2021.32.22 Release Notes

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Release Date

September 25, 2021

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Request Full Self-Driving Beta

Tesla Request Full Self-Driving Beta feature in update 2021.32.22
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now request early access to Full Self-Driving Beta pending eligibility. To get started, tap Controls > Autopilot > Request Full Self-Driving Beta and follow the instructions.

Sirius XM

Tesla Sirius XM feature in update 2021.32.22
Models:
New S

You can now access Sirius XM from the Media source selector with a Sirius XM subscription.

Immersive Sound

Tesla Immersive Sound feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Immersive Sound now has additional granularity along with an AUTO setting which will adjust based on the type of content playing. To access, tap Media > Audio Settings > Immersive Sound > AUTO.

Additionally, you can now adjust your subwoofer from the Media Settings panel.

New Language Support

Tesla New Language Support feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now select Greek 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.

Cabin Camera

Tesla Cabin Camera feature in update 2021.32.22
Now available in more regions
Cabin Camera
Has Radar
Models:
3
Y
Cabin Camera
Has Radar

The cabin camera above your rearview mirror can now determine driver inattentiveness and provide you with audible alerts, to remind you to keep your eyes on the road when Autopilot is engaged. Camera images do not leave the vehicle itself, which means the system cannot save or transmit information unless you enable data sharing. To change your data settings, tap Controls > Safety & Security > Data Sharing on your car's touchscreen.

Autopark

Tesla Autopark feature in update 2021.32.22
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.

Adaptive Suspension Damping

Tesla Adaptive Suspension Damping feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S

A recalibrated suspension damping algorithm allows for smoother control and improved ride comfort. A rebalanced rebound-to-compression ratio works with the all-new multilink rear suspension to enhance steering response and handling for a higher degree of road connection and more precise control during spirited driving.

Accessibility Update

Tesla Accessibility Update feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S

Child Lock replaces Camera under Controls. You can still access Camera via the bottom bar on your touch screen.

Keyboard Improvements

Tesla Keyboard Improvements feature in update 2021.32.22
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Your keyboard now supports English and Hebrew. To switch between languages, tap "A B C" on the bottom of your keyboard.

Range Display

Tesla Range Display feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Specific Models
Models:
N/A
Specific Models

Your vehicle's range estimation has been modified to better represent real-world conditions.

Speed Limit Mode

Tesla Speed Limit Mode feature in update 2021.32.22
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Manage acceleration and set a maximum speed between 80 km/h and 145 km/h. To activate, tap Controls > Safety & Security from your touchscreen while parked. You must use the same 4-digit PIN to enable or disable Speed Limit Mode.

Refreshed QQ

Tesla Refreshed QQ feature in update 2021.32.22
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

QQ Music now supports High Quality and VIP tracks with personalized recommendations and customized radio selections. To see if a track is HQ and/or VIP, find the corresponding badge next to the song title in the media player. Additionally, the login experience has been improved with a simple QR code that can be scanned with any supported application.

Note: Membership status and user data in QQ and WeChat accounts are not synced. This change may prompt you to login to your account once again.

Redesigned Controls Panel

Tesla Redesigned Controls Panel feature in update 2021.32.22
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
New S
Undocumented Change

This is an undocumented change in this release.

Tesla has redesigned the Controls panel on the new 2021 Model S. It now features a rendering of the car, similar to the parked visualization you'd find on a Model 3 or Model Y. You can lock/unlock the vehicle, as well as open the frunk or trunk by tapping the appropriate area on the vehicle. The buttons that made up the Controls panel before are still available underneath the view of the car.

Text Size

Tesla Text Size feature in update 2023.20.4
Available Worldwide
Models:
S?
3
X?
Y

Large text size feature is now available in all supported languages.

To update your settings, go to Controls > Display > Text Size.

Tire Service Mileage

Tesla Tire Service Mileage feature in update 2023.20.4
Available Worldwide
Models:
S?
3
X?
Y

Go to Controls > Service to see how many miles it's been since your last tire service.

When you get your tires rotated, replaced, or swapped, tap 'Reset' to reset the counter.

Text Size

Tesla Text Size feature in update 2023.20
Available Worldwide
Models:
S?
3
X?
Y

Large text size feature is now available in all supported languages.

To update your settings, go to Controls > Display > Text Size.

