherwise go to section Sensus.

Sensus Connect

On the centre console: Press TEL or MEDIA.

On the centre console: Press OK/MENU and select Make car discoverable.

On your phone/media device: Go to Bluetooth®Settings and search for devices.

On your phone/media device: Select your car's name.

Make sure that the code displayed in your phone/media device is the same as the one shown on the screen in the car. If so, accept the code in both places.

On your phone: Accept or reject any choices regarding its phone book and messages (only applies to some phone models).

The phone/media device is now paired with your Volvo. If this method is unsuccessful, press EXIT and follow the instructions in Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device or contact your Volvo dealer.

Sensus

On the centre console: Turn on OK/MENU and Phone settings.

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

On your phone/media device: Select My Volvo Car on the phone/media device and follow the instructions to complete the procedure.

Enter a code of your choice in the external device.

Enter the same code in the vehicle using the centre console keypad and press OK/MENU.

The phone/media device is now paired with your Volvo. If this method is unsuccessful, press EXIT and follow the instructions in Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device or contact your Volvo dealer.

P3/P4 - Support site - Center console - TEL/MEDIA
P3/P4 - Support site - Phone view

When your phone/media device has been paired and selected, its name will be shown on the Sensus Infotainment screen and the device can be controlled from the car.

Note

This procedure only has to be performed once. Your Volvo will then attempt to connect automatically to your device when it is within range of the system, as long as Bluetooth® is enabled.

Note

If your mobile phone's operating system is updating, this may interrupt the connection between the phone and the car. If this happens, delete the phone from the list of paired phones (see Remove a Bluetooth device from your Volvo) and repeat the pairing procedure described in this article.

Interactive guide for Sensus Connect

If you want to explore the options that Sensus Connect has to offer more closely, please take a look at our interactive guide that you can find here Sensus Connect Guide.

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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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

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.