• Opel OnStar - Your personal connectivity and service assistant


Opel OnStar - Services: Automatic Crash Response



Driving with confidence: OnStar is with you in case you have an accident. Even if you are unable to call for help.

Opel OnStar - Services: WiFi Hotspot



Broadband hotspots are part of our lives – so it‘s only natural hotspots get available in cars. With OnStar, your car will soon turn into a Wi-Fi Hotspot for all the family*. You will be amazed how much more comfortable travelling with a powerful Wi-Fi Hotspot is. Soon you and your passengers will be able to go online while driving – with up to seven devices: smartphones, laptops and tablets. For the kids, for the parents, for the whole family.1


*WiFi availability in Ireland due H2 2016.

Opel OnStar - Services: Smartphone App



How far can I go before I need to stop for fuel? Are the tyre pressures okay? And where exactly did I leave my car? Simply find out with your smartphone before you even step out your front door.

Opel OnStar - Services: Roadside Assistance



Dizziness, fainting, palpitations: if you, one of your passengers, or even a passer-by needs medical assistance we are there for you.

Opel OnStar - Services: 24h Emergency Call



Brokendown on the roadside at night – with no service on your mobile: Just press the Service Button instead of becoming desperate.

Opel OnStar - Services: Stolen Vehicle Assistance



Your car has been stolen? We help the police find your car. Remain hot on the thieves’ heels with OnStar.

Opel OnStar - Services: Vehicle Diagnostic



If a warning light in the cockpit lights up or something just does not feel right just ask OnStar.

Opel OnStar - Services: Destination Download



Searching for an alternative route, a specific restaurant or a nearby petrol station? No problem: With the Destination Download* feature you are always one step ahead.

Opel OnStar - Services: Data Privacy



One person alone decides what OnStar can and cannot do: YOU.

Opel OnStar - Headline: Configure your Opel with OnStar


Opel OnStar - Headline: Your connection to OnStar


Frequently asked questions
Go to Opel's Vehicle Configurator webpage

Your Privacy. Your Call.

  • Protect your privacy – at the push of one button. Nothing is possible at OnStar without your okay.


  • For your safety, you decide on a PIN when you set up your account. If you would like to use the Remote Door Unlock or Stolen Vehicle Assistance, the OnStar advisor will ask for it.


  • If you keep the Privacy Button in your car pushed for approximately five seconds, you mask your car’s location at any time. If you change your mind, press the Privacy Button for five seconds again to reveal your location. The only exception: a real emergency. *


  • Your privacy is important to us: We will never pass on your personal data without your consent. Your information will only be disclosed to OnStar and GM Holdings LLC (USA), its affiliate companies (e.g. Adam Opel AG), your selected/preferred dealers, companies involved in providing or carrying out the OnStar services and, at your request, to other service companies.

Straight to the point - Destination Download.

  • Where do you want to go? Press the Service Button and talk to us. Your OnStar advisor will search for the address of your desired destination and send it directly to your built-in Opel navigation system.


  • Save time and your nerves: OnStar’s Destination Download makes it easy for you to change your destination while driving.

Breakdown? OnStar!

In the event of a breakdown, OnStar is there, too. If you break down in a remote area or can only get a faint signal on your phone, press the Service Button to talk to an OnStar advisor.¹ The advisor will record your problem and support you in getting help. If your car is within the Opel Roadside Assistance coverage period, OnStar will connect you to dispatch a professional breakdown recovery team to your location.

¹ The OnStar Services require activation and are subject to mobile network coverage and availability. Charges apply after the free trial period. The OnStar subscription packages could be different from the services included in the free trial package. Click here for details of availability, coverage and charges, or ask your Opel retailer. Terms and conditions apply.


Emergency call service around the clock.

  • If anyone needs immediate medical assistance - just press the SOS button and an OnStar advisor will assist you.


  • Your OnStar advisor forwards your exact location* to the emergency medical services, who will be despatched to your location as quickly as possible

No unpleasant surprises – Vehicle Diagnostics.

  • With the systematic Vehicle Diagnostics you know what you vehicle’s status is at any time.*


  • You are always informed about the condition of your car. OnStar sends you a monthly email. It includes vital current operating data from oil life to tyre pressure. So you always have all relevant information ready at hand.


  • A warning light in the cockpit lights up? Just press the Service Button and talk to your OnStar advisor. With the aid of the On-Demand Diagnostics the OnStar advisor can determine, if there is an issue, how severe it is, and whether you should visit a dealer immediately.


  • If you have to book-in for a dealer visit OnStar makes things easy for you: Your OnStar advisor sends the address of the closest Opel dealer directly to your built-in Opel navigation system*

Stolen vehicle assistance. We'll help get it back.

