Frequently Asked Questions


1. What can I say?
2. I have multiple cars. How do I control a different one?
3. Why do I have to "re-link" my account often?
4. How do I re-link my account on Amazon Alexa?
5. How do I re-link my account on Google Assistant?
6. Are routines supported on Amazon Alexa?
7. Are routines supported on Google Assistant?

1. What can I say?

Here is a list of all commands -

get charge status
how far can I drive
how far can I go
what is the charge limit

start charging
stop charging
get charge limit
set charge limit to 85 percent
start charging to 90 percent
charge to 90 percent

get climate status
how hot/warm is my car
how cold is my car
turn climate on
warm up my car
cool my car
turn climate on/off
get ready to take off
start/stop climate
start/stop heating
start/stop cooling
set driver temperature to 72
set passenger side to 73

get location
dude where's my car
where's my car

whats your name
switch cars
get car status

honk the horn
flash lights
open charge port
close charge port
vent windows
close windows
trigger homelink

open trunk
open front trunk
open frunk
close trunk

2. I have multiple cars. How do I control a different one?

Say "switch cars". The skill will tell you the name of the car that is being controlled.

3. Why do I have to "re-link" my account often?

Tesla API tokens expire after about 3 months so the need to be regenerated. The skill currently doesn't store the users username/password so it needs to be provided again to regenearate the token from Tesla.

4. How do I re-link my account on Amazon Alexa?

If you get an Invalid Token message from Alexa, you should see a "LinkAccount" card sent to your Alexa app on your phone. Follow instructions on the card.

5. How do I re-link my account on Google Assistant?

Detailed instructions coming soon.

6. Are routines supported on Amazon Alexa?

Yes. Documentation coming soon.

7. Are routines supported on Google Assistant?

Yes. Documentation coming soon.