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WiFi disconnects when I shift to D or R - always

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by pcemerikic, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. pcemerikic

    pcemerikic Member

    Oct 25, 2016
    WiFi disconnects when I shift to D or R - always, even if there is no Tesla's 3G/LTE coverage.

    Has someone managed to to fix this somehow?

    This can be easily solved if there is a single option in the WiFi settings to choose if you need the connection constantly or auto disconnected. This behavior started with v8.

    Besides it's annoying, it's a huge and dangerous distraction as I need to manually select my WiFi every single time I start driving or change to R or D from P.

    If you connect to mobile WiFi (MiFi or tether from yours phone) like I did for the last two years as I drive in country not supporting Teslas 3G SIM, this is only option to have maps, updates, music etc.

    Probably I am not the only Tesla owner outside Tesla's 3G plan coverage in the World?

    Predrag Chemerikikj, Macedonia
  2. sdorn

    sdorn Director of Awesome

    Oct 9, 2016
    There are other threads about this. Several people don't like it but it's intentional behavior.
  3. mblakele

    mblakele (つ ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)つ

    Mar 7, 2016
    SF Bay Area

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