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Porsche Car Connect App Features & Setup Guide

What is Porsche Connect?

Designed as a proprietary connectivity and communication system, Porsche Connect helps you stay up-to-date on current news events, manage incoming text messages and phone calls, navigate your way through dense traffic, and stay linked to your Porsche vehicle. From locking the doors to accessing vehicle information, Porsche Connect transforms your smartphone into the perfect remote control for your Porsche.

Porsche Connect can be found across the entire Porsche lineup. Porsche Connect Plus is included as standard on 911, Panamera, and Cayenne models. Porsche Connect and Porsche Connect Plus are options on 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman, and Macan models.

Porsche Car Connect App Vehicle Statistics

Vehicle Statistics

Available for your compatible smartphone and your Apple Watch®, the Porsche Connect App provides access to an array of information about your Porsche. Porsche Connect enables you to monitor your average speed, track fuel consumption, and view travel time or distance covered — from anywhere and at any time.

Porsche Car Connect App Speed Fencing and Geofencing

Speed Fencing and Geofencing

Choose customized alerts to notify you if your Porsche has exceeded a predetermined speed limit you’ve set. With the touch of a button, you can verify the exact location of your vehicle and establish geographic boundary limits.

Porsche Car Connect App Hybrid Battery and Charge Management

Hybrid Battery and Charge Management*

On Porsche E-Hybrid vehicles, the available function gives you the ability to view the current state of your hybrid’s charge, remaining charge time, along with both the purely electric and overall remaining ranges.
*For Porsche E-Hybrid models only.

Porsche Car Connect App Remote Control of Hybrid Functions

Remote Control of Hybrid Functions*

Control hybrid-specific functions of your Porsche easily with your Apple Watch® or your smartphone. Program your air conditioning to perfectly match your daily routine and commute. Specify the exact time when you would like charging to be completed each day to fit your schedule.
*For Porsche E-Hybrid models only.

Porsche Car Connect App Safety Services

Safety Services

Should an accident occur, your Porsche will instantly transmit important information regarding your vehicle and location to emergency responders. In the event that you need roadside assistance, you can also directly contact Porsche Assist from your Porsche Connect App.

Porsche Car Connect App Vehicle Tracking System

Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (PVTS)

The Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (PVTS) protects your Porsche with an independent theft detection feature. In the event that your vehicle is stolen, this system will point you to the exact location while simultaneously notifying law enforcement officials. Porsche Vehicle Tracking System (PVTS) is a standard feature of all new 911 models. For the Panamera, Macan, and Cayenne models, it can be ordered on new vehicles. A retrofit is not available.

Porsche Car Connect App Vehicle Status and Carfinder

Vehicle Status and Carfinder

Concerned that you left your sunroof open? Porsche Connect allows you to check the status of your vehicle remotely. Verify that your windows are closed or open and whether your vehicle is locked or unlocked. If you’ve forgotten where you parked, the app can sound the horn or activate the lights to help locate it. You can also receive detailed directions to the exact location of your Porsche.

How to set up Porsche Car Connect®

Some of the steps listed below are necessary before your vehicle is delivered, so that Porsche Car Connect (PCC) can be activated for your Porsche.

  1. Register on the Porsche Car Connect customer web portal at Your user details are recorded and during the login process you will conclude a license agreement with the service provider Vodafone Automotive.
  2. Second, you will receive confirmation by email and text message. When you log into the customer web portal for the first time, you will also need the confirmation code that was sent to you in the text message.
  3. On the customer web portal, you will also be able to download a document with an installation code for your Porsche. You must give this installation code to your authorized Porsche Center, along with your insurance documents, before your vehicle is delivered.
  4. Product activation can only be carried out by an authorized Porsche Center. Once you have handed the installation code to your authorized Porsche Center, the product will be activated before delivering your vehicle.
  5. Next, install the Porsche Car Connect app on your smartphone and connect to your Porsche vehicle. Once connected, you will automatically be sent an activation code by text. You need this activation code to activate the app. After you have installed and activated the Porsche Car Connect app on your smartphone, you can use Porsche Car Connect for your vehicle.
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