2021.24.10 Release Notes

Details

Release Date

September 4, 2021

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Disney+

Tesla Disney+ feature in update 2021.24.10
Available in specific regions
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

You can now watch Disney+ in the Tesla Theater app. To launch Tesla Theater, tap the Entertainment icon in the Application Launcher and select the Theater tab while your car is in PARK.

Car Wash Mode

Tesla Car Wash Mode feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Car Wash Mode closes all your windows, locks the charge port and disables windshield wipers, sentry mode, walk-away door locks and parking sensor chimes. For automatic car washes with conveyor belts, the Free Roll option shifts to Neutral and prevents the parking brake from automatically applying if you leave. To access Car Wash Mode, tap Controls > Service > Car Wash Mode.

Mirror Auto Dim

Tesla Mirror Auto Dim feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
3
Y

You can enable or disable automatic dimming for your mirrors. To access, tap Controls > Mirror > Mirror Auto Dim.

Dashcam Improvements

Tesla Dashcam Improvements feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Dashcam
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Dashcam

Dashcam can now automatically save clips whenever your vehicle detects the occurrence of a safety event (such as an accident or airbag deployment). Recordings captured are stored locally and never transmitted to Tesla. To opt-in, tap Controls > Safety & Security > Dashcam > AUTO. To learn more about how to setup and use Dashcam, please refer to the Owner's Manual.

Range Display

Tesla Range Display feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

You can now switch between battery percentage and distance units by tapping the range display next to the battery icon.

Remain Connected to Wi-Fi in Drive

Tesla Remain Connected to Wi-Fi in Drive feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

To remain connected to Wi-Fi when shifting into gear, tap Wi-Fi icon > Wi-Fi Settings > Remain Connected in Drive. This is especially useful for users who wish to use their hotspots for connectivity.

New Language Support

Tesla New Language Support feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now select Hungarian, Romanian, and Russian as your language. To update your language setting, tap Controls > Display and select the desired option from the Language drop down menu.

Note: Your vehicle must be in PARK to change languages.

Dashcam Viewer

Tesla Dashcam Viewer feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S

Watch saved Dashcam clips or Sentry Mode events directly from the touchscreen with the Dashcam Viewer. To launch, tap the Dashcam icon in the status bar and select "Launch Viewer" while the car is in PARK. If the car is in DRIVE, you will continue to save a clip by tapping the icon.

To view saved clips and events stored on your USB drive, tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner of the viewer. Each video is organized by location, date and thumbnail for easy access. For additional filtering options, tap the "Dashcam" or "Sentry" tabs.

Select a clip or event to play the corresponding video. To select video from a particular camera, tap the associated thumbnail marked Front, Rear, Left or Right. Play, pause or scroll by using the video controls at the bottom of the player. To delete a video, tap the trash icon in the bottom right corner of the video player.

Autopark

Tesla Autopark feature in update 2021.24.10
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S

Your vehicle can now automatically park in parallel and perpendicular spots. While driving below 15 mph (25 km/h), the instrument cluster will display a parking icon if it detects a potential parking spot. To initiate Autopark, tap-and-hold the Autopark button in the shift panel, and release the steering yoke. For more information on Autopark, please refer to the Owner's Manual.

Navigation Route

Tesla Navigation Route feature in update 2021.24.10
Models:
N/A

You can now toggle your route between side roads, main roads, ground-level roads and elevated routes for more navigation flexibility. To activate, select a route and your options will appear next to the map if available. For your safety, this feature is not available when Autopilot is engaged.

Note: Before this feature can be enabled, the latest version of Navigation maps must be downloaded via WiFi.

Navigation Voice Guidance

Tesla Navigation Voice Guidance feature in update 2021.24.10
Models:
N/A

Voice guidance will now provide more details along your route, such as speed radar locations, traffic light cameras and bus lane detections. To deactivate and return to the previous experience, tap Controls > Navigation > Simplified Voice Navigation.

