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Tesla App issues on Chromebook/Pixelbook

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by JPWhite, Nov 3, 2018.

  1. JPWhite

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    Has anyone else tried the Tesla App on their Chromebook or Pixelbook?

    I got it installed and authenticated however the app does not resize to the desktop size well and much of the app information is 'off screen'

    I'd love to be able access my car using my pixelbook, maybe even pair it as a key. ANyone managed to make th ap work properly on a Pixelbook?
     
  2. SageBrush

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    No luck here. I get a black screen with two while lines.
     
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  3. JPWhite

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    The two white lines are the email and password prompts. I typed ''blind' into them and it did login. But still messed up when you do get in.
     
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    File as a bug report and or comment in the app store perhaps?
     
  5. SageBrush

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    Android apps on a chromebook are a hit or miss affair and not clearly app related.
     
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    Despite the fact the app is pretty much unusable on the chromebook, once you have authenticated the notifications to the app drawer work just fine!!

    Screenshot 2018-11-05 at 18.56.58.png
     
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    I sent an email to Tesla (followed the link in Google Play Store) and asked for the Chromebook support. It would be great if they optimize the app to run as an android app on Chromebooks, especially for those who spend lots of time on their computers.
     
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    The Tesla App worked for me when I folded the Samsung Chromebook to portrait tablet mode. It did not work when in normal mode.
     
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  9. SageBrush

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    #9 SageBrush, Dec 20, 2018
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    It worked for me too this way, with an ACER chromebook ! Thanks !!

    I reinstalled the app and received 3.7. I'm looking forward to 3.8 so that I can pre-heat just the seats.

    Addendum: Now that I have signed on in tablet mode, I can open the app in notebook mode. It almost works -- but the scale is off and I cannot scroll. Soooo close.
     
  10. apsen

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    This is the problem on the phones too if you have changed accessibility settings to large fonts.
     
  11. JPWhite

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    You sir/madam are brilliant. Put my Chromebook in portrait tablet mode and it works like a champ. It is very responsive as well.
    Problem solved!!
    Thanks again!!
     

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