Locate your car and start the engine.
While Tesla’s official app is available in Apple’s App store, you will need to download the Watch App to Tesla. This app allows you to control your Tesla from your wrist.
Watch App for Tesla needs iOS 13.0 or higher and watchOS 6.2.2 or later.
How the Tesla Watch App got its start
Kim Hansen is a Tesla Model 3 owner. He initially created the Watch App for Tesla to simplify his life. Hansen shared his project with many people and received overwhelming interest. He submitted it to Apple “on an impulse” and it was approved within one hour.
The app costs $7.99 and is now available in the App store. Users love the wrist-based conveniences that Watch App for Tesla offers.
Tesla Features – Watch the App
Watch App for Tesla lets you take your iPhone out of your pocket to perform certain Tesla functions. All it takes is a few taps or a quick Siri command.
Watch App for Tesla allows you to unlock your car and remotely start it using your Apple Watch. This feature requires internet connectivity. To check if your car is locked, you can set up a lock status notification. You can also see if any windows, trunks or doors are open.
You can open and close your trunk, then “frunk” remotely to access a charging indicator. This displays information such as the current charge status, how long it takes to charge, and how much energy has been added to your battery. To start charging your Tesla, tap the button and choose the charge target you want. Tap to start charging your Tesla and unlock the charger port.
The Watch App for Tesla also allows you to:
- If you forget to charge your Tesla, send an alert.
- Start the car’s vents, defrosters, seat heaters, heaters, or air conditioner.
- You can switch between multiple Teslas.
- After you have set the commands, perform a series of commands.
- You can open or close windows.
- Show how long it takes for your car to be fully charged.
- Siri can be used to control lock and charge status.