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  1. C

    Issue With Phone Key Card? Tesla Model 3

    In the past, I was able to unlock my Tesla Model 3 without opening the Tesla app. Recently, I've noticed my phone key card started only letting me open my Tesla while using the app. I'm not sure why all of a sudden it stopped working, has anybody else ever experienced this? Or have any solutions...
  2. Troglodytes

    First Powerwall functionality outage; easily resolved with good Tesla Energy phone support

    tl-dr; system outage noticed this morning, initial issues with phone support, but good end result, support stated its okay for end users to push the backup gateway's reset button at their own discretion to attempt to fix issues. Had my first (and hopefully only) failure of system experience for...
  3. 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...
  4. M

    Phone keeps slipping off charger pad

    I just got the Jeda wireless charging pad and installed it. Before, the charging connector kept my phone from slipping completely into the storage space. It just dangled. Now that I have a wireless pad, there is nothing to keep the phone from slipping off the tray into the storage area below...
  5. gallde

    If I don't want wireless charging...

    ...can I get a replacement phone platform for my model Y that has the slots for the wired phone charging plug at the bottom? My Pixel 2 doesn't have the Qi charging, but I'd like it to connect to plug in the tray as shown in the manual. Clearly the wireless charging tray doesn't have the slots...
  6. I

    A Miracle or Business as Usual?

    It is a few weeks ago now, however, it comes to mind often. I went to pick my partner up, from her volunteer job. Road was busy, so I had to park 50 yards away. She had not seen me, so I got out of the car and waved. She still di not see me. I walked towards her and when I was about 10 yards...
  7. Sgt.GuyGrr

    New Jeda Wireless Charging Pad $70

    Brand new in box, "never used" Jeda Wireless Charging Pad for the Tesla Model 3. I purchased this charging pad and never read the FAQ where it specifically states it won't work with the QuadLock phone case that I'm using. I don't want to swap phone cases out when I go mountain biking so...
  8. S

    Undercarriage inspection DIY with phone

    Might be an obvious thing to many but in case it's not, thought I'd mention that you can use an extending Selfie stick with your phone attached to it and put it on Video with the camera recording facing you and easily record the undercarriage of your car this way. No lifts or jacks needed. Sort...
  9. D

    2019.40.50.7 Strange bug: need card next to cup holder

    My phone is registered with the car. Car lets me unlock it and get in, pressing break. I enter my pin code and click allow. All check lights come up and turn off. I press the right stock down and instead of D I get a message on screen to put the card in front of the cup holder and press break.
  10. skyline

    Vendor Help us test new Tesla accessories!

    Hello TMC! Skyline is hard at work on some exciting new products for the Tesla community! So far, the feedback has been amazing for our Model 3 Sunglasses Mount! Tesla owners are telling us that they love our intuitive, custom designed solution to storing your shades in Model 3! If you...
  11. D

    Very quiet phone volume in new Model X

    I've got a new Raven X and I'm experiencing very low Bluetooth phone call volume. In order to hear anything while the car is in motion I need to have the phone volume in the car at 8 or 9. I've tried un-pairing and re-pairing my phone and have verified that my phone's volume is maxed out. In my...
  12. B

    Vehicle Connection Error

    Has not connected in a week. Have deleted, re-installed App, two-wheel reboot of car (3+times), had phone (not new Samsung S8+) checked, and nada. Any suggestions beyond application of #4 ball peen hammer?
  13. H

    Unable to Consistently Connect with Phone

    Hi everyone, I recently picked up my SR+ and was trying to play around with the app and check out what it can do. However, I've noticed that the app after about 25ish minutes will no longer be able to connect to the car and eventually errors out with a "Vehicle Connection Error". This isn't a...
  14. N

    Car will only unlock or start when the app is up

    So, I went on vacation for two weeks and came back to my car (with new 2019.28.31 software installed) and my car will not unlock or go into gear unless I have my app up and running. I've tried turning on and off my bluetooth on my phone but that doesn't seem to work. The car will lock when I...
  15. Haxster

    I bought a 6 digit car...not a video game.

    It seems that every other recent update has to do with some enhancement to games or other entertainment distractions. I'd really like Tesla to prioritize updates to vehicle operability...better navigation, autopilot, internet browser, or user interface (how about a trunk release button on the...
  16. I

    Bluetooth phone and media connection on model 3

    Hi, There is one thing bothering me since i got my new model 3 SR+. I connected my iphone X to my car, the phone call and media playing are all working well. But If I choose radio or USB source playing, I can received and calling phone through car by Bluetooth, that's not problem. But I lose all...
  17. F

    Depending on whose phone the car detects first, will it select the associated driver profile?

