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Turn off the key FOB light show?

UncaNed

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Apr 8, 2015
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What if I'm a bad part of town at night and want to quietly get in my car and leave without being noticed? But the instant I approach with my key fob... it's SHOW TIME! Headlights and tail lights pointlessly light up, touch screen and dash display brighten up... How do I turn that off till I step on the brake or go pedal? Even when it's just parked in my garage, its incredibly annoying when that happens every time I go near.

Speaking of turning off annoying things, how can I banish Tesla's Barney -the Easter eggs slide-up- from ever showing up again when I just want to see "vehicle information" (which, BTW, is mentioned twice in the owner's manual, vs. 5 mentions for the relatively useless "Easter eggs"...
 

travwill

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May 1, 2015
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Marble Falls, TX
Sorry, can't disable the car waking up and daytime running lights coming on, etc. Best you could do there is turn off auto brightness in your internal display and turn it all the way down manually temporarily.

The easter eggs screen doesn't appear if you hide it, drag it back up, so next time you hit the T it just shows vehicle pic/info without it.
 

boaterva

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Apr 2, 2016
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Sorry, can't disable the car waking up and daytime running lights coming on, etc. Best you could do there is turn off auto brightness in your internal display and turn it all the way down manually temporarily.

The easter eggs screen doesn't appear if you hide it, drag it back up, so next time you hit the T it just shows vehicle pic/info without it.
I tried the easter egg hiding, and can't get it to work... first, it's hard to even do, usually I get the 'rename the car' screen. When I do get it slid up and hidden (need to swipe just right!), the next time I tap on the T, there it is again.

Any other hints?
 

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