The Tesla the mobile app is packed with features and among them is the ability to manage payments. The app has proven to be a unique means of remote access to one’s Tesla. For example, it can be used to unlock/lock the electric car or even serve as a self-diagnosis tool and confirm a problem that the user has already experienced. The app is also useful for managing other Tesla products such as Powerwall or Wall Connector. The app is available on both Android phones and iPhones.
Whether it’s to pay a lease, loan or even renew your subscription to the Premium Connectivity package, the Tesla mobile app can easily handle all tasks. To add a payment method, users must open the Tesla mobile app and tap the profile icon in the upper right corner. The next step is to press ‘Accounting,’ then ‘Wallet,’ followed by ‘Add.’ Now follow the instructions to add the payment method. Once done, users can add default payment method by selecting ‘Set as default’ icon. Removing a payment method is similar. i’Wallet’ section of the app, tap ‘Remove‘ next to the payment method. If the removed method is the default payment option, they must select another.
What else can you do with the Tesla app?
Tesla EV owners can also use the app to update their Supercharging payment method. The procedure is quite straightforward. When they open the app, they should navigate to ‘Accounting’ option. Now, press ‘Charger’ and so’Manage payment.’ For users making monthly or lease payments for a Tesla, it is also possible to set up Autopay and paperless invoicing in the Tesla app. To do this, open the app, tap ‘Financing,’ then ‘Payments,’ and go to ‘Preferences.’ Now choose whether you want to activate or deactivate paperless invoicing.
In addition to payment methods, Tesla customers can use the app for a number of other functions. For example, the app can anticipate electric cars in cold weather to maximize range while driving. Drivers can also monitor available range, charge limits and charge history. The app also helps electric car owners find their nearest Supercharger. Tesla customers can easily schedule service appointments through the app. In case of emergency, they can also ask for roadside assistance which covers vehicle breakdowns, flat tires, roadblocks, used up range and so on.
Drivers can also purchase upgrades and subscribe to special services using the app. Features like Enhanced Autopilot and Full-Self Driving can dramatically improve a Tesla’s functionality, provided users can afford it. Account holders can also use the app to browse Tesla shop and buy everything from charging equipment to vehicle accessories to Tesla branded goods.
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