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Share an Internet connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot

Updated 1/21/2020

Share an Internet connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot

When your car is connected, it is possible to share your Internet connection so that other devices in the car can use it.

Internet sharing via a Wi-Fi hotspot

If the car is connected to the Internet then you have the option to share the Internet connection with other devicesDoes not apply if the car is connected to the Internet viaWi-Fi.. To share your Internet connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot, follow the instructions below.

Instructions

The network operator (SIM card) must support tethering (distribution of Internet connection).

Press Settings in top view.

Press CommunicationCar Wi-Fi Hotspot.

Press Network name and name your Internet sharing.

Press Password and select a password which then has to be entered on connecting devices.

Press Frequency band and select the frequency band at which the Internet sharing should transmit data. Note that choosing a frequency band is not available in all markets.

Activate/deactivate by checking/unchecking the Car Wi-Fi Hotspot box.

If Wi-Fi was previously used as a connection source, confirm your change of connection.

It is now possible for external devices to connect to the car's Internet sharing (Wi-Fi-hotspot).

Note

Activation of Wi-Fi-hotspot can result in further charges from your network operator.

Contact your network operator about the cost for data traffic.

The connection status is shown by means of a symbol in the status field in the centre display.

Press Connected devices to view a list of currently connected devices.

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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