Interior Storage and Electronics
To open the glovebox, press the switch located on the side of the touchscreen. The glovebox locks whenever Model S is locked externally, using the key or walk-away locking. It also locks when Model S is in Valet mode (see Valet Mode). It does not lock when you lock Model S using the lock icon on the touchscreen's status bar.
For additional glovebox security, touch Glovebox PIN).to set a 4-digit PIN (see
Your Model S has two USB ports located on the front of the center console that you can use to connect USB devices. To play audio files stored on a USB drive connected to these ports, see Playing Media from Devices. You can also use these ports to charge USB devices.
Wireless Phone Charger
If equipped, the Model S wireless phone charger provides up to 7.5W to charge a Qi-enabled phone. Simply open the center console and place your phone in the charger, located on the back of the bin cover. The wireless phone charger uses a front USB port. Your device may feel warm while charging, but this is a normal effect of inductive charging.
Model S will charge your phone only when the vehicle is powered on (the touchscreen is on and you are in the vehicle). Your phone will not charge after exiting the vehicle. Model S will also not charge if the vehicle's Battery is discharged.
Low Voltage Power Socket
Your Model S has a power socket located on the front of the center console. Power is available whenever the instrument panel and touchscreen are on.
The low voltage power socket is suitable for accessories requiring up to 11A continuous draw (15A peak) or a maximum of 150 continuous watts (180 watts peak).
To expose a front cup holder, slide back the armrest.
To expose rear cup holders (if equipped), press and release the cup holder face plate located at the back of the center console.