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Tesla Supercharger Map: How to Find a Tesla Supercharger

The Tesla Supercharger network is one of the biggest benefits of owning a Tesla. Not only does Tesla have thousands of Superchargers around the world, each location also offers consistently high charging speeds. And, although exclusive for now, Tesla has already taken steps to allow non-Tesla cars to use the network.

But, if there are so many Supercharger locations, how are you supposed to find them? Fortunately, there are various Supercharger maps to point you in the right direction, including official maps hosted by Tesla, which are kept up to date with new and upcoming Supercharger locations.

Here’s how to find a Tesla Supercharger, using the Tesla Supercharger Card

How to Use Tesla Supercharger Map in a Tesla

The easiest way to find the nearest Tesla charger is to use the in-car navigation system. Every Tesla comes with a Supercharger map pre-installed, letting you find the most convenient charger when you can actually do something about it.

1. Turn on your Tesla and make sure the navigation screen is displayed.

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2. Find and tap the Supercharger icon in the corner. It looks like a lightning bolt and is on the other side of the screen. It’s bottom right if you’re left-hand drive and bottom left if you’re right-hand drive.

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3. A list of nearby Tesla chargers will appear below the search bar, next to the maximum charging speed, and the appropriate icons will appear on the map.

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4. Select the speeds you want using the lightning bolt icons at the top of the list. The double and triple bolt icons apply to Superchargers, while the single bolt icon applies to slower destination chargers

5. Select the charger you want to go to and your Tesla will generate directions to get there

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If you’re on a long trip, the Tesla navigation system will also automatically direct you to superchargers when it thinks you should stop to recharge. You’ll probably have plenty of battery to spare when you arrive, but doing this means you won’t run out of energy. You can remove these deviations by pressing Remove load stops at the bottom of the list.

How to Use the Tesla Supercharger Card in the Tesla App

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Tesla owners can also search for charging with the Supercharger card in the official Tesla app. Here’s how:

1. Open the Tesla app
2. Select Location
3.
Zoom out to see Superchargers in your area
4. Select your chosen Supercharger to see details related to charging, services, and number of available charging bays

It’s not as convenient as doing it in your car, but that’s how it is.

How to Use the Tesla Supercharger Card on Your Desktop

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Tesla has a supercharger map on its website, so it’s pretty easy to find a supercharger nearby. Just click on this link (opens in a new tab) to open the map and enter your location in the search bar to see where the nearest Supercharger locations are.

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This map is also useful for finding Tesla stores, service or collision centers, and destination charging. You can enable or disable these locations by tapping on the appropriate filter below the search bar.

There you have it, this is how you use the Tesla Supercharger map and find your nearest Supercharger location. It’s also worth checking out some other great EV tips, like how to start your car, how to drive in the snow, and how to clear ice from your driveway.