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Software Ready To Download


Active Member
Aug 6, 2017
Los Angeles
Hi All

Newby so go gentle.

I have a model 3 - the screen says software ready to download - I have connected to wifi with good signal - how do I start download? There is the wifi signal logo on top left (uk) so I have an internet connection.


The other two suggestions are for after the software downloaded. The software will download on its own once you have WiFi - nothing else you can do. It doesn't always start downloading right away. If it still doesn't start, try disconnecting the WiFi connection and then reconnecting.


Well-Known Member
Supporting Member
We had the ‘ready to download’ yesterday and it disappeared once on WiFi. It came back about ten minutes later and the 3 downloaded it and then presented the usual ‘software available’ notification at that point and I ‘approved’ it on the app.

I would recommend essentially ignoring it until the car is ready to install it. If you need to supply WiFi, then that needs to be done of course but there’s no way to ‘help’ it once the car is on WiFi. And once it’s downloaded, you no longer need wifi.

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