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How To Charge Your bZ4X with the Toyota App

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Toyota bZ4X at Toyota of Riverside

Looking for how to charge your bZ4X? Install and register the Toyota app to get the most out of your vehicle and unlock next-level features. For Toyota owners with electrified vehicles (EVs), the Toyota App has 30,000 charging locations via the ChargePoint network, and this network is increasing in size every day.

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Simplified Guide to How To Charge Your bZ4X

Number one you could always just charge your bZ4X at home by pluging it in using a 3 prong wall plug and the power cord the vehicle comes with. This article is more for those who would like to take advantage of the public charging network, and here is how to do so.

 1. Finding a Charging Station

  – Open the Toyota app and tap ‘Find stations’ on the home screen.

   – Enter a location or let the app find your current location.

   – Browse the list of nearby charging stations.

   – Optionally, filter the stations by network (like EVgo, ChargePoint), charging level, availability, and your favorites.

   – Look for live pricing and available charger numbers at select stations.

2. Getting Directions:

   – Once you pick a station, select it in the app.

   – Tap ‘Send to Car’ to get directions sent directly to your vehicle’s navigation system.

3. Setting Up Payment:

   – If you haven’t set up payment yet, tap ‘Setup Wallet’ at the bottom of the station’s listing.

   – Enter your card details and billing address in the Wallet section of the app.

   – Save your information, and you’re ready to use this payment method.

4. Registering for Charging:

   – After setting up payment, tap the ‘Register’ button that appears at the bottom of the station listing.

   – Agree to the Terms and Conditions.

   – The app will link to an existing ChargePoint account if your Toyota account email is already associated with one. If not, it will create a new account for you.

5. Starting and Monitoring Charging:

   – At the station, plug the connector into your vehicle.

   – Tap ‘Start Charging’ in the app.

   – Monitor the charging progress, including the battery percentage and time left for a full charge.

6. Finishing Up:

   – To stop charging, select ‘Stop Charging’ in the app, or simply wait until the battery is fully charged.

   – The payment will be processed automatically, and the app will show the final cost.

   – Tap ‘OK’ to complete the process.

How to charge your bZ4X
Toyota bZ4X charging up via ChargePoint Charger

Key Features and Benefits of Using the Toyota App to Charge bZ4X

Toyota App’s EV Charging Capabilities: Integrated with ChargePoint’s extensive network, offering access to over 30,000 charging locations.

Ease of Locating Charging Stations: Users can find stations through the app, with options to filter by network, charging level, and availability.

Navigation Integration: The app can send directions directly to the vehicle’s navigation system.

Real-Time Information Access: Provides live pricing and charger availability at select stations.

Payment Convenience: Incorporates Toyota Wallet for setting up and managing payment methods.

Account Management: Facilitates automatic linking or creation of ChargePoint accounts using the Toyota account’s email.

Charging Process Management: Allows users to start and stop charging directly through the app.

Charging Monitoring: Displays real-time charging status, including battery percentage and estimated time to fully charge.

Transparent Billing: The app processes payment and displays the final cost after charging.

Requirement for Use: An active Remote Connect trial or subscription is necessary to utilize these features.

How to charge your bZ4X
ChargePoint Charging Station Located at Toyota of Riverside

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Recap of Charging Your bZ4X with the Toyota App

The Toyota app now integrates ChargePoint’s network, offering access to over 30,000 EV charging locations. Owners of select Toyota EVs can easily find and navigate to charging stations, set up payment through Toyota Wallet, and charge their vehicles. Features require an active Remote Connect subscription.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Toyota app's new feature for EV owners?

The Toyota app now integrates with ChargePoint’s network, providing access to over 30,000 charging locations for select Toyota electrified vehicles (EVs).

How do I find a charging station using the Toyota app?

On the app’s home screen, select “Find stations.” You can either enter a location manually or allow the app to locate you. The app will then display a list of nearby charging stations.

Can I filter the charging stations in the app?

Yes, you can filter results by preferred charging networks, charging level, availability, and favorites.

Does the Toyota app provide real-time information about charging stations?

Yes, the app shows live pricing and the availability of chargers at select stations.

How do I set up payment for charging in the Toyota app?

Go to the station listing, tap “Setup Wallet,” and enter your card information and billing address in the Toyota Wallet feature. This will be used for payments at public EV charging stations.

What happens if I already have a ChargePoint account?

If your Toyota account’s email matches an existing ChargePoint account, it will be automatically linked. If not, the app will create a new account for you.

How do I start and stop charging?

Once at the station, plug the connector into your vehicle and tap “Start Charging” in the app. You can tap “Stop Charging” at any time or wait until fully charged.

How is payment processed after charging?

After charging, the payment is automatically processed using the linked card in your Toyota Wallet, and the final cost is displayed in the app.

Can I monitor the charging process?

Yes, the app shows the current battery percentage and the estimated time left for a full charge.

Is an active subscription required to use these features?

Yes, an active Remote Connect trial or subscription is required to use the Toyota app’s EV charging features.

Note: Always refer to the vehicle’s Owner’s Manual for more detailed information about your specific vehicle. Safe driving practices should always be followed. For more details, contact your local Toyota Dealer or visit Toyota.com.

Cedric Jackson

Cedric Jackson

Cedric is a Sales Pro with 20+ years of experience. He is currently a Sales Consultant at Toyota of Riverside. He aims to share his passion for product knowledge of the Toyota brand here on his blog. Cedric writes content here and produces short-form videos on YouTube, Instagram & TicTok. Connect with him here or on all social media @ cedricthecarguy 🙏🏾🤙🏾

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Cedric is a Sales Pro with 20+ years of experience. He is currently a Sales Consultant at Toyota of Riverside. He aims to share his passion for product knowledge of the Toyota brand here on his blog. Cedric writes content here and produces short-form videos on YouTube, Instagram & TicTok. Connect with him here or on all social media @ cedricthecarguy 🙏🏾🤙🏾

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