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In the interests of safety, operate, adjust, or view the system only when it is safe to do so.


Do not adjust the touch screen controls, or allow the system to distract the driver while the vehicle is moving. Driver distraction can lead to accidents, causing serious injury or death.


Not all smartphones are compatible. The Jaguar InControl Remote app is compatible with iPhone 5 running iOS7 and above, and Android phones running v4.0 and above.

Before using Jaguar InControl Remote, the Jagaur InControl Remote app must be downloaded to the phone. The app can be downloaded from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Downloading and installing.

  1. Search for the Jaguar InControl Remote app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

  2. From the list of results, select Jaguar InControl Remote and install it.

  3. When the installation is complete, open the launcher and select the Jaguar InControl Remote icon.

  4. Follow the Quick Start Guide (QSG) instructions to complete the set up.


The availability and functionality of the app depends on the specification of the vehicle and the market in which the vehicle is used.


Apps that are not suitable for use while driving, e.g., gaming apps, are not available on the Jaguar InControl Remote app.


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Google Play Store is a registered trademark of Google Inc.

The Jaguar InControl Remote app allows for remote communicate with the vehicle, to check the vehicle's fuel level, and the estimated range available. Journey logs can be viewed and the status of the doors and the windows checked. The last parked position of the vehicle can be confirmed, along with directions back to that position.

The Vehicle Status page is the home screen for the app. The following features can be selected:

  1. Security Status.

  2. Journeys.

  3. Assistance.

  4. Settings.

  5. Beep & Flash.

  6. Remote Climate.

  7. Vehicle Security Remote Lock and Alarm Setting.

  8. Vehicle Wake Up.

Security Status:

The screen displays the open and closed status of all the doors and windows and the current alarm status.


The screen displays the most recently completed trips.


The journeys feature can be enabled or disabled via the InControl Settings screen.


Stored journeys can be viewed, deleted, or downloaded as a .csv file to assist with business expenses.


The screen displays the vehicle's VIN and registration number. Direct calls can be made to the assistance center, for breakdown assistance, and to the tracking call center, in the event of a vehicle theft.


The screen allows the vehicle's security status, and the trip recording to be switched on or off. Settings also allows access to the owners InControl account.

Beep & Flash:

Beep & flash locates the vehicle by flashing the vehicle’s lights and sounding the horn.


Responsibility remains the driver's to comply with all regulations in force regarding the use of vehicle horns.

Remote Climate:

With remote climate, the engine can be started remotely, and run for up to 30 minutes. The feature provides a comfortable temperature inside the cabin in advance of the driver entering the vehicle. Press the Engine START button on the Remote Climate page and enter the pre-set PIN. A target temperature can be set.

Remote climate does not function if any of the following conditions exist:

  • The vehicle's fuel level is low.

  • The vehicle's battery charge level is low.

  • The vehicle is not locked.

  • A window, door, hood, or the trunk is open.

  • The engine has been manually started.

  • A system error occurs with any required vehicle system.

  • A theft has been reported to the stolen vehicle monitoring center.

  • The vehicle's alarm is sounding.

  • A crash event has been detected.

  • The hazard warning lights are switched on.

  • The automatic transmission is not in Park (P).

  • The brake pedal is pressed.


Some markets may prohibit the use of a remote engine start. Responsibility remains the driver's to know if this function can legally be used.

Vehicle Security:

Vehicle security allows the user to lock and unlock the vehicle remotely. When either lock or unlock cannot be performed, an error message is displayed on the phone screen. For added security, this function requires a PIN code to be entered.

When the vehicle is locked remotely, it is secured to the maximum possible level allowed in the market in which the vehicle was intended for original sale.


When any window(s) is in an open position, the vehicle will not lock remotely. Remote closing of windows is not permitted in the US.

When the vehicle is unlocked remotely, it re-locks after 45 seconds if no door or aperture is opened.

When an alarm alert is received, the vehicle’s alarm can be reset from the vehicle's current position.


Regardless of which phone screen is currently displayed, if the vehicle's alarm is sounding, a pop-up screen appears with an option to reset the alarm. The alarm may also be reset via the Vehicle Security screen.


Responsibility remains the driver's to know the location of the vehicle and to make sure that the vehicle is secured.

Vehicle Wake Up:

The InControl Remote system enters a low power mode, 96 hours after the last engine stop. This action conserves vehicle battery life.

When the vehicle is parked for an extended period, e.g., when on vacation, or on a business trip, then the Vehicle Wake Up feature can be used on the app. The feature wakes up the InControl Remote system on the selected date. Any date within a 30 day period can be chosen. Once Vehicle Wake Up is set, the InControl Remote system enters the low power mode after 60 hours. Battery power is then reserved for the wake up.


The Vehicle Wake Up feature cannot be set once the InControl Remote system has shut down.