Google Local Search
Google Local Search is a free service. You do not need to register for access to the online database. However, you need an Internet connection to be able to use the service.
Functions in Google Local Search
Using the Google Local Search app you can, amongst other things, search for locations, restaurants, hotels and other businesses along the route and in the vicinity of your destination.
In Google Local Search you can see information on different search results such as addresses, distances, opening hours and telephone numbers. The app includes the option to call a business directly from the car, and you can get directions to a destination by sending an address to Sensus Navigation.
In Google Local Search you can read, and in some cases listen to, reviews and see user ratings for, amongst other things, restaurants and hotels. You can also browse through and look at images linked to search results and you have access to photographs from Google Street View which can make it easier to find your way to a desired location or business.
Google Local Search needs an Internet connection
If you experience problems with Google Local Search, make sure you have an Internet connection and good signal strength. For information on how to set the Internet connection in your Volvo, see Connect to the Internet via your mobile phone (WiFi), Connect to the internet via Bluetooth connected phone or Connect to the Internet via your car modem (P-SIM).
Google Local Search can be used while driving.
Google Local Search replaces HERE Local Search
Google Local Search replaces HERE Local Search. If you have not yet updated the app, it will be updated next time you start Local Search from the app view in your centre display.
Installing and using Google Local Search
For information on how to install and use Google Local Search, see Installation and use of Google Local Search
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.