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Share an Internet connection via a Wi-Fi hotspot

Updated 6/27/2022

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 cause additional charges from your network operator.

Contact your network operator about data traffic costs.

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/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2016 to 2022.

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country from model year 2017 to 2021.

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid, V90 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid and S90 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2018 to 2021.

XC40 from model year 2018 onwards.

V60, V60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid, V60 Cross Country, S60, S60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2019 to 2022.

XC40 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from 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/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2016 to 2022.

S90, V90 and V90 Cross Country from model year 2017 to 2021.

XC60, XC60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid, V90 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid and S90 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2018 to 2021.

XC40 from model year 2018 onwards.

V60, V60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid, V60 Cross Country, S60, S60 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2019 to 2022.

XC40 Twin Engine/Recharge Plug-in Hybrid from model year 2020 onwards.

The range of models may vary depending on market.


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