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Does turning on sentry mode also turn on recording while driving?

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by p4594spa, Jan 6, 2020.

  1. p4594spa

    p4594spa Member

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    If yes, I am good to go. I
    If no, what do I need to do?
     
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    Let me clarify. I am getting Sentry mode recording just fine. The DashCam icon is not showing up at the top of the screen
     
  3. ilyak

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    Sentry mode can operate without the USB drive, but no footage is saved locally as far we know. Tesla mentions uploading alarm state footage for backup but I’ve not heard of anyone actually getting it from them. For your purposes, no dashcam icon means you are not getting local recordings from sentry either.
     
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    That would have been my assumption as well, but I am getting sentry mode recordings. That is why I asked
     
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    Sentry does not turn on recording when driving. Because sentry doesn't work when driving.
    Recording when driving is enabled automatically when a properly configure USB device is installed
     

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