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TuneIn

TuneIn is an Internet radio service which can be used in cars equipped with Sensus Connect. TuneIn offers more than 100,000 global live radio stations from all continents and more than two million on-demand programmes (e.g. podcasts, shows and interviews).

Record & Send

Record & Send is an in-car app that allows you to record personal voice messages and send them to a selected recipient.

Tips for using Apple®CarPlay®

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

Car apps

Volvo provides a large range of services, apps and programs to make using your car as enjoyable possible. This article gives an overview of the in-car apps that are available for your car.

Stitcher

Cars equipped with Sensus Connect provide you with access to a number of apps. You can use the Stitcher app to listen to a wide range of on-demand programmes (e.g. podcasts) in your Volvo.

Updating Gracenote®

Volvo is constantly working to keep your car up to date. It is therefore a good idea to update Gracenote® at regular intervals. Updating occurs in two stages using an empty USB memory.

Using Apple®CarPlay®

By connecting an iOS device 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.

Car apps

Volvo provides a wide selection of services, apps and programs that you can use in your car. This article gives an overview of the apps that are available for your car.

Using TuneIn

The Internet radio service TuneIn has several different functions. You can, for example, play local radio, add favourites or store shortcuts to radio stations. This article describes how you use these services and how you access them from your car.

CarPlay®

Updated 1/21/2020

CarPlay®

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

CarPlay

With CarPlayApple, CarPlay, iPhone, Siri, iOS and iPhone are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. you can, amongst other things, listen to music, make calls, send and receive messages, as well as using selected apps. The functions can also be voice-controlled using Siri. CarPlay works with selected iOS devices.

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Apps

Information about which apps are supported and which iOS devices are compatible is available on the Apple website.

Using CarPlay

For instructions on how to use CarPlay, see Using Apple®CarPlay®.

Internet connection when using CarPlay

If your iOS device is connected to the car via BluetoothDoes not apply when connecting via Wi-Fi or car modem (P-SIM), the connection will be interrupted when CarPlay is used. Resume the Internet connection in your car by sharing the Internet via the Wi-Fi hotspot from your device, see the instructions below.

Instructions

In your iOS device: Select settings > Tethering > Activate function.

In your car: Select Settings > Communication > Wi-Fi > Activate the function. For more information, see Connect to the Internet via your mobile phone (WiFi).

The car searches for your device's shared Wi-Fi hotspot and connects to the Internet.

Note that the iOS device closes the personal hotspot after contact with the car has been interrupted. For reactivate tethering, follow step 1 above.

Note

Data is transferred (data traffic) when using the Internet, and this may involve a cost. Contact your network operator about data traffic costs.

Compatible devices

  • CarPlay is available for iPhone 5 or later. Update your phone with the latest iOS operating system for improved functionality.
  • CarPlay is not compatible with iPad.

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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Pair a Bluetooth® device with your Volvo

When you connect a Bluetooth® device you can do this from either the device or your Volvo. This article describes how to set up a connection (pair) from a Bluetooth® device (e.g. mobile phone or tablet) to your Volvo.

Pair your Volvo with a Bluetooth® device

When you connect a Bluetooth® device you can do this from either the device or your Volvo. This article describes how to set up a connection (pair) between your Volvo and a Bluetooth® device (e.g. mobile phone or tablet).

TuneIn

TuneIn is an Internet radio service which can be used in cars equipped with Sensus Connect. TuneIn offers more than 100,000 global live radio stations from all continents and has more than two million on-demand programmes (e.g. podcasts, shows and interviews).

Tips for using Android Auto

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

Gracenote®

Gracenote® identifies, analyses and sorts music to facilitate playback, navigation and scrolling through your music library.

Using TuneIn

The Internet radio service TuneIn has several different functions. You can, for example, play local radio, add favourites or store shortcuts to radio stations. This article describes how you use these services and how you can access them from your car.