Tesla Model 3 Owners & Service Manuals

Tesla Model 3: Creating a Driver Profile

When you first adjust the driver's seat, steering wheel, or driver's side mirror, the touchscreen prompts you to create a driver profile to save these adjustments. Your profile also saves some of the preferences you make using the touchscreen's Controls window.

To add a new driver profile,
touch the driver profile icon at the top of the touchscreen. Then touch Add New Driver, type the driver's name and touch Create Profile. Follow the onscreen instructions to save the seating position to the driver profile.

You can also check the Use Easy Entry checkbox if you want to save (or use existing) Easy Entry settings (described below) in which the driver's seat and the steering wheel are automatically adjusted to make it easy to enter and exit Model 3.

If you change the position of the steering wheel, driver's seat, or driver's side mirror after you have saved or chosen a driver profile, the touchscreen prompts you to save the new position or restore the previously saved position (other settings are automatically saved). To change a setting without saving or restoring, just ignore the prompt.

To adjust Model 3 based on a driver's profile, touch the driver profile icon and choose the driver name. The saved adjustments are automatically made.

Note: Valet mode is a built-in driver profile used to limit speed and restrict access to some Model 3 features

Note: To stop automatic adjustments that are in process based on a driver's profile, touch Stop on the Driver Profile dropdown menu.

Automatic adjustments also stop if you manually adjust a seat, mirror or the steering wheel.

Easy Entry

You can define an Easy Entry setting that moves the steering wheel and driver's seat to make it easy to enter and exit Model 3. Any driver can use the Easy Entry setting by associating it with their driver's profile. When the Easy Entry setting is associated with a driver's profile, the steering wheel and driver's seat automatically adjust when the park gear is engaged and the driver's seat belt is unbuckled, allowing an easy exit from the vehicle. When returning to the vehicle and stepping on the brake pedal, settings automatically adjust back to the settings used by the most recent driver profile (or based on the key if it's linked to a driver profile).

To use Easy Entry with a driver profile, ensure the Use Easy Entry box is checked.

Warning: Never use Easy Entry to move the driver's seat to the full rearward position when a child safety seat is installed on a rear seat located behind the driver's seat. With reduced clearance, the movement of the seat may impact a child's legs, cause injury, or dislodge the seat.

Restoring a Driver's Profile

To adjust Model 3 based on a
driver's profile, touch the driver profile icon on the touchscreen's status bar. Then choose the driver and Model 3 is adjusted based on the settings that have been saved to the chosen driver profile.

Saved Settings

A subset of the settings that you choose from the Controls window to customize your Model 3 are also saved to your driver's profile. The settings that are associated with driver profiles may vary depending on the version of software currently installed on your Model 3.


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