Tesla App 4.32.0 Release Notes

Sentry Mode Videos

Tesla Sentry Mode Videos feature in update 4.32.0
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Since first rolling out Sentry Mode several years ago, Tesla has made constant improvements to the feature.

Some of the latest improvements have included being able to view live cameras, reducing the headlights to a pulse, turning off Sentry Mode sounds, adjusting the video clip length and more.

However, it seems like we may be in for one of the biggest Sentry Mode improvements since the feature was introduced back in 2019.

The Tesla app will not only send you notifications of a potential intrusion when Sentry Mode is active but will also show you a video of the incident.

Although the feature isn't live yet, there is now underlying code in the app to support the feature and Tesla officially announced it on X. It looks like the feature may be ready to go and just needs to be remotely enabled by Tesla.

You'll be able to view Sentry Mode recording previews by navigating to the Security & Drivers section of the app and tapping on "Sentry Mode Recording Previews."

Tesla makes it clear that the entire event won't be included, but instead a shorter preview clip, presumably when the incident occurred.

Tesla is clear to say that preview videos are end-to-end encrypted and can't be accessed by Tesla.

Although Sentry Mode captures video from various cameras, it does not include video from the cabin camera, making privacy less of an issue. Tesla says that this feature's availability will vary by country.

Third Party Access

Tesla Third Party Access feature in update 4.32.0
Available Worldwide
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Last year, Tesla created an official API program so that users could grant developers access to their energy or vehicle data.

With this data, developers could create official third-party apps that offer a variety of features.

Users could already log in to the Tesla website to see and manage developer access.

However, with this update, Tesla is now starting to display this information in the app. Starting with their Energy division, Tesla is now showing any developers that you have granted access to.

Vehicle data access is not being shown yet, and users aren't able to manage developer access in the app yet like they can on the website, but those features are likely coming in a future revision.

Tesla App 4.31.6 Release Notes

Demo Tesla App

Tesla Demo Tesla App feature in update 4.31.6
Available Worldwide
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Since the last app update, Tesla has enabled a demo version of the Tesla app. Tesla now lets customers experience the Tesla app without having a Tesla vehicle.

Similar to Tesla's Energy demo, you can now demo the Tesla app with the new Model 3, although this would be fantastic if you could pick your vehicle.

The app experience is similar to controlling a real Tesla. You can scroll and tap into the various sections that you adjust the climate, view the vehicle's location and find a nearby Supercharger - all with demo data.

This lets potential customers experience the Tesla app firsthand, before even buying a Tesla. Unfortunately, finding the demo page isn't the most intuitive. Upon opening the app, without logging in, you'll need to tap on 'Continue as Guest', scroll down to 'Order a Vehicle', then scroll to the right to the last card that reads, 'Tesla App.'

Existing customers can also view the demo by tapping on the main menu in the app, choosing Discover then following the steps above.

To use Tesla's Energy (Solar and Powerwall) demo, you can tap on Discover, scroll down to Explore Energy then swipe left to Demo Powerwall.

This is a great addition to the Tesla app that lets new customers experience the power of the Tesla app.

Minor Fixes

Tesla Minor Fixes feature in update 4.31.6
Available Worldwide
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Minor fixes and improvements.

Tesla App 4.30.6 Release Notes

Other EV Details

Tesla Other EV Details feature in update 4.30.6
Undocumented
Undocumented

In the Charging section of the app (Tap Menu then Charging), Tesla has added a new 'Vehicle Details' section that lets you give describe your other EV by providing the make and model.

This will presumably let Tesla make certain suggestions or perform certain functions when charging. However, it does not appear to be in use yet.

Tesla remotely enabled this feature after v4.30.5 of the app was released.

Tesla App 4.30.5 Release Notes

Bluetooth Audio

Tesla Bluetooth Audio feature in update 4.30.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
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Undocumented

In the Security & Drivers section of the app, Tesla has now added a 'Set Up Bluetooth Audio' option. Tapping on this option will open Bluetooth settings menu inside the vehicle.

Charge on Solar Availability

Tesla Charge on Solar Availability feature in update 4.30.5
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Tesla's Charge on Solar feature is now available in additional countries, including many parts of Europe.

Tesla's innovative Charge on Solar feature allows Tesla owners to charge their cars using surplus solar energy generated by their home's solar panels. Users are given two vehicle charge limits, one for the minimum charge limit, which will allow the vehicle to charge using whichever energy is available, and an additonal, higher limit, which the vehicle will only charge to using clean, solar energy.

Communication Options

Tesla Communication Options feature in update 4.30.5
Available Worldwide
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Tesla has renamed 'News and Events' to Communication Preferences. Instead of being a simple toggle to receive Tesla-related news, Tesla now sends you to your Tesla account on the web that lets you opt-in to receiving news through app notifications and over email. It also lets you opt-in to receiving investor-related news.

Non-Tesla Charging Membership

Tesla Non-Tesla Charging Membership feature in update 4.30.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
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Undocumented

The non-Tesla charging membership is now under a new category named 'For Your Other EV,' and the name has been changed to simply 'Membership.'

Tesla's Supercharging Membership lets you charge non-Teslas at select Superchargers at the same rate as a Tesla vehicle. The membership costs $12.99 in the US.

Chat Assistant

Tesla Chat Assistant feature in update 4.30.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
Models:
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X
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Undocumented

Under the support section of the app (question mark icon in the new menu), Tesla has added a virtual assistant that lets you receive answers to common questions.

This feature was previously enabled over a server-side configuration change that was released after the last app update.

New Menu

Tesla New Menu feature in update 4.30.5
Available Worldwide
Undocumented
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Undocumented

Tesla has introduced a new menu that reorgnizes its various account and product preferences in a more logical manner. The menu replaces the user's avatar at the top right corner of the screen.

Tesla has also introduced a new menu next to your vehicle or home's name that lets you switch to each product instead of swiping to the side.

This feature was previously enabled over a server-side configuration change that was released after the last app update.

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