Note: Before getting started, make sure to check your vehicle compatibility. Please visit telus.com/drive to access the vehicle compatibility tool. Most vehicles year 1996 or newer have an OBD-II port. Electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles are not compatible with Drive+.
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From the Drive+ app, tap Add car.
Note: If you've already added a vehicle, you can add another by tapping the Plus sign icon in the Devices section.
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Scan the IMEI barcode printed on the OBD-II device or your included Wi-Fi hotspot card.
Note: You can also enter the device's IMEI number manually.
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Note: If you've not yet installed your micro SIM card, please refer to our tutorial for inserting or removing it.
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Locate the OBD-II port on your vehicle.
Note: The OBD-II port is typically located under the dashboard on the driver's side within 18" of the steering wheel. If you're having difficulties locating your port, tap
Note: Tapping the Flashlight icon will activate your flashlight within the app to help locate your port.
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Firmly insert your OBD-II device to the port.
Note: Never insert or remove your OBD-II device with your engine on. Do not unplug the device within the first 24 hours of installation.
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Tap Manage devices.
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Drive your vehicle around for 10 minutes until your connection is complete.
Note: The device needs to establish a cellular connection and GPS lock before adding your vehicle is complete.
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You've completed the steps!