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How to Take Care of the Touchscreen in Your Tesla

By: Otaiba Ahsan

Tesla Screen Protector
Tesloid Screen Protector on a Tesla Vehicle Touchscreen

One thing that you’ll never fail to notice when sitting in a Tesla is the giant touchscreen in the middle of the car. It’s arguably one of the most important components of the vehicle, as so many critical functions are accomplished via the screen. This is especially true as the company plays around with the removal of stalks on the steering wheel. Therefore, it’s vital that you take care of the tablet-like touchscreen throughout your Tesla ownership. Continue reading for steps on how to take care of the touchscreen in your Tesla.

Cleaning the Touchscreen

Over time, it can be easy for the screen to pick up dirt and dust. If something is splattered onto the touchscreen, it’s important that you promptly clean it off to avoid any disruption to the function of the screen itself. However, Tesla states that it’s not as simple as slapping some water on it and wiping it down with a tissue.

The official guidelines state that you should clean the touchscreen using a soft, lint-free cloth that’s specifically designed to clean monitors and displays. Avoid using cleaners unless it’s made for these types of screens only. Lastly, when in your car tap Controls > Display > Screen Clean Mode, which will darken the touchscreen to make it easier to see dust and smudges.

NOTE: We’ve created a complete guide on how to correctly clean the interior of a Tesla Model 3 or Y for your convenience. It’s important to know the right way to do it so that you can keep your car feeling new in the long run.

Protecting the Touchscreen from Damage

The last thing anyone wants is to crack or damage the touchscreen in their vehicle. In fact, it’s been reported from several sources that the cost to repair or replace a damaged screen can go up to $1500! So, how can you prevent this?

One of the best ways to do so is by installing a trusted Screen Protector. Lucky for you, Tesloid has a Screen Protector and Edge Guard Kit available for the Model 3, the Model Y, and the Model S.

Tesloid Screen Protector Installation Process
Tesloid Screen Protector Installation Process

The screen protectors are precisely cut and come in a set of two, in case the first attempt at installation doesn’t go as planned. It provides ultimate protection, as it’s 9H tempered glass with maximum clarity and quality. The screen protector is also anti-scratch and has a silicone edge guard to ensure all rounded corners are safe. Lastly, you can choose either a matte or gloss finish.

See our installation guide for an easy step-by-step on how to correctly put the screen protector on in your Tesla.

The Bottom Line

The steps on how to take care of the touchscreen in your Tesla are easy. It’s important to clean the screen regularly in the correct way. The best way to do this is to wipe it using a soft, lint-free cloth with any trusted screen cleaning solution. To help, you can tap Controls > Display > Screen Clean Mode. Next, it’s a good idea to get a trusted screen protector, that can prevent any cracks or damage.

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