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What is the best phone for connecting to the model S?

What is the best phone for connecting to the model S?

I am asking all the tech gooks out there which cell phone is the best and why for connecting to your car for operating the different functions remotely.

tes-s | 29 avril 2014

What phone do you have? It will probably work the same as any other phone.

AndreyATC | 29 avril 2014

iPhone works amazingly
I stream anything, radio, mp3, itunes radio, etc
Connects immediately, as soon as i get in the car

LEvans | 29 avril 2014

Hopefully the answer is *any* modern smartphone :)

michael1800 | 29 avril 2014

Any phone with Bluetooth 2.1 or higher should fit the bill, assuming any baked-in software doesn't interfere with the Bluetooth implementation. Short answer: any modern (last two years) smart phone with Bluetooth.

sule | 29 avril 2014

I am using a BlackBerry 10 (specifically Z30) and all things work awesomely including the Tesla Model S apps (both native and emulated versions).

stevenmaifert | 29 avril 2014

From past discussions on the Forum, I get the impression that both the iPhone and Android versions of the remote app work equally well. I'm using a Samsung G3 and the only issue I've had is the need to re-pair it occasionally when a new ModS firmware edition is released.

Brian H | 29 avril 2014

"gooks"? Are they relatives of geeks?

Captain_Zap | 29 avril 2014

I have an ancient early adopter smartphone and it works fine.
It is a Symbian phone.
I guess I adopt early and stop when I am content.

Plugged In | 30 avril 2014

From what I see, you might even be able to connect your grandmother's rotary dial phone that used to hang in her kitchen to the MS.

sule | 30 avril 2014

@andrew.berman@p... re:

From what I see, you might even be able to connect your grandmother's rotary dial phone that used to hang in her kitchen to the MS.

:) Yes, absolutely, with an appropriate adapter.

300k | 30 avril 2014

Sorry about the "gooks" the spell check changes words sometimes,I did mean geeks.

drax7 | 30 avril 2014

I've seen Elon on video use an iphone recently .
I cannot imagine it could be second to any other.

NOLEK SUM | 30 avril 2014

It's an iPhone on wheels and the iPhone works well. Only issue is no playlists but I'm sure that will be coming.

jsviddal | 26 décembre 2014

@ Captain_Zap
Hi, I also have a symbian Nokia phone, replaced a year ago with an Android phone to get the Tesla App to work. However I was more familiar with using the Nokia than the android Samsung so I obtained a twin SIM card so I still using the Nokia.
How do you get the App to work on your Symbinan phone?
(I have tried several times without success...)

gocken1 | 26 décembre 2014

I have an Android phone and my wife has a Windows phone. The windows phone is better at everything except it doesn't yet work with the calendar function. With the window phone the Tesla will read and allow you to reply to text messages. I haven't figured out how to do this with the android. The Tesla app is even better on the windows phone.

ericlaplante | 7 janvier 2015

@sule
I did a test drive today and when I tried to pair my Verizon issued Z30 it paired up Ok for phone, but it would not link up music. That's half the reason I bought a Z30.. it has an awesome sound processor. How did you manage to get yours to work? Also, does the calendar work too? Thanks!

drbob | 7 janvier 2015

My iPhone 6 Plus paired up without a glitch and I can use Siri, make calls, stream audio and in the morning, automatically get the calendar up with a list of meetings for the day.

(Much easier and better integration than my Porsche Cayman or Wife's Lexus.)

sule | 7 janvier 2015

@ericlaplante: Just choose your phone as the media source and press "play"...