MyŠkoda Essentials 4+

Škoda cars online

Skoda Auto a.s.

    • 4.1 • 4.6K Ratings
    • Free

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Description

Wherever you are, stay connected with your car.

"Have your car under complete control wherever you are. Install the MyŠkoda Essentials app and become a part of Škoda Auto digital world.

What Škoda Connect services are available in your car depends on the model, production period and it’s equipment. You can simply check the availability of Škoda Connect services for your car in the Availability List www.skoda-auto.com/list .

Important data in one place
Thanks to MyŠkoda Essentials you will always know how far you can go with your current fuel tank level. You can also easily check and display driving statistics such as current fuel consumption, distance covered, or trip length. Route planning feature and finding of parking spaces in your area will be make your each next trip a pleasure. And if you will forget where you parked there is always Parking location feature to help you. With Garage feature you will have all your Škoda cars neatly in one place and for each car you can easily access Digital manual for given model.

Remote control over your car
Various Škoda Connect packages allow you to control your car remotely. You can easily lock&unlock your vehicle or control your auxiliary heater, ventilation and air condition. Thanks to blink and honk feature you will never have to search for your car in a crowded parking lot.

Special features for electric vehicles
With MyŠkoda Essentials you can immediately check the battery charge status, and you can even remotely control the charging and climate control features, including setting up the charging limit or setting up departure timers for AC.

Service and maintenance features
You can display all the relevant messages for service or regular maintenance and also low oil or wiper fluid level notifications. However, you are also able to monitor overall health status of different components in you car such as engine, brakes, lights and many more. And if your vehicle’s system announces any defect, in MyŠkoda Essentials you can always learn more details. In the app you can also quickly find the contact info for your service partner along with their opening hours, so the next service booking will be a walk in the park.

*QR Code is registered trademark of DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED."

What’s New

Version 5.8.1

Text optimization and application stability.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
4.6K Ratings

4.6K Ratings

Jan Fitl ,

Good app. But the logo change!

I’ve been using this app for past 2 years with my Skoda Kamiq. It does work well, and I have to say the stability has improved a lot since the first version I have tried. Ability to lock and unlock the car is brilliant. And also I particularly love the feature where I can see whether I have locked the car (I am one of those who always have to return back home to check if the door is locked). However what did disappointed me, although it’s a minor thing, with this latest update. The app icon change. A brand new “MySkoda” app has been rolled out (does not support my 2020 Kamiq - yet! Doubt it ever will, assume it’s focused on iV vehicles… ) and this existing icon has been changed to something which look rather cheap/2nd class product. J

Developer Response ,

Hello, we are always trying to improve and expand our services, but currently this app is exclusively for Enyaq iV cars only. Thank you for your understanding. Your MyŠKODA App Team

Rbwrght3 ,

Skoda Disconnect

I got my brand new Kodiaq 10 days ago. The car is good but the app lets down the overall experience.
The app would be good if it worked properly - it shows you for example whether the car is unlocked, windows open etc…. but the app often states all these things are open when I know by seeing the car on the driveway that it is locked. When I refresh the app sometimes it corrects the info, sometimes it just hangs (whether on mobile data or wifi), sometimes it just thinks the car is still unlocked and the windows open (when I can see it isn’t!)
But wait… you can lock and unlock the car with the app so that would be helpful…. except that when I try this the app tells me I can’t do this as the retailer should have registered my driving licence with the app to use it. I asked the retailer in Bristol who said they couldn’t do this but to contact Skoda online…. who told me to contact the retailer. Ping pong!
Skoda, you make nice cars but this app is not really doing your brand justice especially considering the amount of money customers like me are paying for my new car experience. Also the ability for anyone to sort this presumably simple issue is a tad dire. Please please sort this out. Thanks.

Developer Response ,

Hello, we are very sorry that you are having difficulties with our app. Unfortunately, we cannot help you without a deeper analysis. So please contact us via your local customer service - +44 844 3728731 or customerservices@skoda.co.uk, where we will be happy to attend to you individually. Your MyŠKODA App Team

Sciencepole ,

Just awful

I have owned an expensive top end model for 4 days now and nearly all my time is spent weeping over this dreadful app. It took over 24 hours to even recognise the car, then it did half of what it was supposed to and then it entered a phase of simply going bonkers and crashing the moment it had my password put into it. I have now deleted and reinstalled it and have got to the point of it telling me my car hasn’t been ‘activated’. When I press the button to do so, it simply says the operation was unsuccessful with a big red exclamation mark and thanks me for my patience. No explanation, no assistance, just ‘didn’t work, go away!’ If this is an indication of what is to come, i.e. the app being useless for 75% of the time and on the assumption that some of the money I paid for the vehicle was cost of the app, then (a) don’t waste your time and emotional capital on it and (b) Skoda/VW, you should be ashamed. This is probably the worst app I’ve ever tried to use, in terms of pure pound-for-pound uselessness. Something not working is bad enough, but the sheer arrogance of effectively telling you to shove off and stop bothering them doubles the pain. Developers, what have you got to say?

Developer Response ,

Hello Sciencepole, we are very sorry for the inconvenience. We would like to help you on infoline +44 844 3728731 or customerservices@skoda.co.uk. Your MyŠKODA App Team

App Privacy

The developer, Skoda Auto a.s., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

Data Linked to You

The following data may be collected and linked to your identity:

  • Contact Info

Data Not Linked to You

The following data may be collected but it is not linked to your identity:

  • Location
  • Contact Info
  • User Content
  • Usage Data
  • Diagnostics

Privacy practices may vary based on, for example, the features you use or your age. Learn More

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