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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®

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

Updated 11/25/2019

Tips for using Android Auto

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

Home button

If you are in an app, you can always press the Android auto icon in the app view to return to the Android auto view.

Check Android Auto

The Android Auto apps can be controlled via the centre display, the mobile device or with the steering wheel's right-hand keypadApplies to certain functions..

Voice control

Android Auto can also be controlled with voice control. A long press on the steering wheel button starts voice control and a short press deactivates voice control.

Navigation with Android Auto

If you use map navigation via Android auto, there is no guidance in the driver display or the Head-up displayHead-up display not available for the XC40 of model year 2018 onwards., but only in the centre display.

If navigation is started through Google Maps, ongoing native turn-by-turn route guidance will be ended.

Send/read out messages

Using Google assistant, you can write/dictate and read out messages. New Message notifications will appear at the top of the screen for a few seconds. If you dismiss a notification you can always go back to the Home screen to view it again. To listen to your message, select the notification.

Volume

The volume settings for Voice Control, Navi Voice Guidance and Phone Ringtone can be found by pressing:

Settings in the top view.

SoundSystem Volumes.

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With Android Auto you can make calls, get directions and use apps.

General tips

  • Ensure that your apps are updated.
  • When you start the car, wait until the centre display has started before you connect a phone. After that, you can open Android Auto from the app view.
  • If you experience problems with Android Auto, disconnect your Android phone from the USB port and reconnect it. As a final step, you can try closing all running apps and restarting your phone.
  • The Bluetooth function is activated when Android Auto is running. You can play back media via Bluetooth while the phone is connected to Android Auto.
  • A maximum of 20 Android telephones can be stored at the same time. When the list is full and a new telephone is connected, the oldest device is deleted. If you want to delete the list, the factory settings must be returned to default, see Restore settings in settings view for more information.
  • More information about how to get started can be found on Android Auto's website.

Note

For installation of Android Auto to be possible, the car must be equipped with two USB ports (USB hub)Option.. If the car only has one USB port then it is not possible to use Android Auto.

It is not possible to install Android Auto on the XC90 or XC90 Twin Engine model year 2016 since they do not have the USB hub. It is not possible to retrofit the USB hub on these models.

To use Android Auto you need to install the Android Auto app on your mobile phone. For information about markets in which the app is available, see the Android Auto website.

Android Auto runs in the background if another app is started in the same tile. If you want to show Android Auto in the tile again - tap on the Android Auto icon in App view.

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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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.