Can I use OnStar without a subscription?
It created a program called Crisis Assist, which allows all drivers of OnStar-equipped vehicles in a particular geographic area — even those without active OnStar subscriptions — to reach out to OnStar advisors for assistance with a wide variety of issues... via
How can I get OnStar cheaper?
Is OnStar ending in 2020?
According to GM Authority sources, General Motors plans to sunset the OnStar Hands-Free Calling service in 2022. At that point, all vehicles on the road still equipped with the feature will no longer have the ability to make calls using the OnStar Hands-Free Calling system. via
What stops working if I don't subscribe to OnStar?
Registered. Once your subscription lapses, OnStar sends a signal to your OnStar device instructing it to disable itself. Your emergency button will not work (You will hear a recording notifying you of the inactive subscription) and all automatic functions (AACN, Airbag Deployment, etc.) will stop. via
How long do I get OnStar for free?
The service is free for five years and includes the following services: Keyfob services that enable owners to remotely start, lock/unlock doors, as well as activate the horn and lights from the myChevrolet, myBuick, myGMC or myCadillac or OnStar RemoteLink app. OnStar Vehicle Diagnostics. via
What will replace OnStar?
The Guardian app is designed to use your smartphone's sensors to help detect a crash and alert an Emergency-Certified OnStar advisor, who can connect with first responders. Mobile Crash Response services can connect you to an OnStar advisor automatically on Android devices only. via
Is OnStar worth getting?
OnStar is a useful service for any vehicle and any lifestyle. With so many helpful features, it's just another way to make your life easier and provide extra peace of mind. via
Is there an alternative to OnStar?
Splitsecnd, an all-car alternative to OnStar, launches its $199 plug-in crash detection device. via
What do I lose if I cancel OnStar?
When you cancel your OnStar subscription, all OnStar features and services will stop working. If you are involved in a car accident, OnStar will not respond or send help. via
Why is OnStar app being discontinued?
OnStar has begun sending letters to customers, alerting them to the fact that support for the RemoteLink app will be discontinued due to a "system change" later this year. To continue using the mobile application, it will require a Google Android or Apple iOS device meeting the minimum operating system requirements. via
What happens if I push the OnStar button?
If someone with an emergency presses the regular blue button, that operator will pass it along to a red-button operator. All of the emergency operators started in the company as “blue buttons,” but moving from there to the emergency team isn't automatic, and not everyone is suited for it. via
Does OnStar work if there is no cell service?
But if your car is equipped with GM's OnStar service, you don't even have to find your cell phone. The system can get help for you. It can also check your e-mail hands-free, make hotel reservations, and unlock your car if you've locked your keys inside, among other things. via
Does Remotestart work without OnStar?
You need an active OnStar subscription to use the app for remote start, yes. You still get remote start with the free basic plan, but if you cancel the free plan because you don't like OnStar having your personal information or whatever, then yeah, you'll lose remote start via the app. via