How do I activate my eWID device to use the FordPass®* App?

Activating your Enterprise Wired-in Device (eWID) within the FordPass App enables your access to remote functionality (remote start and lock/unlock). 

Important: Before using the steps below, ensure that your eWID device and key fob were activated by your Ford Dealer. If you are not sure, contact your selling dealer for assistance. 

Activating an eWID Device

  1. Log in to the FordPass App.
  2. Navigate to the Home screen.
  3. Tap Activate Vehicle.
  4. Access your vehicle. 
  5. Make sure your vehicle is on, running, in park, and in a well-ventilated area.
  6. Enter the odometer reading on the FordPass App.
  7. Select your vehicle's unit of measure. 
  8. Tap Activate

If you experience any issues with activation, contact us through Account > Help within the FordPass App. 

Additional Information

What is an eWID device?
Which vehicles are compatible with eWID?
Why is my eWID Deactivation Pending?
How do I reset an eWID device?
How do I manage eWID Vehicle Connectivity Settings?


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