Navigation Lane Guidance

Tesla Navigation Lane Guidance feature in update 2021.24.10
Models:
N/A

Lane guidance display will now show more lane types when a route is active for a more informative and accurate driving experience.

2024.8.12 Release Notes

Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer

Tesla Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Your vehicle alarm now also monitors whether your trailer is plugged in to the hitch.

The trailer alarm sets and turns off along with your vehicle alarm. You can disable this security feature in your vehicle settings at Towing and Hauling > Trailer Alarm.

Ultra-Wideband Phone Key

Tesla Ultra-Wideband Phone Key feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Requires UWB Support
Models:
New S
New X
Requires UWB Support

Ultrawide band (UWB) technology is now available for Phone Key. Your vehicle and Phone Key can communicate with greater accuracy to more responsively lock, unlock, and extend Auto-Present Handles.

In the Tesla app, choose Phone Key > Upgrade and follow the instructions. After setup, keep your iPhone Settings for Nearby Interactions on for Tesla. Requires iPhone 11+ and Tesla app 4.31.0+.

One-Time Charge Limit

Tesla One-Time Charge Limit feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

If you're planning a road trip, you can choose the One-Time Charge option.

This option appears when you increase the Charge Limit above the daily driving recommendation.

Afterward your vehicle will automatically revert back to your previous daily driving Charge Limit.

View or Reset Tire Mileage

Tesla View or Reset Tire Mileage feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

To see the number of miles traveled since your last tire service, in your vehicle settings go to Service and look in the upper right corner. When you get your tires rotated, replaced, or swapped, choose Reset to zero out the counter.

Rear Passenger Headphones

Tesla Rear Passenger Headphones feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Passengers in the back seat can listen on wireless Bluetooth headphones when watching shows or playing games 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 Device. To listen, turn on the headphones (up to two), open an app in Theater or Arcade on the rear screen, and hit play.

Auto Wipers

Tesla Auto Wipers feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Wipers now have an Auto setting that detects precipitation and adjusts the wiping speed and intensity.

Turning on Autopilot features automatically sets wipers to Auto.

Danger Zones on Your Route

Tesla Danger Zones on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.12
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show danger zones.

To see this route information you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Adaptive High Beams

Tesla Adaptive High Beams feature in update 2024.8.12
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

High beams now adapt to reduce glare for other drivers and cyclists.

By detecting other road users, and selectively dimming individual pixels of the headlight, your high beams stay on more often for greater visibility at night.

To turn them on, in your vehicle settings go to Lights > Adaptive High Beams.

Editor's note: This applies to vehicles with matrix headlights seen on some of the redesigned Model S and Model X vehicles, as well as the first-gen Model 3 and Model Y. It currently only applies to vehicles in Europe, but Tesla is working on adding support in the U.S.

Speed Cameras on Your Route

Tesla Speed Cameras on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.12
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show speed cameras.

To see this route information, you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Security Improvements

Tesla Security Improvements feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

This update includes important security fixes and improvements.

Windshield Washer

Tesla Windshield Washer feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The nozzle that sprays your windshield when the left stalk or steering wheel button (model dependent) is held down previously only sprayed the windshield when the wipers were in the lower position.

With this update, the nozzle will spray the windshield any time the button is held for a brief period, regardless of the wiper's position.

Fold Mirrors Button

Tesla Fold Mirrors Button feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The Fold Mirrors button under Controls has been updated to have multiple states. The mirror now has four states:

Fold Mirrors: This button will fold your mirrors and then briefly change to 'Save Location.'

Save Location: If your mirrors were recently folded, then you'll be presented with a Save Location button that will cause the vehicle to always fold its mirrors when it arrives near this location.

Remove Location: If your mirrors are set to be folded at the current location, the button will change to 'Remove Location," letting you remove the automatic folding of the mirrors at this location.

Unfold Mirrors: If your mirrors are currently folded, but not set to fold automatically based on the location, then the button will simply display 'Unfold Mirrors.'

