General Motors has added Windows Phone support for its OnStar RemoteLink App, becoming the first automaker to support all four popular smartphone platforms: iOS, Android, Blackberry, and Windows.
Select Microsoft Windows phones can download the app for both Windows 7 and 8 operating systems and is accessible in the Windows Phone Store on those mobile devices. The RemoteLink Mobile App is available for nearly all GM models has been downloaded more than 1.7 million times, and the most common use of the app by its owners is to check vehicle data such as oil life, tire pressure, and fuel level.
The app will be available for OnStar subscribers in all of North America and supports English, French Canadian, and Spanish.
“RemoteLink remains one of our subscribers’ most desired OnStar services, so to be able to offer it across all of the major smartphone platforms is a great step for us,” said Steve Schwinke, GM director, Application Development, Global Connected Consumer. “RemoteLink is one of the most-used automotive manufacturer apps in the marketplace and is a great example of what you can do with built-in vehicle connectivity.”
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