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Problems with Phone calls via Voice Command


New Member
Dec 27, 2020
Brisbane Australia
Got my new Model 3 a week ago and am really struggling to make phone calls using the Voice Command. It won’t recognize names, particularly if they are a bit unusual. Eg my daughters name is Hana - when I say “call Hana” it recognizes it as “call Hannah” and then won’t call her. I tried numerous times to call a number listed in my phone as “Fay & Col” the results from Voice Command bordered on the hilarious. I reckon it gets about 1 in 5 right.

The system seems really dumb which is surprising in such a smart car. Anyone else share this problem or have any answers?



Nov 27, 2020
Agreed, it is terrible. I have zero success phoning via voice. I used to do this all the time in my BMWs and never have a mis hear from it. It is the worst thing about the car and getting me very annoyed as there is no easy way to call from a list while driving, I used to have hot-buttons programmed as well.

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