How to open or lock glovebox on Tesla

To open the glovebox, touch

Controls > Glovebox

on the bottom corner of the touchscreen. The glovebox
automatically opens and its light turns on.

To close the glovebox, push it upward until it clicks into
its closed position.

Glovebox PIN

For additional security, you can protect the contents in
your glovebox with a 4-digit PIN (Personal
Identification Number).

To enable this setting, touch

Controls > Safety & Security > Glovebox PIN

and follow the on-screen prompts. When enabled, you are
prompted to enter the PIN to open the glovebox.

To disable this setting, return to Safety & Security, select
the toggle to disable and then enter the PIN.

If you forget your glovebox PIN, reset it by entering
your Tesla login credentials, then follow the on-screen

NOTE: When you open the glovebox with both
Glovebox PIN and Valet mode enabled, you are
prompted for the glovebox PIN and taken out of Valet
mode after the glovebox opens.

NOTE: If you leave the glovebox open, its light
eventually turns off.

NOTE: The glovebox locks whenever closed and you
lock Tesla using the mobile app, key card, you leave
Tesla carrying your authenticated phone (if WalkAway
Door Lock is turned on), or if Valet mode is active.

It does not lock when Tesla is locked by touching the
lock icon on the touchscreen.

WARNING: When driving, keep the glovebox
closed to prevent injury to a passenger if a
collision or sudden stop occurs.

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