Alexa Commands

Say "Ask Tessie Control to <command here>" to interact with your Tesla. For example, "Ask Tessie Control to start climate".

Haven't linked your Tesla yet? See this guide.

Create your own phrases like "Alexa, heat up the car" by creating a routine.

Get information about your Tesla

  • get charge level
  • is the car locked?
  • where's the car?
  • what's the temperature?
  • what's the outside temperature?

Control doors, windows and trunks

  • open front
  • open rear
  • lock
  • unlock
  • open sunroof
  • close sunroof
  • vent windows
  • close windows

Control garage doors and gates

  • open garage
  • close garage
  • open gate
  • close gate
  • use homelink

Control climate

  • start climate
  • stop climate
  • start defrost
  • stop defrost
  • heat steering wheel
  • stop heating steering wheel
  • set temperature to 73
  • set temperature to 22
  • enable dog mode
  • enable camp mode

Control seats

  • heat all seats
  • stop heating all seats
  • heat front left seat
  • heat front right seat
  • heat rear left seat
  • heat rear center seat
  • heat rear right seat
  • heat third row left seat
  • heat third row right seat
  • stop heating front left seat

Locate your Tesla

  • honk
  • flash

Remote start

  • remote start
  • enable keyless driving

Control Sentry

  • enable sentry
  • disable sentry

Control charging and the charge port

  • start charging
  • stop charging
  • charge to (50-100)%
  • close charge port
  • open charge port
  • unlock charge port

Using Alexa with multiple vehicles

Tip 1: Alexa may not understand your vehicle name if it contains individual letters or numbers, like 3 or X. If you have trouble with Alexa recognizing your vehicle, change the name.
Tip 2: Create a routine to make commands faster and ensure that Alexa understands your vehicle name.


  • get charge level of Speedy
  • get location of Speedy
  • get temperature of Speedy
  • lock/unlock Speedy
  • remote start Speedy
  • start/stop climate of Speedy
  • set temperature of Speedy
  • heat steering wheel of Speedy
  • stop heating steering wheel of Speedy
  • start/stop defrost of Speedy
  • enable dog mode for Speedy
  • enable camp mode for Speedy
  • open the front trunk of Speedy
  • open/close the rear trunk of Speedy
  • open/close charge port of Speedy
  • vent/close sunroof of Speedy
  • vent/close windows of Speedy
  • start/stop sentry mode of Speedy
  • honk Speedy
  • flash Speedy
  • start/stop charging Speedy
  • set charge limit of Speedy
  • use homelink of Speedy
  • heat all seats of Speedy
  • stop heating all seats of Speedy
  • heat seat of Speedy
  • stop heating seat of Speedy

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