Tesla 2021.36 Software Update: Release Notes and What’s New

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Tesla released its 2021.36 software update today, as noted by @Teslascope. The update was spotted on numerous Model S, Model 3, Model X and Model Y vehicles in the Teslascope fleet, located in Canada, U.S., Europe, UK, and Australia, all coming from 2021.32.21.

According to the release notes shared by @greentheonly, the following features are now available…

  • Model S refresh: Yoke Steering Wheel Changes: Autocancel of turn signals on completion of the maneuver
  • Model S refresh: Autoturn on of turn signal if navigation suggests it (the car commands you to change)
  • Model S refresh: Press and hold the “windshield washers” button to activate washers for a constant period
  • Model S refresh: Vision Autopark updates

For Yoke Behavior Changes, Tesla says, “your turn signals now automatically turn off when the vehicle detects a merge, fork or lane change maneuver has been completed. If an upcoming navigation event is detected in the direction of the turn signal, or if the car detects a subsequent lane change, the turn signal will not turn off until the maneuver is complete. Turn signals will always latch when pressed.”

“Additionally, you can now press and hold to latch high beam and to activate the windshield washer. Note: Turn signals will cancel based on steering angle regardless of the selected setting for Automatic turn signals,” reads Tesla’s 2021.36 release notes.

  • Korea: gets Spotify support and Tesla Arcade games: CatQuest, Solitaire, Polytopia, etc
  • China: QQ Music VIP and high-quality tracks support (could be from 2021.32)
  • Model Y: Airbag system improvement based on fleet data to respond to more side impact cases
  • Model S/3/X/Y: Cold weather improvements; windshield wiper wash sequence automatically adjusts to your vehicle to speed better to clear salt and grime
  • Model S/X/Y: Improved battery preconditioning as you navigate to a Supercharger
  • Bioweapon Defense Mode Improvements: “You can now purge the vehicle of unhealthy particulates before entering your vehicle by turning on Bioweapon Defense Mode from your mobile requires app 4.1.0+”.

According to Pete in Australia, his Model X Long Range received cold weather improvements and the Bioweapon Defense Mode update:

2021 36 Australia

Pete also said scheduled charging is also available now in the Tesla mobile app, along with amp control, too.

Did you get the Tesla 2021.36 software update today?

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