How do I use Phone As A Key™* with FordPass®**?

The Phone As A Key feature allows you to turn your phone into a key fob with the FordPass App.

Important: This is not a standard feature for all vehicles. To use Phone As A Key you must:

Use Phone As A Key

  1. Log in to the FordPass App.
  2. Navigate to the Home screen. 
  3. Locate the Remote Command keys, and you will find the following Phone As A Key controls:
    • Windows Up******
    • Windows Down******
    • Horn & Lights
    • Frunk
    • Trunk*******
  4. Press, hold, and release the respective key to begin a request to your vehicle.

If you encounter issues with using Phone As A Key, here are some tips for best functionality

If you experience any issues, contact a Guide through Account > Help.

Additional Information

How do I set up Phone As A Key?
How do I authorize my vehicle?
How do I add a vehicle to FordPass?


*Feature is available on select vehicles. Features may vary based on model year, trim, options, packages, and supply availability. Use the Build and Price tool to view feature availability on current models. If you have questions or need more information, reference your Owner’s Manual or contact your Ford Dealer. Driver-assist features are supplemental and do not replace the driver’s attention, judgment, and need to control the vehicle. Refer to your Owner’s Manual for details and limitations.

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

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

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

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

******This applies to the Mustang Mach-E only.

*******For the Ford F-150 Lightning, this is for both front trunk and the tailgate, which are power assisted.