Idea: iOS 12 Shortcuts Integration with Tesla App

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I have not setup any Siri Shortcuts in iOS 12 yet but I think it would be really neat if you could say, for example, "I'm leaving work", and the following would happen:
  1. The car turns on the climate control to either cool or heat to set temperature.
  2. The phone communicates with the Nest App to end "ECO" and turn on the climate control in my house to either cool or heat to set temperature.
  3. The car has home already set in the navigation.
What other ideas do you have?

Edit: I don't think the Tesla app or Nest app currently support shortcuts but hope support comes.
 
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#2
Remote S has some of these ready to roll
I see they have
start climate control
stop climate control
activate trunk
activate frunk
enable keyless start
 

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Remote S has some of these ready to roll
I see they have
start climate control
stop climate control
activate trunk
activate frunk
enable keyless start
Is that a separate app?
 

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setting the climate control is basically the one feature I want from the Shortcuts app.

Please update it, Tesla!
 
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#6
Do they have one to unlock the charge port. Would love to unlock it while I walk up to the car. Currently wait for the app to load as I walk up
 

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Has anyone updated to iOS 12? Is it working with Tesla app version 3.5? I did not see notes in 3.5 that mention iOS 12 compatibility. Not ready to jump on iOS 12 yet...fear of bugs :p
 

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Has anyone updated to iOS 12? Is it working with Tesla app version 3.5? I did not see notes in 3.5 that mention iOS 12 compatibility. Not ready to jump on iOS 12 yet...fear of bugs :p
I updated yesterday. Everything seems fine so far. I think Apple really pushed to squash bugs and increase performance for all devices that got this update.
 

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I updated yesterday. Everything seems fine so far. I think Apple really pushed to squash bugs and increase performance for all devices that got this update.
Thanks for the update! I may consider going for it.
 

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I do wish that Tesla app is available on Apple Watch.
 

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Has anyone updated to iOS 12? Is it working with Tesla app version 3.5? I did not see notes in 3.5 that mention iOS 12 compatibility. Not ready to jump on iOS 12 yet...fear of bugs :p
I updated this morning to iOS12, and my Tesla app is current. Drove a short trip this morning with a couple of stops; all worked as it should. I have an iPhone6...far from latest and greatest but with a new battery and a headphone jack.

Bugs? In software today? Nah, can't possibly be. Actually, with the complexity of almost anything in software, getting an operating system without bugs is impossible. Alpha testing usually eliminates the catastrophic failures, beta testing eliminates lesser but still likely to be visible failures and all the new catastrophic failures introduced by fixing them in the first place.

Your caution is justified, but I'll bet Tesla's software team has been working with iOS12 in development labs for a good long while. Most likely, v3.5 was the version needed to ensure operability with iOS12.
 
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I have been on IOS 12 since June, I have had ZERO issues with my phone. Even with the earlier beta versions
 

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Has anyone updated to iOS 12? Is it working with Tesla app version 3.5? I did not see notes in 3.5 that mention iOS 12 compatibility. Not ready to jump on iOS 12 yet...fear of bugs :p
I've been using it for months. It's actually BY FAR the smoothest iOS upgrade I've ever experienced.
 

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I updated this morning to iOS12, and my Tesla app is current. Drove a short trip this morning with a couple of stops; all worked as it should. I have an iPhone6...far from latest and greatest but with a new battery and a headphone jack.

Bugs? In software today? Nah, can't possibly be. Actually, with the complexity of almost anything in software, getting an operating system without bugs is impossible. Alpha testing usually eliminates the catastrophic failures, beta testing eliminates lesser but still likely to be visible failures and all the new catastrophic failures introduced by fixing them in the first place.

Your caution is justified, but I'll bet Tesla's software team has been working with iOS12 in development labs for a good long while. Most likely, v3.5 was the version needed to ensure operability with iOS12.
I've been burned in the past with new iOS updates so I am a bit cautious. :)
 

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Good to hear. I am thinking of updating soon... :)
Usually developer beta 1 breaks at least SOMETHING, or I see app crashes, or whatever. This is the first time that didn't happen. With the exception of a bug that was in one of the later betas where it would ask you to update every time you unlocked (that they QUICKLY released an update for), iOS12 has been absolutely flawless for me.
 

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I can vouch same as the others -- installed the GM version of iOS 12 as soon as it dropped last week (I don't mess with betas as my phone is too important to me). iOS 12 is solid and works perfectly with the Tesla app.
 
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Has anyone updated to iOS 12? Is it working with Tesla app version 3.5? I did not see notes in 3.5 that mention iOS 12 compatibility. Not ready to jump on iOS 12 yet...fear of bugs :p
I have it. No problem with app.
 

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My wife is a type 1 diabetic and with ios 12 & the shortcuts app she can ask siri what her blood sugar is and she responds with the correct numbers. Hopefully someone can figure out how we can get the Tesla app to run commands in a similar way