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      Bluetooth for audio

      Trying to get clarification on this subject. Looking at a 2013 C30 R Design. This model year should be able to stream music through the Bluetooth from your phone, is that correct?

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      I read somewhere that the Bluetooth in C30s started in 2012 to be able to play media instead of just phone functions

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      Do you remember where you read that information?

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      https://www.kbb.com/volvo/c30/2012/

      found it, KBB in the what's new for 2012, towards the end

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      I have a 2011, and I can confirm Bluetooth is for phones only. So I added a grom unit.

      I have also been in a 2013 and it has native Bluetooth media streaming.
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      Thanks for the info.

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      The way to tell is to press the 'MODE' button on the stereo, and it will have an option labelled BT if it can do audio. Being a 2013, it probably will be able to.

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      Not sure if this is helpful, but you can also add a BT "glob" unit (power to lighter, wire to AUX, and multi-function button/light) and use it for phone and streaming/downloaded media.

      MyNameIdeasWereTaken turned me on to a unit for my '08 which works fine--I only use it for podcasts and quality is good. Phone works OK, as well. Don't stream music, though, didn't find the quality up to my preference.
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      Yes on Mine

      My 2013 does BT streaming from my iPhone

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      Just to clarify, there's a bluetooth option that not all C30s had; the globbed on things plug into the AUX.
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      Quote Originally Posted by nuge View Post
      Trying to get clarification on this subject. Looking at a 2013 C30 R Design. This model year should be able to stream music through the Bluetooth from your phone, is that correct?

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      Quote Originally Posted by nuge View Post
      Trying to get clarification on this subject. Looking at a 2013 C30 R Design. This model year should be able to stream music through the Bluetooth from your phone, is that correct?

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      I currently own a 2009 c30 rdesign and my way to connect my phone via bluetooth is using this. Pretty convenient for myself.


      TUNAI Firefly Bluetooth Receiver:... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01HDO66NK...p_mob_ap_share


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      Yes. I do it all the time. I bought my c30 redesign 9 months ago...

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