2023.38.9 Release Notes

Update Stats

Cars on this update

55

Percent on update

0%

Pending Installs

4

Installs Today

0

Installs Yesterday

0

Details

FSD Beta

FSD Beta 11.4.4

Release Date

November 21, 2023

Recent News

Statistics Overview

Cars on update
55
Percent of cars
0%
——— Pending
4
Installs Today
0
——— Yesterday
0

Rear Passenger Headphones

Tesla Rear Passenger Headphones feature in update 2023.38.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
New 3

Passengers in the back seat can listen on wireless Bluetooth headphones when watching the Theater app on the rear touchscreen. The rest of the vehicle can continue to listen to other audio from the front.

Pair your headphones at App Launcher > Rear Display > Settings > Add New Headphones. To listen, turn on the headphones (up to two), open a Theater app on the rear screen, and hit play.

Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash

Tesla Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash feature in update 2023.38.9
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

If your vehicle is in a crash, hazard lights that are still functioning will flash faster to be more visible. Not applicable to all vehicle incidents.

Predictive Charger Availability

Tesla Predictive Charger Availability feature in update 2023.38.9
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Superchargers now forecast availability and wait time by factoring in the travel time for you and other Tesla vehicles en route, as well as past activity at that Supercharger.

Multiplayer Vampire Survivors

Tesla Multiplayer Vampire Survivors feature in update 2023.38.9
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 3

Team up to mow down swarms of the undead, with co-op gameplay for up to four passengers.

To play, shift to Park (P) and go to the App Launcher > Arcade > Vampire Survivors. Requires one controller per player.

Location Sharing

Tesla Location Sharing feature in update 2023.38.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

An icon appears at the top of your touchscreen when an app requests your vehicle’s live location data.

You can turn off sharing at Controls > Safety > Allow Mobile Access. This also turns off Tesla app access.

When this setting is on, your vehicle communicates directly with the Tesla app and other apps, but Tesla doesn’t track your location (see tesla.com/privacy).

Windows During Update

Tesla Windows During Update feature in update 2023.38.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

During a vehicle software update, the windows may adjust minimally, so doors can open and close more easily. Windows will return to position after the update.

Improvements to Service Mode

Tesla Improvements to Service Mode feature in update 2023.38.9
Available Worldwide
Service Mode
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Service Mode

Service Mode now includes a new Brakes panel lets you diagnose certain brake-related hardware such as the wheel speed sensors, the Electronic Park Brake (EPB), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), and more. There are also various actions to aid in brake maintenance such as bleeding the brakes and running a stiffness test.

Improvements have also been made to other Service Mode categories and additional models are now supported.

Single-Tap Autopilot Activation

Tesla Single-Tap Autopilot Activation feature in update 2023.38.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
1st Gen 3
Y
Undocumented

You can now set Autopilot to be activated with a single-tap of the right stalk, instead of two. If you choose 'Single Pull,' then Traffic-Aware Cruise Control will no longer be accessible until you switch back to 'Double Pull.'

You can change your preference in Controls > Autopilot and find Autosteer Activation.

New Privacy Options

Tesla New Privacy Options feature in update 2023.38.9
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Two new privacy-focused options give you more control over your vehicle. You can now enable or disable the following options:

Remote Commands by Tesla: You can choose whether Tesla can remotely execute commands for your vehicle, such as the ability to unlock or start your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Remote Debugging: You can give Tesla the ability to remotely debug your vehicle when you're experiencing issues.

These two new options are off by default and can be enabled by navigating to Controls > Service and scrolling down to the bottom.

2023.38.8 Release Notes

Rear Passenger Headphones

Tesla Rear Passenger Headphones feature in update 2023.38.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
New 3

Passengers in the back seat can listen on wireless Bluetooth headphones when watching the Theater app on the rear touchscreen. The rest of the vehicle can continue to listen to other audio from the front.

Pair your headphones at App Launcher > Rear Display > Settings > Add New Headphones. To listen, turn on the headphones (up to two), open a Theater app on the rear screen, and hit play.

Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash

Tesla Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash feature in update 2023.38.8
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

If your vehicle is in a crash, hazard lights that are still functioning will flash faster to be more visible. Not applicable to all vehicle incidents.

Predictive Charger Availability

Tesla Predictive Charger Availability feature in update 2023.38.8
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Superchargers now forecast availability and wait time by factoring in the travel time for you and other Tesla vehicles en route, as well as past activity at that Supercharger.

Multiplayer Vampire Survivors

Tesla Multiplayer Vampire Survivors feature in update 2023.38.8
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 3

Team up to mow down swarms of the undead, with co-op gameplay for up to four passengers.

To play, shift to Park (P) and go to the App Launcher > Arcade > Vampire Survivors. Requires one controller per player.

Location Sharing

Tesla Location Sharing feature in update 2023.38.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

An icon appears at the top of your touchscreen when an app requests your vehicle’s live location data.

You can turn off sharing at Controls > Safety > Allow Mobile Access. This also turns off Tesla app access.

When this setting is on, your vehicle communicates directly with the Tesla app and other apps, but Tesla doesn’t track your location (see tesla.com/privacy).

Windows During Update

Tesla Windows During Update feature in update 2023.38.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

During a vehicle software update, the windows may adjust minimally, so doors can open and close more easily. Windows will return to position after the update.

Improvements to Service Mode

Tesla Improvements to Service Mode feature in update 2023.38.8
Credit fahrty/Reddit
Available Worldwide
Service Mode
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Service Mode

Service Mode now includes a new Brakes panel lets you diagnose certain brake-related hardware such as the wheel speed sensors, the Electronic Park Brake (EPB), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), and more. There are also various actions to aid in brake maintenance such as bleeding the brakes and running a stiffness test.

Improvements have also been made to other Service Mode categories and additional models are now supported.

Single-Tap Autopilot Activation

Tesla Single-Tap Autopilot Activation feature in update 2023.38.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
1st Gen 3
Y
Undocumented

You can now set Autopilot to be activated with a single-tap of the right stalk, instead of two. If you choose 'Single Pull,' then Traffic-Aware Cruise Control will no longer be accessible until you switch back to 'Double Pull.'

You can change your preference in Controls > Autopilot and find Autosteer Activation.

New Privacy Options

Tesla New Privacy Options feature in update 2023.38.8
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Two new privacy-focused options give you more control over your vehicle. You can now enable or disable the following options:

Remote Commands by Tesla: You can choose whether Tesla can remotely execute commands for your vehicle, such as the ability to unlock or start your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Remote Debugging: You can give Tesla the ability to remotely debug your vehicle when you're experiencing issues.

These two new options are off by default and can be enabled by navigating to Controls > Service and scrolling down to the bottom.

2023.38 Release Notes

Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash

Tesla Faster Hazard Lights After a Crash feature in update 2023.38
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

If your vehicle is in a crash, hazard lights that are still functioning will flash faster to be more visible. Not applicable to all vehicle incidents.

Predictive Charger Availability

Tesla Predictive Charger Availability feature in update 2023.38
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Superchargers now forecast availability and wait time by factoring in the travel time for you and other Tesla vehicles en route, as well as past activity at that Supercharger.

Multiplayer Vampire Survivors

Tesla Multiplayer Vampire Survivors feature in update 2023.38
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 3

Team up to mow down swarms of the undead, with co-op gameplay for up to four passengers.

To play, shift to Park (P) and go to the App Launcher > Arcade > Vampire Survivors. Requires one controller per player.

Location Sharing

Tesla Location Sharing feature in update 2023.38
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

An icon appears at the top of your touchscreen when an app requests your vehicle’s live location data.

You can turn off sharing at Controls > Safety > Allow Mobile Access. This also turns off Tesla app access.

When this setting is on, your vehicle communicates directly with the Tesla app and other apps, but Tesla doesn’t track your location (see tesla.com/privacy).

