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Slacker trial change from Tesla account

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by capt601, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. capt601

    capt601 Vin02324

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    Any official word as to when the free slacker trial changes from the tesla account to one we make? Have seen posts stating 3- 4 months. Going on 6 months for me and still on the tesla account. And still working normal.
     
  2. efusco

    efusco Moderator - Model S & X forums

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    I'm near 7 and Slacker still works. Non-Sig
     
  3. zdre

    zdre 40kWh Model S P6415

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    The last thing I heard is that Slacker is tied to the connectivity package, and the pricing for that has not been announced.
     
  4. shady

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    Shhhh!!
     
  5. capt601

    capt601 Vin02324

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    That's what I was thinking when I started this. I'll just shut up now, and keep enjoying my slacker!!
     
  6. mcornwell

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    I'm told Sigs look to have ~ a year subscription.

    Service says my December delivery car has a Slacker account expiring in the next 3 weeks.
     
  7. Cheerose

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    Is there any difference using the Slacker trial account vs. your own paid one?
     
  8. contaygious

    contaygious Active Member

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    It says in the settings if you open the account on web or ipad. Mine says expires dec which would be a year subscription.
     
  9. capt601

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    That's great but we don't have account Info. As it uses a tesla motors email, and password is x'd out.
     
  10. Blurry_Eyed

    Blurry_Eyed MS Sig #267, MX Sig # 761

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    Check with Tesla ownership. You should have been given the password by the Delivery Specialist when you received your car. Ownership should be willing to give you the password.
     
  11. Apoclyps

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    My DS told me that they hold the account and password, and you can retrieve it through them. This was in case you decided to test out other types of accounts through Slacker, and wanted to get back to the Tesla version.

    The DS also told me that I have 6 months of the Tesla version of Slacker.
     
  12. RNG

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    iTunes is starting an internet radio station like Slacker. Does anyone have any details on this yet? How can I add apps to the car?
     
  13. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Partially incorrect.

    DS doesn't typically volunteer the login/password (at least they didn't originally). Early deliveries included the Slacker setup as part of prep. Later deliveries didn't need it because an update of the firmware made it automatic.

    But, if you contact Tesla via e-mail they will provide your login information (or at least they did back when).
     
  14. capt601

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    You can't at this point. In the beginning they said they were going to open it up to outside apps, but not yet. And not certain they will even do it.
     
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    They no longer do this. Here is the email reply:

    "Thank you for reaching out to us and cof choosing Model S! Unfortunately, the license we have with Slacker Radio prevents us from distributing the login credentials for the accounts and ensures that access is reserved exclusively for Model S. If you would like to sign up for an additional Slacker Plus or Premium account, that you can put on a multitude of devices, you can input those credentials on your Model S. If you are having trouble gaining access to your current Model S account, I can absolutely help you further with this by placing you in contact with our service team."
     
  16. jammerdjc

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    That's a bummer. I'd like to be able to setup and modify my stations from my PC where I have a web interface that's a bit more dynamic.
     
  17. contaygious

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    Yeah I have slacker on my phone and ipad, but forgot the password to use on a pc!
     
  18. bigsmooth125

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    They emailed to me my login and password just last week. I recommend trying until someone in the ownership experience department relents.
     
  19. apaloma

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    I called Tesla last week and they wouldn't give me the password to the slacker account. They said they assign multiple cars to each account and thus couldn't give out the information. That seemed strange and was the first time I'd ever heard of them doing that, but I didn't argue.
     
  20. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Curious how that works on the slacker end. If I favorite a bunch of crappy songs and reject all the decent ones, then everyone with my shared account is tortured?
     

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