Chevrolet Announces Remotelink 2.0 Release for OnStar App Update


The nearly 1.3 million users who regularly use OnStar’s RemoteLink mobile app will soon find an update with a new look and capabilities waiting for them in the app store. The update, rolling out to Android users first followed by iOS users, is the result of years of customer feedback and includes a modern user experience to streamline access to information and application commands.

The new version of the app is designed to be more intuitive for customers, with a simpler, cleaner design. This new user experience should allow our customers to easily find and access all the robust features RemoteLink has to offer.

The updated app will provide customers with more information, including access to OnStar account details previously only available by phone or through Consumers are increasingly relying on mobile devices to manage banking and shopping needs, and RemoteLink now also offers more access to key information and settings through a smartphone interface.

For Chevrolet vehicles equipped with OnStar 4G LTE, it includes the ability to view data consumption and see how much data is left on a particular plan. This is in addition to customers’ ability to manage their Wi-Fi hotspot from the app, by either turning it on/off or changing their Wi-Fi SSID (hotspot name) and password. Wi-fi requires a paid plan.

In the second half of 2014, RemoteLink was updated with a feature that allows drivers to pinpoint the location of their vehicle on a map.  Vehicle Locate is currently the app’s third most-used feature, and is integrated within the updated app’s Map Location Services page.

The remote features of the app – ability to remotely start/stop an engine with factory-installed remote start, lock and unlock automatic door locks and activate the horn and lights – are included with no subscription cost for five years from delivery on 2014 and newer Chevrolet vehicles. The ability to manage the vehicle’s Wi-Fi hotspot is also included for five years on properly equipped 2015 and newer Chevrolet vehicles. All additional RemoteLink features require a paid OnStar subscription.

View full details of Chevrolet’s basic OnStar Services or  contact Heidebreicht Chevrolet’s new car sales team with any questions.

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