Connectivity Icon

Tesla Connectivity Icon feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla's connectivity icon is now always displayed in the status bar to give you instant access to the vehicle's signal strength.

Prior to this update, the cellular connection icon was only displayed if there was low or no coverage, or if you went into the main Controls menu.

Turn Signals

Tesla Turn Signals feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

The vehicle's turn signal icons are now easier to see at a glance. Instead of the arrow being inside of a circle, the new turn signals are now simple arrows, which better matches other vehicles.

New WiFi Menu

Tesla New WiFi Menu feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

There is a new WiFi menu that makes it easier to connect your vehicle to WiFi. The new menu can be found under Controls > WLAN (WiFi).

The updated menu replaces the old dialog box that appeared when you tapped the WiFi icon at the top of the Controls menu.

The status icons at the top of the screen are still present to let you quickly view whether the vehicle is connected to WiFi and its signal strength.

New Bluetooth Menu

Tesla New Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2024.8.12
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

Similar to WiFi, the Bluetooth menu is now located under Controls > Bluetooth, instead of an overlay on the screen.

To make additional room for the additional WiFi and Bluetooth options in the left column, you can now scroll the column vertically, with WiFi, Bluetooth and Upgrades being the last options.

The Bluetooth icon will also remain at the top of the screen to quickly let you know whether any Bluetooth devices are conneced.

2024.8.9 Release Notes

Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer

Tesla Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Your vehicle alarm now also monitors whether your trailer is plugged in to the hitch.

The trailer alarm sets and turns off along with your vehicle alarm. You can disable this security feature in your vehicle settings at Towing and Hauling > Trailer Alarm.

Ultra-Wideband Phone Key

Tesla Ultra-Wideband Phone Key feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Requires UWB Support
Models:
New S
New X
Requires UWB Support

Ultrawide band (UWB) technology is now available for Phone Key. Your vehicle and Phone Key can communicate with greater accuracy to more responsively lock, unlock, and extend Auto-Present Handles.

In the Tesla app, choose Phone Key > Upgrade and follow the instructions. After setup, keep your iPhone Settings for Nearby Interactions on for Tesla. Requires iPhone 11+ and Tesla app 4.31.0+.

One-Time Charge Limit

Tesla One-Time Charge Limit feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

If you're planning a road trip, you can choose the One-Time Charge option.

This option appears when you increase the Charge Limit above the daily driving recommendation.

Afterward your vehicle will automatically revert back to your previous daily driving Charge Limit.

View or Reset Tire Mileage

Tesla View or Reset Tire Mileage feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

To see the number of miles traveled since your last tire service, in your vehicle settings go to Service and look in the upper right corner. When you get your tires rotated, replaced, or swapped, choose Reset to zero out the counter.

Rear Passenger Headphones

Tesla Rear Passenger Headphones feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Passengers in the back seat can listen on wireless Bluetooth headphones when watching shows or playing games 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 Device. To listen, turn on the headphones (up to two), open an app in Theater or Arcade on the rear screen, and hit play.

Auto Wipers

Tesla Auto Wipers feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Wipers now have an Auto setting that detects precipitation and adjusts the wiping speed and intensity.

Turning on Autopilot features automatically sets wipers to Auto.

Danger Zones on Your Route

Tesla Danger Zones on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.9
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show danger zones.

To see this route information you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Adaptive High Beams

Tesla Adaptive High Beams feature in update 2024.8.9
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

High beams now adapt to reduce glare for other drivers and cyclists.

By detecting other road users, and selectively dimming individual pixels of the headlight, your high beams stay on more often for greater visibility at night.

To turn them on, in your vehicle settings go to Lights > Adaptive High Beams.

Editor's note: This applies to vehicles with matrix headlights seen on some of the redesigned Model S and Model X vehicles, as well as the first-gen Model 3 and Model Y. It currently only applies to vehicles in Europe, but Tesla is working on adding support in the U.S.