Tire Service Mileage

Tesla Tire Service Mileage feature in update 2023.20
Available Worldwide
Models:
S?
3
X?
Y

Go to Controls > Service to see how many miles it's been since your last tire service.

When you get your tires rotated, replaced, or swapped, tap 'Reset' to reset the counter.

2023.12.300.1 Release Notes

Park Assist

Tesla Park Assist feature in update 2023.12.300.1
No USS
HW 4
Models:
New S
New X
Y
No USS
HW 4

Tesla Vision Park Assist provides visual and audio alerts of surrounding objects. This feature uses the occupancy network to predict high-definition outlines of objects 360 degrees around the car.

Note: Tesla Vision Park Assist is for guidance purposes only and is not a substitute for an aware driver. Please be attentive and avoid obstacles as required.

Refresh Your Data Sharing Settings

Tesla Refresh Your Data Sharing Settings feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Enable or disable data sharing and learn more about how Tesla uses anonymous data to improve existing safety and convenience features and create new ones.

Go to Controls > Software > Data Sharing. For more information on how we protect your data, go to www.tesla.com/privacy.

Regenerative Braking

Tesla Regenerative Braking feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Specific Cars
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Specific Cars

Choose the amount of regenerative braking applied when you release the accelerator pedal.

Standard: Provides the maximum amount of regenerative braking. When you release the accelerator pedal, your vehicle will slow down.

Low: Limits regenerative braking. When you release the accelerator pedal, your vehicle will take longer to slow down and coast farther than if set to "Standard".

Go to Controls > Pedals & Steering > Regenerative Braking. See Owner's Manual for more information.

Power Meter

Tesla Power Meter feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Models:
3
Y

The power meter is a thin horizontal line above the car status area of the touchscreen that shows real-time power usage.

The right side of the power meter represents power that is used to accelerate the vehicle. Now, when you press the accelerator pedal farther, the line is thicker.

Track Mode

Tesla Track Mode feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Plaid
Models:
New S
Plaid

With Track Mode, you can now:

- Reach a top speed of 200 mph when the optional Track Pack is installed.

- Monitor vehicle health at a glance with updated visuals on the instrument panel and touchscreen.

- Extract maximum track performance using adaptive suspension, torque vectoring and traction control systems, which have been updated to improve consistency and driver confidence.

Please refer to the Owner's Manual for more details.

Phone Call Controls

Tesla Phone Call Controls feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Control your phone calls from the steering wheel. Use the left scroll button to answer or decline incoming calls. While you're on a call, use it to mute/ unmute yourself or hang up.

Text Size

Tesla Text Size feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Choose Standard or Large text size for the touchscreen.

Go to Control > Display > Text Size

Scroll Wheel Customization

Tesla Scroll Wheel Customization feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

Do more with the left scroll button on the steering wheel. You can adjust settings like brightness and Acceleration Mode, or perform actions like toggling the Camera App, opening the glovebox, and saving Dashcam footage.

Long press the left scroll button to bring up a list of functions and scroll through the list. To choose which function comes up by default, go to Controls > Display > Scroll Wheel Function.

Controls Search

Tesla Controls Search feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Use the 'Search' function for quicker access to controls and settings.

Go to Controls > Search and enter a search term. Make changes directly from the result or tap the link to jump to that panel in Controls.

Gear Chimes

Tesla Gear Chimes feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

A chime now sounds when you shift gears. To toggle gear chimes, go to Controls > Safety > Gear Chimes.

Passenger Seat Controls

Tesla Passenger Seat Controls feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Adjust the passenger seat from the rear touchscreen to make it easier to enter or exit the rear seat. To access the passenger seat controls, tap the seat icon on the rear touchscreen. Hold one of the arrows to move the passenger seat forward or backward.

The controls are available only when the vehicle is not moving. To access the same controls from the front touchscreen, tap the App Launcher and go to the rear screen remote control app.

Points of Interest

Tesla Points of Interest feature in update 2023.12.300.1
MCU 2
MCU 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2
MCU 3

See photos and reviews when you select a point of interest or Supercharger location.

Voice Recognition Language

Tesla Voice Recognition Language feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Models:
S
3
X
Y

British English is now available as a voice recognition language.

To update your voice recognition language, go to Controls > Display > Voice Recognition Language and choose an option from the list.

