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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

Updated 1/21/2020

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.

The Stitcher app

Stitcher is a free on-demand service which can give you the latest news, sports, finance and entertainment programmes in your car or on your mobile phone.

The app offers a wide range of programmes (but not live broadcasts) from thousands of suppliers, including NPR, Fox and CNN, which you can listen to while you drive.

Using Stitcher

You do not need to log in with an account to use the app. If you have a Stitcher account, you can log in with it to access your personal profile (e.g. favourites or saved stations) in the car. To create an account, see www.stitcher.com.

Using bandwidth

See the table below for specifications on how much bandwidth your mobile phone uses when using Stitcher.

Speed (kbps)

Duration (hours)

Size (MB)

32 (Basic sound quality)

1

14

Tips for using Stitcher

If you experience problems with Stitcher, make sure you have an Internet connection and good signal strength. For information on how to set the Internet connection in your Volvo, see Connect to the Internet via mobile phone (Bluetooth) or Connect to the Internet via mobile phone (Wi-Fi).

Note that it is not possible to search forward or back in your programmes in the car version of the app.

Note

Available selection of apps may vary depending on the market and on whether the services are supported by Volvo's third party suppliers. One or more apps may not be available on the market in which the car is sold or used.

Car model/model year

V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2019Applicable to cars fitted with Sensus Connect. .

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2018Applicable to cars fitted with Sensus Connect. .

The range of models, systems and services may vary depending on market.

For car models from and including model year 2020, see on-line manual for the model concerned.


This article is applicable to

Car model/model year

V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2019.

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2015 to and including 2018.

The range of models, systems and services may vary depending on market.

For car models from and including model year 2020, see on-line manual for the model concerned.


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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®

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.

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.