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This may already be out there, but in a call with Customer Service today, they mentioned that the Owner's Guide would be coming out on Rivian's website in September, before vehicle deliveries begin.

I was told it will be multi-media in nature, possibly with some interactive portions. It will be comprehensive, much like the paper versions we've been used to seeing in past vehicles. I understand it will be downloadable, so that we may have it on our phones and tablets to take along in our vehicles. I didn't confirm that it would be on the UI, but not sure it needs to be, if it's available on other mobile devices.
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Like many in these Forums, I'm sure I'll devour it cover-to-cover, long before the vehicle shows up. 😁
Your "long before the vehicle shows up" will be drastically different than our "long before the vehicle shows up."

By the time I get my truck, I will have read the manual front to back 20 times and will be able to write a dissertation on it... While you will be out there climbing mountains and fording 40" of water for glee.
 

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This may already be out there, but in a call with Customer Service today, they mentioned that the Owner's Guide would be coming out on Rivian's website in September, before vehicle deliveries begin.

I was told it will be multi-media in nature, possibly with some interactive portions. It will be comprehensive, much like the paper versions we've been used to seeing in past vehicles. I understand it will be downloadable, so that we may have it on our phones and tablets to take along in our vehicles. I didn't confirm that it would be on the UI, but not sure it needs to be, if it's available on other mobile devices.
I would bet it will be identical to what is available in-vehicle.

if it works anything like the in vehicle stuff from BMW and others, there will be videos/animations illustrating functions.
 

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I am so excited for this because I think it will finally declare some of the small answers I have been looking for.
 

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Like many in these Forums, I'm sure I'll devour it cover-to-cover, long before the vehicle shows up. 😁
I will know more about my R1T than whoever does the delivery stuff on the big day. If they have service info available on a similar timeframe I will have bought myself a subscription and gone through that too! 🤗🤗🤗
 

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This seems like it would be problematic to troubleshoot issues such as "Center console unresponsive/ crashed, how to reboot?" or "12v battery is dead how to recharge/ replace it". Hopefully the manual can be downloaded to your phone for use when outside of service.

I wonder if the R1's will have aux. 12v battery cables accessible when their is no 12v power similar to Tesla?
 

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I wonder how many times I can read (or listen to) the Owner's guide between now and spring 2022 (my best guess for LE delivery for me) :crying:
 

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I wonder how many times I can read (or listen to) the Owner's guide between now and spring 2022 (my best guess for LE delivery for me) :crying:
I'd say about 1632 times at least. Right there with ya. 😉

It shall also be henceforth known that any and all naysayer-friends-and-family asking for rides after picking their jaws up off the floor (especially those who swear by ICE vehicles)...MUST complete the Truffle Shuffle prior to entry of the vehicle. 😆✌😎

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This seems like it would be problematic to troubleshoot issues such as "Center console unresponsive/ crashed, how to reboot?" or "12v battery is dead how to recharge/ replace it". Hopefully the manual can be downloaded to your phone for use when outside of service.

I wonder if the R1's will have aux. 12v battery cables accessible when their is no 12v power similar to Tesla?
I was told last night that it will be downloadable. You're right about that backup. When you need it, you gotta have it!
 

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For Tesla owners out there: Am I correct that Tesla does not have the manual anywhere other than the console? It's not possible to download the whole thing to a phone or tablet (whether as a PDF or as part of the Tesla app)?
 

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For Tesla owners out there: Am I correct that Tesla does not have the manual anywhere other than the console? It's not possible to download the whole thing to a phone or tablet (whether as a PDF or as part of the Tesla app)?
I am able to download a PDF manual from the Account page on Tesla's website. The app only has video guides available.
 
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