Many Hyundai owners are probably already very familiar with the MyHyundai with Blue Link app which offers many conveniences such as checking up on vehicle status, remotely starting the car, and access to helpful resources. For many years, though, the app has been kind of ugly and clunky with some features, like fingerprint security, arriving belatedly on Android long after its iOS counterpart. Now a major app update from Hyundai to version 4.2.4 corrects many of these oversights by bringing in a fresh new design and adding face unlock as optional biometric security. Read More
In a Hyundai first, the company has released a digital car key app aptly called the Hyundai Digital Key in the Play Store. The app will allow owners to control their cars using an Android smartphone and share a virtual car key with up to four users, but it only supports the upcoming 2020 Hyundai Sonata sedan for now. Read More
If you drive a Hyundai you may already be aware of the MyHyundai with Blue Link app. It offers a multitude of services for compatible cars, including remote entry and starting, locating the vehicle, and under-the-hood status checks. An update has just been released bringing the app up to version 4.0 and it includes numerous improvements. Read More
Hyundai announced at the beginning of this year that it would bring the ability to interact with its vehicles from an Android Wear device in a future update to its Blue Link app. That time has come. Now Hyundai owners can use the gadget on their wrists to remote start engines, lock doors, flash lights, honk horns, and locate cars.
Hyundai showed off the functionality at CES, demoing how all of this could be done just by using voice commands. It's the kind of thing that is, to use technical terms, simply cool. Many of us are still making the transition from old vehicles to newer models with their own key fobs. Read More