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  1. 1

    iPhone 13 Pro Max and Bluetooth cutting in and out

    Anyone have an issue with the Bluetooth cutting in and out whether in the middle of a call or playing a song. Not sure why but I’ve noticed that it’ll disconnect then reconnect. It’s pretty weird. Should I just plug the phone into the usb for music? I already have one usb for the sentry...
  2. O

    Incoming callers hear the radio

    On a new Model S Plaid, incoming callers hear my music playing on the FM (HD) radio for a split second, long enough to identify the genre. I have a Pixel 7 Pro. Does anyone else have this issue?
  3. mspohr

    Hubble network (Bluetooth!?)

    The result is a radio signal that can be detected around 1,000 kilometers away — or almost 10 orders of magnitude longer than what can be detected from a Bluetooth chip over terrestrial networks. Here is an interesting project. These people want to connect a billion existing (and new) Bluetooth...
  4. Unlimitedpower

    Starting a phone call takes too long

    Model S refresh end 2016 model Phone: OnePlus 6T Problem: when i try to initiate a phone call through my car with my phone being connected but sitting in my pocket. It takes like 5 to 20 seconds before it actually starts the call, i have not found this issue here or anywhere online. I have...
  5. S

    Seperate audio rear screen S/X

    Is there still no way to split the audio in the S and X? Music in the front, kids watching youtube in the back? With our without headphones? If not, that rear screen is a useless tablet...
  6. L

    2023 Model 3 RWD on phone via bluetooth speaker distortion/crackling

    I just picked up a 2023 RWD 3 and when I use my iPhone in the car over bluetooth to make phone calls, the person sounds like they are talking through a partially blown speaker. The person I am speaking to says I sound clear to them but they don’t sound that way to me. Playing music sounds fine...
  7. K

    Laptop via bluetooth

    Whenever I try connecting my laptop through Bluetooth, I get really bad glitching audio, its almost pitched down. Then going back to my primary device which is my iphone I get glitching audio although not as bad. This happens with all Bluetooth audio until I restart the car. Has anyone been...
  8. J

    Does it mean anything if a brand new model Y has 66 miles when I receive it and a previous iPhone already connected via bluetooth?

    Just got delivered a brand new Model Y. I am told that it’s new and it has never been used for demo, but it has an iPhone already connected that isn’t mine, and came with 66 miles on it. Does this indicate that the car isn’t actually new? Or is this normal?
  9. B

    Car advertising SBC Codec only, Not AAC

    When I got in this car in October, the audio quality was better than any other car I'd been in. My wife and I both commented on it, before anything else - performance, driving dynamics - "wow, this sounds great!" I noticed a few days ago that the audio quality was noticeably worse and...
  10. RNHurt

    Is there a way to send text messages to my car instead of my Apple Watch?

    I'm testing out an old Apple Watch Series 3 to see if I like it and the problem I'm having is that it keeps eating my text messages when I'm in my car. Before I got the watch all of my text messages would get sent to my car for me to see and respond to. After I started using the watch all...
  11. M

    2022.28 added games back (USB in glovebox required), has given up bluetooth connection?

    As per release notes: 2022.28.2 Official Tesla Release Notes - Software Updates So those have 2021/2022 model 3/Y without USB-C data can now have Sonic and Cat Quest, but need to plug in game controllers in the glovebox... It looks like Tesla has given up the plan to add the bluetooth game...
  12. T

    MYLR Bluetooth Microphone Cutting out

    When I am talking on the phone using car’s Bluetooth, the mic randomly cuts out. I can hear the person on the other side, but they cannot hear me. Only way to make it work again is to toggle between phone’s speaker phone and Bluetooth. This happens every few minutes. I am using iPhone 13, but I...
  13. J

    Multi-Device Bluetooth....Where Is It?

