How do I use Phone As A Key™* with Walk Away Locking?

Walk Away Locking is a feature that locks the vehicle when you walk away from your vehicle with the passive key or authorized phone. 

Important: This is not a standard feature and the following preconditions must be met before use, you must have Phone As A Key set up with FordPass®**.

To enable or disable the Walk Away Locking feature, use the following steps:

  1. Access your vehicle. 
  2. Ensure your vehicle is on, turned on, and in park. 
  3. On your SYNC®*** screen, access the vehicle drawer. 
  4. Press Settings
  5. Select Vehicle
  6. Tap the Walk Away Lock slider on/off.

Note: Walk Away Locking will lock all the vehicle doors when the following requirements are met: 

  • The vehicle is off. 
  • All doors are closed and unlocked. 
  • A door has been opened and closed without a lock or unlock occurring after all doors have been closed. 
  • Any passive key or authorized phone is not inside the vehicle. 
  • All passive keys or authorized phones leave the passive entry zone of the vehicle. 

Additional Information

What is Phone As A Key?
What are Passive Key Controls?

*This feature is available on select vehicles. 

**The FordPass App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available through a free download. Message and data rates may apply.

***Don’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.