Overview

Section A: Hardware setup

  1. Find and Connect your Charger via Bluetooth

  2. Enter Security Code

  3. Adjust the Charger Access Control

  4. Enter Security code

  5. Click on "Charger Manager Platform"

  6. Select "Different Backend URL"

  7. Enter the Monta Server URL and save

  8. Reboot the Charge Point

Section B: Setting up in the Monta Portal

  1. Add Charge Point

  2. Add Charge Point Settings

  3. Add Charge Point Details

  4. Connect to Monta

  5. Select Brand

  6. Select Model

  7. Select Integration Method

  8. OCPP Integration

  9. Check Connection

  10. Verifying

  11. Perfecto! You are now connected to Monta!

Section A: Hardware setup

You first need to integrate your charger with Monta. This will make us the operator of your charge point. This means we will have control of your charge point and from now on you should use us to start or schedule a charge on your car.

In order to integrate your charge point with Monta, you will need to install EVBox mobile app:

Android App / iOS App

Step 1: Find and Connect your Charger via Bluetooth

Note: Save the Chargers Serial number at this point it will be used later in the pairing process it should look something like EVB-XXXXXX.

Step 2: Enter Security Code

Enter the security code of your charge point in order to get EVBox APP authorized with your charger. Security Code should come with your chargers installation packaging typically located on a big cardboard cutout. Enter the code and press Authorize.

Step 3: Adjust the Charger Access Control

IMPORTANT! If you are planning to share your charge point publicly and EV drivers will pay for their charges via Charge Keys, here in the setting Charger Access Control, enable Activate using charge fob/key and disable Auto-start. You can watch a more detailed guide about it here.

Once connected to the charger you will need to head into Installer Mode click on the button at the bottom of the screen.

Step 4: Enter Security Code

Once you arrive to this screen you will be prompted to enter the Security Code. This is the same security code that you was required to enter on step 2, enter the code and continue.

Step 5: Click on "Charging Manager Platform"

After entering installer mode you will see the menu area where you need to enter so called Charging Manager Platform go ahead and click on that button.

Step 6: Select "Different Backend URL"

Upon entering the Charging Manager Platform section you will be presented with a list of options you should select the first option Different Backend URL.

Step 7: Enter the Monta Server URL and Save

In the Different Backend URL you will be able to enter the Monta Server URL ws://ocpp.monta.app/ once complete click on Save and then Select.

8. Reboot the Charge Point

Once these steps are done and your charge point is restarted go ahead and continue the rest of the setup in the Monta App.

Section B: Setting up on the Monta Portal

Before setting up in the Monta Portal create the team. Here you can find information about how to create the team on Monta Portal and where to add your charge point.

1. Add Charge Point

On Monta Portal click on "Add charge point" under Teams section.

2. Add Charge Point Settings

Select EVBox and the charge point model, put max charging power (this information can be find on the charge point box or should have been provided by the manufacturer in this case EVBox) and select supported connector type.

3. Add Charge Point Details

You can add an existing Charge point group or create one for that specific location. If you already have a Charge point group pointing to the location of the charge point it will be added automatically.

4. Connect to Monta

Important! If you choose "Not now" you can connect your charge point to Monta later. Click on Charge Point Name - Set Integration.

5. Select Brand

6. Select Model

7. Select Integration Method

8. OCPP Integration

Important!! At this point of installation you will need to have the charge point serial number. The number will typically start with OVB-xxxxxxxxx. On some models it is called a Registration number.

Add Charge Point identifier and click on "Done, what's next?"

9. Check Connection

10. Verifying

Here we verify your connection to Monta. Please wait until the loading bar reaches 100%.

11. Perfecto! You are now connected to Monta!

Congrats! 🤗 You have now successfully installed your charge point to Monta.

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