    When the model 3 arrives I want to setup both my wife and myself for the phone proximity/Bluetooth unlocking option. If my wife and I both setup our custom profiles with our individual seating and mirror adjustments, does each profile get associated with their respective phone? Depending on...
  18. srs5694

    Bluetooth problems on phone calls only

    I took delivery of a Model 3 on March 30 of this year. At the time, it was running 2019.5.15, but within a day it had upgraded to 2019.8.4, then 2019.8.5, then 2019.12.1 a couple of days ago, and finally to 2019.12.1.1 today. Through all of this, I've had no problems with Bluetooth connections...
  19. D

    WTB or trade; need a lightning cable for phone docking kit, have a micro USB cable

    Buy or trade; need a new or used lightning cable for my new (incorrect) console docking kit that came with a micro USB cable. Used to be every car came with a docking kit with both cables. So I know there are many unused short 90 degree lightning cables out there:-/ (Now the kits are on...
  20. Beta V

    Bluetooth Kidnapping

    Why is it that my Model X takes over my phone call before I get into the car? Why is it that when I'm at home and walk by the garage door, the car takes over my phone call and I can't hear the caller because I'm NOT IN THE CAR? I'm talking to my doctor or another important caller (or any caller)...
  21. O

    Relocating Bluetooth Mic due to wind noise

    Hey all, I keep seeing all kinds of posts about how people on the other end of a phone call made from a Model S at highway speeds commenting things like "Are you under water?" "Do you have all of your windows open?" "Is that the wind?" Various people have had iphones and had to turn off their...
  22. A

    answering phone in MX

    I have an iPhone 7 plus and I cannot have my mode my model x answer the phone without me taking my hands off the wheel and my eyes off the road just to press the answer button on the big screen. My Range Rover was programmed to answer all incoming calls immediately with no input from me! Can...
  23. S

    Difficulty contacting anyone at Tesla

    This forum has been amazing helpful in purchasing and choosing my first Tesla. That being said, the inability to contact anyone at Tesla outside of my sales rep has been difficult for me to swallow considering the amount of money I am spending. I received an email a few days ago from a...
  24. YusufT

    Car won't unlock by walking up to it

    Before the most recent update, I had an 100% success rate of unlocking the doors using my phone as a key. After this update however, it feels like 70% of the time it fails to unlock, and I turn my bluetooth off and on again and same thing, won't unlock even when under bluetooth it says it's...
  25. McCaesar

    Hands free dialing a conference line

    In my iPhone contacts, I have my work conference bridge setup with pause and wait commands so I can hands free enter the conference code and access codes. In iPhone, it looks like this 1(800)377-XXXX,,123456#,,*,,1234#,,* (for example) When I use the steering wheel button and say "Call my...
  26. A

    Talking on the phone (in hand/headphones) mutes streaming audio?

    Just got our Model 3 on Monday and have noticed an odd issue with phone calls. Obviously, the phone is connected to Bluetooth, but when I take or make a phone call without using the car, any streaming music stops playing. Anyone else experiencing this? More details: - Phone is connected via BT...
  27. fasteddie7

    Official type c installation

    I saw Tesla finally came out with an official type c charger for the s/x! I got one and installed it easy peasy! Made a video for everyone, as if you do need to change the charger port in your console do to getting a new phone, it'll help as each one install the same!
  28. fasteddie7

    Spouse/partner multiple Tesla app access

    My wife and I are preparing to purchase our second Tesla. My question is for those who have multiple Tesla's: both will be in my name financially, do I create her a "my Tesla" account or do I just use mine and have her logged in on her phone? It is there a setting other than swiping back and...
  29. JoshG

    Aftermarket idea: Wireless phone charging coil on the Model 3 charging tray

    Just examined that well-designed lift-up charging tray in our Model 3, and there's no question it's thick enough to hold a Qi-type charging coil, or even two. This way you could just place your phone(s) in the charging tray without messing with that little lightning/usb connector if you have a...
  30. fasteddie7

    Official USB c for center console?

    I've been to the service center several times, and asked about a USB C adapter for my center console that replaces the lightning one that came with my model s. No one seems to know if they even exist. Has anyone successfully had an official one installed? I know there are some non official ones...
  31. tizio

    Phone too wide for the bracket? 3D print this!

