Kia Connect

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About this app

Kia Connect is an application for customers who subscribe to Kia Motors’ connected car service.

Use services such as vehicle start/air conditioning control, door opening/closing, and parking location search using your smartphone.
※ Only customers who subscribe to the service after purchasing a Kia Connect applicable vehicle can use it.

*Vehicle control
- Through the vehicle remote control service, we provide remote start/off, turn on headlights and warning sounds, and door open/lock services, and can adjust the vehicle interior temperature during remote start.
"※ All remote control services can be used only within 96 (168) hours after the vehicle's last start-up. However, for Kia Connect 1.0 customers, if regular navigation SW updates are not performed after the 4th in 2015, the service is only available within 48 hours. You can use .
- To prevent vehicle battery discharge, the communication modem in the vehicle is maintained only for the above time period.

1. Remote start and temperature control
- When remote starting, you can optimize the vehicle's interior temperature through the interior temperature control and ignition maintenance time adjustment functions.
※ caution
- For customer safety, the remote start/remote start cancellation function does not work while driving or in situations where it is determined that the driver is in the vehicle. (If the door is not locked with the smart key, the shift lever is not in P position. case, etc.)
- Please note that fines will be imposed if the idling time limit is exceeded in a specific location according to local government ordinances.

2. Remote start setting options
- When remote starting, you can set the indoor temperature value and start maintenance time.

3. Door locking/opening
- Remotely lock or unlock doors.
- If you do not open the door yourself within 30 seconds after remote door opening, the door will automatically lock again.
※ caution
- There is a risk of theft when opening the door remotely, so always use the service only in a safe location.
- Remote door locking/unlocking is an unlocking and locking function for the car door lock, and cannot open or close the car door itself.
- If you request remote door locking while the car door is open, the service will be notified as a failure.

4. Emergency lights/horn sounding
- You can use the service to notify parking location by flashing emergency lights or honking the horn.
- Emergency lights flashing and horn sounds last for 27 seconds.
※ caution
- To stop the horn sounding (27 seconds) early, repeat opening/locking the door once with the remote control key.

5. Check parking location
- When requesting confirmation of the vehicle's parking location, the actual location information of the vehicle is searched and provided on the map.
※ caution
- To protect privacy, the vehicle can only be used within 3km of the customer.
- If the vehicle or customer is indoors, the location information may be inaccurate and normal service may not be available.

6. Destination transfer
- Based on the play map, you can search for destinations and transmit the searched destination information to the vehicle.

7. Route navigation
- You can check the route and estimated time in advance using Kia Connect route guidance.
※ The actual car navigation route may be different.

8. Kia Connect Center
- You can make various inquiries related to Kia Connect service activation, change, and termination and request theft tracking service through a phone call with the Kia Connect customer center. We quickly handle tasks such as receiving customer complaints.

9. My Account
- Confirms account information and provides logout function.

10. Push notification settings
- Push notifications can be set to ON/OFF.

11. Notification message box
- You can check the control history and received notification messages.

■ Information on permissions and purposes for using the Kia Connect app
- Notification (required): User notification of remote control results
- Telephone (required): Confirm customer identifier, connect to customer service, connect by phone when using location search service
- Location (optional): Check parking location/send destination, check user location during route guidance service
-Storage space (required): Download and decompress video and content around my car
- Calendar (optional): Use calendar destination linking service
- Camera (optional): Set profile photo, use parking location AR guidance function
- Files and media (optional): Profile photo settings, digital photo frame
- Nearby device (optional): Search for nearby digital key-enabled vehicles

※ Even if you do not agree to the optional access rights, you can use the service excluding the corresponding function.
※ Access rights are divided into required rights and optional rights for Android OS 6.0 or higher.
(Selective permissions are not permitted for versions lower than OS 6.0)

[Kia Connect smart watch (Wear OS) support]
- Wear OS devices make it easier to use vehicle remote control and vehicle status management functions.
- Requires Wear OS 3.0 or higher to be linked to mobile Kia Connect.
Updated on
Apr 21, 2024

Data safety

Safety starts with understanding how developers collect and share your data. Data privacy and security practices may vary based on your use, region, and age. The developer provided this information and may update it over time.
No data shared with third parties
Learn more about how developers declare sharing
This app may collect these data types
Personal info, Financial info and 5 others
Data is encrypted in transit
You can request that data be deleted

Ratings and reviews

19.6K reviews
RaeSung Park
February 18, 2024
my life is very wellbing~
Kia Corporation
February 21, 2024
안녕하세요 고객님, Kia Connect입니다. Kia Connect를 이용해 주셔서 감사합니다. 고객님의 의견에 귀기울여 Kia Connect를 이용하시는 모든 순간 늘 만족하실 수 있도록 최선을 다하겠습니다.
Arun T
January 21, 2023
Please include English version.
7 people found this review helpful
Jay Rhie
March 27, 2024
안전운전 점수는 어디서 확인가능해요?
Kia Corporation
March 29, 2024
안녕하세요 고객님, Kia Connect입니다. 이용에 불편을 드려 죄송합니다. 자세한 상담을 통해 고객님께 도움을 드릴 수 있도록 고객센터(1899-2121)로 문의해 주십시오.료

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