How to get started with OnStar.

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How to get started with OnStar.

1.9.19 

 

Hey, OnStar Member! Welcome! Here’s to getting started.  

We’re glad you’re here! But you’ve probably got questions. Like how to activate OnStar. How to set up OnStar. How to tell if OnStar is activated. All those things.  


From OnStar activation to OnStar setup, we’re here to make things easy. Next steps, coming up!


Your first step: sign up for a GM account.


If you haven’t already, sign up for your GM account. Why? It’s your command center for all the amazing things your car and OnStar can offer you. Check out services like Vehicle Diagnostics,* OnStar Smart Driver* and more. Sign up to get Theft Alarm Notifications*. Check out your car’s service history and warranty. If you need info or support for features in your vehicle, you’ll find them.  

 

If your car is Model Year 2015 or newer, push your blue OnStar button or call 1.888.466.7827 to speak with an Advisor and get your service started.

 

Download your vehicle mobile app
 

Next up: Hit the App Store®* or Google Play* and download your vehicle’s mobile app,* which can help you stay connected with your vehicle. Because you’re an OnStar Member now, you can use it to get Roadside Assistance,* unlock your car from anywhere, enable Theft Alarm Notifications (so wherever you are, you’ll know if your car alarm goes off), schedule maintenance and more — depending on the plan you’ve got.
 

We’ve got the shortcuts to download your vehicle mobile app here:  
 


Add emergency contacts.
 

Make sure you add emergency contacts to your information. That way, if you’re ever in an emergency situation, OnStar Advisors can let them know what’s happening and where you are, and they can try to connect you if you’re unable to reach them.  

On a trial? Get your additional two months free
 

If you’re on an eligible trial, make sure you select a monthly plan within 30 days of activation and add a payment method. When you do, you’ll receive an additional 2 months of the plan you select at no additional charge.*  


Download the Guardian app


Thanks to OnStar, you feel safer in your car. But how about when you or your family are in someone else’s car? Or on your motorcycle? Or at home? Or out for a walk or hike? We’ve got you. The OnStar Guardian® app* gives your family key OnStar safety services — Roadside Assistance,* Location Status,* emergency help and even crash detection — anywhere you go. You can share the app with up to seven friends or family members.* Find out more and download the app here.

 

You’re an amazing driver. And you can be even better.


Sign up for OnStar Smart Driver,* which uses your driving data and makes recommendations that can help you improve your driving. Learn more about Smart Driver here.

 

Get answers to your questions.
 

Still have questions about OnStar? Well, we’ve got answers. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions — or ask one of our Advisors yourself! We’re available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just push the blue OnStar button in your car, and an OnStar Advisor will be happy to help. You can also give us a call at 1.888.4ONSTAR (1.888.466.7827) with any questions you might have.  

The OnStar Essentials Plan

If you thought OnStar plans were just about safety, here’s some news. The OnStar Essentials Plan* combines those OnStar services with some amazing conveniences.

6 ways OnStar can help save your day.

From little hiccups to big emergencies, we’ve got your back. See some surprising ways we can help save the day.

Tell me all the things about the OnStar Guardian app.

Got questions about the OnStar Guardian app? We’ve got answers for you.

The OnStar Essentials Plan

If you thought OnStar plans were just about safety, here’s some news. The OnStar Essentials Plan* combines those OnStar services with some amazing conveniences.

6 ways OnStar can help save your day.

From little hiccups to big emergencies, we’ve got your back. See some surprising ways we can help save the day.

Tell me all the things about the OnStar Guardian app.

Got questions about the OnStar Guardian app? We’ve got answers for you.

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