Audi Data Plug
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Audi connect plug and play

Drive an earlier Audi without an embedded SIM? With Audi Connect plug and play, you can connect your smartphone with the Audi DataPlug and your vehicle, turning it into a connected car in no time at all. You can access all the latest information about your vehicle anytime, anywhere.

The Audi connect plug and play app (iOS/Android) lets your smartphone use Bluetooth and the Audi DataPlug to connect to your vehicle, turning it into a connected car in no time at all. The solution can be retrofitted to many 2008 and later models*.

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Discover the Audi connect plug and play app.

Thanks to the Audi connect plug and play app, you can access up-to-date information about your vehicle at any time.

Purchase the Audi DataPlug directly from your local authorised Audi dealership or online on and download the free Audi Connect Plug & Play app from the Apple App store or Google Play store

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Explore Plug & Play Features

Audi Rewards

What you get

  • Latest vehicle information on your smartphone
  • Notified when you’re due a service
  • Request a service appointment at your Audi Centre at any time
  • Document your trips and view your driving data
  • Save your parking location and be guided to your vehicle
  • 24-hour roadside assistance or the Audi service hotline
Learn about Audi rewards
Audi Rewards

Challenge Yourself with Audi rewards

Take up the challenge! Activate up to three challenges from different categories and collect points. Use the Audi connect plug and play app on your everyday journeys to advance to a higher level. Attractive rewards* await you when you reach a new level; you can arrange to redeem your rewards directly with your Audi dealer.

* Customer can qualify for Audi rewards from May 2022

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In the “My Audi” section, you can view information such as mileage, chassis number and fuel level. You can even check how many kilometres and days are left until your next service appointment. This way, your next service is always at your fingertips.

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The digital logbook gives you the means to bring transparency to how you document and categorise your business and private trips. The automatic log function makes it easy to record details such as starting point and destination, date and time of day, journey time and route, and export them via the app as required.

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Fuel Monitor

The fuel monitor gives you an overview of your refuelling processes and monthly fuel expenses. Whenever the Audi DataPlug registers a refuelling process, you receive an app notification that the fuel costs have been logged. The service* automatically records when, where and how much you refuel.

* minimum refuelling level of 10L

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Charging Monitor

The charging monitor provides an overview of your charging expenses, how many kilometres you’ve driven and the charging status of your Audi. The app automatically registers when you charge your vehicle and stores the address of the charging station. You are then asked to enter your expenses. Useful feature: When the charge level is getting low, you will receive a reminder to recharge in good time.

* only available for the Audi e-tron

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Audi connect plug and play helps you optimise your driving style. Personal driving data, such as acceleration, vehicle speed, engine speed and braking behaviour, is measured and displayed in a detailed statistical breakdown. This lets you learn from your own driving style and reach your destinations more efficiently.

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Service appointments

With the Audi connect plug and play app, you can request an appointment at your Audi partner at any time. Including placing a direct call and with navigation assistance. If your vehicle needs an inspection or an oil service, you have the option of automatically requesting a service appointment at your preferred Audi partner. Your Audi partner will then contact you as soon as possible and you can opt to provide them with relevant vehicle information.

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Breakdown and assistance

Fast assistance wherever you are should you have a breakdown or accident. Because the app’s “Breakdown and assistance” function connects you with national 24-hour roadside assistance or with the Audi service hotline*. You have the option of transmitting your location and vehicle information as well as calling up important tips for what to do in an emergency. In addition, the app displays a selection of your vehicle’s warning and control lights. Supplementary explanations help you identify these correctly and respond appropriately should a control light be activated. This is what safety feels like.

* Costs are calculated according to the relevant tariff from your provider. Roaming charges may be incurred when calling from abroad.

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Parking space

With Audi connect plug and play, you always know precisely where you last parked your vehicle. Allow the app to conveniently guide you to your car – or share the GPS coordinates, for example with your friends. You can even keep an eye on how long you’ve been parked.

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Three steps to connect your car

  1. Check if your Audi is compatible with Audi DataPlug.
  2. Download the Audi connect plug and play app for Andriod or iOS.
  3. Your Audi Service Partner will help you to install Audi DataPlug and activate the Audi connect plug and play app.
Find your local dealer

Get the Connect plug and play app

How to connect

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    Step 1

    Head to your local Audi Centre to get your DataPlug. Simply plug it into the OBD port in the driver’s side footwell to get started. Your Audi Centre can show you how.

    Locate a Centre
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    Step 2

    Next, download the Audi Connect plug and play app and create your Audi ID. Here you’ll be able to select your preferred Audi Centre.

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    Step 3

    Simply follow the instructions on the app to pair the DataPlug, and you’ll have all the key information about your Audi at your fingertips.

Compatibility check

A quick and practical way to check if your car is compatible with the Audi DataPlug.

A1 2021: Audi Connect
A1 2010 - 2020: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A1 2009 & earlier: Not compatible
A3 2021: Audi Connect
A3 2009 - 2020: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A3 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
A4 2017 - 2021: Audi Connect
A4 2009 - 2016: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A4 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
A5 2017 - 2021: Audi Connect
A5 2009 - 2016: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A5 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
A6 2016 - 2021: Audi Connect
A6 2009 - 2015: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A6 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
A7 2016 - 2021: Audi Connect
A7 2010 - 2015: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A7 2009 & earlier: Not compatible
A8 2016 - 2021: Audi Connect
A8 2009 - 2015: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
A8 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
Q2 2021: Audi Connect
Q2 2016 - 2020: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
Q3 2020 - 2021: Audi Connect
Q3 2011 - 2019: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
Q3 2010 & earlier: Not compatible
Q5 2018 - 2021: Audi Connect
Q5 2009 - 2017: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
Q5 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
Q7 2016 - 2021: Audi Connect
Q7 2009 - 2015: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
Q7 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
Q8 2018 - 2021: Audi Connect
TT 2009 - 2021: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
TT 2008 & earlier: Not compatible
R8 2016 - 2021: Audi Plug & Play Dongle
R8 2015 & earlier: Not compatible
e-tron 2019 - 2021: Audi Connect
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Download the app

As soon as the Audi DataPlug is connected to your vehicle, download and install the App for your operating system (iOS or Android) for free, and follow the activation instructions.


Need help?

We have a dedicated myAudi team on hand to help with any questions you may have.