2022.44.30 Release Notes

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Release Date

December 19, 2022

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Apple Music

Tesla Apple Music feature in update 2022.44.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Stream over 100 million songs and 30,000 playlists ad-free. Listen to your entire library, discover more music, and tune into live radio stations. To access Apple Music, tap the Apple Music icon in the Application Launcher. scan the QR code with your mobile device, and login with your Apple ID.

Note: A Premium Connectivity subscription is required to stream Apple Music over a cellular connection.

Steam (Beta)

Tesla Steam (Beta) feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
2022+
Models:
New S
New X
2022+

Access the Steam store directly from your Tesla. Buy and play immersive games that have been verified on Steam Deck. With Steam’s cloud synchronization, resume your game from your Tesla or any Steam device. To access Steam, tap the Application Launcher > Arcade.

Note: This feature is available on Model S & X (year 2022+) with 16GB DDR memory, and requires Premium Connectivity.

Dog Mode

Tesla Dog Mode feature in update 2022.44.30
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
HW 3

View the interior camera from the mobile app while using Dog Mode or Sentry Mode. To enable Live Camera, tap Controls > Safety > View Live Camera via Mobile App.

Note: This feature requires Mobile App version 4.15.0+ and Premium Connectivity.

Media Controls

Tesla Media Controls feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Media controls are closer to the driver for easy access. Swipe up to access 'Recents & Favorites' and 'Sources'. Swipe left or right to also access trips and tire pressure information.

myQ Connected Garage

Tesla myQ Connected Garage feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Supports MyQ
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Supports MyQ

myQ Connected Garage door openers are now supported. Monitor and control your garage door remotely using your vehicle’s touchscreen. To set up, tap Controls > Locks > myQ Connected Garage > Link Account, and follow the instructions.

Note: Your vehicle will automatically recognize all existing garage doors if you already have a myQ account.

Climate Control Fan Speed

Tesla Climate Control Fan Speed feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Adjust fan speed intensity while remaining in AUTO climate by selecting between 'LO', 'MED', and 'HI' from the fan intensity selector on the climate control popup.

Emissions Testing Mode via Mobile App

Tesla Emissions Testing Mode via Mobile App feature in update 2022.44.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Emissions Testing Mode can now be used from the Mobile App. Long press any quick controls icon from the home screen and drag the 'Fart' icon to the top row.

Note: This feature requires Mobile App version 4.15.0+.

Zoom Meetings

Tesla Zoom Meetings feature in update 2022.44.30
MCU 3
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 3

Make video calls with Zoom using the interior cabin camera. If you have a Zoom meeting in your Calendar, tap the link to automatically start or join your meeting. Participant video and screen sharing are only visible while parked and will switch to audio-only if you drive. To access Zoom, tap Application Launcher > Zoom.

Note: This feature requires Premium Connectivity.

Mahjong

Tesla Mahjong feature in update 2022.44.30
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

The relaxing tile match game has been elevated with a clean, modern design, smooth animations, and calming sounds. Match identical tiles. A tile is playable if it is open on the left or right and isn’t covered by another tile. Continue pairing tiles to clear the board and your mind! To access Mahjong, tap the Application Launcher > Arcade.

Always Rainbows

Tesla Always Rainbows feature in update 2022.44.30
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Allow your driving visualization to show Rainbow Road when Autopilot is active. To enable, tap the Application Launcher > Toybox > Rainbow Road > Always Rainbows.

Scheduled Light Show

Tesla Scheduled Light Show feature in update 2022.44.30
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Schedule the Light Show for up to 10 minutes in advance or watch a multi-car orchestra by setting them to start simultaneously. Celebrate New Year's with the Auld Lang Syne show or create longer custom shows.

To access Light Show, tap the Application Launcher > Toybox.

Auto Turn Signals

Tesla Auto Turn Signals feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
HW 3
Models:
3
Y
HW 3

Turn signals can automatically deactivate upon completing a lane change, fork, or merge. Tap Controls > Lights > Auto Turn Signals.

