Whether your car is compatible with Remote Software Upgrade depends on the hardware installed in your car. The navigation system Live Cockpit, Live Cockpit Plus or Live Cockpit Professional is required. The following models are currently equipped with the Remote Software Upgrade: 1-Series, 2-Series Grand Coupé, 3 Series, 3 Series Hybrid, 3 Series Touring, 4 Series Coupé, 5 Series, 5 Series Touring, M5, 6 Series GT, 7 Series, 8 Series Convertible, 8 Series Coupé, 8 Series (M) Gran Coupé, M8, X5 (M), X6 (M), X7, Z4, iX3.
Alternatively, you can perform the following test to determine whether your car is compatible with Remote Software Upgrade. Select the following in the Menu:
- “My Car”
- “General Settings”
- “Remote Software Upgrade”
If "Remote Software Upgrade" is not shown, the car is not compatible with Remote Software Upgrade.
The Remote Software Upgrade is factory installed, a retroactive purchase is not possible due to hardware restrictions. If your car is not compatible, you can have the latest software installed at any time by your dealer.
The requirements may vary according to country, vehicle model, equipment and vehicle condition.
For details on the content of current and past Remote Software Upgrades, please consult the release notes: