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Bluetooth keyboard for browser?

jebinc

MSM Model S PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, white on white
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Jun 19, 2019
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Has anyone found a way to use a keyboard other than the screen keyboard for the Tesla web browser? A small BT keyboard would be a good solution to the poor (and ergonomically poor) screen keyboard provided with the browser.
 

focher

Active Member
Oct 15, 2013
1,195
2,037
Bay Area
Bluetooth devices are mapped to something called profiles in the Bluetooth standard. I strongly doubt there is a Bluetooth keyboard profile in the Tesla software stack.
 

jebinc

MSM Model S PLAID, cream/FSD; MYP, white on white
Supporting Member
Jun 19, 2019
7,483
10,393
Seattle area
I dou
Bluetooth devices are mapped to something called profiles in the Bluetooth standard. I strongly doubt there is a Bluetooth keyboard profile in the Tesla software stack.

I thought so as well, but didn’t think it would hurt to ask the larger community.
 

640k

Member
Jul 15, 2019
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Cincinnati
back up to top - has anyone tried a USB keyboard? what about a mouse?

they tried it with the S here, but looks like it was eventually disabled.

Devices that can be connected in the front ports include flash drives, hard disks (with USB connection), phones, mice and USB diskette drives and some music players. USB keyboards were disabled in software version 4.5 and later.

makes me wonder if the keyboards were disabled to prevent hacking/finding hidden areas, etc.
 

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