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Using Android Auto

By connecting an Android telephone to your car you can, amongst other things, listen to music, make calls, get directions, as well as use certain apps.

Using Apple® CarPlay®

Updated 11/25/2019

Using Apple®CarPlay®

By connecting an iPhone to your car you can, amongst other things, listen to music, make calls, send and receive messages, as well as use selected apps. The functions can also be voice-controlled using Siri.

Starting CarPlay

For information about how to start CarPlayApple, CarPlay, iPhone, Siri, iOS and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc., see the video or instructions below.

Using CarPlay

Note

Settings and menus in the centre display vary depending on software version.

Instructions

Voice control using Siri must be activated in your phone before using CarPlay. Activate Siri by selecting Settings > General > Siri in your phone. The phone also needs an Internet connection via Wi-Fi or mobile network.

Connect your iPhone to the USB input. If you have multiple USB inputs, use the one with a white frame around the input.

Read the information in the pop-up message and tap on OK.

Open the centre display's application view (Navigate in the centre display) in the car. Select the icon for Apple CarPlay.

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Read the terms and conditions and tap on Accept in order to connect.

The tile with CarPlay is opened and compatible apps are shown.

Your iPhone shows the text ”CarPlay”.

The mobile phone is mirrored in the centre display and in the driver display. The apps shown in the tile can be controlled both from the car's centre display and from the mobile phone.

CarPlay is run in the background if another app is started in the same subview. To show CarPlay in the tile again - tap on the CarPlay icon in the app view.

A maximum of 20 Apple devices can be stored in the list of previously connected devices. When the list is full and a new device is connected, the oldest device is deleted.

Internet connection when using CarPlay

If you have a mobile phone connected to the car via Bluetooth, the connection will be closed when you start CarPlay. To connect the car to the Internet while you are using CarPlay, use Wi-Fi. For more information, see Apple® CarPlay®.

Tips for using CarPlay

For helpful tips for using CarPlay, see Tips for using Apple® CarPlay®.

Note

Availability and functionality may vary depending on market.

Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.


This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

XC90 and XC90 Twin Engine of model year 2016 onwards

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country of model year 2017 onwards

XC40, XC60, XC60 Twin Engine, V90 Twin Engine and S90 Twin Engine of model year 2018 onwards

V60, V60 Twin Engine and V60 Cross Country of model year 2019 onwards

S60 and S60 Twin Engine of model year 2020 onwards

The range of models may vary depending on market.


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Smartphone Integration

With Smartphone Integration it is possible to connect your Android or Apple telephone to your Volvo.

Android Auto

Android Auto makes it possible to control many of the functions available in your Android telephone via the car's centre display. Here you can read about Android Auto and what you should know before you start using the function.

Tips for using Android Auto

Here you can find tips that may be helpful when you use Android Auto.

Apple® CarPlay®

CarPlay makes it possible to control many of the functions available in your iPhone via the car's centre display. Here you can read about CarPlay and what you should know before you start using the function.

Tips for using Apple® CarPlay®

Here you can find tips that may be helpful when you use CarPlay.