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Planning and Uploading a Route with Slingshot RIDE COMMAND

Planning a Route on Your Computer

1. Visit the RIDE COMMAND website to create an account or log in to your existing account. 

2. Once logged in, click PLAN A ROUTE.

Plan a route

3. Search for your stops and/or destination in the search bar, located in the upper-left-hand corner of the screen. Once you find your desired stop or destination, select ADD TO ROUTE. Repeat this step until all stops have been added to your route. 

Search bar

4. To save custom locations on your map, select the waypoint icon in the lower-left-hand corner of the map. 

Set waypoint

5. Name and save the custom location. Click ADD to add to your route. 

6. Under PLAN A ROUTE on the right side of the screen, you can rearrange stopping points by dragging and re-ordering them. 

Plan a route

7. Name and save the route. Once saved, the route will be accessible on your internet-enabled mobile device. 

For 2020 and Newer RIDE COMMAND

For model year 2020 and newer Slingshot vehicles, you can sync a ride to your Slingshot with Bluetooth® tethering. 

1. Go to Settings on your phone. For an iPhone®, go to Personal Hotspot Connections, Mobile Hotspot and Tethering. If using an Android®, tap on Bluetooth® tethering and turn it on. Leave the phone on this screen. 

2. On the 7-inch RIDE COMMAND Display go to Settings/General/Bluetooth Devices and tap ADD DEVICE.

3. Once your phone shows up on the list, tap to pair. 

4. Accept the pairing code in your phone. On an iPhone® you will see a blue line at the top of your phone screen indicating it’s connected to a mobile hotspot. On an Android® it will show in the Bluetooth® tethered list.

5. Once you have confirmed you are tethered, go to Settings > Ride Command Account on the RIDE COMMAND display. 

6. If already logged into your RIDE COMMAND account, log out. Log back in to establish a new connection. 

7. Tap the Map button from the seven-button panel after your login is successful.

8. Tap the More menu at the bottom of the screen.


10. Select the Import/Export Icon in the upper-right-hand corner of that screen. 


12. Once this screen has loaded, tap the sync icon on the right-hand side of the split screen. If you get a notification that you were unable to connect to server, wait a minute and tap the sync icon again.

For 2019 and Older RIDE COMMAND

1. Log in to your RIDE COMMAND account on the display on your Slingshot. 

To log in, follow these steps:

  • Tap the Slingshot logo at the top middle of the RIDE COMMAND display. 
  • Tap on ALL SETTINGS.
  • Tap the GENERAL tab on the left-hand side.
  • Tap the RIDE COMMAND ACCOUNT tab at the top of the General screen.
  • Tap on ACCOUNT ID.
  • Type in the email address associated with your account and save.
  • Type in your password and save.

Note that it may take several minutes to sync places and routes to/from the RIDE COMMAND Cloud.

2. Navigate to the Import/Export menu on the RIDE COMMAND display by selecting Maps > More > Import/Export. 

3. Copy the route from your RIDE COMMAND app to the display by using one of the following two methods: 

  • Checkmark places and routes you wish to import and then tap on COPY TO/FROM RIDE COMMAND. On the pop-up screen select either SEND to export or CANCEL to return. 
  • Tap on COPY TO/FROM RIDE COMMAND, and then tap on the right arrow near the places and routes to export.

You can also share rides to your vehicle using Bluetooth®. 

1. Pair your mobile device to your Slingshot and transfer the route via Bluetooth®. 

2. Tap the rides icon on the mobile device to open your saved routes. Tap the vehicle icon beside the desired route to send it to your Slingshot. A green checkmark indicates the route has been added to the Slingshot. 

3. Tap the search (magnifying glass) icon on the Slingshot Maps screen. 

4. Tap the SAVED tab on the left panel of the screen display. 

5. Click on your desired route and follow the on-screen directions. When prompted to calculate route, select YES. Click GO and your navigation will start. 

The following video demonstrates how to plan a route on the RIDE COMMAND website and transfer it to your model year 2017-19 Slingshot using the RIDE COMMAND app.

More information can be found on the Slingshot RIDE COMMAND website and in Slingshot RIDE COMMAND Overview for Model Year 2017-19

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