Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Connections

The required specific Onstar subscription plan includes the services that follow to help customers stay connected.

For coverage maps, see www.onstar.com (U.S.) or www.onstar.ca (Canada).

WiFi Connectivity (If Equipped)

The vehicle has a WiFi hotspot that provides a high-speed, wireless Internet connection to connect multiple mobile devices (data plan required).

  1. To retrieve WiFi hotspot information, press and select or say “WiFi settings.”

  2. The WiFi settings will display the WiFi network name/SSID, passphrase, and level of encryption.
  3. To change the SSID or passphrase, press or call 1-888-4-ONSTAR to connect
    with an Advisor.

OnStar RemoteLink® Mobile App (If Equipped)

Download the OnStar RemoteLink mobile app to select Apple®, Android™, and BlackBerry® or Windows 7 or 8 mobile devices.

From the mobile device, check the vehicle’s fuel level, oil life, or tire pressure (if the vehicle is equipped with the tire pressure monitoring system); or activate remote horn and lights. Also remote start the vehicle (if factory equipped) or unlock the doors from anywhere with a wireless connection (if equipped with automatic locks).

With a required specific OnStar subscription plan, a destination can be sent to the vehicle. For OnStar RemoteLink information and compatibility, see www.onstar.com (U.S.) or www.onstar.ca (Canada).

OnStar RemoteLink® Key Fob Services

This feature is included for five years and allows for remote door lock/unlock (if equipped with automatic locks), remote start (if factory equipped), or activation of horn and lights from anywhere with a wireless signal. Download the app and start using it any time during the trial period to get started.

OnStar Hands-Free Calling

This service allows calls to be made and received from the vehicle.

To Make a Call

  1. Press . System responds: “OnStar
    ready.”
  2. Say “Call.” System responds: “Call. Please say the name or number to call.”
  3. Say the entire number without pausing, including a “1” and the area code. System responds: “OK, calling.”

Calling 911 Emergency

  1. Press . System responds: “OnStar
    ready,” followed by a tone.
  2. Say “Call.” System responds: “Call. Please say the name or number to call.”
  3. Say “911” without pausing.

    System responds: “911.”

  4. Say “Call.” System responds: “OK, dialing 911.”

Retrieve My Number

  1. Press . System responds: “OnStar
    ready.”
  2. Say “My number.” System responds: “Your OnStar Hands-Free Calling number is,” then says the number.

End a Call

Press . System responds: “Call ended.”


Store a Name Tag for Speed Dialing

  1. Press . System responds: “OnStar
    ready.”
  2. Say “Store.” System responds: “Please say the number you would like to store.”
  3. Say the entire number without pausing. System responds: “Please say the name tag.”
  4. Pick a name tag. System responds: “About to store <name tag>. Does that sound OK?”
  5. Say “Yes” or say “No” to try again. System responds: “OK, storing <name tag>.”

Place a Call Using a Stored Number

  1. Press . System responds: “OnStar
    ready.”
  2. Say “Call <name tag>.” System responds: “OK, calling <name tag>.”

Verify Minutes and Expiration

Press and say “Minutes” then “Verify”
to check how many minutes remain and their expiration date.

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    Vehicle Diagnostics
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