If you’re a proud Tesla owner, you know the importance of keeping your car charged and ready to go at all times. One great way to ensure this is by installing a Tesla Home Charger. Not only will it give you the convenience of charging your car at home, but you can also connect it to your WiFi network for added functionality. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of connecting your Tesla Home Charger to WiFi.
Step 1: Download the Tesla App
Before you can connect your Tesla Home Charger to WiFi, you’ll need to download the Tesla App. This app is available for free on both the App Store and Google Play.
Step 2: Connect Your Charger to Power
Next, you need to connect your Tesla Home Charger to power. Make sure it’s plugged in and ready to go.
Step 3: Open the Tesla App
Once your charger is connected to power, open the Tesla App on your smartphone or tablet.
Step 4: Tap on the Charging Icon
In the Tesla App, tap on the charging icon in the bottom right corner of the screen.
Step 5: Tap on the Settings Icon
Next, tap on the settings icon in the top right corner of the screen.
Step 6: Tap on the “Connect to WiFi” Option
Scroll down to the bottom of the settings menu and tap on the “Connect to WiFi” option.
Step 7: Enter Your WiFi Network Information
You’ll now be prompted to enter your WiFi network information. Make sure you have your network name and password handy.
Note: Hidden Networks
If you have a hidden network, you’ll need to tap on “Other” and manually enter your network information.
Step 8: Follow the Prompts
Follow the on-screen prompts to connect your Tesla Home Charger to your WiFi network. Make sure you’re within range of your network and that your network is active.
Step 9: Confirm Your Connection
Once you’ve entered your network information, the Tesla App will confirm your connection. You can now control your Tesla Home Charger from anywhere with an internet connection.
Sub-Step: Additional Settings
If you need to adjust any additional settings, such as charge speed or charging schedule, you can now do so from the settings menu in the Tesla App.
Congratulations! You’ve now successfully connected your Tesla Home Charger to WiFi. You can now enjoy the convenience of charging your car at home and the added functionality of remote control.
Q1: Do I need a WiFi network to connect my Tesla Home Charger to WiFi?
A: Yes, you need a WiFi network to connect your Tesla Home Charger to WiFi. Make sure that you have a WiFi network with a strong and stable signal in the area where your Tesla Home Charger is installed.
Q2: How do I connect my Tesla Home Charger to WiFi?
A: You can connect your Tesla Home Charger to WiFi by following these steps:
Open the Tesla mobile app on your smartphone.
Tap on the ‘Charging’ icon.
Tap on the ‘Settings’ icon in the top right corner.
Tap on ‘WiFi Settings’.
Select your WiFi network from the list of available networks.
Enter your WiFi password and tap ‘Connect’.
Wait for the Tesla Home Charger to establish a connection with your WiFi network.
Q3: What can I do if my Tesla Home Charger fails to connect to WiFi?
A: If your Tesla Home Charger fails to connect to WiFi, you can try the following steps:
Make sure that you have entered the correct WiFi password.
Move your Tesla Home Charger closer to your WiFi router to ensure a strong signal.
Restart your Tesla Home Charger and your WiFi router.
If the issue persists, contact Tesla support for further assistance.