  • Your car is no longer parked where it is supposed to be parked – presumably it has been stolen. OnStar helps you find your car - because we work hand in hand with the police.*


  • All you have to do: report the theft to the police. Your OnStar advisor then can use the report number the police give you to launch the search for your car


  • OnStar locates your Opel via satellite and follows its route. Thus, the police know where the thief is.

  • Your OnStar advisor can remotely disable your car - once the engine has been switched off, the thief cannot restart it.
Opel OnStar - The OnStar Buttons in your car

The OnStar Buttons in your car


At the touch of a button: Three buttons in your car are the key to the comprehensive OnStar services. That way, we are always there for you – unless you press the privacy button and disappear.


These three buttons in the cockpit are your direct link to OnStar:


  • The blue Service Button promptly puts you through to an OnStar advisor –you can make use of most OnStar services that way


  • In an emergency, press the red SOS Button. You will be immediately transferred to an OnStar advisor, who will provide help as quickly as possible.


  • If you press the black Privacy Button for approximately five seconds, OnStar will not track your vehicle’s location except in emergency situations, such as an accident or car theft.

Everything under Control - the Smartphone App.

With the cutting-edge Smartphone App for OnStar, ease of use comes as standard.*


  • Simply call up important vehicle information such as tyre pressure, oil life, and fuel level on your mobile phone – whenever you want to

  • Unsure if you locked the car? No problem! Simply lock and unlock the doors via your smartphone

  • Forgotten where you parked? Just locate your vehicle with your smartphone

  • Activate the lights and horn: You will be able to hear and see where you have parked your car

  • Locate your destination quite conveniently on your smartphone and directly send the address to the built-in Opel navigation system 


  • If you do not have your smartphone and the OnStar App at hand, one call to the OnStar service is enough. After checking your security PIN, the OnStar advisor is able to locate your vehicle and lock and unlock it remotely. This also works if you have locked yourself out of the car by mistake.

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Internet on Board. The Wi-Fi Hotspot for the Whole Family

Always connected: with the Wi-Fi Hotspot your passengers surf the internet even on the road!


  • Conveniently go online while driving – with up to seven devices: smartphones, laptops and tablets.


  • Enjoy a fast and stable high-speed internet connection during your journey


  • The extra-powerful OnStar roof antenna ensures the best possible connection to high-speed internet services at any time


  • For the kids, for the parents, for all your passengers.1

1 The OnStar services rely on wireless communication networks and satellite positioning systems.


Immediate crash assistance: OnStar can save your life.

  • Crash Assistance: As soon as your airbag is deployed, the Automatic Crash Response is activated. All important vehicle information is immediately sent to the OnStar centre: location, driving direction, colour of the vehicle and even data on the severity of the accident

  • We talk to you: Specially trained OnStar advisors will talk to you via the hands-free speakerphone – even if you are abroad the call will be in your preferred language

  • Every second counts: As soon as we have received all information, and it is clear that you need assistance, an OnStar advisor will notify the emergency services immediately.*
Opel OnStar - The Smartphone App

The Smartphone App


Your journey starts on your mobile phone: Unlock your car and check your oil life – even before you sit in the car! The Smartphone App even helps you if you have forgotten where you parked your Opel – just honk the horn and flash the lights remotely and let your car remind you.


With the Smartphone App1 you can:


  • Contact OnStar from anywhere
  • Call up important vehicle information such as tyre pressure
  • Lock or unlock your car
  • Locate your vehicle online
  • Activate your lights or horn to directly find your vehicle
  • Send destination addresses to your built-in Opel navigation system2 without difficulty
  • To take advantage of all OnStar services, a myOpel account will be set up when you register

In order to use OnStar on a smartphone, just download the myOpel App in the Google Play Store. If you are using an iPhone or iPad, you find the myOpel App in your AppStore.


1 Some features may not be available for certain car lines, trim levels or from launch. Please check Get OnStar for a current overview of potential restrictions.

2 This feature is not available for ADAM, Corsa and KARL. An embedded Opel navigation unit is prerequisite for Destination Download.

Opel OnStar - One Call in Enough

One Call is Enough


At night, abroad, a car breakdown? No need to become desperate: One call to OnStar is enough and we will help you quickly and professionally. Without any language problems.


  • You need help or an address? Just give us a call! Expert advisors are at your service 24/7, 365 days a year.
  •  Misplaced your car key? Forgotten to lock your car? No problem! Call the Service Centre and we will be glad to assist you immediately
  • OnStar is also available around the clock in many European countries – and of course in your chosen language