When you set your car to "private access" (not visible for the other EV drivers), here are 2 "Auto Charging" options - Auto Start and Auto SmartCharge. Both of these are designed to start when you plug your charger to your car without having to log into the app.
Both of these can only be used when your charger is set to Private (and not Public).
This is a "plug and play" setting - plug your charger to your car to start the charge either immediately or at a scheduled time according to your SmartCharge preferences. No need to open the app 🙌. Enable this feature follow these steps:
1. Under navigation "Chargers", click on the Setting icon (⚙️)
2. Select "Access settings"
3. Select "Private" to access the Auto Charging options
In the Private Access Settings, you will see 2 toggles
4. Auto Start
To start your charge automatically every time you plug your charger into your car, ensure that "Enable SmartCharge" is toggled "Off".
Slide the toggle to "On" for "Enable Auto Start"
Or you can set up
5. Auto SmartCharge
This "plug and play" feature means that when you plug your charger into your car, it will automatically start charging at a time when it best suits your needs. The start will be scheduled accordingly to your priorities you will or already entered to your "SmartCharge Preferences".
Once your SmartCharge Preferences are selected, you will need to complete the setup:
In the Private Access Settings, you saw 2 toggles
5.a. Choose "Enable SmartCharge"
To schedule a charge instantly every time you plug your charger into your car, ensure that "Enable SmartCharge" is toggled "On"
5.b. Slide the toggle to "On" for "Enable Auto SmartCharge"
If Auto Start or A Smart Charge features are not enabled, you will need to manually open Monta App and start charging.