Update Instructions


6 Steps To Updating

Your Maps

Please follow the step-by-step instructions included in the slides below. Use your touch screen or click the arrows to view the slides.

Maps for Lifetime FSC Customers

Step 1

Connect USB Stick

USB format must be FAT32. If you are using 32 GB USB, USB format must exfat if you are using 64 GB USB, Connect the 32 GB USB or 64 GB USB stick to the system. The screen display will then automatically switch to the navigation update mode.

Step 2

Start update procedure

Use the iDrive Controller to select and activate the “Start update” option on the display.
Maps for Lifetime FSC Customers
Maps for Lifetime FSC Customers

Step 3

Enter code

You require a code in order to activate the map data. Enter the 20-digit code using the iDrive Controller.

Step 4

Confirm code

Select “OK” to confirm your entry. The update procedure will then start.
Maps for Lifetime FSC Customers
Maps for Lifetime FSC Customers

Step 5

Update procedure

The map data will now be updated as you continue driving. Your navigation system’s basic functions continue to operate normally during this procedure. Please leave the USB stick inserted until the end of the update process.

Step 6

Completion of the update

The complete update procedure may last for about 30 to 40 minutes. After having successfully installed the update, the system will automatically reboot. After this, the updating procedure is complete.

BMW Map update