How do I pair my smartwatch device with FordPass®*?

FordPass now supports smartwatches for Android™** and iOS®*** devices.

To use features in either ecosystem, ensure the following:

  • Your smartwatch must be paired with your phone.
  • Airplane Mode is off for all devices.
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth®**** are on for all devices.

Select your device type below for pairing steps.

Apple®***** Watch Pairing

  1. Check the upper left corner of your Apple Watch screen for its pairing state:
    • A red phone icon means your watch and phone are not paired.
    • A green phone icon means your devices are paired, and no further action is required. 
  2. Place your iPhone®****** and Apple Watch close together. They should pair automatically.
  3. If your devices do not begin pairing, restart both.
  4. If they do not pair after a restart, please contact Apple Support.

Wear OS (Android) Pairing

  1. Turn on your smartwatch.
  2. On your smartphone, open the Google PlayStore™*******.
  3. Download and install the Wear OS App.
  4. Select Open after the installation completes. 
  5. Tap Set it up.
  6. A prompt should appear on your smartwatch.
  7. Choose a language, accept the Terms of Service and follow the on-screen prompts.
  8. On your smartphone, follow the on-screen prompts until you see the name of your smartwatch.
  9. Tap on the smartwatch name.
  10. A code will appear on your smartphone and smartwatch.
  11. Follow the remaining onscreen prompts until the pairing process is complete.

Additional Information

Which remote features are available to use with my smartwatch and FordPass?
How do I unlock and lock my vehicle for FordPass using my smartwatch?


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

**Android is a trademark of Google LLC.

***iOS is a service mark of Apple Inc.

****The Bluetooth word mark is a trademark of the Bluetooth SIG, Inc. 

*****Apple is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

******iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.

*******Google Play is a trademark of Google LLC.