Car systems

Everything you need to know about your car's built-in functions, such as the entertainment and navigation systems.

Car systems

Everything you need to know about your car's built-in functions, such as the entertainment and navigation systems.

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  • Activate data sharing for connected services and downloaded apps via the settings menu
    Activate data sharing for connected services and downloaded apps via the settings menu

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards with installed or updated software available from and including November 2017, S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards with installed or updated software available from and including November 2017, XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards with installed or updated software available from and including November 2017, V60 of model year 2019 and later

    You can activate data sharing for connected services and downloaded apps via the settings menu in your centre display. Read More
  • Cancel route
    Cancel route

    XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 and 2017 with Sensus Connect software earlier than May 2017., S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 with Sensus Connect software earlier than May 2017.

    You can easily cancel an ongoing route in the centre display. Read More
  • Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device
    Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device

    S60, V60, XC60 of model year 2014 (week 46) equipped with Sensus Connect, Car models of model year 2015 onwards equipped with Sensus Connect

    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). Read More

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  • Remote updates

    Updates for several of the car's systems can be made directly from the centre display when the car is connected to the Internet.

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  • 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.

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  • Updating maps

    If your car is connected to the Internet, the maps can be updated directly from the car.

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  • 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).

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  • 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.

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  • Connect the phone (Android)

    If your Volvo is equipped with Sensus Connect, it is possible to create an Internet connection via your mobile phone. For this to work, your mobile phone needs to be equipped with Bluetooth® and support tethering.

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  • Text messages to car (Android)

    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.

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