The Volvo Cars app

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Calender function with the Volvo Cars app

With certain phones you can allow the Volvo Cars app access to your calendar and get reminders directly in the app about meetings 24 hours before the event is due to take place. It is also possible to receive directions to the planned meeting sent from the app to the car.

Connecting the virtual assistant to the Volvo Cars app

In order to use voice control for some Volvo Cars app functions using Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa, you need to first link the digital assistant to the Volvo Cars app.

Voice control in the Volvo Cars app

With a virtual assistant, such as Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa or Siri, you can control certain Volvo Cars app functions by only using your voice. For example, you can check that the doors are locked.

Maintenance messages in the Volvo Cars app

In the Volvo Cars app, you can see status and maintenance messages for your car. These can notify you if anything needs to be reviewed or rectified.

Frequently asked questions about the Volvo Cars app

Volvo Cars app

You can use the Volvo Cars app to control your car through different app functions.*

Sending a destination to the car's navigation system using the Volvo Cars app

If your car is equipped with Volvo's navigation system Sensus Navigation* then you can use the Volvo Cars app to send a destination, e.g. hotels, shops, cinemas and restaurants to the car to make the destination available in the navigation system.

Problems logging in with Volvo ID

This article describes problems that may arise when logging in with Volvo ID. For example, if you have forgotten your password or your Volvo ID username.The article applies to the XC90 from and including model year 2016 up to and including 2019. The S90 and V90 from and including model year 2017 up to and including 2019. The XC40 and XC60 from and including model year 2018 up to and including 2019. The S60 and V60 of model year 2019.

Shortcuts to the Volvo Cars app

You can create shortcuts to the functions offered in the Volvo Cars app. Available functions vary depending on car model and model year.

Available Volvo Cars app functions

The Volvo Cars app contains a range of functions.*

Devices compatible with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app is compatible with different mobile devices and operating systems.

Volvo ID

Volvo ID is a personal ID that gives access to a wide range of personal Volvo services.In the event of problems logging in using Volvo ID, see Problems logging in with Volvo ID instead.The article applies to the following models: the XC90 from and including model year 2016 up to and including 2019; the S90 and V90 from and including model year 2017 up to and including 2019; the XC40 and XC60 from and including model year 2018 up to and including 2019; as well as the S60 and V60 of model year 2019. If the information does not apply to your particular car model/model year, see Volvo ID instead.

Manage your Volvo ID

This article describes how to manage your Volvo ID, e.g. how to change your password or delete your Volvo ID.

Connecting the Volvo Cars app to the car

To be able to use the services in the Volvo Cars app, the app needs to be connected to the car first.

Problems logging in with Volvo ID

This article describes common problems regarding the login with Volvo ID. For example, if you have forgotten your password or your Volvo ID username. The article applies to the V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 up to and including 2019. The S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 up to and including 2018.

Volvo ID

Volvo ID is a personal ID that gives access to a wide range of Volvo services both online and in your car.In the event of problems logging in using Volvo ID, see Problems logging in with Volvo ID instead.The article applies to the V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 up to and including 2019; as well as the S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 up to and including 2018. If the information does not apply to your particular car model/model year, see Volvo ID instead.

Using the driving journal with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app can automatically create a drive log which allows you to view a summary of your car journeys. It is possible, for example, to categorise and name trips, and export the driving journal.

Enter the nickname of the car in the Volvo Cars app

It is possible to enter or change the name of the car in the Volvo Cars app.

Driving journal with the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app can automatically create a drive log which allows you to view a summary of your car journeys. The data is visible from all the accounts that are connected to the car.

Lock function in the Volvo Cars app

The Volvo Cars app shows the current lock status, and you can both lock and unlock the car remotely.

Push notifications from the Volvo Cars app

You can receive push notifications to your phone with the Volvo Cars app.

Create and register a Volvo ID

You have to create a Volvo ID and then register it to your car to be able to access all connected services. This article describes how to create and register a Volvo ID to your car.The article applies to the XC90 from and including model year 2016 up to and including 2019. The S90 and V90 from and including model year 2017 up to and including 2019. The XC40 and XC60 from and including model year 2018 up to and including 2019. The S60 and V60 of model year 2019.

Remote starting the car using the Volvo Cars app

Using the Volvo Cars app, the car's engine can be started remotely in order to heat or cool the car to a comfortable temperature.*

Finding the car using the Volvo Cars app

In the Volvo Cars app, you can see the position of your car on a map. The map also shows your own position, i.e. the position of your mobile device. You can use the app to give commands to the car to sound the horn and/or flash the lights so that it is easier to find.

Using the Volvo Cars app with Apple Watch

The Volvo Cars app can be linked to an Apple Watch.

Booking a service with the Volvo Cars app*

Service of the car can be booked via the Volvo Cars app.*

Create and register a Volvo ID

You have to create a Volvo ID which you then register to your car in order to be able to access all connected services. This article describes how to create and register a Volvo ID to your car.The article applies to the V40, V70, XC70 and S80 from and including model year 2015 up to and including 2019. The S60, V60 and XC60 from and including model year 2014 up to and including 2018.

Remote starting climate control using the Volvo Cars app

You can use the Volvo Cars app to remote-start the climate control in order to adjust passenger compartment temperature prior to departure.