Connecting Your Toyota to Your Apple Watch

By Tony Mendez | Posted  on Wednesday, August 27th, 2019 at 4:00 pm

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How to Connect Remote Connect to an Apple Watch

We are now able to stay connected to our vehicles more than thanks to advanced connectivity features and capabilities. Toyota vehicles equipped with the Remote Connect feature now give drivers the option to control their vehicles from their Apple Watch. This guide from Courvelle Toyota "HappyTown" USA is going to give you the steps you need to connect Remote Connect to an Apple Watch. Continue reading to get started.

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Before you get started, first ensure that your vehicle is equipped with the Remote Connect system and be sure to register with Toyota Connected Services with your Toyota Owners Account. Now, to get the Remote Connect system in your Toyota synced to your Apple Watch, simply follow the steps below.

  1. Using your iPhone®, navigate to the App Store and download the latest version of the Remote Connect Mobile App. If you already have it installed, check that your app is up to date.
  2. Sign in to the Remote Connect Mobile App on your iPhone®.
  3. Open the Watch app on your Apple iPhone® and select the My Watch tab at the bottom of the screen. Scroll through the options and select the Remote Connect app listing.
  4. In the Remote Connect menu on your iPhone® that you just opened, switch the “Show App on Apple Watch” toggle to the green position. This allows the app icon to be displayed on your Apple Watch.
  5. After the app has finished syncing to your watch, navigate to the display of icons on your Apple Watch and select the Remote Connect App. The app is displayed as the Toyota logo on your watch.
  6. The app will display a prompt on your Apple Watch. Select OK.
  7. Enter the Remote Connect PIN that you use when using the iPhone app.
  8. You will see a prompt to enable Voice Commands in the app. You can choose to enable this function or disable it depending on personal preference.
  9. Accept the Terms and Conditions now displayed on the Apple Watch.
  10. Your Apple Watch is now set up with Remote Connect

Remote Connect gives car owners the power to remotely start the vehicle’s engine, lock and unlock the vehicle, find the vehicle, check the vehicle’s status, and more. Now, owners are able to use Remote Connect their Apple Watch, making controlling their vehicles even easier. This guide is here to help car owners get their Apple Watch set up with Remote Connect. Searching for your next Toyota? Head over to the Courvelle Toyota of Opelousas near Lafayette, LA online inventory to find your next vehicle equipped with Remote Connect.