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Parking in underground with no LTE reception

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by Dixsea, Jun 16, 2018.

  1. Dixsea

    Dixsea Member

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    My car is parked underground with no LTE reception. How do vehicle updates happen and how do I communicate with my car using the app?
     
  2. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    You need wifi for Software updates and u need that or LTE to communicate with car
     
  3. TT97

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    The 3 doesn't have wifi yet (except at the service centers).

    You will need a connection to interact with the car but don't need it to open the doors/start the car as that uses Bluetooth.

    Any service updates will download when you have LTE reception and once fully downloaded, it will give you notice to install (you do not need to have reception to install once it is downloaded).
     
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  4. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    The Model 3 can't connect to your home WiFi?
     
  5. Tdriver

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    Not yet......but soon!!!!!
     
  6. ewoodrick

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    You car will get updates once it hears the cellular network. And you'll be able to control your car once it hears the cellular network.

    There's no magic.
     
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