Software update

The vehicle supports various external devices, depending on the software it is currently using. A software update can enable the vehicle to support new mobile phones or new external devices, for example.

Software updates and associated, up-to-date instructions are available on the web page www.bmwusa.com/update.

Displaying current version

The currently installed software is displayed.

1.  "Settings"
2.  "Software update"
3.  "Show current version"

Select the desired versionto display additional information.

Updating software by USB

The software update can only be performed when stopped.

1.  Save the file for the software update in the main directory of a USB data storage device.
2.  Connect the USB data storage device to the USB interface of the USB audio interface in the center armrest. It is not possible to perform the update using the USB interface in the glove compartment.
3.  "Settings"
4.  "Software update"
5.  "Update software"

6.  "USB" if applicable

6.  "USB" if applicable
7.  "Start update"
8.  "OK"

All of the listed software updates are installed.

Restoring to previous version

If necessary, it is possible to restore the system to the software version prior to the last software update.

Restoring to the previous version can only be performed when stopped.

1.  "Settings"
2.  "Software update"
3.  "Restore previous version"
4.  Click "OK" twice.

All of the listed software updates are removed.

Note

BMW Assist, Office functions, and connected devices may be temporarily unavailable during a software update or while restoring to the previous version. Wait a few minutes until the functions are available once more.

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