What is Phone As A Key™* in FordPass®**?

The Phone As A Key feature allows you to turn your phone into a key fob with the FordPass App and set up a maximum of four keys per vehicle. Your phone must be within Bluetooth®*** Low Energy (BLE) Range (between 30-50 meters). The passive entry range is within two meters.

You will be able to control the following, in addition to your Remote Commands: 

  • Windows Up
  • Windows Down 
  • Horn & Lights
  • Frunk
  • Trunk

Important: It is recommended to always have your key fob present when using the Phone As A Key function.

Phone As A Key Requirements

Additional Information

How do I set up Phone As A Key?
How do I use Phone As A Key?
What are Passive Key Controls?
How do I create a backup passcode?


*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.

****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.

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

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