    I found the smartphone handling in the 2017 mX to be a bit behind the times. Ignoring the lack of USB-C, the most techie car in the world wouldn't even hold my Nexus 6P. However, we live in the golden age of Makers, so I decided to solve the problem myself: These new clips hold thicker and...
  32. M

    Some iPhone Contacts Not Loading

    It doesn't look like anyone has raised this issue in last year or two. Has anyone experienced a problem of the car only downloading some contacts from an iPhone? Mine only transfers the contacts with last names from A through the beginning of N. I had read somewhere that the car is capped at...
  33. Haxster

    Tesla Model S 90D first week (Dec. 18-25, 2016) impressions (a long post)

    Forward: I was expecting a lot from the car and have not been disappointed. I’ve been lusting after one since I saw an early prototype in Menlo Park. What follows are stream of consciousness thoughts (in no particular order). Pleasant surprises: Automatic location-based garage door open and...
  34. W

    Media Bluetooth connection to Android 6.0.1 (Nexus 5)

    The new 8.0 update (UK) was installed on my car whilst in the service center. Upon its return I now cannot play music from my phone over Bluetooth. The phone is connected and the phone and "phone contacts" options are available on the Telsa Bluetooth page, but the "media" option is greyed out...
  35. GasKilla

    You can adjust the EQ while on a phone call

    I just disdiscovered that you can adjust the EQ while talking on the phone. There was a weird kind of rattling noise while talking on the phone so I thought I'd check to see if I could EQ you out that sound, I presses the EQ button and you can adjust the EQ and turn on or off Dolby surround. I...
  36. GasKilla

    Ringtone in car while connected to Bluetooth

    My tesla has never played my phone's ringtone over the car speakers (my last car did this) but after the last software update I heard my phone's ringtone over the speakers, but only once. Does anyone else hear their phone's ringtone over the speakers? Or just the default beep beep the car...
  37. C

    Blind Holster for phone

    This feature is quite cool, although I fear that I am missing parts. In a ziplock bag I received one of the smaller sidewalls of the holster labelled with a number 1, but they didn't include another of the same sized sidewall for the other side of the holster. Is this normal? Also, I received...
  38. JimmyAZ

    Model S Bluetooth doesn't always connect

    I've had my 2015 S85 for about a year now, and I've noticed over the past 4-5 months that sometimes when I get in the car in the morning, although my iPhone is listed in the bluetooth devices list, it doesn't connect. Even selecting it and hitting the Connect button doesn't work. When I delete...
  39. H

    Drop-in phone charger with a case?

    Hi - has anyone been able to use the drop in phone charger with a phone case? When I picked up my car, they told me that my current phone case (iphone 5s) wouldn't work with the drop-in charger. My case is pretty standard - just a rubber grip thingie around the back and edges of the phone. If...
  40. MrJones390

    Yacht Floor Phone Charging Stand Install with Pics

    A lot of people have questions about the best way to mount and charge their phone in model S. Here is my solution which involves semi-permanently installing a charging dock on the yacht floor with no drilling. (*Note: Blue lighting is another mod described in a separate thread. Please ask if...
  41. ElectricAvenue

    Hidden gem feature, never forget your cell phone again.

    How many times have you left the house or work and gotten to your destination only to realize you forgot your cell phone. Well I have done it many times until a few days back when my Model S reminded me. Last Wednesday I parked the car while on a Bluetooth call. Next day I got into the car and...
  42. D

    Speaker Static from iPhone--Any Solutions?

    My iPhone causes static/scratchy noise in the front left speaker when the iPhone is sending/receiving large amounts of data. The noise is pronounced when the iPhone is in the cubby below the touchscreen, but minimized or eliminated when I am holding the iPhone. The noise occurs even when the...
  43. wcalvin

    TeslaOS: What Works via Bluetooth

    Besides smartphones, what will connect via bluetooth?
  44. A

    USB Charging

    I noticed that plugging my Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone into the USB port that it does not seem to charge much, if at all and in fact may be losing charge. Has anyone else experienced issues charging via the USB ports? I'm guessing that the USB ports don't put out all that much current, though...
  45. youlikeadajuice

    Call Waiting Problem

    Wondering if anyone else has had a problem (and possibly a solution) getting call waiting to work. I've had my car about 2 weeks and have heard the call waiting tone in 3 separate phone calls, but was never presented an option to switch to the incoming call. I do not have the Tech package and...

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