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Will Model S have same unlock/start features as Model 3 via Tesla App?

Howdy! Purchased my mother a model 3 and looking at an S myself since m in the process of a lemon currently.

Love that I can use my app to get into and drive my moms car. With the test drive in the S I noticed I needed a little mini S car fob to summon and drive.

The phone was ideal because I live in an apt with tandem parking and that is one annoyance for my roommate and I. It’d be easy to just use our phone. Can model S do this, or maybe future proof? Thanks!
 

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It’s not automatic. You have to open the app the choose “unlock” and “start”.
Especially important to note is that it is not a direct phone-car connection. It is via the internet. This means that if you have no internet (underground, remote location) the phone won’t connect to the car.
Some people have used the phone to start the car, then driven to the desert, then found they couldn’t restart the car !
 

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