Tesla is releasing a major update to its iOS smartphone app with new controls, better management and cool visuals. Version 4.0 also gives you a choice between two different sized widgets for your iPhone’s home screen. As in detail. Tesla software updates, Both have the same information: vehicle name, battery percentage, location (or charging information), unlock status, vehicle image and last updated information. Tesla previously had the “Today” extension for iOS, which was not as comprehensive as the new widgets.
In terms of control, you can send commands to your vehicle immediately after opening it, instead of waking it up. The phone’s key support has also been increased, which basically allows you to open more than one Tesla.
One of the latest visuals that should be noticed immediately is the rendering of the new 3D vehicle. When you charge your car, there’s also new animation in the Climate and Control sections. By design, Tesla has dug up the charging section and now displays information when your vehicle is plugged in. You can also view the history of supercharging from within the app. The speed limit, wallet mode and sanitary mode settings have been moved to a new category called Security, which includes ways to use Bluetooth, phone and location services.
In a nutshell, this is the biggest update of EV maker iOS app in a short time. More recently, Tesla has focused primarily on providing bug fixes and improvements beyond the introduction of virtual power plant registration in July.
Editor’s note: This post was originally published on Engadget.