How to Connect Your Smartwatch to Your Toyota’s Remote Connect

October 19th, 2018 by

From smartphones to smartwatches and all the devices in between, we live in a world of being constantly connected. So, it probably comes as no surprise, that our cars are becoming increasingly connected as well. Now, thanks to Toyota Remote Connect, it’s even easier to control the features our Toyotas have to offer.

What is Remote Connect?

Remote Connect is a Toyota-specific technology that allows you to control certain functions of your car directly from your smartphone or smartwatch. Remote Connect allows you to start and stop your engine, lock and unlock your doors, locate your vehicle and more, with ease.  Pretty cool, huh?

Is Remote Connect available on my car?

This handy new feature first became available on the 2018 Camry, and is now available on some 2019 models, including the 2019 Avalon, Camry and Corolla Hatchback.

How do I set up Remote Connect on my Apple Watch?

To connect Remote Connect to your apple watch:

  1. Make sure that your vehicle comes equipped with Entune 3.0 Remote Connect.1 Then, log in to your Toyota Owners account.
  2. Remote Connect is compatible with iPhones running on iOS 9.0 or newer, and Apple Watches running on watchOS 2.0 or newer. Make sure both of your devices are up-to-date on software updates.
  3. Download the Entune 3.0 Remote Connect app from the App Store.
  4. Open the “Watch” app on your iPhone and tap the “My watch” tab. Then, scroll down to and tap the “Remote Connect” app.
  5. Toggle the switch to “Show App on Apple Watch” to enable the app.
  6. Wait for the app2 to sync to the Apple Watch and then open the app on your watch.
  7. Select “OK” on your watch to continue, and then enter your Remote Connect PIN.
  8. Now select whether to enable or disable the PIN requirement for voice commands and accept the terms and conditions.

And that’s it! Your Apple Watch is now ready to be put to good use.

How do I set up Remote Connect on my Android Wear?

To connect Remote Connect to your Android Wear:

  1. Make sure that your vehicle comes equipped with Entune 3.0 Remote Connect.1 Then, log in to your Toyota Owners account.
  2. Remote Connect is compatible with Android devices running on Android 6.0 or newer and Android Wear devices running on Android Wear 1.5 or newer. Make sure both devices are up-to-date before you begin.
  3. Download the Entune 3.0 Remote Connect app from Google Play Store on your Android smartphone
  4. Press the power button on your watch to wake the device and view your list of apps
  5. Select the Play Store and sign in with your Google account.
  6. Once you’re in the Play Store, scroll to “Apps on your phone”
  7. Find Remote Connect on the app list and tap the download arrow to install the app onto your watch. Open the app once it is finished installing.
  8. Tap “OK” to continue and enter your Remote Connect PIN number.
  9. Now select whether to enable or disable the PIN requirement for voice commands and accept the terms and conditions.

Follow these 9 steps to get your Android Wear connected to Toyota Remote Connect.

For any additional questions about Remote Connect, please leave a comment on this blog post.


Disclaimers:
1. Entune 3.0 Remote Connect features require an active trial or subscription.
2. Always drive safely and obey traffic laws. Apps, prices and services vary by phone carrier and are subject to change at any time without notice. Subject to smartphone connectivity and capability. Data charges may apply.



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