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Version 2020.48.12

Release Notes

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Range Display
Model 3
M3 2021
Standard Range
Available Worldwide

Your car will now display a slightly higher range to more accurately reflect the capacity of the battery.

 
Range Display
Model 3
M3 2021
Long Range
Dual Motor
Available Worldwide

Your car will now display a slightly higher range to more accurately reflect the capacity of the battery.

 
Navigation Improvements
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
Nav Junction Views
Available only in China

Model S & Model X To improve navigation guidance through complicated highway junctions and city intersections, an image of the intersection with the highlighted lane guidance will now be displayed in the instrument cluster.

Model 3 & Model Y To improve navigation guidance through complicated highway junctions and city intersections, an image of the intersection with the highlighted lane guidance will now be displayed in the turn-by-turn instructions on the touchscreen.

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

 
Autosteer Stop Sign and Stop Light Warning
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
Not HW 3
No Driver Assistance
All HW
Stop Light Warning
Available only in Canada
Requires: FSD

Your car may warn you in some cases if it detects that you are about to run a stop sign or stop light while Autosteer is in use. This is not a substitute for an attentive driver and will not stop the car.

 
Dynamic Brake Lights
Model 3
Model Y
Available only in China

If you are driving over 50 km/h (31 mph) and brake forcefully, the brake lights will now flash quickly to warn other drivers that your car is rapidly slowing down. If your car stops completely, the hazard warning lights will flash until you press the accelerator or manually press the hazard warning lights button to turn them off.

 
Text Messaging Improvements
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
Available Worldwide

Consecutive messages from the same sender will now be displayed and dictated together for an improved viewing and listening experience. To view conversations, open the Application Launcher and tap Call > Messages.

Model 3 & Model Y You can also now double press the right scroll wheel button to easily dismiss an incoming text message, or re-record an outgoing text message.

As usual, to enable text messaging, tap the Bluetooth icon on the top of the display, and enable "Sync Messages".

Note: Due to the limitations of Bluetooth support from your device, you will not be able to send group messages.

 
Unlatching Charge Cable
Model S
Model X
Has Chargeport Door Button Cable Unlatch
Available Worldwide

You can now press the small black button to the left of the charge port inlet to unlatch the charge cable when your car is unlocked. This may be particularly useful when charging with charge cables that do not have a release button on the connector handle.

Note: You still have the ability to unlatch a charge cable by using other methods, such as from the vehicle touchscreen, the Mobile App, the connector handle button, or by pressing and holding the rear trunk button on the key fob.

 
QQ Music Improvements
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
Available only in China

We have added the support for shuffling tracks in a playlist.

 
TRAX v0.2
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
MCU 2
Toybox
Available Worldwide

TRAX is now redesigned to help you create audio masterpieces with just a few taps. Quickly preview and mix sounds with a new drum machine and instrument selector, or use new tools and volume controls to reorder, loop and mix tracks. To access, open the Application Launcher and tap Toybox > TRAX > Let's JAM.

 
Sentry Mode Improvements
Model S
Model 3
Model X
Model Y
MCU 2 and HW 2.5+
Available in these countries…
UAE
Austria
Australia
Belgium
Bulgaria
Canada
Switzerland
Czechia
Germany
Denmark
Estonia
Spain
Finland
France
United Kingdom
Gibraltar
Greece
Hong Kong
Croatia
Hungary
Ireland
Iceland
Italy
Jordan
Japan
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Latvia
Monaco
Mexico
Netherlands
Norway
New Zealand
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russia
Sweden
Slovenia
Slovakia
Turkey
Taiwan
USA

Sentry Mode footage of the last panic event will now be saved to onboard memory. To view or save this clip, plug in a USB device, launch the Dashcam Viewer, and tap the save icon on the bottom right corner of the screen.

 
Released on
December 14, 2020

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