Speed Cameras on Your Route

Tesla Speed Cameras on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.9
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show speed cameras.

To see this route information, you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Security Improvements

Tesla Security Improvements feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

This update includes important security fixes and improvements.

Windshield Washer

Tesla Windshield Washer feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The nozzle that sprays your windshield when the left stalk or steering wheel button (model dependent) is held down previously only sprayed the windshield when the wipers were in the lower position.

With this update, the nozzle will spray the windshield any time the button is held for a brief period, regardless of the wiper's position.

Fold Mirrors Button

Tesla Fold Mirrors Button feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The Fold Mirrors button under Controls has been updated to have multiple states. The mirror now has four states:

Fold Mirrors: This button will fold your mirrors and then briefly change to 'Save Location.'

Save Location: If your mirrors were recently folded, then you'll be presented with a Save Location button that will cause the vehicle to always fold its mirrors when it arrives near this location.

Remove Location: If your mirrors are set to be folded at the current location, the button will change to 'Remove Location," letting you remove the automatic folding of the mirrors at this location.

Unfold Mirrors: If your mirrors are currently folded, but not set to fold automatically based on the location, then the button will simply display 'Unfold Mirrors.'

Connectivity Icon

Tesla Connectivity Icon feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla's connectivity icon is now always displayed in the status bar to give you instant access to the vehicle's signal strength.

Prior to this update, the cellular connection icon was only displayed if there was low or no coverage, or if you went into the main Controls menu.

Turn Signals

Tesla Turn Signals feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

The vehicle's turn signal icons are now easier to see at a glance. Instead of the arrow being inside of a circle, the new turn signals are now simple arrows, which better matches other vehicles.

New WiFi Menu

Tesla New WiFi Menu feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

There is a new WiFi menu that makes it easier to connect your vehicle to WiFi. The new menu can be found under Controls > WLAN (WiFi).

The updated menu replaces the old dialog box that appeared when you tapped the WiFi icon at the top of the Controls menu.

The status icons at the top of the screen are still present to let you quickly view whether the vehicle is connected to WiFi and its signal strength.

New Bluetooth Menu

Tesla New Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2024.8.9
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

Similar to WiFi, the Bluetooth menu is now located under Controls > Bluetooth, instead of an overlay on the screen.

To make additional room for the additional WiFi and Bluetooth options in the left column, you can now scroll the column vertically, with WiFi, Bluetooth and Upgrades being the last options.

The Bluetooth icon will also remain at the top of the screen to quickly let you know whether any Bluetooth devices are conneced.

2024.8.8 Release Notes

Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer

Tesla Vehicle Alarm Includes Trailer feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Your vehicle alarm now also monitors whether your trailer is plugged in to the hitch.

The trailer alarm sets and turns off along with your vehicle alarm. You can disable this security feature in your vehicle settings at Towing and Hauling > Trailer Alarm.

Ultra-Wideband Phone Key

Tesla Ultra-Wideband Phone Key feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Requires UWB Support
Models:
New S
New X
Requires UWB Support

Ultrawide band (UWB) technology is now available for Phone Key. Your vehicle and Phone Key can communicate with greater accuracy to more responsively lock, unlock, and extend Auto-Present Handles.

In the Tesla app, choose Phone Key > Upgrade and follow the instructions. After setup, keep your iPhone Settings for Nearby Interactions on for Tesla. Requires iPhone 11+ and Tesla app 4.31.0+.

One-Time Charge Limit

Tesla One-Time Charge Limit feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

If you're planning a road trip, you can choose the One-Time Charge option.

This option appears when you increase the Charge Limit above the daily driving recommendation.

Afterward your vehicle will automatically revert back to your previous daily driving Charge Limit.

View or Reset Tire Mileage

Tesla View or Reset Tire Mileage feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

To see the number of miles traveled since your last tire service, in your vehicle settings go to Service and look in the upper right corner. When you get your tires rotated, replaced, or swapped, choose Reset to zero out the counter.

