How do I activate the BlueOval™ Charge Network?

Activating the BlueOval Charge Network (BOCN) for your charging needs is quick and easy. Follow the instructions below to connect your modem and activate the BOCN through the FordPass App.

Before You Get Started

You will need to:

  • Access your vehicle.
  • Have the FordPass App* downloaded. If you do not have the App downloaded, you can visit either the App Store®** or Google Play™ to install.
    App Store       Google Play

Activating the BlueOval Charge Network

If you have not connected your vehicle's modem, proceed to Connecting Your Vehicle's Modem below. If you already have your modem activated, proceed to Activating BOCN Access.

Connecting Your Vehicle's Modem

You can activate your modem through your online purchasing experience, or through the FordPass App after you receive your vehicle:

Through your Online Purchasing Experience

  1. Confirm your order.
  2. Enter initials to confirm the connection.
    eCommerce Vehicle Modem Connection Page

In the FordPass App

  1. Add your vehicle in the FordPass App.
  2. Select Activate Vehicle from the home screen.
    FordPass Activate Vehicle Modem Screen Confirmation
  3. Go to your vehicle and turn on accessory mode. You will automatically be prompted to enable FordPass through the SYNC screen.

    Note: If you are not automatically prompted, contact us through Account > Help for assistance.
  4. Press Yes to complete connecting your vehicle's modem to FordPass.


Your vehicle's modem will now be connected to your FordPass App. Continue to Activating BOCN Access to proceed with finalizing activation.

Troubleshooting Tips If You Are Unable To Activate FordPass Connect

If your troubleshooting is still unsuccessful, contact us through Account > Help for additional assistance. 

Activating BlueOval Charge Network (BOCN) Access

You will need to activate the BOCN through your FordPass App.

  1. Open the FordPass App.
  2. Select the Home screen.
  3. Tap Account.
    FordPass Home Page Account Button Location
  4. Tap Connected Services.
    FordPass Account View, Connected Services Menu Tile
  5. Select Activate Trial.
    FordPass Activate BlueOval Charge Network Trial Activate Trial Button
  6. Select Next and follow the onscreen prompts to add your credit card and accept the Terms & Conditions.
    FordPass Setting Up Payment for Activation Next Button To Proceed           FordPass BlueOval Charge Network Activation Details and Prompts
  7. Confirm your activation by pressing Confirm Activation.
    FordPass BlueOval Charge Network Activation Confirm Activation Button

Once you receive the confirmation email, your BOCN trial will now be available.

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*FordPass, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download.  Message and data rates may apply.  FordPass® Connect (optional on select vehicles), the FordPass® App and complimentary Connected Service are required for remote features (see FordPass® Terms for details). Connected service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Connected service excludes Wi-Fi hotspot.

**App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc. Google Play is a trademark of Google LLC.

Screens are not representative and are for demonstration purposes only. Actual screens vary depending on make and model. Actual range varies with conditions such as external elements, driving behaviors, vehicle maintenance, and lithium-ion battery age.