Using Volvo On Call with wearables

Using Volvo On Call with wearables

As a Volvo On Call user, you have access to a mobile app that you can connect to your smartwatches. Volvo On Call allows you to start your parking heater and lock your Volvo directly from a smartwatch, for example. You can also use Volvo On Call functions with other wearables. The Volvo On Call functions available for various wearables and the requirements that need to be met for you to get started and use the functions are described here.

Smartwatches

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Volvo On Call functions available via your smartwatch

Several Volvo On Call functions are available for smartwatches (Apple Watch and Android Wear)Available functions may vary over time.. The functions listed below can be accessed via your smartwatch.

  • See the fuel level in your Volvo.

    For hybrid cars, you can see the battery level.

  • Lock your Volvo
  • See your Volvo's position on a map
  • Start the parking heater

If you have downloaded the Volvo On Call app to your mobile phone and connected it to your car, the Volvo On Call functions will be automatically available in your smartwatch when it is paired with your mobile phone. For information on how to connect the Volvo On Call app to your car, see Connect the Volvo On Call app to your Volvo.

Pair your smartwatch with your mobile phone

For information and instructions on how to pair your smartwatch with your mobile phone, as well as technical requirements for this, see the website for the manufacturer of your smartwatch.

Technical requirements

Technical requirements for version of operating system and information about compatibility for mobile models can be found on the information page in your app store.

Other types of wearable

The term "wearables" does not refer just to smartwatches. The Microsoft Band is another example of a wearable.

With Microsoft Band, you can use a Windows phone to use your voice to send certain Volvo On Call commands to your car.

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The illustration is used with the permission of Microsoft.

Microsoft Band is an activity armband which you connect your phone via BluetoothApplicable only to Windows phones with the Volvo On Call app.. When you have done this, you can use voice commands to control some of the functions in the Volvo On Call app, such as:

  • Starting and stopping remote heater start
  • Locking the car
  • Sending a meeting destination to the car

Language

Microsoft Band uses Cortana, software for voice searches and voice commands. Volvo On Call supports voice commands in the languages supported by Cortana. See Microsoft's website for more information on language options.

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

The range of models may vary depending on market.

System

Volvo On Call

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

The range of models may vary depending on market.

System

Volvo On Call

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