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Volvo XC90: Media player / Connecting the vehicle to the Internet via a Bluetooth-connected phone

Establish an Internet connection using Bluetooth and tethering from a phone and get access to multiple connected services in your vehicle.

  1. To connect the vehicle to the Internet via a Bluetooth-connected phone, the phone must first be paired with the vehicle via Bluetooth.
  2. Make sure that the phone supports Internet sharing (tethering) and that the function is activated. In an iPhone, the function is called "personal hotspot". In Android phones, the function can have different names, but is often called "hotspot". For iPhone phones, the "personal hotspot" menu page must also be open until the Internet connection has been made.
  3. If the phone has been connected via Bluetooth previously, tap Settings in the center display's Top view.
  4. Tap Communication Volvo XC90. Connecting the vehicle to the Internet via a Bluetooth-connected phone Bluetooth Devices.
  5. Mark the window for Bluetooth Internet connection under the heading Internet connection.
  6. If a different connection is being used, confirm the connection change.
    • Your vehicle is now connected to the Internet via your Bluetooth-connected phone.

NOTE

The cellular phone and network operator must support tethering (sharing of Internet connection) and the subscription must include data traffic.

NOTE

When using Apple CarPlay, it is only possible to connect the vehicle to the Internet using Wi-Fi or the vehicle's modem.

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