How to unlock the Prius with iPhone/iPod touch?

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  1. macmaster05

    macmaster05 Senor Member

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    I need to know the iPhone hack that enables owners to unlock the Prius doors and hatch. What's the software and program called? Thanks.
     
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    I seriously doubt that such a program exists. It would be nice though!
     
  3. mgb4tim

    mgb4tim Noob

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    So, having your keys or fob on you then simply touching the door isn't good enough, you'd rather unlock your iPhone, wait for an app to load, and then hit a 'button' on the iPhone? I don't get it?
     
  4. KK6PD

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    It's a MYTH. Use the FOB, that's why they sold it to you!!!!
     
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    Mercedes Benz has an app for the iPhone that connects to it's OnStar-like service. You can remotely lock, unlock, or locate your car via gps. It could probably be possible with a Prius that has the S.O.S. feature but I doubt it'll ever happen.
     
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    OK you piqued my interest, I first thought this was another "Hold the FOB up to a cellphone, and have the person you are calling hold the phone up to the car to unlock it question"

    Which will ABSOLUTLY NOT WORK, by the way.

    I did pick up the phone however and called Toyota, spoke to a fairly informed person who said while the "Onstar" system will unlock a GM's doors, it will NOT do so on the S.O.S. system, it was NEVER designed to do that, and there are no plans to modify the service to enable that particular function....

    Which is actually too bad, that would have been a nice "Extra"!!

    Oh well Back to FOBBING merrily along!!!
     
  7. ToyotaFleetManager

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    The person you spoke to about the door unlocking feature of safety connect misinformed you. Safety connect can unlock the doors of any Toyota with safety connect and is smart keyed equipped.
     
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    bwilson4web i3 and Prime

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    Duct tape or epoxy works.

    Bob Wilson
     
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    qbee42 My other car is a boat

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    Perhaps if you throw it hard enough against a window, although an older brick type phone is better for this application.

    Tom
     
  10. markderail

    markderail I do 45 mins @ 3200 PSI

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    It's the same software that makes popcorn with four iPhones.

    Spoofware
     
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