Rear Passenger Headphones

Tesla Rear Passenger Headphones feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Passengers in the back seat can listen on wireless Bluetooth headphones when watching shows or playing games 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 Device. To listen, turn on the headphones (up to two), open an app in Theater or Arcade on the rear screen, and hit play.

Auto Wipers

Tesla Auto Wipers feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
CT

Wipers now have an Auto setting that detects precipitation and adjusts the wiping speed and intensity.

Turning on Autopilot features automatically sets wipers to Auto.

Danger Zones on Your Route

Tesla Danger Zones on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.8
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show danger zones.

To see this route information you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Adaptive High Beams

Tesla Adaptive High Beams feature in update 2024.8.8
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

High beams now adapt to reduce glare for other drivers and cyclists.

By detecting other road users, and selectively dimming individual pixels of the headlight, your high beams stay on more often for greater visibility at night.

To turn them on, in your vehicle settings go to Lights > Adaptive High Beams.

Editor's note: This applies to vehicles with matrix headlights seen on some of the redesigned Model S and Model X vehicles, as well as the first-gen Model 3 and Model Y. It currently only applies to vehicles in Europe, but Tesla is working on adding support in the U.S.

Speed Cameras on Your Route

Tesla Speed Cameras on Your Route feature in update 2024.8.8
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Navigation now includes symbols along your route to show speed cameras.

To see this route information, you must have Navigation > Online Routing turned on. Requires Premium Connectivity.

Security Improvements

Tesla Security Improvements feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y
CT

This update includes important security fixes and improvements.

Windshield Washer

Tesla Windshield Washer feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The nozzle that sprays your windshield when the left stalk or steering wheel button (model dependent) is held down previously only sprayed the windshield when the wipers were in the lower position.

With this update, the nozzle will spray the windshield any time the button is held for a brief period, regardless of the wiper's position.

Fold Mirrors Button

Tesla Fold Mirrors Button feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The Fold Mirrors button under Controls has been updated to have multiple states. The mirror now has four states:

Fold Mirrors: This button will fold your mirrors and then briefly change to 'Save Location.'

Save Location: If your mirrors were recently folded, then you'll be presented with a Save Location button that will cause the vehicle to always fold its mirrors when it arrives near this location.

Remove Location: If your mirrors are set to be folded at the current location, the button will change to 'Remove Location," letting you remove the automatic folding of the mirrors at this location.

Unfold Mirrors: If your mirrors are currently folded, but not set to fold automatically based on the location, then the button will simply display 'Unfold Mirrors.'

Connectivity Icon

Tesla Connectivity Icon feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla's connectivity icon is now always displayed in the status bar to give you instant access to the vehicle's signal strength.

Prior to this update, the cellular connection icon was only displayed if there was low or no coverage, or if you went into the main Controls menu.

Turn Signals

Tesla Turn Signals feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

The vehicle's turn signal icons are now easier to see at a glance. Instead of the arrow being inside of a circle, the new turn signals are now simple arrows, which better matches other vehicles.

New WiFi Menu

Tesla New WiFi Menu feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

There is a new WiFi menu that makes it easier to connect your vehicle to WiFi. The new menu can be found under Controls > WLAN (WiFi).

The updated menu replaces the old dialog box that appeared when you tapped the WiFi icon at the top of the Controls menu.

The status icons at the top of the screen are still present to let you quickly view whether the vehicle is connected to WiFi and its signal strength.

New Bluetooth Menu

Tesla New Bluetooth Menu feature in update 2024.8.8
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

Similar to WiFi, the Bluetooth menu is now located under Controls > Bluetooth, instead of an overlay on the screen.

To make additional room for the additional WiFi and Bluetooth options in the left column, you can now scroll the column vertically, with WiFi, Bluetooth and Upgrades being the last options.

The Bluetooth icon will also remain at the top of the screen to quickly let you know whether any Bluetooth devices are conneced.

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