Let us give you a quick run-down on how it works:
There are basically two kinds of BMW software updates
- "Main software update"
Which covers all electronic units & modules in car
BMW computers will first check the hardware number on each of your ECUs. For this reason, these main software updates can only be completed by BMW dealers or shops equipped with special programming equipment
Updates correct software scripting errors and revised software can allow a control unit to compensate for component wear or common faults.
Sometimes new features can be found in updates
Which will fix many bugs and problem in last versions , BMW software updates can optimize and expand the functionality of your car enhance car performance and stability & will add more hidden functions from BMW
- " Partial software update or media software update.
This may cover things like multimedia, Bluetooth, Internet connectivity, or mobile device compatibility improvements "
Any owner can install this kind of update as long as your car features a Combox, which works with iDrive and enhances many technology features on your BMW. Newer NBT iDrive systems have Combox functionality built-in, making it even easier.
The bottom line is, iDrive and Combox Media functionality can really make driving and using your BMW infinitely more enjoyable. So if you have the chance to upgrade, we say go for it. And, of course, we’re here to help if you want to do those upgrades yourself. Have questions or still need some guidance? Just get in touch!
To update your partial software, please read