Speed Assist

Tesla Speed Assist feature in update 2023.12.300.1
HW 3
Models:
S
3
X
Y
HW 3

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.

Zoom Meetings

Tesla Zoom Meetings feature in update 2023.12.300.1
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 is only visible while parked and will switch to audio-only if you drive. It is the driver's sole responsibility to consult and comply with all local regulations while using Zoom.

To access Zoom, tap Application Launcher > Zoom. For more information about Zoom, see the Owner's Manual.

Get to Know Your Tesla

Tesla Get to Know Your Tesla feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Learn basics like creating Driver Profiles, using Phone Key and regenerative braking from the 'Get to Know Your Tesla' educational experience within the new 'Manual' app. Each topic includes a visual and, if applicable, a link to the relevant feature.

The 'Manual' app also provides easy access to resources for learning much more about your Tesla, such as the on-screen Owner's Manual and online tutorial videos. Go to App Launcher > Manual.

Handwriting

Tesla Handwriting feature in update 2023.12.300.1
MCU 2
Models:
Legacy S
Legacy X
MCU 2

Enter text by writing characters with your fingers, then selecting from the candidates shown above the handwriting pad.

Rename Vehicle in App

Tesla Rename Vehicle in App feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

You can now set your vehicle's name through the Tesla app. To set your vehicle's name, simply tap the current name of your Tesla at the top of the app. You can then rename your vehicle and press 'OK.'

Photo by Twitter/Walgermo

Improvements to Automatic Emergency Braking

Tesla Improvements to Automatic Emergency Braking feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Automatic Emergency Braking can now stop for vehicles traveling in a perpendicular path to your vehicle, such as a vehicle running a red light at an intersection.

Automatic Emergency Braking has also been improved to support higher speeds. It will can now be automatically activated at speeds up to 124 mph (200 km/h), up from a previous maximum of 90 mph (150 km/h).

In addition to these improvements, Automatic Emergency Braking can now stop for threats while traveling in reverse, although the functionality is limited.

Parked Visualization

Tesla Parked Visualization feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented Change

The vehicle visualization that appears while your vehicle is parked and contains labels to lock/unlock your car, as well as open your trunk/frunk can now be rotated to view the vehicle from different angles.

Speedometer Font

Tesla Speedometer Font feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The font for the speedometer has been made bolder to be easier to see.

Photo: KyleCoolky

Nav Improvements

Tesla Nav Improvements feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

When searching for destinations in your vehicle’s navigation system, each destination will now display the distance in miles/km from your current location.

In addition, the map pin now looks more like a button, which brings up the destination information on the map, instead of navigating to it.

Favoriting Songs

Tesla Favoriting Songs feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

While the functionality hasn't changed, your car will now display a plus sign (+) next to music controls to favorite a song. The plus sign replaces the heart icon in the music player.

Photo: StianWalgermo

Adjust Wiper Speed

Tesla Adjust Wiper Speed feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
Undocumented Change

You can now adjust the windshield wiper speed by using the scroll wheel on the steering wheel. First, press the button at the end of the left stalk to activate the windshield wipers and have the controls appear on the screen.

You can then tilt the left scroll wheel left/right to cycle through the various speeds of the windshield wipers.

Photo: LexBarker

Air Suspension

Tesla Air Suspension feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Air Suspension
Models:
S
X
Undocumented Change
Air Suspension

You now have more control over your air suspension. In the suspension menu, you now have toggles for enabling or disabling a vehicle's height or speed at a specific location.

The ride height is now also expressed in inches in the U.S.

Photo: LuizFl

Tesla Theater Icons

Tesla Tesla Theater Icons feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Tesla Theater
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change
Tesla Theater

Tesla Theater now features square, app-like icons, instead of larger, horizontal logos.

Photo: StianWalgermo

App Drawer

Tesla App Drawer feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

All available options will now be displayed when you open the app drawer. Previously, options such as Frost Defrost and Wipers only showed up when you were customizing the launcher.

There is now a Customize button at the top of the app drawer as well.

New Labels

Tesla New Labels feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

Tesla will now display a "NEW" badge next to new features or options. This makes new features more noticeable when scrolling through menus.

Charging Screen

Tesla Charging Screen feature in update 2023.12.300.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented Change

The charging menu in the car has been updated to remove the car visualization and make the charging slider larger.

Photo: Drill on TFF Forum

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