Connecting driver profile to key

Connecting driver profile to key

Personal preferences for seats, climate control, audio, navigation and communication, amongst other things, can be saved in driver profiles and connected to one of the car's keys.

Connecting driver profile to key

Personal preferences can be saved in a driver profile that can be connected to one of the car's keys. When the key is used, the car will use the driver profile settings.

16w26 - P5 - Support site - Driver profile settings menu - Edit profile

You can connect your driver profile to a key. The appearance of the driver profile view may vary depending on software version.

Open Settings in the centre display.

Press SystemDriver Profiles.

Select the profile you want to connect to the key. The Guest profile cannot be connected to a key.

Drag down the top view and tap on SettingsSystemDriver ProfilesEdit Profile and tick Connect key.

When the text Profile connected to key is shown, the key and driver profile are connected.

Press OK.

If you want to cancel the connection to a key, untick Connect key.

Connecting a driver profile to a remote control key is only possible when the car is stationary.

Change and protect settings for driver profile

You can name, rename, protect and save settings for a driver profile. For more information, see Edit and protect driver profile.

General information about driver profiles

For general information about driver profiles and an instructional video, please see Driver profiles.

We recommend that you read the owner's manual for your car model for more information and any important warnings.

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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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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