How do you turn on a Tesla screen?

The screen in my Tesla isn’t working correctly and I’m not sure how to fix it. It’s not responding to anything I do. How do you turn on a Tesla screen?

Payton Ternus · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Oh no! I’m sorry to hear the screen in your Tesla isn’t working right.
Since it’s not working correctly, you’ll need to restart the touchscreen in your
. Before you begin, make sure your Tesla is stopped and put in park for your safety.
The process is simple:
  • Shift your car into park.
  • Hold down both of the scroll buttons on your steering wheel until your screen goes black.
  • The Tesla logo should appear in a few seconds. Wait for about 30 seconds for your touchscreen to turn back on.
If this does not work, you may need to consult your owner’s manual or take it to an expert to be fixed.
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