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, 6 Jan, 2020 at 11:22 AM
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 page...
Thu, 11 Mar, 2021 at 6:05 PM
What do the different colored station icons mean?
To help users indicate stations/locations, we have created a "Map Key" allowing you quickly identify which locations are available, down, or comin...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 2:26 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 is operated by. Some require monthly memberships, RFID cards, or k...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 2:52 PM
Trip Planner Guide & Tips
Trip Planner 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 here. Please se...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 3:29 PM
Elevation Profiles for Trip Planner (PlugShare.com only)
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...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 3:36 PM
Accessing the Trip Planner on your mobile browser
Trip Planner has been implemented within our mobile version of PlugShare allowing you to use this feature on the go! Below are steps to help you access and...
Tue, 16 Mar, 2021 at 5:20 PM
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 fourth option labeled "Add Station" Once clicked, a drop down ...
Wed, 17 Mar, 2021 at 2:42 PM
How do I manage the types of station listings I see on the map?
Filters help our users find the stations/locations as quick and easy as possible! We have recently updated our filters allowing more options to find the sta...
Wed, 17 Mar, 2021 at 3:34 PM
How can I filter out incompatible chargers based on my vehicle?
To complete this, we ask you set up your vehicle to your PlugShare profile after successfully verifying your account. Once a vehicle is selected, our system...
Wed, 17 Mar, 2021 at 5:58 PM