By connecting an Android phone to your car you can, use Android Auto to listen to music, make calls, get directions, as well as run certain apps, amongst other things. Android Auto works with certain Android phones.
You can find information about which apps are supported and which telephones are compatible on Android Auto's website. Note that Volvo is not responsible for the content of Android Auto.
Using Android Auto
Internet connection when using Android Auto
If your phone is connected to the car via Bluetooth1, the connection will be interrupted when Android Auto is used. Resume the Internet connection in your car by sharing the Internet via the Wi-Fi hotspot from your phone, see the instructions below.
Note that the telephone can turn off tethering after contact with the car has been interrupted. For reactivate tethering, follow step 1 above.
For installation of Android Auto to be possible, the car must be equipped with two USB ports (USB hub)3. If the car only has one USB port then it is not possible to use Android Auto.
It is not possible to install Android Auto on the XC90 or XC90 Twin Engine model year 2016 since they do not have the USB hub. It is not possible to retrofit the USB hub on these models.
To use Android Auto you need to install the Android Auto app on your mobile phone. For information about markets in which the app is available, see the Android Auto website.
Android Auto runs in the background if another app is started in the same tile. If you want to show Android Auto in the tile again - tap on the Android Auto icon in App view.