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
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

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
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

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
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

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
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

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
Models:
3
Y
Undocumented

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
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

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.

2024.2.7 Release Notes

Time Until Charging Starts

Tesla Time Until Charging Starts feature in update 2024.2.7
Models:
3
Y

When you arrive and plug in, if your vehicle battery has not warmed up enough, you’ll now see how long it will be until DC fast charging starts.

Estimated Battery Range Update

Tesla Estimated Battery Range Update feature in update 2024.2.7
Models:
3
Y

Your estimated battery range now incorporates additional characteristics related to battery aging over time.

Supercharging in Cold Weather

Tesla Supercharging in Cold Weather feature in update 2024.2.7
Models:
3
Y

If you’re heading to a charger in colder conditions, use the vehicle Navigation to route there. In addition to preparing the battery, this now automatically starts warming the charge port inlet.

Other Tips for Charging in Cold Weather

When You Plug In — Clear away ice and other debris from your charging cable connector and charge port, and check that they’re fully connected.

When You Unplug — After charging in frozen conditions, if you can’t unplug, try warming the charge port inlet:

In the Tesla app, you can turn on Defrost Car, or in the vehicle, turn on the Rear Defrost. Alternatively you can prepare ahead of time: In the Tesla app, go to Schedule > Departure, or in your vehicle settings, go to Charging > Schedule > Settings > Preconditioning.

If warming alone is unsuccessful, you can pull the manual release (in the trunk) to disengage the charge port latch.

See your Owner’s Manual sections on Cold Weather Best Practices and Charging.

Ultra-Wideband Phone Key

Tesla Ultra-Wideband Phone Key feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Requires UWB Support
Models:
New S
New 3
New X
C
Requires UWB Support

Ultrawide band (UWB) technology is now available for Phone Key. So your vehicle and Phone Key can communicate with greater accuracy to more responsively lock, unlock, and open Automatic Doors.

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 4.29.5+.

Reminder to Plug In at Home

Tesla Reminder to Plug In at Home
 feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You'll now receive a reminder on your phone to plug in your vehicle when you park at home with less than half of your Charge Limit.

To receive this notification, you must have your Home location set and have charged there previously.

Your vehicle's location is not shared with Tesla (see tesla.com/privacy).

Improved Ride and Handling

Tesla Improved Ride and Handling feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Models:
C

Get a more consistent response on different road surfaces and greater comfort on rough winding pavement in Sport Mode or when Custom Ride & Handling is set to Focused. Also expect reduced pitch and body roll in Off-Road Mode.

In your vehicle settings, go to Dynamics to choose your Drive Mode.

Over-the-Air Recall: Telltale Text Size

Tesla Over-the-Air Recall: Telltale Text Size

 feature in update 2024.2.7
Models:
S
3
X
Y

As the remedy for US Recall 24V-051, this update to your vehicle software increases the text size of three telltales.

After installing this vehicle software update, you don't need to take any further action for this recall.

Adaptive High Beams

Tesla Adaptive High Beams feature in update 2024.2.7
Models:
New 3

The high beams now adjust to reduce glare for other drivers and cyclists.

By detecting other road users and selectively dimming individual pixels of the headlights, the high beams can remain on longer, enabling better visibility at night.

To turn it on, go to Lighting > Adaptive High Beam in your vehicle settings.

Editor's note: This addition is currently only for the new Model 3 and does not add support for matrix headlights on other vehicles. This feature's release notes have been translated from German. Thanks to dracon on TFF Forum.

However, new documents in Europe reveal that matrix headlight support is coming in a future update in some regions.

More Efficient Charging

Tesla More Efficient Charging feature in update 2024.2.7
4680 Battery
Models:
3
Y
C
4680 Battery

Your vehicle now adjusts to the power level of each DC charging station. So battery preconditioning when you're navigating to a charger, and then charging, can be more efficient.

Security Improvements

Tesla Security Improvements feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

This update includes important security fixes and improvements.

Unlock Button

Tesla Unlock Button feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

To make it easier to unlock the vehicle for others, Tesla has added a contextual unlock button that appears in certain situtations.

If the vehicle is locked and there is someone inside the vehicle, an 'Unlock Vehicle' button will now appear when someone tries to open the vehicle from the outside.

Trips Menu Redesign

Tesla Trips Menu Redesign feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla has redesigned the Trips menu under Controls > Trips. The new design features 'Reset' buttons directly next to the trip meter instead of all the way at the bottom.

The 'Show in Trips Card' is now aligned right on the same row, allowing all trip meters fit on the screen without having to scroll.

Each trip meter is now easier to read at a glance as well. The details for each trip meter are now grouped in a darker gray color.

Supercharging Tips

Tesla Supercharging Tips feature in update 2024.2.7
Credit @TeslaNewswire
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

In the Charging menu, Tesla provides various tips when Supercharging such as not taking up adjacent stalls since some Superchargers share power between neighboring stalls.

Another tip has been added. Tesla states that water vapor coming out of the car while Supercharging in cold conditions is normal. Recently some owners have been confusing the steam that is emitted from the vehicle for smoke.

Supercharging Tips can be accessed by going to Controls > Charging and tapping on Supercharging Tips.

PIN to Drive

Tesla PIN to Drive feature in update 2024.2.7
Credit @TomislavKraljX
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The PIN to Drive keypad that apears when you enter the car has seen some minor design changes.

All Apps Menu

Tesla All Apps Menu feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The All Apps menu [...] will now display all apps available, even if they're docked at the bottom of the display. Previously, the menu would only display apps that weren't pinned as favorites.

Additional Vehicle Info

Tesla Additional Vehicle Info feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The Additional Vehicle Information menu under Controls > Software will now display if your vehicle is capable of 3rd-party NACS DC charging.

It sounds like not all vehicles may not be capable at charging at all future 3rd party NACS DC chargers.

Software Version in App

Tesla Software Version in App feature in update 2024.2.7
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

With this update, the vehicle's software version displayed in the app will also display additional information.

Tesla recently added the software version hash to the software version at the bottom of the app, and with this update they're also displaying the vehicle's software version number, such as v11.1 as part of the version field.

2024.2.6 Release Notes

Time Until Charging Starts

Tesla Time Until Charging Starts feature in update 2024.2.6
Models:
3
Y

When you arrive and plug in, if your vehicle battery has not warmed up enough, you’ll now see how long it will be until DC fast charging starts.

Estimated Battery Range Update

Tesla Estimated Battery Range Update feature in update 2024.2.6
Models:
3
Y

Your estimated battery range now incorporates additional characteristics related to battery aging over time.

Supercharging in Cold Weather

Tesla Supercharging in Cold Weather feature in update 2024.2.6
Models:
3
Y

If you’re heading to a charger in colder conditions, use the vehicle Navigation to route there. In addition to preparing the battery, this now automatically starts warming the charge port inlet.

Other Tips for Charging in Cold Weather

When You Plug In — Clear away ice and other debris from your charging cable connector and charge port, and check that they’re fully connected.

When You Unplug — After charging in frozen conditions, if you can’t unplug, try warming the charge port inlet:

In the Tesla app, you can turn on Defrost Car, or in the vehicle, turn on the Rear Defrost. Alternatively you can prepare ahead of time: In the Tesla app, go to Schedule > Departure, or in your vehicle settings, go to Charging > Schedule > Settings > Preconditioning.

If warming alone is unsuccessful, you can pull the manual release (in the trunk) to disengage the charge port latch.

See your Owner’s Manual sections on Cold Weather Best Practices and Charging.

Ultra-Wideband Phone Key

Tesla Ultra-Wideband Phone Key feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Requires UWB Support
Models:
New S
New 3
New X
C
Requires UWB Support

Ultrawide band (UWB) technology is now available for Phone Key. So your vehicle and Phone Key can communicate with greater accuracy to more responsively lock, unlock, and open Automatic Doors.

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 4.29.5+.

Reminder to Plug In at Home

Tesla Reminder to Plug In at Home
 feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You'll now receive a reminder on your phone to plug in your vehicle when you park at home with less than half of your Charge Limit.