Contact Lookup

Tesla Contact Lookup feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Search for contacts from a connected Bluetooth device. To access, tap the Application Launcher > Phone > Contacts > Search icon.

Bluetooth Gaming Controllers

Tesla Bluetooth Gaming Controllers feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Use Bluetooth controllers to play games in Arcade Mode. To pair a controller, open the Bluetooth panel and follow the on-screen instructions. This feature works best with PS5 controllers. Please refer to the Owner’s Manual for more information.

Track Mode

Tesla Track Mode feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Performance
Models:
Y
Performance

Track Mode enables Tesla's performance-oriented stability control and powertrain settings configured for track driving, and is designed to be used exclusively on closed courses and optimized for performance tires. Track Mode allows you to:

- Create custom track mode settings profiles and record your track day data. - Monitor the status of your car motors, battery, brakes and tires in real time.

- View the G-meter (a real-time accelerometer) displayed in the cards area of the touchscreen. To enable Track Mode for your current drive, shift into Park, then tap Controls > Pedals and Steering > Track Mode.

For more information about Track Mode, please visit the Owner's Manual.

Auto-Present Door Handles

Tesla Auto-Present Door Handles feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
S

Disable Auto-Present Door Handles while parked at home. To disable, tap Controls > Locks > Auto-Present Door Handles > Exclude Home.

Exclude Automatic Door Opening at Home

Tesla Exclude Automatic Door Opening at Home feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
X

Disable Automatic Doors on your vehicle while parked at home. To disable, tap Controls > Locks > Automatic Doors > Exclude Automatic Door Opening at Home.

Rear Screen Control

Tesla Rear Screen Control feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Control the rear screen directly from the front seats. Select between front and rear displays as the preferred audio source, or completely lock the rear screen. To access, tap the Application Launcher > Rear.

Note: Theater Mode controls are only available while parked.

Confirm Phone Call Transfer

Tesla Confirm Phone Call Transfer feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

Active phone calls from a mobile device connected to the vehicle via Bluetooth will now request confirmation before transferring audio to the vehicle.

Audio Settings Shortcut

Tesla Audio Settings Shortcut feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

When using the volume control icon closest to the passenger, the overlay to control the volume now contains a shortcut to the vehicle's audio settings.

Verified Fart

Tesla Verified Fart feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla has added a new fart to Emissions Testing Mode. The new fart name is called 'Verified,' and features a Twitter checkmark.

HomeLink

Tesla HomeLink feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla has made changes to where HomeLink appears in the vehicle. HomeLink will now appear in the status bar, which includes buttons to 'Activate' or 'Cancel' the opening of your garage door or gate.

If the garage door is set to auto-open or auto-close, the status bar will also display the number of feet or meters before the signal is transmitted.

Manual Fan Speed

Tesla Manual Fan Speed feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

While climate control fan speeds have been simplified when the HVAC system is set to Auto, you can still gain granular controls when switching to Manual.

While in Manual mode, you'll have access to the old 1-10 scale fan speeds, as well as the ability to tap or use the slider to adjust the fan speed.

Swipeable Cards

Tesla Swipeable Cards feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla has reintroduced cards for the Model 3 and Model Y. Tesla used to have cards for these models in the lower left corner of the screen prior to last year's Holiday Update.

These cards allow you to swipe between the newly designed media player, your odometer and trip meters and your tire pressure.

Navigation UI

Tesla Navigation UI feature in update 2022.44.30
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla redesigned parts of the navigation UI to improve the layout of your next turn and available options.

Previously there was a module at the top of the screen and displayed your next turn, your ETA, destination name or address, and battery level on arrival. It also included controls to cancel navigation, toggle Navigate on Autopilot and a 'more' button.

With this update Tesla is splitting this UI into two pieces. The first remains at the top of the screen and will include critical information about your route, such as your next turn.

The rest of the information is moved to the bottom of the screen. This will include your travel time, destination details, as well as options to alter or cancel your navigation.

