Special information about this upgrade.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please remove all OBD diagnostic devices (trip books, GPS trackers) you use when starting and during the upgrade.Automatic reloading the ConnectedDrive apps after the upgrade can take a certain length of time.
Only leave and lock your car once the countdown for the upgrade has expired
Some settings may be reset to default after the upgrade (for example, Connected Music or notification settings), and need to be re-activated.
Restarting some vehicle systems may cause control messages to appear on the display during or after an upgrade. Please pay attention to these control messages and observe whether they are still shown after the restart (e.g. parking brake, drivetrain malfunction)
IMPORTANT INFORMATION for iOS users: when transferring the upgrade using your smartphone, please connect via the Bluetooth & WiFi connection in the vehicle in the “Mobile devices” menu. If the Bluetooth and/or WiFi icon appears greyed out, please first activate Apps & Bluetooth Audio in the settings in the submenu of “Mobile devices”.
IMPORTANT NOTE for M vehicles: The installation prompt for the Remote Software Upgrade can only be displayed approx. 30-60 minutes after engine switch-off because the engine needs to cool down. The prompt is displayed before engine start. The next time you enter your vehicle, please do the installation before starting the engine and wait until the installation prompt is displayed
IMPORTANT NOTE for users of BMW Drive Recorder: The initial settings will be reset and recorded videos deleted after the upgrade.