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Pair Rental car to app

Discussion in 'Model S' started by demivee, Nov 20, 2018.

  1. demivee

    demivee Member

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    Hello All,

    My M3 was having some issues with map updates and backup camera showing up on the screen, so I brought it in for a service appointment, said it would be a few days and assigned me a loaner. I was fortunate enough to get a MS 75D and was told that it's still fine to go ahead and take my trip for Thanksgiving across state lines (I swear I triple checked). I have now had the car for a few hours, and the more I think about it, the more I realize how much I depend on my Tesla App in the use of my M3. Obviously they gave me a key fob for the loaner Model S, but there are things that would be very nice during my trip that I just can't do without the app (checking charge status while along the way and having lunch in a Carls Jr., pre-conditioning the cabin, etc).

    Is there any way to pair this rented MS to my phone in the app without having it in my account?

    It's not a huge deal if it's not possible, but it would make the trip much easier and nicer if it was possible and I couldn't find anything online passed "it will show up when you sign in to your Tesla account". I'm also not extremely familiar with the Model S, maybe there's some way that I can pre-condition the cabin some other way, or check the charge status somewhere else?

    Any help or tips would be appreciated!
     
  2. arcus

    arcus Active Member

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    I don't think so, since the car does not belong to us.

    One feature I would love to see though is to be able to transfer driver's profile from one vehicle to the next. Just a QoL feature, not a deal breaker :)
     
  3. SpudLime

    SpudLime Active Member

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    From a security standpoint, they wont do it. Unfortunately.
     

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