Adding a vehicle to your Drive+ account

Drive+ app on Android, Version 3.8.12

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Once the OBD-II device has been installed in your vehicle, you can add your automobile to the Drive+ app.

  1. 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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  2. Step 1/9

    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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  3. Step 2/9

    Tap Scan.

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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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  5. Step 4/9

    Tap NEXT.

    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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  6. Step 5/9

    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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  7. Step 6/9

    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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  8. Step 7/9

    Tap Manage devices.

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  9. Step 8/9

    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!

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