    When Tesla first unveiled the refreshed Model S/X, they promised multi-device Bluetooth which would presumably be useful for rear-seat passengers watching media on the second-row screen. It doesn't seem like this feature has been added yet. Does anyone have any insight into if/when this will...
  14. A

    Already registered Bluetooth devices in a new Model X

    Hello folks, I took delivery of my Model X LR yesterday from Tesla location. I am all excited about it. However, I noticed a few issues: - When I went to add my iPhone, I noticed that there were two other iPhones in the list of bluetooth devices. See the attached picture. - Screen plastic cover...
  15. A

    Phone on Bluetooth and navigation muffled

    I just picked up my new 2021 S yesterday. On the way home, I noticed the phone through Bluetooth was very muffled. Sounded like it was coming from a small speaker to the left of the driver in the dash. Also I cannot understand the navigation at all. Sounds like Charlie browns teacher. Otherwise...
  16. T

    Bluetooth pairing to iPhone unreliable since getting Apple Watch

    I have a Tesla Y, iPhone 13 max pro, and an Apple Watch 6. My iPhone works flawlessly as a phone key, but pairing for audio and calls has become a constant headache since I started using an Apple Watch. The phone will no longer automatically pair to the car. I have to manually choose it to...
  17. A

    Tesla Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) API Documentation

    Hey, I recently reverse engineered Tesla's BLE protocol which is used by (model 3 + y) keyfobs, the phone key, tire pressure sensors, and possibly more! I had a very fun time reverse engineering the Android app, and figuring out how cryptography even works; yes there's good cryptography...
  18. D

    Bluetooth media not working Model 3 [on salvage model 3 in europe]

    My Bluetooth media stop working suddenly, its now not seeing any other phone which was connected or any new phone. I deleted forgot devices from both side but still no result. I rebooted system by holding 2 scrolls on wheel and even did a factory reset. Nothing helping. Bluetooth key working...
  19. DonovanMS85D

    XM Tour Bluetooth Connection to Model S MCU1

    I am an early adopter of XM Radio and like the content. I can stream it via Bluetooth of of my iPhone however there are significant areas of Colorado where there is no cellular service. My solution has been an XM Snap radio (no longer made). It broadcasts over FM however in the Denver area...
  20. B

    21 MYLR TPMS

    Do I need to spend the CDN125$Each for Bluetooth TPMS or can the much cheaper MHz-based options work with 2021 MY? The shop I ordered from tells me they won’t work.
  21. A

    Bluetooth disconnect annoucements

    My Bluetooth has been pretty good until the last update. Now when my Bluetooth disconnects my car makes an announcement before reconnecting. Yesterday it was "your safety is my number on priority" today is was "the current time is 6:19". During the disconnect I was driving normally and had not...
  22. Ant M3

    NFC / Bluetooth issues

    After nearly 18 months of working absolutely fine my M3/ Phone has suddenly stopped allowing me to get in my car or even drive away without getting the key card out So to clarify : - Won’t allow me to open the car with the phone nfc - but will allow me to open the car with the app OR when I...
  23. S

    Tesla Bluetooth API

    Hi , guys. I'm a iOS developer and now I'm developing an app to control my Tesla car. I have got most of Tesla API done, but the most useful which is Phone Key Function is not in Tesla API doc list. I think it's a Bluetooth API, does some one develop this function? Thanks.
  24. N

    Bluetooth TPMS for MY/M3 to Norway

    Hi From what I have read, the new bluetooth tpms is of use in MY and maybe later for the M3. Regardless, the service centers in Norway did not know of the bluetooth kind, maybe because the model y hasn't been delivered in my country. I am in search of the bluetooth tmps, but can seemingly not...
  25. Jimt29

    Model Y And The iPhone

    In iPhone Settings/Bluetooth there is “Tesla Model Y Jim T” Not Connected. Does anyone know what might be affected by that? The iPhone Tesla app seems to work ok and the phone Key works ok.
  26. K

    Correct iPhone settings for bluetooth unlock?

