How do I activate my Ford vehicle to use FordPass®*?

Before you begin, the following pre-conditions must be met:

To Activate FordPass Connect: 

  1. Open the FordPass App.
  2. Navigate to the Home landing page.
  3. Tap Activate Vehicle.
  4. FordPass will direct you to access your vehicle. 
  5. Start your vehicle.
  6. Leave it in Park and keep your vehicle running. A message should appear on your vehicle screen.
  7. Accept the activation confirmation pop-up.
  8. Refresh the Home landing page in FordPass by swiping down on your device screen.

The Remote Commands should appear below your vehicle.


Additional Information

How do I add a vehicle?
Why is my activation pending?
How do I authorize another user?
How do I remove user access from my vehicle?

*The FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Message and data rates may apply.

**FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), the FordPass App, and Complimentary Connected Services are required for remote features (see FordPass Terms for details). Connected Services 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 services exclude Wi-Fi hotspot.