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Tesla Model Y: How to change the name of your Model Y


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The Model Y and any other Tesla vehicle comes with the nice feature, that you can choose the name of your car. Tesla Owners have with this another possibility to personalize their new electric vehicle.

In this short Guide, we will look into all the details you need to know and how you can change the car from the current name to a new one.

First, it is important to note that changing the name of your Model Y can only be done through the car's settings menu. To access this menu, you must navigate to the vehicle's touch screen and select the "controls" tab.

From there, you can choose the "customize name" option and input your desired name for the car. Keep in mind that you will also see the new car name in your Tesla mobile App which is connected with your unique identity.


Preparing to Change Your Tesla Model Y Name

Credit Tesla: Model Y in weiß mit Camper

Before changing the name of your Tesla Model Y, there are a few things that you need to do to prepare. This section will guide you through the requirements and steps necessary to change the name of your Tesla Model Y.


Requirements for Name Change

To change the name of your Tesla Model Y, you need to have a few things in place. Firstly, you need to have access to your Tesla account either through the Tesla mobile app or the Tesla website. Secondly, you need to have your Tesla Model Y nearby and turned on.


Accessing Your Tesla Account

To access your Tesla account, you can either use the Tesla mobile app or the Tesla website. If you are using the mobile app, make sure that you have downloaded and installed it on your mobile device. Once you have installed the app, log in to your Tesla account using your email address and password.

If you are using the Tesla website, open your web browser and navigate to the Tesla website. Click on the "Sign In" button located at the top right-hand corner of the page. Enter your email address and password to log in to your Tesla account.

Once you have logged in, you will be able to access your Tesla Model Y settings and change the name of your vehicle.


Steps to Change the Name of Your Tesla Model Y

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Navigating the Tesla App

The first step in changing your Tesla Model Y's name is to navigate to the Tesla app on your phone. Once you're on the app, tap on the car icon on the bottom left of the screen. This will take you to the "Software" section of the app.


Renaming Your Vehicle

After accessing the "Software" section, you'll see a "Display Name" option. Tap on it, and you'll be taken to a screen where you can enter a new name for your vehicle. Choose a name that reflects your personality and style.

Some of the most popular names come from Star Wars Fans others let their imagination full freedom. Once you have found your Tesla name just enter and confirm it.


Confirming the Name Change

Once you've entered a new name for your Tesla Model Y, tap on the "Save" button to confirm the name change. The app will then prompt you to confirm the name change. Tap "Yes" to confirm, and your Tesla Model Y will now have a new name.

The choice to change the name of your once was a cutting-edge technology which now many Tesla Owners have got used to. It is a nice feature to make more personalization and preferences possible that weren't available in gasoline cars.


Software Update

To use the best and newest updates of your Tesla Model Y keep the car updated with the current software version.

With this, you ensure, that you receive the newest data from Tesla and that features are updated. These Software Updates happen quite frequently and you don't have to search for them as you can find them without any additional information right in your Tesla mobile App.


Summary

Credit Tesla: Model Y Performance

The process of changing the name of your Tesla Model Y is pretty straightforward and you can do it any way you prefer. The easiest way to do it is on the main touchscreen which every Model Y is equipped with and which has all the settings that you need to change the exact model name you prefer.

We hope that our short Guide helped you to understand how to rename your Model Y. If you want to know more than just Tesla car names have a look at our other blog posts that we have written which cover even more options on how to use your Model Y. We are looking forward to help you their as well.


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