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    Hey everyone,

    I'm sure this has been asked 10 million times but again, for July 2013, what Android or iOS apps should I have installed that will enhance my Volt owning experience?

    thanks!

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    1. OnStar MyLink aka Remote Link
    2. VoltDC

    And while not an app consider joining VoltStats.net. It polls your car twice a day via OnStar and collects and reports your usage statistics.
    Last edited by BAZINGA; 07-22-2013 at 03:56 PM.
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    I also go to MyVolt.com. But it's a PITA on a small screen browser.

    The stats they have in excel format are pretty nice to have. You need to download them once a month as they only keep a rolling 30-days online.
    L+Sport and just drive!

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    iOS 7.1.2 on iPhone 5S. RemoteLink App version 1.9.10(910)
    http://www.voltstats.net/Stats/Details/3090

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    OnStar RemoteLink
    2012 Blue Volt
    Voltstats.net: 2012-16084 (C-6084)
    http://www.voltstats.net/Stats/Details/1028
    In my garage charging (L1) for the 1st time on 24-Mar-12
    Typical Commute: 34 to 39 miles each way (Charging at Work on L2!)
    All-Time Best....55.4 eMiles on a single charge.

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    "myChevrolet" is also a good one - especially for reference.

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    Blink,
    Chargepoint,
    PlugShare (Recargo),
    CarStations

    VoltDC,
    RemoteLink

    And then not really related to the Volt,
    Fandango, Malco, FlightView
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    Quote Originally Posted by yoyodyn View Post
    Blink,
    Chargepoint,
    PlugShare (Recargo),
    CarStations
    How much overlap do you find with these apps? I use EV Charger which seems to have most of the different charging stations, but it isn't searchable, so I'd like to hear alternatives.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mk2 View Post
    How much overlap do you find with these apps? I use EV Charger which seems to have most of the different charging stations, but it isn't searchable, so I'd like to hear alternatives.
    I believe that Blink still only shows Blink chargers, but it does show if they are in use or not which is nice.
    Chargepoint recently added "Other Network" chargers to their database.
    Plugshare and CarStations are crowdsourced so rely in user feedback. I like Plugshare because they usually have better pictures of the charger locations, and the comments are helpful.
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    I use multiple EVSE location apps for the reasons yoyodyn mentions - EVSE availability plus pictures and more details about how to actually find the EVSE.

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    i just got my volt last week, but i've already signed up for chargepoint (just waiting for my cards to come, already created an account and put in the $25 minimum deposit)...i do like that you can use chargepoint with any contactless payment, not just the chargepoint cards. i used it today with my phone (google wallet) since i haven't gotten my cards yet. downloading blink now, based on recommendations here...

    i also have been using recargo - what's the difference between this and plugshare?

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