display of your upgrade-ready VW via the in-car shop.
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Upgrades. 
Pre-programmed for your future.

Wishing you all the best for the future.

VW Connect and We Connect2 are your introduction to the latest generation of mobile online services in many Volkswagen models. Your vehicle is ready to go online from the outset if you want it, and there are many VW Connect or We Connect services available. After one-time activation and logging in with your Volkswagen ID, VW Connect or We Connect makes your day-to-day more pleasant and convenient. You can now also activate selected new functions for your Volkswagen after it has been purchased. Customisable to suit your needs at a later date. Simply go to your In-Car Shop in the infotainment system or to the Volkswagen Connect shopOpens an external link. Upgrades1 available for your vehicle are available to view here as a VW Connect orWe Connect primary user and conveniently purchase them directly online.

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Your Volkswagen never stops learning: Upgrades for VW Connect or We Connect-ready vehicles

Voice control can be activated as an upgrade later – allowing you control your VW with your natural speaking voice.

Online Voice Control3: “Hello Volkswagen

Your Volkswagen understands you: By saying “Hello Volkswagen”, you enter into a natural dialogue – for safe and convenient control of selected functions such as phone calls, media and navigation. Activate voice control for your infotainment system Ready 2 Discover 4 or Discover Media and, depending on the vehicle model and equipment, control numerous vehicle functions using your voice. This allows you to focus completely on the road and enjoy driving even more. 

Download App-Connect and use the smartphone connections Apple CarPlay and Android Auto wirelessly.

App Connect5: Access your apps in your car

With App-Connect, selected apps and content are transmitted directly to the display of the infotainment system in your Volkswagen and can be comfortably and clearly controlled within your line of vision. That makes it incredibly easy to access music, news, maps or audiobooks, for example. Volkswagen offers two interfaces for connecting smartphones, with numerous options: Apple CarPlay andAndroid Auto by Google. Wireless use of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto by Google is also available as an upgrade for the “Discover Media” navigation system and “Ready 2 Discover”. To avoid distraction, only certified apps can be started during the journey

Find out what else your Volkswagen can do

Already got a Golf and a valid VW Connect or We Connect contract? Then enjoy a month’s free trial and try out selected functions as a VW Connect or We Connect primary user now.

Upgrade6 functions at a glance for your Volkswagen

Here is a first look at which selected upgrades1 can be added in principle to your vehicle. Your vehicle usually also needs to have the necessary technical functions and hardware equipment for the relevant upgrade. To find out which of these specific functions is actually available for your Volkswagen, please visit your In-Car Shop in the infotainment system or the Volkswagen Connect ShopOpens an external link. Here, the primary user can view and purchase the specific functions which are available for your vehicle.

Next steps

The online servicesTurn your Volkswagen into a connected car.

Volkswagen Connect shop. To the digital products for your Volkswagen.

Any questions? You’ll find rapid answers or personal advice on our digital services here.

Next steps

Important information :

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To obtain upgrades, you need a Volkswagen ID user account, a valid VW Connect / We Connect contract and your primary user verification, i.e. the link between your user account and the specific vehicle. Your vehicle also needs to have the technical function, hardware and software required for the relevant upgrade. The availability of upgrades may also depend on the model year and production date. The upgrades available for the specific vehicle can be viewed by the primary user in the infotainment system In-Car Shop or the Volkswagen Connect web shop at connect-shop.volkswagen.com. Paid-for products can be purchased in the In-Car Shop and/or the Volkswagen Connect shop with the payment methods that are currently available and can be viewed there. The availability of upgrades functions may vary between the web shop and In-Car Shop. Your Volkswagen dealership is also happy to advise on questions regarding upgrades and their availability. Purchased and activated upgrades remain with the vehicle for the duration of the activation period, can be used by all drivers and cannot be transferred to other vehicles.
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When you buy a new vehicle, you have the opportunity to use digital services from VW Connect / VW Connect Plus or We Connect / We Connect Plus for the free initial contract period. To use the VW Connect / VW Connect Plus or We Connect / We Connect Plus services, you must have a Volkswagen ID user account and need to log in with your username and password. Once the Volkswagen ID user account has been successfully set up and linked to your vehicle, you can use the vehicle-, country-, software- and equipment-specific digital services for an initial contract period free of charge. For this purpose, a separate VW Connect / VW Connect Plus or We Connect / We Connect Plus contract must be concluded with Volkswagen AG online at www.myvolkswagen.net or via the Volkswagen” app (available in the App Store and Google Play Store). The actual length of the free contract period depends on when you activate the digital services. From the ninetieth day after initial delivery at the latest, the free initial contract period will begin to reduce automatically. You can view the exact contract period for your specific vehicle on myVolkswagen www.myvolkswagen.net.

