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Software updates

Car system updates

System updates involve the parts of the car relating to connected car and infotainment. If system software updates are available, these updates can all be implemented at once, or one at a time.

Updates from the car

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

Frequently asked questions and answers concerning updates from the car

In an online connected car it is possible to update several of the car's systems directly from the centre display.

Software updates over-the-air (OTA)

Updating your car's software over-the-air (OTA) gives you access to upcoming functions and improvements without having to visit a workshop.

Problems with the wireless phone charger

If you are experiencing issues with the wireless phone charger, there are some things you can try.

Security patch in the centre display

You may notice a yellow or red icon under System in the centre display, as in the image below. The icon colour depends on which software version is installed in the car. The icon appears when the Android system security patch level has passed the permitted number of days.

Internet connection for OTA software downloads

The car needs to be connected to the internet through its built-in SIM card while an over-the-air (OTA) software update is downloading.

Downloading and installing OTA software updates

All over-the air (OTA) software updates consist of two phases: a downloading phase and an installation phase.

OTA software versions

Over-the-air (OTA) software updates are released on a regular basis. Information about the updates are available on the support site, in the car's centre display and in the Volvo Cars app.