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Bluetooth off [on my phone] - why not a banner/notice?

Just a thought, but recently was going crazy why my phone wasn't opening car but I could still unlock it via app. Turned out my bluetooth was off 🤦‍♂️ but made me wonder why it doesn't have a little icon or notice, something, that says "phone key disabled - bluetooth off" or something!
When you turn bluetooth off, the Tesla app will notify you that it won't be able to serve as a key... Don't youget that notification? Have you given the Tesla app notifications rights?

I get notifications for things like charging complete, so yea I believe notifications are enabled. I don't recall getting that bluetooth notification though. Even if it did, seems like while looking at the screen would be better.. I don't remember shutting off bluetooth either, not sure why I would even do that, so who knows.


Active Member
Sep 4, 2018
You get the Tesla notification, immediately after turning off BT. If you don't remember turning BT off, then surely you won't remember getting a notification. The question is why/how did you turn BT off without knowing? Did you use Airplane mode or something?

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