Customize Your Tesla’s Steering Wheel Buttons for Maximum Convenience

Tesla makes it easy to access your most-used settings right from the steering wheel. With a recent software update, drivers can now long-press the left scroll wheel to pull up a menu of customizable options in the bottom left corner of the touchscreen.

This menu allows you to quickly toggle through different controls with just the scroll wheel and your thumb – no need to take your eyes off the road! In order to customize your Tesla’s steering wheel buttons, here’s a breakdown of how it works:

  • Long press the left scroll wheel for 2-3 seconds to bring up the menu
  • Use the up/down buttons on the wheel to scroll through options
  • Tilt wheel left to exit or go back
  • Tilt wheel right to select

Now for the best part – the list of available settings is completely customizable. You can hand pick the exact shortcuts you want for a streamlined experience.

Just head to Controls > Display in the settings menu to edit and organize the list to your liking. The possibilities include:

  • Open glovebox
  • Defrost
  • Dome lights
  • Climate temperature
  • HVAC fan speed
  • Display brightness
  • Save Dashcam video
  • Acceleration mode (Chill, Normal, etc)
  • Steering wheel heat
  • Backup camera
  • Windshield wipers

With these convenient controls at your fingertips, you’ll save time fiddling with the touchscreen and stay focused on driving safely. No more leaning over or taking your eyes off the road to tweak settings!

Curate your own personalized menu for maximum convenience and enjoy simplified access to your most-used functions.

Do you have any settings we haven’t found? let us know in the comments below!

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