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HOW TO UPDATE YOUR MAPS.

Step-by-step video guides make updating your BMW Navigation simple.


Using navigational systems while driving has become second nature, which is why they are so important. That’s why it’s essential that they are kept up to date, as the UK road network does change up to 15% every year. From using USB drives to accessing BMW’s Operating System 7.0, discover how you can keep your BMW updated and on course.
 

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HOW TO UPDATE YOUR MAPS.Step-by-step video guides make updating your BMW Navigation simple.
Map Update Package in the BMW ConnectedDrive PortalTBC

HOW TO FIND AND DOWNLOAD A MAP UPDATE FOR YOUR NAVIGATION ON YOUR COMPUTER.

Every year, the road network changes by as much as 15%. Please be sure to update your map data regularly to benefit from the best route guidance at all times. Map updates are published multiple times per year. They are available as a two- or one-year subscription in your BMW dealership or in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store. To update your map data, just use the latest map update on a 64GB FAT-32 formatted USB drive. Map updates can also be downloaded via the BMW Update Manager. Please go to “Remote Cockpit” and select “Control”. If you scroll down, you can find Map Update. Please select your computer operating system to download the BMW Update Manager. Login again with your ConnectedDrive credentials and select the vehicle that you would like to update the map for. After copying the map data to a 64GB FAT-32 formatted USB drive you can go and load it into the vehicle.

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USB transferring a Map Update in a BMW

HOW TO TRANSFER AND INSTALL THE MAP UPDATE TO YOUR VEHICLE USING A USB DRIVE.

After you have downloaded the map update or bought the USB drive with the update from the dealer, you are ready to go into the vehicle. Insert the USB drive with the latest map data in the USB interface port of your vehicle. The Control Display automatically changes to the navigation update mode. Select “OK” to start the update. The complete update procedure may take between 30 and 90 minutes. You do not need to wait until the update is done. You can still use your vehicle and navigation system during the update process. If you would like to return to the update process, go to your map and press OPTION on the iDrive controller. Then select ‘Navigation data update’. Please leave the USB drive inserted until the end of the update process. After the successful installation of the update, the navigation system will automatically reboot. This completes the update procedure. To check the currently installed map version, please go to ‘Navigation’, select ‘Settings’, ‘Position and version’ and select ‘Version information’.

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Updating maps using BMW Operating System 7.0

HOW TO TRANSFER AND INSTALL THE MAP UPDATE TO YOUR BMW WITH OPERATING SYSTEM 7.0.

After you have downloaded the map update or bought the USB drive with the update from the retailer you are ready to start the update in your vehicle. Insert the USB drive with the latest map data in the USB interface port of your vehicle. The Control Display automatically changes to the navigation update mode. Select ‘Update now’ to start the update. The update may take between 30 and 90 minutes to complete. You can still use your vehicle and navigation system during the update process. If you would like to return to the update screen, go to your map and press ‘Settings’ and ‘Update’. Please leave the USB drive inserted until the update is complete. After the successful installation of the update, the navigation system will automatically reboot. This completes the update. To check the currently installed map version, please go to ‘Navigation’, select ‘Settings’ and ‘Update’.

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BMW CONNECTED DRIVE STORE.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE STORE.