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How Vyncs Works


Buy and Register

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Register your account as you check out and receive next day shipping.


Log In

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Log in to your web account or download the app and follow our easy set-up.


Plug In

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Connect Vyncs to your car's OBD-II port and get ready!

1. Vyncs.com customers create their account as they check-out. Please log in here to continue to your Vyncs account.

2. Once you have created your account, you will receive a link in your registered email. Please click on the link and register your Vyncs device under your account.

1. Vyncs customers who purchase from Amazon or other external sources must create their account on Vyncs.com after they have purchased their Vyncs device. Please click here to create your account.

2. Once you have created your account, you will receive a link in your registered email. Please click on the link and register your Vyncs device under your account.


Vyncs 4G Device

Plug this device into your car’s OBD-II Port, typically located below the dash and above the gas pedal.


Vyncs Smartphone App

Install the smartphone app on any device compatible with iOS/Android.


Vyncs Web Portal

Have easy access to all your data by logging in straight through Vync’s Web portal. Click here to Login.

Vehicles are classified as light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles depending upon their maximum Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). Usually, vehicles with GVWR less than 8,500 lbs are categorized as light duty vehicles. Mediumduty vehicles have a GVWR in the range of 19,501- 26,000 lbs. Vehicles with higher GVWR ratings belong to the heavy duty category. Please consult the FHWA or EPA websites for more details about these definitions.

Vyncs GPS tracker OBD2 device plugs into the OBD-II port present in light and mediumduty vehicles. However, you can also use Vyncs in heavy duty vehicles using an adapter cable with some limitations on the features (e.g. vehicle diagnostics). The following sections describe more information about the OBD-II port and the Vyncs extension cables.


What is an OBD2 Port?

The Vyncs connected vehicle management system plugs into the OBD2 port of your vehicle. Every light and medium duty vehicle sold in USA after1996 must have an OBD2 port by law. If you are not from USA and you are not sure if you vehicle has an OBD2 port then please check your vehicle manufacturer regarding the OBD2 compliance of your vehicle. ... These days most countries require a vehicle diagnostic port that is compliant with either OBD2 or other similar standards. The OBD2 port is usually located inside the vehicle under the steering wheel and above the gas pedal area. Please see the diagram below in order to find some of the common locations of the OBD2 port. The exact location of the port varies depending upon the make/model/year of the car. See More


Vyncs OBD2 Extension Cable

Vyncs OBD2 Extension Cable offer flexible installation of the Vyncs Link device. For valid Vyncs product warranty use only this Vyncs OBD2 Extension Cable. The only OBD2 extension cable tested and certified by Vyncs....

  1. Vyncs OBD2 cable length – 610mm. Flat flexible design so that you can place the Vyncs Link device where you need it.
  2. One end male and other end female OBD2 compatible adapter.
  3. Supports all standard OBD2 protocols.
  4. Useful for anti-car-theft applications that may require hiding the device.
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Vyncs 12V Power Adapter for Trucks with no-OBD2 Port

If you do not have an OBD2 compliant vehicle (e.g. a heavy-duty truck or bus) or your vehicle’s OBD2 port area does not permit a convenient installation of the Vyncs device then you may use this Vyncs-12V-Power-Adapter to connect the device with a 12V source of your vehicle such as a cigarette lighter port.... Please note that the 12V power source (e.g. the cigarette lighter port) abruptly loses power as soon as the vehicle ignition is turned off then you may not get the trips correctly. For valid Vyncs product warranty use only this adapter in a non-OBD-II compliant vehicle. In order to purchase this cable you must first purchase a Vyncs branded product or have a valid Vyncs/VyncsFleet account. If you already have a valid Vyncs/VyncsFleet account then you may purchase this cable from within your account under the Upgrade menu option on the top menu bar. Price per unit: $29.99 See More

An OBD-II port is an onboard diagnostics port II. installed in all cars manufactured during or after 1996. It is an onboard computer that monitors emissions, mileage, speed, and other data about your car.

Please make sure for your safety that your car’s ignition is turned off.

The OBD-II port is most commonly located near the steering wheel, below the dash, and above the gas pedal. Other possible locations are around the middle console or in the glove box compartment.

Note that the port has a very recognizable shape but may be covered by a concealable cap or cover.

If the Vyncs device has fewer prongs than the number of holes on your car’s OBD-II port do not worry, this is normal.

Plugin the Vyncs device and wait one minute before turning on the ignition of your car.

No, there is only one Vyncs app. If you have purchased a Vyncs Fleet device, once you have created your account the Vyncs app will automatically update to reflect the options offered to Vyncs Fleet customers.

Not all 16-wheeler trucks have an OBD-II port. Please check your truck’s model and year to determine if Vyncs’ OBD-II link device is compatible with your vehicle.