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Two paired phones in car, which one connnects?

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by Scottharr27, May 31, 2018.

  1. Scottharr27

    Scottharr27 Member

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    If my wife and I pair our phones to our model x and we’re in the car together with our phones, which phone does the model x connect to?
     
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    From my experience, it's usually the phone that you don't want to connect that actually does connect...
     
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  3. bob_p

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    Appears to usually be the phone that is detected first, so it's a race to see who can get close to the car first...

    Tesla should be able to handle multiple BT devices at the same time - which would make this much easier...
     
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    Easy enough to switch when you are in the car. Would be nice if it showed the name of the phone in the header next to the BT icon.[/QUOTE]
     
  5. Sprandt23

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    Not based on any scientific research, but my kids all have their phones set up as devices, and from what I gather, it connects to whichever device was last connected. ie - If my phone was originally connected, when my daughter switches to her phone, then we get out of the car for a stop then get back in later, hers is connected.
     
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    The real answer is probably the first phone detected or last phone connected, but this one is the BEST answer! :D

    Our MX has 5 phones paired and somehow it always connected to our son's iPhone on the weekend when we all got into the car.
     
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  7. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 90D 2018.42.2

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    Hopefully that will come eventually. I know I've been in other cars that can pair with two phones at once and either one of them were able to receive incoming calls.
     
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    Be nice if the phone was added to the driver profile\FOB, so as I open the drivers door with my FOB the car knows to connect to my phone & not my wifes.
     
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