PlugShare Web FAQ

What is PlugShare and why should I use it?
PlugShare is a free application for  iOS, Android, and web that allows users to find and review charging stations, and to connect with other plug-in vehicle...
Mon, 3 Dec, 2018 at 12:53 PM
How do I sign up for a PlugShare user account?
To sign up for a PlugShare account, visit our website  https://www.plugshare.com/# and click on 'Register' in the upper righthand corner of the pa...
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017 at 4:23 PM
What do the different colored station icons mean?
To view the map legend click on the menu symbol to the left of the search bar:  Then, click on the 'Legend' tab at the top of the drop dow...
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017 at 2:25 PM
Do I need a membership card to use PlugShare? How do I pay for charging?
Charging access and payment methods depend on the specific charging network the station belongs to. Some require monthly memberships, RFID cards, or key fob...
Wed, 18 Jul, 2018 at 3:38 PM
Trip Planner Guide & Tips
The Trip Planner (web beta) is back in action! This newly rebuilt Trip Planner has a lot of new requested features so we'll go through how to use them ...
Mon, 30 Jul, 2018 at 2:52 PM
Elevation Profiles for Trip Planner
Elevation can have an impact on your vehicle's range, using more energy driving up steep terrain. Taking changes in elevation along your route into acc...
Wed, 8 Aug, 2018 at 2:00 PM
Accessing the Web Trip Planner on your mobile browser
Can't find it? To use Trip Planner we require your screen to be a minimum of 1200px wide. This means mobile is currently not supported on the web. Thi...
Mon, 9 Jul, 2018 at 10:35 AM
How do I add a new public charging location or share my home charger?
Click on the menu symbol to the left of the search bar and select the third option "Add Station":  If you want to add a public station se...
Tue, 19 Dec, 2017 at 12:09 PM
How do I manage the types of station listings I see on the map?
Filter the visible markers based on your vehicle and more! Applicable filters are based on your region so make sure to update it to the correct area! On the...
Tue, 7 Aug, 2018 at 2:42 PM
How can I filter out incompatible chargers based on my vehicle?
Set up your vehicle profile to automatically filter out incompatible charger locations. In the blue banner at the top of the web page click on the vehicl...
Tue, 12 Dec, 2017 at 3:11 PM