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Know Your Toyota – Remote Connect

Know Your Toyota – Remote Connect


(upbeat music) Available on select 2020 and newer Toyota models, Remote Connect will allow you to complete specific
remote vehicle commands from your smartphone. Certain commands can also be completed via an Amazon Alexa home device or your vehicle’s key fob. Remote Connect is available on vehicles equipped with the following Connected Services by
Toyota multimedia packages: Audio Plus with Remote and
Premium Audio with Remote. After you have successfully
downloaded the Toyota app and enrolled in your connected services, you will be able to access
a variety of useful commands from the comfort of wherever you are. To activate Remote
Connect on your vehicle, select “Enter Authorization Code” and the app will send a passcode to the email account you
used for registration. Once you have this passcode, enter it into the Remote
Connect Authorization app, which can be accessed in the app menu on your vehicle’s display screen. As long as your vehicle is in an area where there is reliable cellular service, and your smartphone is located in an area with internet connection, you
can complete these commands: Check vehicle status and alerts:
Whenever you open the app, you can check the status of
your vehicle’s doors, windows, as well as the vehicle’s
current fuel level, odometer or driving distance until your next required service. You can remotely start your
vehicle to warm or cool the interior based on the
last climate control settings the vehicle was programmed
at before being shut off. The engine or hybrid system
will run for up to 10 minutes or until any door is opened, or the engine is turned off remotely. To complete the command, press and hold the “Engine
Start/Stop” button for one second until the red circle around
the button starts spinning. After a few seconds, you
will receive confirmation if the action was successful. It is important to note that the app does not replace the
function of your key fob. You will not be able to begin driving your vehicle without the fob. Door Lock/Unlock: On either side of the remote engine start button, you will see a lock and unlock icon. To complete the command, simply
press and hold the button for one second until the red circle around the button starts spinning. After a few seconds, you
will receive confirmation that the action was successful. And should you unlock
your Toyota remotely, the doors will automatically
relock shortly after if no further action takes place. Last Parked Location: The
last parked location feature makes finding your vehicle on the street or in an uncovered parking
lot easier than ever. Using the map in the app, it can help guide you to your vehicle’s last known parked location. Guest Driver Settings: Are
there other people driving your vehicle from time to time? Do you use valet services often? Rest assured knowing that
you can set parameters on speed, curfew, kilometers
driven, engine run time, and distance from a set location. If your parameters have been exceeded, the Toyota app will notify
you by sending an alert. Before you can start using
any of these features, you need to download the Toyota app, and enroll in your
connected vehicle services. Check out the Know Your
Toyota: Toyota App video for easy-to-follow
step-by-step instructions. Before you use Remote Connect, ensure that you are doing so in a safe and compliant manner. For more information, please
visit toyota.ca/connected. Thank you for watching this
Know Your Toyota video. (upbeat music)

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