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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.

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Stitcher

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Using Apple®CarPlay®

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Car apps

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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

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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

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Gracenote®

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

Using TuneIn

Updated 1/21/2020

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.

The TuneIn app

Using TuneIn

Open

To open TuneIn, see the video tutorial above or follow the instructions below.

Instructions

On the centre console: Press RADIO.

On the centre console: Press RADIO again and select Internet radio.

The car connects to TuneIn. The music buffers the first time you connect, which can take several seconds.

TuneIn account

You do not need to have a TuneIn account to be able to use the service, but it is recommended. An account will allow you, for example, to choose your favourite radio stations which you can then listen to easily in your car. For more information on TuneIn accounts and how you create an account, see TuneIn.

See account information

You can access your account information from your car; see the video tutorial above or follow the instructions below.

Instructions

On the centre console: Press RADIO.

On the centre console: Press RADIO again and select Internet radio from the menu for Sensus Connect.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: Select Settings and then TuneIn account.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: Enter your username and password, then press Log in.

You can now access account information.

TuneIn categories

TuneIn makes it easy to scroll through different categories; see the video tutorial above or follow the instructions below.

Instructions

On the centre console: Press RADIO.

On the centre console: Press RADIO again and select Internet radio from the menu for Sensus Connect.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: Select Browse.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: Choose from different categoriese.g. local radio, news and sports.,

TuneIn favourites

If you are logged in to TuneIn in the car, your favourites will be synchronised with your account. Otherwise your favourites will only be available in the car. To add a favourite, see the video tutorial above or follow the instructions below.

Instructions

In the menu for Sensus Connect: When you are listening to a station that you want to make a favourite, press OK/MENU.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: Select Add favourite.

Your favourite will now be added to the list of Favourites which you can access in TuneIn by pressing OK/MENU.

TuneIn presets

To add a preset, see the video tutorial above or follow the instructions below.

Instructions

On the centre console: When you are listening to a station, press and hold down one of the numeric digits (0-9).

The preset is created for the station and the preset number appears next to the name of the station.

In the menu for Sensus Connect: It is possible to toggle between radio text and a list of presets by selecting Presets under the Show item in the main menu for RADIO.

Interactive guide for Sensus Connect

If you want to explore the options that Sensus Connect has to offer more closely, please take a look at our interactive guide that you can find here Sensus Connect Guide.

Car model/model year

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 to and including 2018Equipped with Sensus Connect.

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

S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 to and including 2018.

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

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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