Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

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Bromsgroveuser
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by Bromsgroveuser » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:15 am

If i set it to turn on at 00.30 Saturday morning and turn off at 7.30 but put the lead in Friday night will it wait til Saturday to start?
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Hoppy
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by Hoppy » Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:47 am

Have checked my pod point app snd have set up to charge tonight and hopefully works

Had our 1st edition updated to 2.1 on Wednesday and tried timed charging last night with 0430 ready time , but only reached 71% by 0600 and was charging still at a very slow rate

Have turned off as useless again (frustrated!) was hoping 2.1 would have sorted issue

But if pod point works all will be good!
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Go far with mjr
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by Go far with mjr » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:14 am

All systems go on Go and pod point app.
Charged overnight to 81%.

Will probably still use Sainsbury’s once a week free 22Kw

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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by scott28tt » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:26 am

Bromsgroveuser wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:15 am
If i set it to turn on at 00.30 Saturday morning and turn off at 7.30 but put the lead in Friday night will it wait til Saturday to start?

Yes, that's the whole point ;-)
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CarterHounslow
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by CarterHounslow » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:42 am

Go far with mjr wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:14 am
All systems go on Go and pod point app.
Charged overnight to 81%.

Will probably still use Sainsbury’s once a week free 22Kw
Free 11kw (won't charge over 11kw as this is the max AC rate)

CarterHounslow
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by CarterHounslow » Fri Apr 09, 2021 11:44 am

Hoppy wrote:
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:47 am
Have checked my pod point app snd have set up to charge tonight and hopefully works

Had our 1st edition updated to 2.1 on Wednesday and tried timed charging last night with 0430 ready time , but only reached 71% by 0600 and was charging still at a very slow rate

Have turned off as useless again (frustrated!) was hoping 2.1 would have sorted issue

But if pod point works all will be good!
See other thread on this. We're all running 2.1. I've tried four times and I worked once, other times its running around 33% speed.

I've just successfully tested this. I only needed 10%, just wanted to try it out. Plugged it in at 9am this morning and said to charge from 11 to 12. Reached 80% as expected around 11.45.

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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by Hoppy » Sat Apr 10, 2021 2:02 pm

Worked perfectly last night !

Can make max use of octopus go now !
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Derry
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by Derry » Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:26 pm

Tried using the new podpoint app. As instructed I turned off the on board charging schedule but car started to charge as soon as I plugged in the podpoint.
Have I missed something?

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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by scott28tt » Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:07 pm

Derry wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:26 pm
Tried using the new podpoint app. As instructed I turned off the on board charging schedule but car started to charge as soon as I plugged in the podpoint.
Have I missed something?

Presumably you had already set a schedule in the PodPoint app before plugging in?

And how do you know it charged? (I checked the display for my smart meter)
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CarterHounslow
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Re: Pod Point now support scheduled charging!

Post by CarterHounslow » Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:53 pm

Derry wrote:
Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:26 pm
Tried using the new podpoint app. As instructed I turned off the on board charging schedule but car started to charge as soon as I plugged in the podpoint.
Have I missed something?
I think (and I haven't fully tested this) that you need to make sure you do it a reasonable amount of time in advance. I.e. don't set it five minutes before and then plug in. I tried this and did the same thing. When I set it for two hours in the future it worked fine.

It would be interesting to know how long in advance you need to do it.

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