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How do I keep the doors unlocked?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by 2krazykats, May 26, 2016.

  1. 2krazykats

    2krazykats Member

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    Is it possible to keep the doors unlocked w/o having it auto-lock? I have tried various options and combinations on the control panel but it seems to auto-lock when the fob is not within its perimeter of detection. It's really annoying to have to bring the fob with you each time you want to get into the car even if it's your own home.
     
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    What about leaving the fob in the car?
     
  3. hiroshiy

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    You can turn off auto lock. Is that what you wanted? If you leave the fob in the car, fob battery will run fast.
     
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    #4 scottm, May 27, 2016
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    Yes. You park, get out, press twice on the top (roof) of the fob. And then you can put your fob in the house away from the garage area.

    Car stays unlocked all day. Handles will retract, but anytime thereafter you go to the garage and just touch handle and it pops out and you're in. Don't need the fob.

    If you decide to charge (plug in) in this mode, the charge ring will stay lit green, instead of going dark. And the instrument cluster will remain lit showing charge status.. instead of going dark. So you can glance in through the window to see how it's doing rather than having to use the App.
     
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    Also unlock from phone.
     
  6. Beryl

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    You park, get out, close all of the doors, press twice......
     
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    Not a good idea for other reasons, too. Such as, forgetting it is there and potentially walking away from car when parked at a store, mall, etc. Several thereads in which various problems arose in part because of the key being inside the car...
     
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    also is it possible to have doors unlocked while driving at slow speeds? mine deals with carpool concerns when someone opens my door to let my kids out. pain to come to a complete stop before the helper can open the door...
     
  9. 2krazykats

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    Thanks for the double-click on the top of the fob suggestion, everyone. I'll try it and see what happens. It'll be a pain to have to remember every time but I should be able to get into the habit.

    I wouldn't leave the fob in the car for various reasons although I have left it in there on accident a couple of times.
     
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    If it is just for a short time and you don't mind the A/C running, just close the door to the first click.
     

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