Adding a vehicle to your Drive+ account
Drive+ app on Android, Version 3.8.12
Once the OBD-II device has been installed in your vehicle, you can add your automobile to the Drive+ app.
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+.
- 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.
- Step 2/9
- Step 3/9
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.
- Step 4/9
Note: If you've not yet installed your micro SIM card, please refer to our tutorial for inserting or removing it.
- 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.
- 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.
- Step 7/9
Tap Manage devices.
- 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.
- Step 9/9Step 9 of 9:
You've completed the steps!
Was this tutorial helpful?