2023.44.1 Release Notes

Single Pull to Start Autopilot

Tesla Single Pull to Start Autopilot feature in update 2023.44.1
Models:
S
1st Gen 3
X
Y

You can set Autopilot to start when you pull down the right stalk once, rather than twice. To choose this setting, go to Controls > Autopilot > Autopilot Activation > Single Pull.

Be aware that with Single Pull, when Autopilot Features is set to Autosteer (Beta), you'll bypass Traffic-Aware Cruise Control. Similarly when Autopilot Features is set to Full Self-Driving (Beta), you'll bypass Autosteer (Beta) and Traffic-Aware Cruise Control.

With Single Pull, when you cancel Autosteer (Beta) or Full Self-Driving (Beta), whether you take over the steering or push up the stalk one time - you'll immediately return to manual driving.

As with all Autopilot features, you must continue to pay attention and be ready to take immediate action including canceling the feature and returning to manual driving.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2023.44.1
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Speed Assist now leverages your car's cameras to detect speed limit signs. This improves the accuracy of speed limit data on local roads and highways in select countries. Detected speed limit signs will be displayed in the driving visualization.

Destination Charger Availability

Tesla Destination Charger Availability feature in update 2023.44.1
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Destination Charging sites that charge on a pay-per-use basis now show how many stalls are available.

Service Mode Improvements

Tesla Service Mode Improvements feature in update 2023.44.1
Available Worldwide
Service Mode
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Service Mode

Service Mode has been updated with various new panels and improvements.

The new panels include a new software section that lets you verify the software version installed and diagnose issues related to infotainment center, Autopilot and maps. There is a new section for 'High Voltage Interlock Loop,' as well as a new option in the Air Suspension panel that lets you inflate the air suspension reservoir.

Other changes include Chinese language support and a new feedback section for Service Mode Plus users.

Service Mode should only be accessed by technicians and owners who are familiar with it and aware of the risks involved. The vehicle should not be driven with Service Mode engaged, as various safety features are turned off.

2023.44 Release Notes

Single Pull to Start Autopilot

Tesla Single Pull to Start Autopilot feature in update 2023.44
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can set Autopilot to start when you pull down the right stalk once, rather than twice. To choose this setting, go to Controls > Autopilot > Autopilot Activation > Single Pull.

Be aware that with Single Pull, when Autopilot Features is set to Autosteer (Beta), you'll bypass Traffic-Aware Cruise Control. Similarly when Autopilot Features is set to Full Self-Driving (Beta), you'll bypass Autosteer (Beta) and Traffic-Aware Cruise Control.

With Single Pull, when you cancel Autosteer (Beta) or Full Self-Driving (Beta), whether you take over the steering or push up the stalk one time - you'll immediately return to manual driving.

As with all Autopilot features, you must continue to pay attention and be ready to take immediate action including canceling the feature and returning to manual driving.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2023.44
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Speed Assist now leverages your car's cameras to detect speed limit signs. This improves the accuracy of speed limit data on local roads and highways in select countries. Detected speed limit signs will be displayed in the driving visualization.

Destination Charger Availability

Tesla Destination Charger Availability feature in update 2023.44
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Destination Charging sites that charge on a pay-per-use basis now show how many stalls are available.

Service Mode Improvements

Tesla Service Mode Improvements feature in update 2023.44
Available Worldwide
Service Mode
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Service Mode

Service Mode has been updated with various new panels and improvements.

The new panels include a new software section that lets you verify the software version installed and diagnose issues related to infotainment center, Autopilot and maps. There is a new section for 'High Voltage Interlock Loop,' as well as a new option in the Air Suspension panel that lets you inflate the air suspension reservoir.

Other changes include Chinese language support and a new feedback section for Service Mode Plus users.

Service Mode should only be accessed by technicians and owners who are familiar with it and aware of the risks involved. The vehicle should not be driven with Service Mode engaged, as various safety features are turned off.

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