Get Started

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Get Started


With your device, you will have received your activation number which is unique to you.  Please follow these simple steps to install your device.



Direct OBD Installation Method:

  • The Telematics device plugs into the OBD-II port of the vehicle, which is found inside the vehicle. The OBD-II port location for your vehicle has been specified on the Portal. Please refer to the portal to view the location of the OBD-II port for your specific vehicle.
  • Once you have located the OBD-II port for your vehicle install the Telematics device by simply plugging the device into the OBD port as indicated by the picture on the right.

Successful installation:

  • After successfully installing the Telematics device, it will confirm connection by flashing a Green and Red light in the following sequence: Initial connection – Both Red and Green lights will flash for approx. 20 seconds. ? Confirmation device is connected – Green light will remain lit for approx. 5 min.


Further assistance

For any further assistance or queries please refer to the “Contact Us” section on


Care of your Targify device:

  • It is your responsibility to care for the Targify telematics device whilst it is in your possession. The following guidelines have been provided to assist you in this regard;
  • Device unplug – The device has the ability to detect when it is unplugged from a vehicle. It is your responsibility to check your vehicle for the unplugged device and re-plug the device in the event of an unplug.
  • Vehicle goes for a service – You are required to inform us when your vehicle is being taken for a service. It is suggested that you remove the device before taking your car in for a service. Alternatively, when booking the car in for a service that it is noted on the service job card that a device is plugged into the OBD-II port and needs to be re-plugged by the service technician after the service is complete. It is your responsibility to check before and after the service to ensure the device is plugged into the vehicle.
  • Vehicle goes for a valet – When the inside of the vehicle is entered by an outside party, it is your responsibility to check the device has not been bumped or removed from the vehicle.
  • When removing the device from your vehicle, please ensure the device is treated like any electronic equipment or device and is placed in a safe place away from exposure to excessive temperature variation, moisture or liquid. The device should not be opened or attempted to be opened at any time.
  • When re-plugging the device, check for the flashing lights on the device (green and red). If the lights are not flashing remove and re-plug the device again, taking care to ensure the device is plugged in securely. If the lights are still not flashing please make contact with for further assistance.
  • If there is tampering with the device, where the device has been attempted to be opened or is open, then a report regarding the tampering is sent immediately to our call centre.