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Can't Send Text With Voice Commands

McQ14

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Nov 7, 2018
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Some may be unaware that messaging must be enabled in the Bluetooth settings in order to receive and reply text messages. I have also found that after updates this feature sometimes gets turned off. You get to the Bluetooth menu by tapping the Bluetooth symbol on the screen.

Mine has always been enabled. Never mattered, still never worked. I check it (and other settings) after each software update. So the issue lies somewhere else, apparently. But yes, it's always good to make sure it's enabled.
 

laservet

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Mar 9, 2020
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Williamsburg, Virginia
Mine has worked well, Android phone, and today it isn't. I get the same screen as the OP. My phone recently whacked out and wiped out my desktop icons and settings, so I'm not sure if I am missing some setting somewhere. Where do I look?
 

hcdavis3

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Mar 3, 2019
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Mine has worked well, Android phone, and today it isn't. I get the same screen as the OP. My phone recently whacked out and wiped out my desktop icons and settings, so I'm not sure if I am missing some setting somewhere. Where do I look?
I don’t know about android, but I had major issues for a few days. Text not an option. I restarted the iPhone , forgot device on both my iPhone and my Model 3, re paired my phone, and its been working perfectly. Text messaging has to be enabled in the cars blue tooth. Good luck.
 

chewychiu

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Jan 13, 2021
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Long Island, NY
I have an iPhone 12 Pro. Mine worked flawlessly for about two months now. Was able to receive and send text messages. Was able to say “show me my text messages” and it will display.
A few days ago, I’ve noticed I’m not seeing an alert when I get a text message while driving. Today I’ve checked and it seems like the phone is not actually listed in the Bluetooth devices list anymore.
I tried everything I can to reconnect the phone back, resetting phone, resetting M3 computer. Finally somehow got it to paired again. No I ask to show me text messages, it’s showing me the same message OP posted. I didn’t get a sw update or anything. I have a pending update now, maybe I should update it and see if that fixes the issue.
 

Tacotaco

Member
Sep 27, 2018
5
0
South Jersey
Some may be unaware that messaging must be enabled in the Bluetooth settings in order to receive and reply text messages. I have also found that after updates this feature sometimes gets turned off. You get to the Bluetooth menu by tapping the Bluetooth symbol on the screen.
Ty that fix worked for me😁
 

Tacotaco

Member
Sep 27, 2018
5
0
South Jersey
Some may be unaware that messaging must be enabled in the Bluetooth settings in order to receive and reply text messages. I have also found that after updates this feature sometimes gets turned off. You get to the Bluetooth menu by tapping the Bluetooth symbol on the screen.
Thank you, worked like a charm🙂
 

Shhhhh

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Jun 9, 2021
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I've also, today, started getting the "Text messaging supported on IOS 13/An..." error message reported above. I rebooted both the Tesla dashboard tablet (via holding both steering wheel buttons pressed), and the iPhone (full power off and on) after hotspot tethering started being flakey while streaming music. It was showing connected to the phone's WiFi but the Tesla media area was giving the generic "Premium connectivity expired, connect to wifi" error message. After the reboots, text messaging from voice commands was broken completely. Answering a call from the car also broke (connected the call but no call audio played). Car and phone are both fully updated. IOS 14.6 on iPhone Xs. 2020 Model 3 LR AWD. Side issue, the "seatbelt not buckled" icon had started spamming the screen on/off/on/off/on/off while my 7 month old baby was sitting her carseat, mounted in the car via LATCH tether system, until I finally just buckled the seatbelt around nothing to stop the alert spam on the tablet.
 

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