How do you open a Tesla's charge port?

I’m borrowing my mom’s Tesla for a few days, and I know I’ll need to charge it soon. I can’t figure out how to open the charging port. How do you open a Tesla's charge port?

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Answer provided by
Payton Ternus
Answered on May 02, 2022
Electric cars come with plenty of benefits, but it can take a while to learn all of the new bells and whistles.
Here are the five ways you can open the charge port on a Tesla:
  • Press the lightning bolt charge port icon on the touchscreen or follow this sequence: Controls > Charging > Open Charge Port
  • Press and release the button on the charging cable
  • Hold down the rear trunk button on the key fob for a few seconds
  • Enable voice commands to set up a command to open the charge port
  • Press the charge port door
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