S60 Cross Country

2017 Late

Internet-connected car

Car modem*

Updated 7/23/2018

The car is equipped with a modem that can be used to connect the car to the Internet. It is also possible to distribute the Internet connection via Wi-Fi.

Internet connection

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P3-14w46-S60,V60H,V60 P-SIM cardholder in glove compartment

Holder for SIM card in the glove box.

Fit your personal SIM card in the holder which is located in the glovebox.

Press MY CAR in order to reach the normal view for the source. Then press OK/MENU and select SettingsInternet settingsCar modem.

Enter the SIM card's PIN code.

The car connects to the Internet and it is possible to use its Internet functions, see Internet-connected car.

Note

To avoid having to enter the PIN code every time the car is restarted it is recommended to switch off the PIN code lock. Press MY CAR to reach the normal view for the source. Then press OK/MENU and select SettingsInternet settingsCar modem. Deselect the check box Lock SIM card.

Note

Data is transferred when using the internet (data traffic), which can have a cost.

Activation of data roaming can result in further charges.

Contact your network operator about the cost for data traffic.

To deactivate the Internet connection, press MY CAR in order to reach the normal view for the source. Then press OK/MENU and select SettingsInternet settingsNone.

Share Wi-Fi-hotspot

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When the car is connected to the Internet via car modem it is possible to distribute the Internet connection (Wi-Fi-hotspot) so that other devices can use the car modem.

The network operator (SIM card) must support tethering (distribution of Internet connection).

Press MY CAR in order to reach the normal view for the source. Then press OK/MENU and select SettingsInternet settingsCar Wi-Fi hotspot

Enter the name of the Wi-Fi network (SSID) and enter a password. The name should contain 6-32 characters, and the password 10-63 characters. It is possible to change the name and password later on.

Activate the car's Wi-Fi hotspot by marking the check box.

It is now possible for external devices to connect to the car's Wi-Fi-hotspot.

To deactivate distribution of Internet connection - uncheck the box.

Note

Activation of Wi-Fi-hotspot can result in further charges from your network operator.

Contact your network operator about the cost for data traffic.

Up to 8 devices can be connected to the car's Wi-Fi hotspot.

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The number of devices connected to the car's Wi-Fi hotspot.

To show the number of devices connected to the car's Wi-Fi-hotspot:

Press MY CAR in order to reach the normal view for the source. Then press OK/MENU and select SettingsInternet settings

Select Car Wi-Fi hotspot to show which devices are connected to the car's Wi-Fi hotspot.

Technology and security for the Wi-Fi hotspot

The 2.4GHz frequency is used for allocating the Wi-Fi hotspot. If multiple devices are operating on the frequency at the same time then it can result in impaired performance.

  • Frequency - 2.4 GHz.
  • Standards - 802.11 b/g/n.
  • Security type - WPA2-AES-CCMP.
  • The antenna for the car's modem is fitted on the car's roof.

No or poor Internet connection

See Internet-connected car.


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