Shell Recharge app
Order your charge card, find the nearest location, filter by charging speed, tap and go.
Using the Shell Recharge app, you can find, access, and pay at more than 300,000 public charging points across the UK and Europe. Using the navigator features, drivers can simply locate stations, filter the type of charger, connector type and power. Find a public charging station that's available, near you, and ready for use. Public charging has never been easier.
Why Shell Recharge is the best app to search for EV charging stations
What can I do in the app?
Locate 300,000 charge points
Access our sprawling charge network, in countries all across Europe.
Real time charge point availability
No surprises with live charge point availability.
CarPlay and Android Auto
For smoother, smarter and safer driving. Sync your phone to your dashboard.
Charge point pricing
Easily find charge point tariffs upfront so you always know what to expect
See your charging history and trends, including cost
Start and stop a charge session
At selected providers, you can end a session remotely. Or by tapping your charge card.
Easy monthly invoicing
Get just 1 monthly bill, regardless of frequency or how long you charged
Charge card management
Order and activate your charge card all through the app
How does the Shell Recharge app work?
With the Shell Recharge app and charge card, you can charge carefree and on-the-go. It gives you access to the large public Shell Recharge charging network.
The app will use your location information to find convenient charge points, based on your criteria. Just use the filters to select exactly what you need, be that fast charging, or chargers with a Type 2 connector.
Drivers can also order their charge card, enjoy straight forward payment, check both charging tariffs and status, and get real time notifications, all through the app. You can also do all your charge card and account management through the Shell Recharge app.
Using the Shell Recharge app for public charging
Getting started is easy
Download the app
Download the app to register your account and locate charge points
Order your free card
Order and activate your card in the charge cards section of the app.
Start a session through the app or by either tapping the terminal
Order a charge card through the Shell Recharge app
To order your charge card, firstly, download the app from either the App Store or Google Play. Inside the app, along the bottom bar you will find, the “Account” section. In there, the heading marked “Charge cards” is where your charge cards are managed, you can order and activate them in this section.
You can order multiple and even attach different payment methods to each one. After ordering, your charge card will be shipped right away and should be with you in 5 working days. Once you have received your card in the post, you need to activate it in the app. The app will ask you to scan the card by placing the card in the highlighted box on the screen of your phone. It does this to scan the unique charge card number, but you can also enter the number manually.
The easiest way to find EV charging stations
Using the Shell Recharge app, you can find, access, and pay at more than 300,000 public charging points across the UK and Europe.
Using the navigator features, drivers can simply locate stations, filter the type of charger, connector type and power.
Find a public charging station near you that's available and ready for use. Public charging has never been easier.
Use the Shell Recharge app to plan your EV journey
We usually suggest you plan any trip around charge point availability, charging speeds, and the amenities at the location. It’s always a bonus if you can grab a coffee or a snack whilst you wait to charge.
Our app, especially designed for electric car charging points, will provide you with real-time information, so check availability as you get nearer to the charge point. If a green checkmark icon is shown, this means the charge point is available.
Use CarPlay and Android Auto for hands-free navigating, find the charge point you want and locate it using your favourite map app. Just plug in and mirror your phone screen to the screen of your car dashboard. Never check whilst driving, make sure to pull over if you don’t have a passenger at hand to check. You can also star your favourite or most convenient charge points, for even easier journey planning.
Use the app for easy and simple EV charging
Locate a nearby charge point
Filter by fast or slow charging, connector type and availability.
Start your charge session using the app or by tapping your card on the charge point. Your charge history will be available in the app.
Receive one monthly bill
Whether you have tapped with your card, started with the app, and charged 10 times or 20, you will receive just one consolidated bill.
Download the Shell Recharge app
The Shell Recharge app lets you find charge points nearby, see real-time availability, view pricing, order and activate a charge card, start a charge, and keep track of your charge session history.
It’s also a great app for managing your home charging
The Shell Recharge app is a great way to find and navigate to public charge points when you are on-the-go. It gives you real time notifications and is very transparent about public charge point pricing, which is great, as this can be hard to get your head around.
Additionally, to this, the Shell Recharge app is also a great way to manage your Advanced or Terra AC private home charge point. Connect your home charge point to the Shell Recharge app, so you can monitor, automate and optimise your charging from the palm of your hand. The ease, simplicity and control you can rely on.
Frequently asked questions
Customers who charge on- the-go using the Shell Recharge app and charge card are able to charge at Shell Recharge as well as many other major providers in Europe using just one account.
In addition, Shell Recharge app and charge card customers benefit from the following:
Ability to charge at Shell Recharge as well as over 300,000 other charge points
Get real-time availability of charge points, so you can easily plan your journey
View all your past charge sessions in one place
Transparent pricing - if you add your specific vehicle, you’ll get accurate estimates
Receive one easy monthly bill and find all your invoices in one place
Seamlessly sync your phone screen to your car dashboard with CarPlay and Android Auto
Make use of Shell facilities. Recharge yourself whilst you recharge your car.
The benefits of shell Recharge app and charge card is that you can use them for public and home charging.
If you have an Advanced or Terra AC home charge point, you can add this to the app and benefit from all the great features for home charging:
- Charge point management
- Remote start/stop capabilities
- Charge session monitoring
- Automatic reimbursement
- Dynamic Power Management
- Guest usage
- AutoCharge (Advanced only)
- Charge scheduling (Advanced only)
- Easy monthly billing
- Charge card management
To get started, you need an active charge card, which you can order through the app. Once set up, the app and card work seamlessly together to make your on-the-go charging experience as easy as it can be. You can use the app for finding charge points, monitoring and insights, plus, at selected charge points, you can also start and stop a charge session using the app. Otherwise, activate the charge by tapping the charge point with your charge card.
Once you are all set up, too, even payment is super straightforward. Whether you have charged 10 times or 20, you will receive just one consolidated bill every month.
If you have an Advanced home charge point you can use the Shell Recharge app for charging at home and charging on-the-go. If you have a Connect, the Shell Recharge app is your go to for charging in public, but the Connect has its own app. You can find the Shell Recharge app and Connect by Shell Recharge in the App Store or Google Play
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Yes, both the Shell Recharge app and Shell Recharge charge cards are free.
With the Shell Recharge public network you just pay for the charge you use, with no subscriptions. You have two options, either pay with an activate Shell Recharge charge card or with a contactless payment method. Choose whichever options works best for you.
This is easy. Go to the ""Account"" section of the app. Here, navigate to ""My Profile"", once you have clicked here you will see ""Delete account"" at the bottom of the list.
You can block your card and order a new one through the Shell Recharge app.
Open the app and select the ‘Account’ button on the bottom navigation > select ‘manage charge card’ > select the card you lost > Select ‘problems with my card’ > select ‘block this card’. You have now blocked your lost card. You can order a new one through the ‘Account’ tab.