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Immersive mode on Tesla Units

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Aug 2, 2020
Items needed:
  • Android head unit
  • Laptop
  • WiFi Hotspot
Install ADB tools on your laptop
Enable developer mode on unit
Go to Settings > System > About Phone.
Tap Software info > Build Number.
Tap Build Number seven times.
Go to Settings>More Settings>System>Advanced>Developer Options, and turn on USB debugging​
Download the following apps onto head unit:
  • Terminal Emulator
  • Immersive Settings
Open Terminal Emulator on the unit and type in the following (enter after each line):
setprop persist.adb.tcp.port 5555
Connect head unit and laptop to the same WiFi hotspot
Find IP address of head unit (go to system settings> WiFi & Network. click on network you're connected to>advanced)
Open a command prompt on laptop as an administrator (windows key>cmd>run as administrator)
Navigate to your adb folder and send the following commands:
adb connect [your device ip]:5555
adb shell pm grant jp.sakeapps.immersivesettings android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS

Now open Immersive Settings app and you should be able to have full-screen mode for all of your apps


credit: dougal19 for the write-up
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