How to Update BMW Software

2021 BMW 4 Series Coupe Digital Instrument Cluster

Your new or certified pre-owned BMW is equipped with some of the most advanced and highest quality technology seen in the market today. While technology continues to advance, you’ll want to be sure you know how to update BMW software. Learn how to perform a BMW iDrive update from the comfort of your home in Lowell, MA. At Tulley BMW of Nashua in Nashua, we prepared an easy guide below for you to learn more about the BMW iDrive and how to update it. 



BMW iDrive Update Tips

When it’s time for your BMW iDrive update, you might find yourself figuring out if it is a partial or full BMW iDrive software update. Here’s how to update BMW software with some of these helpful BMW iDrive hacks and tips: 

  • If your entire system has issues, you may need to do a full update to your electronic control modules.
  • Contact our service center near Manchester if you find yourself needing to fully update your BMW iDrive. Our skilled technicians know how to update BMW software and computers to determine what the true problem is. 
  • Keep in mind, a full update is only recommended when absolutely necessary. 
  • Typically a partial BMW iDrive update is much more common for Westford drivers. This will update the Bluetooth®, multimedia systems, and mobile device compatibility in the BMW iDrive system. 

How to Update BMW Software 

Here’s how to update BMW software and helpful BMW iDrive hacks: 

  • Identify your vehicle’s VIN. You will be required to check and see whether there are any BMW iDrive updates available for your specific model.
  • Enter the VIN here to find any updates.
  • Download any BMW iDrive available updates on a USB
  • Insert the USB drive into one of your vehicle’s USB ports.
  • Go to the “Settings” menu on your BMW iDrive system.
  • Click on “Software Update” then follow the steps on the screen on how to update BMW software. 

Explore BMW iDrive Technology at Tulley BMW of Nashua

The BMW iDrive hacks make learning how to update BMW software easier. If you still have questions or concerns about the BMW iDrive update process, contact us today at Tulley BMW of Nashua. 


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