Activate the true meaning of remote control

SYNC® Connect powered by FordPass

The power of connection is real, and now it’s available through FordPass1. With SYNC Connect-equipped2 vehicles, a wide range of features are at your fingertips. Remotely unlock, lock and start your vehicle. Check your approximate fuel level and odometer reading. Plus, schedule your vehicle to start automatically, so it’s ready when you are.


The fast pass to activation

Once you’ve got the app, connecting it to your Ford is as easy as 1-2-3.

Step One

Add your SYNC Connect-equipped2 vehicle to FordPass by scanning the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) bar code, or enter the VIN manually.

Step Two

Go to the Vehicle Controls section in the app and tap the “Activate SYNC Connect” icon.

Step Three

Start your vehicle and press “Allow” on the pop-up that appears on the in-vehicle touchscreen.

Have questions about SYNC Connect? Let us support you.

Check out our SYNC Connect reference guide for a basic overview. If you still need assistance, simply reach out to our helpful FordGuides using the FordPass app.

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SYNC Connect Features

Remote start with calendar

With SYNC Connect2 , you can start your vehicle remotely with the tap of a button. You can also schedule a remote start any day, any time. Whether your calendar is routine or chaotic, your vehicle will always be ready1 .

Note: If the vehicle isn’t driven between scheduled remote starts, this feature will be turned off and a notification will be sent through FordPass.

Lock and unlock

No need to hurry back to your vehicle; you can lock or unlock the doors from virtually anywhere.

Locate your vehicle

With FordPass, you’ll never have to worry about forgetting where you parked. The Vehicle Locator feature saves the vehicle’s location as soon as it’s turned off.

Check vehicle status

Drive easy with fuel level indicators on FordPass. You can also check your approximate odometer reading.