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Sentry Mode question

Gulfcoaster

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May 26, 2021
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120
Florida
Hi all,

I thought when Sentry Mode was activated by someone getting near your car and recording started that it notified us on the iPhone Tesla app...

Did I understand incorrectly?

I ask because I walked into my garage and my M3P began recording and the display lit up and lights flashed but my iPhone Tesla app didn't do anything

Thanks
 

Silicon Desert

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Oct 1, 2018
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Sparks NV / GF 1
Hi all,

I thought when Sentry Mode was activated by someone getting near your car and recording started that it notified us on the iPhone Tesla app...

Did I understand incorrectly?

I ask because I walked into my garage and my M3P began recording and the display lit up and lights flashed but my iPhone Tesla app didn't do anything

Thanks
No it doesn't and you would probably not want that anyway as it would drive you nuts with notifications in a busy parking area.
 

Silicon Desert

Active Member
Oct 1, 2018
3,600
3,493
Sparks NV / GF 1
Hi all,

I thought when Sentry Mode was activated by someone getting near your car and recording started that it notified us on the iPhone Tesla app...

Did I understand incorrectly?

I ask because I walked into my garage and my M3P began recording and the display lit up and lights flashed but my iPhone Tesla app didn't do anything

Thanks
OP one other comment. You may have thought about this already. May want to consider changing the setting in the configuration to NOT activate sentry at home since you have the car in a garage. It uses LOTs of unnecessary energy, unless of course you want it on for another reason.
 
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Gulfcoaster

Member
May 26, 2021
193
120
Florida
OP one other comment. You may have thought about this already. May want to consider changing the setting in the configuration to NOT activate sentry at home since you have the car in a garage. It uses LOTs of unnecessary energy, unless of course you want it on for another reason.
Oh good point. So how the heck do I deactivate it only when it’s at home?
Thanks
 

Marving11

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Apr 13, 2021
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32
Ventura County
So I was searching through threads and found this. Was wondering if anyone knows of a 3rd party app that might send Sentry notifications to our phones? Or is this just a pipe dream?
 

Darmie

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Jan 13, 2016
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Clear Lake TX.
So I was searching through threads and found this. Was wondering if anyone knows of a 3rd party app that might send Sentry notifications to our phones? Or is this just a pipe dream?
Well, there was this...
 

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