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Keys and locking - another beginner's question

john19951

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Jun 28, 2020
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NW M25 & Savoie France
Various threads on keys and locking have left me unsure how it should work.

My requirement. I need to leave my car with the paired phone inside and take just the keycard with me. I want to lock the car with the keycard when I leave it, and unlock the car with the keycard when I return in 1-2 hours later.

Is that possible?
 

Irata

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Oct 16, 2020
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UK
Yes, turn off the phone's Bluetooth before leaving the car.

You can also turn off the phone or put it in airplane mode, if you prefer.

Then just use the keycard as normal to lock and unlock.
 
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Alistairuk

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Jun 25, 2020
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Just to add - you can lock the car / unlock it with the phone inside using the key card but if you don’t turn off the Bluetooth on the phone anyone can press a door handle and the door will unlock as it detects the phone is nearby!
 
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