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First question is can we have. Second 3rd .. nth VoC device?

If yes how do we do it?

Would be nice if spouses had the app especially if I locked myself out of the car. Unlock from home would be awesome and another stressor removed.

I downloaded the app on spouse(2)s phone. Logged in. Got to the pairing part but could not find a way to initiate pairing on the car.

Any help even if it a not possible would be welcomed.
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It has been 6+ weeks since I did this ... so I cannot recall precisely how I did it. But I will say this: both my wife/I have unique Google logins (on the car) and unique logins with the Volvo app, too. So we both created Volvo IDs that match our Gmail addresses, and the car is also logged into each.

IIRC, you have to be on each respective user, on the car and on the phone, to then create the 2nd (3rd/4th/etc) VoC connection. It does not allow you to create multiple VoC connections within the same user ID (VolvoID / GoogleID). To log into the car with the "other" user you need to go into the settings to login using your Google ID. To create the 2nd Volvo ID, that can be done via app on phone, or via Volvo web site.

Hope this helps steer you in right direction -- sorry I dont have a better precise recollection but we've had our car 3+ months, have put 7k miles on it already -- but I've long since forgotten the specifics of what we setup :p
 

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I believe this is what you want to do?
You can pair multiple phones with one car. You just need to go into the car’s settings and add a Volvo On Call device (I think that’s the language used). It will instruct you to have the Volvo Cars app open on your phone and to accept a pairing. I think you need all the keys in the car to do this.

On initial setup, our car would hang during the Volvo On Call pairing with the second phone. We ended up getting it to work by removing that phone’s Bluetooth entry from the car and starting fresh. You probably remember that that’s when our car was acting up quite a lot, so it may have just been tied to all that nonsense. we got the car back from the dealer on Monday and were able to do the VOC linking without any fuss.

It’s also possible to link a single phone/Volvo ID with multiple cars, which we do since we each drive one. We were told at the dealership that we both needed to share the same Volvo ID if we both wanted to connect our respective phones to the car via this app (turned out that was not accurate). We have two separate Volvo IDs and each of them is linked to the two cars.
So you and your spouse can each have a Volvo ID and link them both to your car (or share the same Volvo ID and just have it logged into the app on both of your phones, if that’s preferable).

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I was only able to accomplish this by having 1 device for each Android account. An Admin and a User. Is it possible to connect 2 (or more) IOS devices to the Admin account?
Hmm I want to make sure I don’t misquote anything.

Each of us has a profile on the car (and they’re each to set “admin” level.

Each of us has our own Volvo ID, and each of those IDs (through our respective phone apps) is linked to both cars we own. We can only load one car at a time in the app, but we can go into that Connected Cars section and switch between the vehicles.

I don’t know if that answers what you’re after.
 

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Thanks for the help.
Summarizing what I think you are saying. Per device I need:
1 Volvo id
1 google account
1 profile

And maybe some luck :)
 
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Hi all, Not sure if this was ever fully answered or resolved. I have a 2022 XC40 Recharge running the 1.8.1 software version. We have the VOC app on my wife's phone and she is signed in with her Volvo id. on the car she is signed using same gmail account used for volvo id as her Volvo profile (admin) and google account.
I cant see anyway for me to add a 2nd gmail account in the car or a 2nd Volvo profile for me.Which restricts me on the phone as I cant register my phones VOC app with the car. I dont see an option in VOC settings int he car to add/pair to a second phone. When i start the pair from the app with my phone in the car nothing shows up ont he cars' screen.

Can someone help me with what I might be missing?

Is this even possible?
 

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Hi all, Not sure if this was ever fully answered or resolved. I have a 2022 XC40 Recharge running the 1.8.1 software version. We have the VOC app on my wife's phone and she is signed in with her Volvo id. on the car she is signed using same gmail account used for volvo id as her Volvo profile (admin) and google account.
I cant see anyway for me to add a 2nd gmail account in the car or a 2nd Volvo profile for me.Which restricts me on the phone as I cant register my phones VOC app with the car. I dont see an option in VOC settings int he car to add/pair to a second phone. When i start the pair from the app with my phone in the car nothing shows up ont he cars' screen.

Can someone help me with what I might be missing?

Is this even possible?
Sorry you have to try figure this out. I eventually worked thru it, and it still makes my head hurt. There are Volvo Accounts, Driver Profiles, Google Accounts, mobile app on multiple devices, etc - all slightly different.

Sounds like your wife is already set up as the "admin" driver profile, and has already successfully paired the VC mobile app on her phone with this driver profile. Great.

Here's the key: Only one VC mobile app device (phone/tablet) can be paired to a given driver profile.

In order to pair with the VC mobile app on a second phone - you will need to create a second driver profile in the car for yourself. Select the second driver profile in the car, and then go thru the VC mobile app pairing process on your second phone (presumably requiring all of your key fobs to be present again, for security).

You can re-use the same Volvo Account ID and login for each of the driver profiles and phones.

Note that having a Google Account is irrelevant to the VC mobile app. Although unrelated - it can be useful to have your driver profile logged into your Google Account to sync destinations, favorites, contacts with Google Maps on your other devices.
 

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Sorry you have to try figure this out. I eventually worked thru it, and it still makes my head hurt. There are Volvo Accounts, Driver Profiles, Google Accounts, mobile app on multiple devices, etc - all slightly different.

Sounds like your wife is already set up as the "admin" driver profile, and has already successfully paired the VC mobile app on her phone with this driver profile. Great.

Here's the key: Only one VC mobile app device (phone/tablet) can be paired to a given driver profile.

In order to pair with the VC mobile app on a second phone - you will need to create a second driver profile in the car for yourself. Select the second driver profile in the car, and then go thru the VC mobile app pairing process on your second phone (presumably requiring all of your key fobs to be present again, for security).

You can re-use the same Volvo Account ID and login for each of the driver profiles and phones.

Note that having a Google Account is irrelevant to the VC mobile app. Although unrelated - it can be useful to have your driver profile logged into your Google Account to sync destinations, favorites, contacts with Google Maps on your other devices.
Thanks for the details.
You are right on your assumptions. My wife has her profile as admin and has VOC setup on her phone. So that is the 1 VOC app on phone to 1 driver profile pairing done.

I cant find a way to create a second driver profile anywhere on the car. When I go to profiles it shows the admin profile and there is no option to "Add" or Create a 2nd profile. What am I missing?
 

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I cant find a way to create a second driver profile anywhere on the car. When I go to profiles it shows the admin profile and there is no option to "Add" or Create a 2nd profile. What am I missing?
They did a good job of hiding it 😪. Swipe down from the top of the screen. You’ll see the current driver profile (admin). Tap that profile name and you should see options to switch or add profiles.
 

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They did a good job of hiding it 😪. Swipe down from the top of the screen. You’ll see the current driver profile (admin). Tap that profile name and you should see options to switch or add profiles.
Thank you so much. I will try this tonight when wife is back from work.
I swear to god I am not techno challenged. I had no idea that swipe down option exists in AAOS. Good to know!!
 

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First question is can we have. Second 3rd .. nth VoC device?

If yes how do we do it?

Would be nice if spouses had the app especially if I locked myself out of the car. Unlock from home would be awesome and another stressor removed.

I downloaded the app on spouse(2)s phone. Logged in. Got to the pairing part but could not find a way to initiate pairing on the car.

Any help even if it a not possible would be welcomed.
Cheers
My wife and I both have our phones paired to VOC on our 22 with no issues other than the app is in limbo at times. I am Android and her's is iPhone 13 Pro Max. Do you have multiple profiles set up as we paired each phone to a profile in the car.
 
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