What is Autocharge?

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Most vehicles that can make use of the CCS connector are compatible with Autocharge.

With Autocharge there’s no more swiping cards or tapping apps: just plug in and see your session start automatically.

Activate Autocharge
  1. Download our free app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  2. Follow the set-up steps and add your favourite payment method, your vehicle and its licence plate.
  3. Go to your vehicle’s details and activate Autocharge.
  4. Next time charging, plug in your vehicle and wait 15 seconds (so the charger communicated a unique ID with Fastned).
  5. To complete activation, start your next session with the Fastned app. During this charging session, your car is connected to your Fastned account.
  6. And voilà! Next time, just plug in and your session will start automatically!
Some CCS vehicles can not use Autocharge

To use Autocharge, every vehicle needs a unique code. Some vehicle have shared codes and for that can not use Autocharge.

  • Audi e-tron (model 2018, cannot be guaranteed for model 2019) & Q4 e-tron
  • Cupra Born
  • Maxus eDeliver
  • Mazda MX-30
  • Volkswagen e-Up!, e-Golf, ID.3, ID.4 & ID.5
  • Seat Mii electric
  • Skoda Citigo e-iV & Enyaq iV
How can I (temporarily) deactivate Autocharge?
You can manage your car(s) via the Fastned app. You can deactivate Autocharge for each car via the Settings tab for your vehicles in the 'Vehicles' menu. You can reactivate Autocharge at any moment. You do not have to reconnect your car to your account.

Please remember to deactivate Autocharge if you sell your car. 
Why is Autocharge not available for AC and CHAdeMO cars?
Only the CCS-protocol sends a unique code for each vehicle and this is not the case for cars with an AC or CHAdeMO connector. That is the reason why Autocharge cannot be used with these cars.
Is Autocharge secure?
Each car with a CCS connector has a unique code that is exchanged with the charger when the connector is inserted into the car. Unlike the unique code of a charging code the unique code of a car is very hard to copy or modify.

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