How do I set up my Toyota Remote Connect?
With Toyota’s Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect that is available on 2018 or newer vehicles, you can connect your phone to the Toyota Entune™ 3.0 system and control certain functions of your vehicle through the use of your phone. Your smarphone then essentially becomes a remote with which you can control various functions like remote engine start or unlocking your doors. Take a look at how you set up your Toyota Remote Connect and other FAQs associated with this tech.
What Can I Do with Remote Connect?
Like we said, with this technology, your smartphone becomes a remote for your vehicle. With it, you can control functions like remotely locking and unlocking your doors and starting and stoping the engine. You can even use it to help assist you in finding your parked vehicle and you can set speed and distance alerts, which is especially helpful for parents with teen drivers.
How Do I Enable my Remote Connect?
First, you need to authenticate and initialize your services with the multimedia system. To do this you press the “APPS” on the faceplate of your vehicle and then select “Communications” on the display screen. After this, you’ll select the “Remote Service” icon. You then need to enter your six-digit code that you recieved via email for your 6-month complimentary trial* to enable your services. Then you’ll select “Submit” and then press “OK.” The vehicle has now been successfully authorized for remote services.
If you need help setting up your system, you can contact us at Serra Toyota! We’ll walk you through how to set up your Toyota Remote Connect system and walk you through its various functionalities. You can view new 2018 Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect equipped models in our online inventory and then stop by to test drive your favorite next time you’re in the dealership area.
*If you opted in for Entune™ 3.0 Remote Connect, you should have received an email with a 6-digit authorization code. If you have not received your authorization code via email, please call 1-800-331-4331 for assistance.