Hyundai Santa Cruz Owners & Service Manuals

Hyundai Santa Cruz: Convenient Features / Hyundai Digital Key

Digital Key Application

To use Hyundai Digital Key mobile app, you should install the Hyundai Digital Key app on your Android phone. Search ‘Hyundai digital key’ in the Google Play Store and download the app. Please refer to the detailed manual of the digital key app. The option can be found under the following app menu:

Please review the contents of the manual before using the app.

This service is only available for Android smartphones. Please confirm supported/compatible devices on our website.


Delete Digital Key Settings When Purchasing a Used Vehicle

If any of the digital key (smartphone key or card key) is already registered when you press ON button after unlocking the doors, the message ‘Digital key(s) active’ appears on the instrument cluster once. If you sell your vehicle or purchase a used Hyundai vehicle equipped with the Digital Key feature, you should confirm the message and delete the registered smartphone key and card key. For more information, please contact the Hyundai Customer Care Center. If the card key does not work properly, please delete the card key and register the smartphone key and re-register the card key.

For vehicle maintenance

If you need to have your Digital Key System repaired or replaced please ensure your Smartphone Key is still active. You may have to pair your phone again.

In some instances you may have to re-initialize your Digital Keys using the Hyundai Digital Key mobile app.

Immobilizer System
The immobilizer system helps protect your vehicle from theft. If an improperly coded key (or other device) is used, the engine’s fuel system is disabled. When the ignition switch is turned on (or ...

Digital key (smartphone) NFC function
In order to use the Digital Key feature on your Android smartphone, you must first enable the NFC (Near Field Communication) setting on your phone. To enable NFC, go to Settings on your smartphone ...

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Hyundai Santa Cruz 2021-2024 Owners Manual: If the Engine will not Start
Be sure to shift the gear to N (Neutral) or P (Park). The engine starts only when the gear is in N (Neutral) or P (Park). Turn on the interior light. If the light dims or goes out when you operate the starter, the battery is drained. See instructions for “Jump Starting” provided ...

Hyundai Santa Cruz 2021-2024 Owners Manual: Air bag non-inflation conditions
In certain low-speed collisions the air bags may not deploy. The air bags are designed not to deploy in such cases because they may not provide benefits beyond the protection of the seat belts. Front air bags are not designed to inflate in rear collisions, because occupants are moved backwar ...

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