To receive this notification, you must have your Home location set and have charged there previously.

Your vehicle's location is not shared with Tesla (see tesla.com/privacy).

Improved Ride and Handling

Tesla Improved Ride and Handling feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Models:
C

Get a more consistent response on different road surfaces and greater comfort on rough winding pavement in Sport Mode or when Custom Ride & Handling is set to Focused. Also expect reduced pitch and body roll in Off-Road Mode.

In your vehicle settings, go to Dynamics to choose your Drive Mode.

Over-the-Air Recall: Telltale Text Size

Tesla Over-the-Air Recall: Telltale Text Size

 feature in update 2024.2.6
Models:
S
3
X
Y

As the remedy for US Recall 24V-051, this update to your vehicle software increases the text size of three telltales.

After installing this vehicle software update, you don't need to take any further action for this recall.

Adaptive High Beams

Tesla Adaptive High Beams feature in update 2024.2.6
Models:
New 3

The high beams now adjust to reduce glare for other drivers and cyclists.

By detecting other road users and selectively dimming individual pixels of the headlights, the high beams can remain on longer, enabling better visibility at night.

To turn it on, go to Lighting > Adaptive High Beam in your vehicle settings.

Editor's note: This addition is currently only for the new Model 3 and does not add support for matrix headlights on other vehicles. This feature's release notes have been translated from German. Thanks to dracon on TFF Forum.

However, new documents in Europe reveal that matrix headlight support is coming in a future update in some regions.

More Efficient Charging

Tesla More Efficient Charging feature in update 2024.2.6
4680 Battery
Models:
3
Y
C
4680 Battery

Your vehicle now adjusts to the power level of each DC charging station. So battery preconditioning when you're navigating to a charger, and then charging, can be more efficient.

Security Improvements

Tesla Security Improvements feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

This update includes important security fixes and improvements.

Unlock Button

Tesla Unlock Button feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

To make it easier to unlock the vehicle for others, Tesla has added a contextual unlock button that appears in certain situtations.

If the vehicle is locked and there is someone inside the vehicle, an 'Unlock Vehicle' button will now appear when someone tries to open the vehicle from the outside.

Trips Menu Redesign

Tesla Trips Menu Redesign feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

Tesla has redesigned the Trips menu under Controls > Trips. The new design features 'Reset' buttons directly next to the trip meter instead of all the way at the bottom.

The 'Show in Trips Card' is now aligned right on the same row, allowing all trip meters fit on the screen without having to scroll.

Each trip meter is now easier to read at a glance as well. The details for each trip meter are now grouped in a darker gray color.

Supercharging Tips

Tesla Supercharging Tips feature in update 2024.2.6
Credit @TeslaNewswire
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

In the Charging menu, Tesla provides various tips when Supercharging such as not taking up adjacent stalls since some Superchargers share power between neighboring stalls.

Another tip has been added. Tesla states that water vapor coming out of the car while Supercharging in cold conditions is normal. Recently some owners have been confusing the steam that is emitted from the vehicle for smoke.

Supercharging Tips can be accessed by going to Controls > Charging and tapping on Supercharging Tips.

PIN to Drive

Tesla PIN to Drive feature in update 2024.2.6
Credit @TomislavKraljX
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The PIN to Drive keypad that apears when you enter the car has seen some minor design changes.

All Apps Menu

Tesla All Apps Menu feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The All Apps menu [...] will now display all apps available, even if they're docked at the bottom of the display. Previously, the menu would only display apps that weren't pinned as favorites.

Additional Vehicle Info

Tesla Additional Vehicle Info feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

The Additional Vehicle Information menu under Controls > Software will now display if your vehicle is capable of 3rd-party NACS DC charging.

It sounds like not all vehicles may not be capable at charging at all future 3rd party NACS DC chargers.

Software Version in App

Tesla Software Version in App feature in update 2024.2.6
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Undocumented

With this update, the vehicle's software version displayed in the app will also display additional information.

Tesla recently added the software version hash to the software version at the bottom of the app, and with this update they're also displaying the vehicle's software version number, such as v11.1 as part of the version field.

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