2021.44.25.1 Release Notes

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Release Date

December 22, 2021

Recent News

This is Tesla's 2021 Holiday Update.

Light Show

Tesla Light Show feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

Watch your Tesla dance to a choreographed light show any time of year. Open Toybox, tap Light Show and follow the instructions.

Customizable App Launcher

Tesla Customizable App Launcher feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Drag and drop your favorite apps to any position along the bottom menu bar for easy access. To customize your menu bar, hold any icon and then drag to reorder. To adjust climate controls such as heated seats and defrost, tap on the temperature or swipe up from the bottom of the screen.

Simplified Controls

Tesla Simplified Controls feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

The display has been simplified to focus on navigation, media and the most common primary controls.

- For windshield wipers and status bar information, tap Controls

- For charging controls tap Controls > Charging

- For trip and odometer information tap Controls > Trips

- For tire pressure information tap Controls > Service

Note: Activating the windshield wipers via the stalk will continue to display the wiper card.

Blind Spot Camera

Tesla Blind Spot Camera feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y

You can now automatically see a live camera view of your blind spot whenever you activate the turn signal. To enable, tap Controls > Autopilot > Automatic Blind Spot Camera.

Edit Waypoints

Tesla Edit Waypoints feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

Easily reorder or add multiple destinations to your route with updated arrival times. To add a stop, or edit a trip, initiate a navigation route, and tap the more options button on the turn list.

Boombox Megaphone

Tesla Boombox Megaphone feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Availability TBD
PWS
Models:
S
3
X
Y
PWS

Project your voice with additional authority using the new Megaphone function. Tap Toybox > Boombox > Megaphone.

Note: Your car must be in park to use Megaphone.

TikTok

Tesla TikTok feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available in specific regions
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

You can now watch TikTok from your touchscreon. To launch, tap the Theater icon from the bottom bar and select TikTok while your car is in park.

Sonic the Hedgehog

Tesla Sonic the Hedgehog feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Availability TBD
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

Jump into the original Sonic the Hedgehog! Speed by in a blur using the supersonic spin attack at high speed, defy gravity around loop- the-loops and defeat Dr. Eggman as the fastest hedgehog of all-time. Gotta Go Fast!

The Battle of Polytopia - Multiplayer Support

Tesla The Battle of Polytopia - Multiplayer Support feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

You can now play The Battle of Polytopia with friends using the multiplayer mode.

Sudoku

Tesla Sudoku feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
MCU 2

Fill every square and enjoy this classic logic puzzle game, featuring five difficulty levels and a smart hint system for beginners.

Subwoofer

Tesla Subwoofer feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Premium Audio
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Premium Audio
MCU 2

You can now adjust your subwoofer by bringing up your Media Player, and tapping the settings icon > Tone.

Use Comfort Damping Suspension in Autopilot

Tesla Use Comfort Damping Suspension in Autopilot feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Adaptive Suspension
Models:
S
X
Adaptive Suspension

Your vehicle will now automatically transition to Comfort Suspension Damping when Autopilot is engaged. This setting is enabled by default. To disable, tap Controls > Suspension > Use Comfort Damping in Autopilot.

Cold Weather Improvements

Tesla Cold Weather Improvements feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now precondition the cabin from the Tesla app when your battery is at a lower state of charge. Simply turn on the climate from your Tesla app and override the previous setting by tapping "Yes" on the confirmation pop-up window.

Note: To protect your car's battery, climate will remain unavailable under extreme low charge scenarios. This feature requires the Tesla mobile app version 4.4.0 or later.

Automated Seat Heaters

Tesla Automated Seat Heaters feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
3
Y

First row seat heaters can now automatically regulate seat temperature based on the cabin environment and the climate control set temperature. To access seat heating controls, tap the temperature settings to bring up the HVAC panel.

Note: HVAC system must be in Auto to use automatic seat heating.

Manage Dashcam Clips

Tesla Manage Dashcam Clips feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Dashcam
MCU 2
Models:
S
3
X
Y
Dashcam
MCU 2

Easily delete all dashcam video clips directly from the touchscreen by tapping Controls > Safety > Dashcam > Delete Dashcam Clips

Dark Mode

Tesla Dark Mode feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

You can now change to a dark themed display. Tap Controls > Display > Appearance and select Dark.

Hide Map Details

Tesla Hide Map Details feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
S
3
X
Y

Simplify your navigation app and hide map details by tapping the pin button on the map.

Car Wash Mode

Tesla Car Wash Mode feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Models:
New S
New X

Car Wash Mode closes all 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, tap Controls > Service > Car Wash Mode.

Sentry Mode Live Camera Access

Tesla Sentry Mode Live Camera Access feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Now available in more regions
MCU 2
Models:
New S
3
New X
Y
MCU 2

You can now view your car's surroundings from the Tesla app when parked to confirm the safety of your environment before returning to your car. Live Camera is end-to-end encrypted and cannot be accessed by Tesla. To enable or disable, tap Controls > Safety > 'View Live Camera via Mobile App' from the vehicle touchscreen display.

Note: This feature requires mobile app version 4.2.1 or higher, and Premium Connectivity.

New V11 UI

Tesla New V11 UI feature in update 2021.44.25.1
Available Worldwide
Undocumented Change
Models:
N/A
Undocumented Change

This is an undocumented change in this release.

The car now features an updated UI that is consistent with the redesigned Model S. With it comes new and reorganized menus and options.

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.

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