    Walk-up and unlock doesn't ever work when my phone is locked and in my pocket. I always have to physically remove my phone from my pocket and then either hold it horizontally or unlock the phone itself before pulling on door handle actually unlocks the car. My guess is that the gyroscope moving...
  27. M

    Bluetooth audio cutting off navigator audio

    When playing phone audio (such as a call) thru bluetooth, the navigator audio cuts off. Is there a setting that needs to be done to resolve this issue?
  28. F

    MX Bluetooth known firmware issue

    My Samsung Android S10 wouldn't connect to my MX last week. I tried to "Forget" the connection and repair but that failed. I couldn't forget the connection. Tesla re-downloaded the last update but that didn't help. A tech indicated that this was a known firmware issue, then remotely reset the...
  29. C

    Bluetooth issues

    My 14 model s has had on and off again issues with Bluetooth but now it won’t work at all. My biggest issue now is that I can’t even delete or remove my iPhone from the device list. It just won’t allow it. I’ve tried the 2 wheel and brake reset and nothing will work. Tesla community please help...
  30. A

    Indicators go silent

    Hello everyone, Sometimes when I turn on the indicators on my Model 3 they go silent. I can still see that they're flashing, but I can't hear the noise that's associated with it! It doesn't happen a lot, but seems to be happening more often, is it something I'm doing? At first, I thought it...
  31. J

    Bluetooth didn't pair with OnePlus 8, but with 6T

    The bluetooth didn't find/pair with my OnePlus 8, but was okay with pairing with a 6T. Rebooted both, problem persist.
  32. M

    Audio system crashes when making call over bluetooth

    Starting about a month ago I started having this bug where when I make a call through Bluetooth the system freezes up a bit and then crashes. Once this happens the audio system will not play any sounds, music, blinker, Autopilot start/stop, Early warning collision, or beeping when parking. The...
  33. L

    Does MCU2 fix bluetooth audio / video delay?

    One of the things I'd like to do is watch Netflix on a tablet or phone using the car's audio. Unfortunately, in my 2016 model S, there is a full second of bluetooth audio delay between the video on the device and the sound coming out of the speakers. My previous car, a 2015 Hyundai Sonata, had...
  34. J

    Bluetooth issue

    Anyone having issue with phone calls over Bluetooth? I have MY performance and running 12.11 -my iPhone is connected with no issue, but during calls I hear in the car "clicks" on the speakers, when that happened the other side can hear me in and out.
  35. G

    M3 Bluetooth disconnects from phones every 18.5 seconds.

    I have a 2018 Model 3. Bluetooth has been mostly fine until recently. Perhaps it was latest firmware update? My issue is that the bluetooth connection to my phone (or any phone) disconnects every 18.5 seconds, then reconnects. Unable to have a phone conversation when it drops out, nor can I...
  36. G

    Bluetooth Volume Pop Up Window

    Hello. I have 2017 X, MCU1. Galaxy Note 10+. About 6 months ago, a new annoyance started up that did not exist with my X and phone Bluetooth connection. It connects fine without issues. But once connected the Bluetooth volume on my phone constantly pops up in a window as if it's connecting for...
  37. A

    Bluetooth Calendar Sync + Pin to Drive

    Anyone else using both Calendar and Pin to Drive notice it being handled really poorly since 2020.8? I LOVE the calendar integration, specifically how the navigation automatically routes depending on the next meeting. I also enjoy the security of Pin to Drive. Starting at 2020.8 (and the...
  38. mnewman

    Model S Bluetooth issues, no Siri responses, v10

    Starting with either 10.1 or 10.2, I'm experiencing Bluetooth issues with my Model S (2013 S60). 1. The volume indicator on the phone frequently pops up, switching from Bluetooth to "regular" volume. 2. Siri responses no longer sound through the car speakers. For example, when I say "Hey Siri...
  39. K

    PIN to drive

    Hi all, I've recently serviced my M3 in Dartford SC. I was asked to hand over the key card and also I was asked for PIN to drive. I did not setup the pin but apparently this is a good practice to set it. If someone attempts to pick up Bluetooth signal from your phone to get access to your car...
  40. Ostrichsak

    Anyone Else Have Bluetooth Issues on the Newest Model S Update?

