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The Viper SmartStart GPS (VSM250i) is a revolutionary new product that allows seamless control and communication between your smartphone, and your vehicle via the Clifford SmartStart app. Now you can remote start, lock and unlock your car as well as many other options including remote immobilisation, boot release, total closure - just by pushing a button on your smartphone. Annual subscription required, but no other ongoing or data charges.


What's new in Viper SmartStart 3.0?

Introducing the Cloud-Connected Car with features like: 

smart, control , locate your car from virtually anywhere with your smartphone



 Part weatherman, part mind reader. 


 Vehicle Status 

 Know when your vehicle is running, armed, locked and more. 


 Auxiliary Channels 

 Customise your SmartStart experience. Control windows and more. 


 Bluetooth Technology 

 New, low-cost solution for controlling your car with your smartphone. 


 Power User Mode 

 Get to the Clifford SmartStart home screen even faster.  


 Vehicle Diagnostics

 Know the health of your car from the cloud. DTC codes, right on your smartphone. (* for some vehicles) 


 D2D Functionality 

 Giving installers new easy install options and innovative features. 


What is Viper SmartStart?

Now you can remote start, lock and unlock your car just by pushing a button on your smartphone; using the Clifford SmartStart App from Directed, the leader in vehicle security and remote start. The simple graphical interface gives you control over the following features of your installed Viper remote start or security with remote start system:


Lock / ArmPanic

Unlock / DisarmAux Channels

Remote Car StarterYou can also control multiple vehicles – great for families! – and assign

Trunk Release more than one user to control a vehicle. It's easy with SmartStart!


 But, this is only the beginning! Clifford SmartStart is loaded with additional features including GPS tracking, SmartSchedule, vehicle status, roadside assistance, home control, parked car finder and more. 


 3.0 enables a "Cloud-Connected Car" like never before, providing an entirely new level of 2-way interaction with your vehicle. Connectivity is managed through the Directed Cloud Services (DCS) network linking car, app, end user, and the Internet.


What are the requirements for SmartStart?

1A compatible iOS, Android or BlackBerry device.  

2The Clifford/Directed SmartStart app - downloaded to your device.  

3A complete Clifford/Directed SmartStart system, or a clifford/Directed SmartStart module added to a compatible remote start or security with remote start system.  

4A SmartStart service plan.  


iOS: iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch.  

Android: SDK 1.6 or newer.  

BlackBerry: OS 4.5 to 6.  

SmartStart GPS is not available on BlackBerry devices at this time.

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