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Volkswagen ID.3: Viewing and enabling functions

Volkswagen ID.3 (E11, E12) 2020-2024 Owner's Manual / Viewing and enabling functions

Viewing functions


  • The Volkswagen ID.3 vehicle is assigned to a Volkswagen user account.
  • The vehicle electrical system is functioning.
  • The 12-volt vehicle battery is sufficiently charged.
  1. Tap HOME We Upgrade.

All functions offered for the Volkswagen ID.3 vehicle can also be viewed in the In-Car Shop.

Activate functions

In the In-Car Shop of the Infotainment system, all possible Upgrades functions available for the vehicle are displayed.


  • You have the "primary user" role for the vehicle (→ Virtual vehicle) (→ User management) .
  • A valid We Connect contract exists between you and Volkswagen.
  • Your vehicle is assigned to your user account.
  • There is sufficient cell phone reception at your Volkswagen ID.3 vehicle's current location.
  • The vehicle electrical system is functioning.
  • The 12-volt vehicle battery is sufficiently charged.
  • Tethering via cell phone or eSIM is available.
  1. To open the In-Car Shop, tap HOME .
  2. Tap the function in the In-Car Shop and follow the instructions in the Infotainment system.

During enabling and after enabling, observe the messages in the Infotainment system.

If you have the "primary user" role for the vehicle (→ User management) , you can also view enabled Upgrades functions in the app.


Where can I find functions?

Through an online shop, you can find functions which you can access via yourW e Connect Volkswagen user account.

Depending on the Volkswagen ID.3 vehicle equipment, functions can also be enabled directly via the Infotainment system in the In-Car Shop.

Are there functional limitations during activation?

While activation is in progress, the function is not available.

Where is successful activation displayed?

Successful enabling is displayed in the Infotainment system.

When is the enabled function available?

Depending on the function which has been enabled, it will be available either immediately or only after the next driving cycle, i.e. after drive-ready mode is deactivated and then reactivated.


The functions and settings of the Infotainment system depend on the vehicle equipment and are not available in all countries.

Prior to the first use

Before using the Infotainment system for the first time, read the following points to be able to fully use the available functions and settings:

  • Observe the safety instructions (→ First steps in the Infotainment system) .
  • Reset the Infotainment system to factory settings (→ First steps in the Infotainment system) .
  • Find your favorite radio stations, also referred to in the following as stations, and save them on the station preset buttons to quickly access them .
  • Only use suitable audio sources and data carriers .
  • Use current map data for the navigation system.
  • Pair a cell phone in order to use the phone interface to make calls .
  • Register on We Connect to use related services.

Other applicable documents

In addition to this manual, please refer to the following documentation when using this Infotainment system and its components:

  • Supplements to your Owner's Manual.
  • Operating instructions for the cell phone or audio sources.
  • Operating instructions for external data carriers and players.
  • Instructions for retrofitted or additional Infotainment accessories.
  • Digital instructions in the Infotainment system, if available.

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