Has it reached the time of year where you need to account for Daylight Savings Time (DST) again? Or has something simply gone wrong with the clock in your Volvo clock? Regardless of the reason you need to adjust your clock, you may be wondering how you can do so. In this guide, we share with you some instructions on adjusting the time on your Volvo clock. 

Auto Time Setting for Volvo Cars with GPS

Does your Volvo vehicle come with a GPS? If so, you are in luck because it is relatively simple to adjust the time on your clock. If it has gone off, all you need to do is activate Auto Time, which will adjust your time zone according to your location. This can be useful if you have just returned from a trip. Depending on the specific navigation system in your Volvo car, you may also need to manually set your location in order for the time to follow.

If, for any reason, you are unable to or do not wish to set Auto time on your clock, you can adjust the time with the up and down buttons on the screen. If you are looking to account for DST in particular, it is also possible to select the Auto Time setting.

Setting the Clock Manually

If your car does not come with a GPS or you prefer to set the time manually, you can follow the below steps to do so:

  • Firstly, locate the clock which is displayed on the Sensus Connect screen and instrument panel.
  • Select Settings, which is usually on the upper right hand corner of the display screen.
  • Click on "System", followed by "Date & Time".
  • From here, you can set the date and time manually with the help of the up and down arrows. You can also find the Auto Time option here, which you can enable and deactivate as you wish.

Keep in mind that some in-car apps require the correct time to be set in order to prevent any issues with syncing. It is recommended to select Auto Time wherever possible.

Older Volvo Models

If your vehicle is an older Volvo model, you will be able to adjust the time by turning the control clockwise or anticlockwise. You can check the time it is currently set to on the display screen.

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