At PayByPhone we aim to make it a simple as possible for you to keep track of your parking so you can extend your session or return to your car in time.
That’s why we offer a variety of different ways for you to keep an eye on how much time you have left in a parking session.
PayByPhone iOS Widget
The PayByPhone iOS widget gives you a handy view of how much time you have remaining, the location number where you parked and the registration of the vehicle you parked.
To setup the PayByPhone iOS widget
Swipe right on your iPhone home screen
- Scroll down to the bottom and tap Edit
- Scroll down until you find PayByPhone and tap the green plus to the right
- The widget has now been added
- You can reorder your widgets by dragging the following icon up and down
- When you are finished click done
To view the PayByPhone widget
- Swipe right on your iPhone home screen
- Scroll down to find the PayByPhone iOS widget
PayByPhone iOS Long Press
By press and holding the PayByPhone app icon whilst you have an active parking session, will show you a brief pop-up detailing how much time you have remaining, the location number where you parked and the registration of the vehicle you parked.
During an active parking session opening the PayByPhone app will present you with your active parking session overview.
The active session overview details the time you have remaining along with the date and time your session will expire, the location number where you are parked and the vehicle registration you have parked.
You will also be able to Extend your parking session by selecting the Extend button.
If you have opted in to receive SMS reminders, we will send you a text message approximately five minutes before your current parking session is about to expire to remind you either to extend your session or to return to your car.
Your parking session can be extended using the app, our automated phone line or our website.
For information on how to enable SMS reminders please click here.
For users with an Apple Watch, the watch app will install automatically when you download the iOS app.
By clicking on the PayByPhone app icon you will be given an overview of your current parking status including
- Time remaining
- Time and date parking expires
- PayByPhone location
- Vehicle registration