2022.40.1 Tesla Update Release Notes: Sentry Mode and Dog Mode Gets Better, Plus More

Tesla started rolling out its 2022.40.1 software update on Sunday evening, bringing more new features for its vehicles.

The update was first detected by the @Teslascope fleet, and later 2022.40.1 release notes were shared by the account. Check out what’s new below…

Sentry Mode and Dog Mode

2022 40 1 release notes

  • Your vehicle and pets can be kept safe by activating Dog Mode and Sentry Mode at the same time. Sentry Mode alarms are silenced if Dog Mode and Sentry Mode are both enabled. Mobile app notifications will still be sent and video footage will be saved

Improved Charging Efficiency

2022 40 1 release notes 2

  • During DC fast charging the thermal system controls have been optimized for each charging station’s power capabilities, improving both charging and on-route battery preconditioning efficiency. This results in faster charge times and reduced energy costs.

Radio Station Logos

2022 40 1 release notes 3

  • The Media Player now displays radio station logos for improved discoverability while searching for favourite stations.

Driver Door Unlock Mode

2022 40 1 release notes 4

  • When Driver Door Unlock Mode is enabled, long pressing the interior driver door switch will unlock all doors and the trunk. To access this feature, tap Controls > Lock > Driver Door > Unlock Mode.

Many Tesla owners are still waiting to get 2022.36.5, which is the latest build to offer a new Energy app, more features to Cabin Overheat Protection, media and ETA details on the mobile app, extra Supercharger details, car left open notifications and more.