Tesla house owners with iPhones can now use Siri to set off Apple Shortcuts automations with out turning to paid third-party apps like Tessie to take action. The Tesla app’s latest replace, model 4.24.0, dropped with a launch observe saying “Entry your automobile controls and local weather from the Apple Shortcuts app.”
To make use of Siri with Shortcuts, all it’s important to do is invoke Apple’s digital assistant and say the identify of your automation. It’s a bit of clunkier than precise Siri integration, as a result of to set off Shortcuts automations, it’s important to memorize the names you’ve given them and repeat them verbatim, however it’s most likely the very best Tesla house owners will get, at the least for now.
Nonetheless, Shortcuts assist is a bit of undersold within the launch notes. You may reportedly use Shortcuts to regulate numerous modes like Canine Mode or Bioweapon Protection Mode and you can even shut all of the home windows, alter media quantity, open your frunk, or set a cost restrict — all utilizing your voice (after you arrange automations within the Shortcuts app). Right here’s the total record, from Not a Tesla App: