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Software update

im4uttx

Supporting Member
May 28, 2019
354
220
Spicewood, TX
@NY_Rob has it right. Since the downloads are determined by the mothership, it makes no difference how long you've had it...could be waiting for you when it is picked up or be a week or 2 later. Mine was probably a week or so later.

You can see what the current version(s) are being downloaded, so you know how far behind you are...the further behind, the more likely you should get one sooner rather than later...
 

meh_

Member
Oct 26, 2020
103
49
NJ
My car updated as soon as I connected it to wifi and then I got another update 10 days later.
 

alexcue

Member
Aug 5, 2020
299
187
Los Angeles
I am curious how long does it usually take to receive your first update to current software once you take delivery of the car?

Mine came in that evening that I picked it up. It took a couple of hours for them to activate my online account with the app, but after that and me changing to Advanced. It popped right up if i wanted to install it.

After that they are all over the place. Some have taken as long as 7 days for me to get, other times, it has skipped the update and gotten the newest revision the next day it shows up. No rhyme or reason.
 

xraytedjim

Member
Oct 29, 2020
9
7
Aliso Viejo
I went 4 weeks and my software was about 3 updates behind when I picked it up. I was told to wait and eventually I would get it. 4 weeks went by and I felt that something was "stuck". I messaged the service center and a day later, they pushed the latest update within the hour. Been getting regular updates since then.
 

dolfs

Supporting Member
Mar 8, 2021
38
33
Mountain View, CA, USA
I'm going to guess that your specific car won't be scheduled for any update until, somehow, its VIN has made it into the scheduling system after the car is born. My MY LRAWD was born this Friday (3/19/21), delivered Sunday (3/21/21) and is showing 2020.47.104 and "Your software is up to date as of Mar 21:12:05". From TeslaFi fleet info I know much, much newer 2021 SW exists, but it is not (yet?) being offered to me.

One could wonder why a relatively newly produced car comes with relatively old software?

Another possible reason is that there is something different about this build and they "forked" the software back when to deal with the new components (heated steering wheel, possibly larger battery pack), and haven't merged that SW development branch back into the mainstream for some reason. Dunno, just speculating.
 

NCC81701

Member
Feb 28, 2020
80
93
San Diego
One could wonder why a relatively newly produced car comes with relatively old software?
It’s the last stable release version; meaning this version has been validated and any issues with that version of the software is at least known and documented. Newer versions of the SW may still have unknown bugs and you probably don’t want to have new customer have a bad delivery experience because of a software bug.

I got my first update about 1.5 week after taking deliver bringing it up to the same version as most of the rest of the fleet.
 

spokey

Member
Aug 8, 2020
516
186
Flagtown
guess it all depends on timing. I got my first either later that day or the next. I remember being surprised that it was barely home before an update was prompted for.
 

brianld

Member
Jan 12, 2021
90
61
Seattle, WA
Took delivery of my M3 on Sunday, no update yet. Like @dolfs I am also on 2020.47.104 from the factory. No magic way to force an update sadly as far as I know. I'll give it a few weeks - hopefully something pops up soon.
 

oatman

Member
Mar 12, 2021
49
38
Cupertino, CA
Has anybody that had their car shipped with 2020.47.104 been able to update past it?
Mine is still on the factory software, though it's only been a week.
 

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