From September 2019, all-new Toyota vehicles will come fitted with a device that opens up a whole new world of features. When you opt-in you’ll have access to Wi-Fi capability and a host of convenient Connect services.
In car Wi-Fi
Allow companions to connect to your vehicle's Wi-Fi so that they can stream music or play games, offering endless entertainment.
Battery Health Check
Check your battery health from anywhere at any time, and get alerts when your battery is low so that you’re never stranded.
Be connected to the AA and contact them in an emergency using your current location. With Connect you always get the support you need, when you need it.
Get reminders of your upcoming service dates and easily book your vehicle in via the MyToyota app.
Always have the location of your vehicle available in real time to put your mind at ease when you are on the road.
Conveniently keep digital track of your vehicle’s mileage and service history, and allocate Work and Home for business and personal trip auto allocation.
Receive a driver rating score dependent on your driving behaviour – receive a score out of 100 for your cornering, braking, speeding and accelerating. Perfect for businessmen who have drivers on the road.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR TOYOTA
Download the MyToyota app onto your device
Go to the connect section to link your vehicle to the MyToyota app
Opt in to services like the logbook, battery health check and vehicle locator
HOW TO ACTIVATE WI-FI
Go to the Connect section of the MyToyota app
Upload a copy of your ID and proof of address for RICA purposes
You’ll get 15GB of complimentary data once you’ve activated the Toyota Connect section and you can top-up via the app thereafter
Do all Toyota vehicles now come standard with a Connect device?
From September 2019, all Toyota vehicles will come standard with a Connect Device
Do I need the MyToyota Mobile App to access the Connect device?
Is the MyToyota app available on Google PlayStore and Apple iStore?
What if I need help to use the app?
You can visit www.toyota.co.za/mytoyota
or call the Toyota Customer Care Centre 0800 13 9111
What functions does Connect offer?
- Wi-fi connectivity
- Live Map
- Logbook & trip playback
- Battery Health Checks
- Driver Behaviour Score
If I activate the Wi-fi and receive 15GB data, how long to I have to use it?
12 months from activation
What are the maximum number of devices (such as mobile phones, tablets, laptops) that can use the Wi-fi at one time?
Can BLNS countries get Wi-fi using the Connect Device?
No, Wi-fi is not available on the device outside of South Africa
Do I have to buy data for the Connect device once the complimentary 15GB has been depleted?
Yes data can be topped up by means of Vodacom data bundles (not airtime)
Where can I buy data bundles from?
- MyToyota App
- Banking App (data bundles only)
Can I use airtime instead of data?
Yes, but you will be charged out of bundle rates
If I do not activate the Wi-fi and opt-in to the Connect device, what features will I have?
All of the above aside from Wi-fi Connectivity
Can I switch it off/ remove it from the car?
You can choose not to opt in. The device cannot be removed.
Will Toyota SA give its partners access to my personal information?
No, however, you may opt in to receive communications from 3rd parties for deals of their product range.
Will Toyota SA and it’s partners have access to my driving record?
Only an estimation of a vehicle’s mileage covered, no location data or personal identifiers or fields will be included