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How to share video on phone via Tesla Theater?

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by tomot, Oct 10, 2019.

  1. tomot

    tomot Member

    May 28, 2019
    quote from latest v10 Tesla update:

    You can also send videos to play in the Tesla Theater from you mobile phone for supported theater sources. Simply "Share" the Video Link with the Tesla mobile app while your car is parked.

    How does this work in practice?

    I have several .mp4 videos that play on my Android phone.
    I also have the Tesla mobile app installed on my Android phone.

    How do I "share" the video on my phone via the Tesla mobile app, so that it plays through the Tesla Theater?
    I can't find a sharing link in the Tesla mobile app? :(
  2. RTPEV

    RTPEV Member

    Mar 21, 2016
    Durham, NC
    I think you misunderstood what the statement is saying. You can "share" a video to the Tesla Theater in the same sense that you can "share" a map location to your NAV system. I.e. you would go into your phone, bring up YouTube, Netflix or Hulu, select a video you want to play on the Tesla, and then use the "Share" button to "share" it with the Tesla app, and the selected video will play on the Tesla Theater screen. It's more of a "control" feature, not an actual video upload or "cast" (although that would be nice).
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  3. GuyHall

    GuyHall Member

    Jan 16, 2014
    Granite Bay, CA
    Worked perfectly this time. Result of an update?

    Opened YouTube and shared to tesla app. The video popped up on the tesla screen. Assuming it's using my home wireless.
  4. Dan203

    Dan203 Active Member

    Jul 10, 2019
    Northern Nevada
    That's how I expected it to work. I've tried a few times though and it never has. What version are you running on the car and in the app?

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