    I should be more specific because there's been a few different Bluetooth issues introduced recently. The latest update (2019.40.2.3) on both of our MCU1 Model S has a bug now where it will cause the volume on our phones (Pixel 3 on latest firmware update version) to decrease whenever we're...
  41. Hbrink

    BT - Wel bellen en agenda, geen recent calls

    All, Iedere dag keurig mijn agenda bijgewerkt in de auto en kon prima bellen en gesprekken ontvangen.... Maar opeens ontdekte ik dat de recent call list niet klopte, die was er twee weken geleden mee gestopt. Maar adresboek was zichtbaar, agenda zichtbaar en ik kon bellen en gebeld worden...
  42. Ellsworth

    Disappearing Bluetooth Door Locking Radios

    During most of our first 12 months with our Tesla Model 3, using an Authenticated Phone as a “key” worked as expected. Every once in a while, I’d pull on a door handle or trunk release and nothing would happen. Sometimes trying again would open the car, and using the Tesla app on my iPhone X to...
  43. NCM3

    Samsung phone issues

    I have tried a Note 8, S9, S10, and Note 10 with my Model 3. All have Bluetooth issues. They fail with proximity unlock leaving me standing in the rain. When on a call and entering the vehicle they fail to properly handoff audio (mainly mic transfer). However, two different Pixel 3 XLs and a...
  44. scaesare

    Bluetooth & Voice Command Failure

    My 2013 Model S (MCU1) is currently failing to initialize Bluetooth ("Error initializing Bluetooth - Call Service"). Additionally voice command no longer work: holding the steering wheel button simply pops up the question mark/Try Again prompt on the dash. Reboots of both MCU and dash do not...
  45. D

    Has anyone ever opted out of Tesla's OTA features?

    I've been taking an interest in saving up for a Tesla myself but I recently came across this video concerning some security and privacy risks with Tesla cars, namely its Over-The-Air features. https://invidio.us/watch?v=Qjkt3X2WLrw After listening to it twice, I tried to look up to see if...
  46. sdrevik

    Bluetooth problems with 36.2.1 and iOS?

    Since the release my phone calls and Siri have not worked. It shows it connecting? But no audio out or microphone input. Anyone else seeing this? Anyone found solution? I’ve reset info system and cycled BT on phone. Have not tried unpairing as i am away from Home without card key.
  47. P

    Model 3 partial interior options differences

    Okay, this may sound weird but I don't see the same option list between a black interior and black&white (partial interiors). And the lists seems to differ between french canadian website and english canadian website... Am I missing something ? Here are the differences between french and...
  48. drewpost

    Stuttering Audio/Low FPS Rear Camera/Stuttering Alert Tones

    Hey - New M3 SR+ owner here in the UK. I am on 2019.28.3 fd63a5e. I'm having a lot of trouble with my the infotainment system right now and the issues all seem to be interconnected. It feels like when you're running an iPhone on beta software and it just gets too overloaded or an old computer...
  49. BZM3

    Album Art over bluetooth not displaying

    Very minor problem.. but a bit frustrating as I am listening to music over Bluetooth 90 percent of the time I am driving... I would say about 70% of the time, the album art doesn't load when playing music/podcasts over Bluetooth. Has anyone else experienced this and have any suggestions on how...
  50. McQ14

    Car "hijacks" phone audio while I'm at home.

    I searched for an answer to this but couldn't find anything more recent than 2017, so forgive me if it's been discussed more recently. And it may be a problem for all Teslas, not just the Model 3. But this never happened with any other of my Bluetooth enabled cars. When I'm at home, using my...

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