Windows During Update

Tesla Windows During Update feature in update 2023.38
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

During a vehicle software update, the windows may adjust minimally, so doors can open and close more easily. Windows will return to position after the update.

Improvements to Service Mode

Tesla Improvements to Service Mode feature in update 2023.38
Available Worldwide
Service Mode
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Service Mode

Service Mode now includes a new Brakes panel lets you diagnose certain brake-related hardware such as the wheel speed sensors, the Electronic Park Brake (EPB), Electronic Stability Program (ESP), and more. There are also various actions to aid in brake maintenance such as bleeding the brakes and running a stiffness test.

Improvements have also been made to other Service Mode categories and additional models are now supported.

New Privacy Options

Tesla New Privacy Options feature in update 2023.38
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Two new privacy-focused options give you more control over your vehicle. You can now enable or disable the following options:

Remote Commands by Tesla: You can choose whether Tesla can remotely execute commands for your vehicle, such as the ability to unlock or start your vehicle in case of an emergency.

Remote Debugging: You can give Tesla the ability to remotely debug your vehicle when you're experiencing issues.

These two new options are off by default and can be enabled by navigating to Controls > Service and scrolling down to the bottom.

2023.32 Release Notes

Detailed Intersection View

Tesla Detailed Intersection View feature in update 2023.32
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation shows a detailed preview of complicated highway junctions and city intersections as you approach them on your route. The preview highlights which lane to take next.

Hebrew Language Added

Tesla Hebrew Language Added feature in update 2023.32
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

You can now choose Hebrew as your touchscreen language.

To change the language, shift into Park, and go to Controls > Display > Touchscreen Language.

Improved Autopilot Visualizations

Tesla Improved Autopilot Visualizations feature in update 2023.32
Credit Felix Wepunkt
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Autopilot visualizations (non-FSD) now include some features that were previously only available on FSD Beta.

Improvements include dynamic vehicle sizing and open door visualizations. The vehicle will now determine the width, height and length of each vehicle in its surroundings and size the 3D model appropriately in the visualization. Open doors will also be displayed in gray or orange, depending on whether they're in the vehicle's path.

Improved Reverse Camera View

Tesla Improved Reverse Camera View feature in update 2023.32
Available Worldwide
HW 4
Undocumented
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
HW 4
Undocumented

The reverse camera view has been improved by cropping parts of the video to minimize distractions. The top portion of the video feed no longer shows the vehicle trunk and the bumper is now hardly visible along the bottom of the reverse camera.

Service Mode Release Notes

Tesla Service Mode Release Notes feature in update 2023.32
Credit Niner
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Service Mode specific release notes have been added with this update. When entering Service Mode, you can now tap on 'Release Notes' near the top of the screen to view any improvements to Service Mode in this vehicle update.

Each new feature is listed with a description and which vehicles it applies to. You can also tap the Service Mode section name in blue to jump directly to that area in Service Mode.

Improved Camera Clarity

Tesla Improved Camera Clarity feature in update 2023.32
Credit TeslaTruckClub
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Video post-processing has been improved by providing white and color balance to the vehicle's camera feeds.

This results in more natural-looking videos when using the vehicle's cameras on screen and when utilizing Sentry Mode or the Dashcam.

The clarity of the videos is also notably improved in this update, resulting in clearer video when using the vehicle's reverse or repeater cameras.

Service Mode ECU Status

Tesla Service Mode ECU Status feature in update 2023.32
Credit Niner
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla's Service Mode now lets you view the status of the vehicle's Electronic Control Unit (ECU). Under Infotainment > ECU Update Status, you can now view the status of a variety of sensors and vehicle sub-systems.

Service Mode is a special vehicle mode that's typically reserved for service technicians, although it can be accessed by anyone. It is used to view information and test various aspects of a vehicle.

Volume Indicator

Tesla Volume Indicator feature in update 2023.32
Credit kermit_1704/X
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
New S
New X
Undocumented

Tesla has updated the volume indicator on the instrument cluster to be vertical instead of horizontal.

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