For customers with VW Connect and VW Connect Plus: The use of mobile online services is enabled by means of an integrated Internet connection. For the use of Internet Radio, Wi-Fi hotspot and Alexa, where available, data packages can be purchased from Cubic Telecom, our mobile communications partner, and used in the network coverage area within many European countries. The data in these packages can be used by all users and vehicle occupants. You can find information on conditions, prices and supported countries at vw.cubictelecom.com. Alternatively, you can use the Internet Radio, Wi-Fi hotspot and Alexa, where available, with a mobile device (e.g. smartphone), provided it has the ability to function as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. In this case, the corresponding function is only available subject to an existing or separate mobile phone contract between you and your mobile network operator and only within the coverage area of the respective mobile network. Additional fees (for example, roaming charges) may arise when exchanging data on the Internet, depending on your particular mobile phone rate and especially when using the service abroad.

For customers with We Connect and We Connect Plus: The use of mobile online services is enabled by means of an integrated Internet connection. For the use of the streaming services, individual in-car apps and the Wi-Fi hotspot, data packages can be purchased from Cubic Telecom, our mobile communications partner, and used in the network coverage area within many European countries. The data in these packages can be used by all users and vehicle occupants. You can find information on conditions, prices and supported countries at vw.cubictelecom.com. Alternatively, you can use these services with a mobile device (e.g. smartphone) with the ability to function as a mobile Wi-Fi hotspot. In this case, the corresponding services are only available subject to an existing or separate mobile phone contract between you and your mobile network operator and only within the coverage area of the respective mobile network. Additional fees (for example, roaming charges) may arise when exchanging data on the Internet, depending on your particular mobile phone rate and especially when using the service abroad.

A smartphone with a suitable iOS or Android operating system and SIM card with data option with an existing mobile data contract or one to be agreed separately between you and your mobile data provider is required to use the free app Volkswagen”.     The services included in the We Connect and We Connect Plus or VW Connect and VW Connect Plus packages may vary by country. Availability also depends on vehicle model, equipment and software version installed. This also applies to third-party services. The services are available for the agreed contract period and may be subject to substantive changes or ceased during the contract period. More information is available at connect.volkswagen.com and your Volkswagen dealership. For information on mobile data charges, please consult your mobile data provider. 

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Online Voice Control is currently available for the following languages: German, English (GB and US), French, Spanish, Czech and Italian. The language you can use to interact with Voice Control depends on the language selected in your infotainment system.
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Voice control of navigation functions with “Ready 2 Discover” is only possible following activation of the upgrade: “Navigation”.
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In principle, App-Connect enables the use of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto technologies. Both technologies are the responsibility of Apple and Google, whereby Volkswagen AG has no influence on country-specific availability of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto and therefore the availability of the relevant technology may vary according to country. The availability of Apple CarPlay can be found at https://www.apple.com/ios/feature-availability/#apple-carplay and the availability of Android Auto can be found at https://www.android.com/auto/. The functions may be subject to changes to content or may be ceased during the contract period. To avoid distraction, only certified apps can be started during the journey. In this context, please also be aware that some apps are not offered for each of the two technologies. Information on the compatibility of smartphones can be found for Apple CarPlay at https://www.apple.com/ios/carplay/ and for Android Auto at https://www.android.com/auto/. Apple CarPlay is a trademark of Apple Inc. Android Auto is a trademark of Google LLC. 
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Upgrades is available through the infotainment system (BACS Payment) or online through myvolkswagen.co.uk or via the We Connect App (BACS & Credit/Debit available)

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