Tesla 2021.40.6 Software Update & Release Notes

Tesla has begun deploying software update 2021.40.6 to numerous cars in Canada this afternoon. The update was first detected on a Model by update tracker TeslaTip.

The update finally brings waypoints, or as Tesla calls it – ‘Add Stop‘, to your in-car navigation. If you didn’t already have TIDAL, you also get the new music service, along with some other minor improvements.

The full release notes are below.

2021.40.6 Release Notes

Add Stop

Add a new stop to your route by tapping the “+” icon on the navigation search button and searching for a destination, or selecting a pin on the map.

Cold Weather Improvements

You can now enable front defrost and maintain your climate settings when clearing ice and snow. As usual, tap the fan icon and select Keep Climate On when parked.

Additionally, when using climate controls on the Tesla App, automatic battery pre-conditioning has been optimized to consume less energy.


TIDAL streaming is now available from the Media menu with a TIDAL account. You can listen to TIDAL playlists or albums in high-quality audio by connecting to Wi-Fi and pressing Download on the selected content.

Traffic Aware Cruise Control Chime

For: Model S | Model 3 | Model X | Model Y
Where: Available Worldwide

You will now receive an audio alert when Traffic-Aware Cruise Control is enabled. To disable, tap Controls > Autopilot > Traffic-Aware Cruise Control Chime.

New Language Support

Where: Available Worldwide

You can now select British English as your language. To update your language setting, tap Controls > Display and select the desired option from the Language drop down menu.


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