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Does OnStar give traffic updates?

Does OnStar give traffic updates?

Access Amazon Alexa*92 features and skills — you can ask anything, Alexa’s on board. Take advantage of In-Vehicle Apps like Spotify*50 and Pandora*44 — keep you and your passengers entertained and productive with unlimited data*3. You can even get real-time traffic updates and directions*31.

What information does OnStar collect?

Driving Information, like location, GPS speed, safety belt usage, and other similar information about how the vehicle is used. We collect this information from a variety of sources, like you, your vehicle (when the OnStar system is active), our website(s), and third parties.

Can you use Google Maps with OnStar?

OnStar users can now use Google Maps to get directions to a destination and then send those destinations to OnStar’s Turn-by-Turn Navigation Service in their vehicles.

Can someone track your vehicle?

When someone has set up an active GPS tracker on your car, it means that they will be able to track your movements in real time with the help of a computer, a smart phone, or tablet and an Internet connection.

Can my parents track my car with OnStar?

By logging on to Family Link, mom or dad can view a map of the car’s location, or if desired, click a tab that locates all cars. That’s Vehicle Locate. Then there’s Vehicle Location Alert: Subscribers set up repeating times when they want to be messaged about the vehicle’s location via email or text messaging.

Does OnStar report speeding?

OnStar, the popular in-car navigation and emergency system, is notifying its users that it will track their location and speed even if users cancel service.

How do I turn off OnStar tracking?

If you want to stop using OnStar, dial 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827), or press the blue button on your OnStar system to contact Customer Service. The agent you speak with will be able to guide you through the process of canceling your service.

Does OnStar have GPS?

OnStar draws its data from the car’s OBD-II port, granting it access to vehicle diagnostics and airbag data (so it knows when to call for the emergency services), as well as the GPS antenna for locational data, and a CDMA cellular connection for phone calls and data transmission.

Does OnStar have towing?

Roadside Assistance. OnStar can arrange for help*. 13. if you need an emergency tow, a flat tire changed, a jump start or fuel delivered. Advisors will work to get you the help you need when you need it. Drive with added confidence.

How to use OnStar to unlock a vehicle?

How to Use OnStar to Unlock a Vehicle Call OnStar directly using a cell phone or landline at 1-888-4-ONSTAR (1-888-466-7827.) Identify yourself and your vehicle to the OnStar advisor. Stay on the line with the OnStar advisor until your vehicle doors unlock.

How do I activate OnStar?

How do I activate OnStar service? Just push the blue OnStar button in your vehicle 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. Can you activate OnStar without being in the car?

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