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BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADES 21-11 & 22-03.

BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADES 21-11 & 22-03.

Keep your BMW up to date at all times: Remote Software Upgrades 21-11 and 22-03 delivers many new functional extensions, quality improvements and new functions. You will find all the details on content and information in the following release notes.

THE HIGHLIGHTS OF BMW REMOTE SOFTWARE UPGRADES 21-11 & 22-03.

LOOK FORWARD TO THE FOLLOWING IMPROVEMENTS.

FUNCTIONS AND FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS*:
 

  • Personal eSIM: Connectivity taken a step further in your BMW i4 and BMW iX
  • QLOCKTWO  preparation: An object of craftsmanship in your BMW iX
  • BMW IconicSounds Electric: New soundscapes for pure-electric driving pleasure in the BMW i4
  • Lane Departure Warning: More convenient return to original lane after having passed vehicles and optimised steering intervention for increased driving comfort

 

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS*:
 

  • Improved perception of IconicSounds Sport
  • Optimized engine control
  • Optimized Hill Descent Control
  • Optimizing DC charging
  • Electric drive
  • Tail lights
  • Iconic Glow (illuminated radiator grille)
  • Optimized turbocharger control
  • Updates of various control units
  • Recall: Airbag control unit
  • Recall: voice control for roof system

* The upgrade availability and contents vary depending on country, vehicle model, equipment and vehicle condition.

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GENERAL INFORMATION:
 

  • Function updates and quality enhancements
  • Validity of the Remote Software Upgrade and Release Notes
  • Information about previous versions
  • Updating the on-board operating instructions in the vehicle
  • Use of the My BMW App for data transfer

FUNCTIONS AND FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS 21-11.

PERSONAL eSIM.

Remote Software Upgrade BMW iX (i20) Driver operates BMW Curved Display by touch

Turn your BMW into a driving smartphone.

To improve your mobile phone reception, use the vehicle’s external antenna. The Personal eSIM also enables you to use the integrated Wi-Fi hotspot. With Personal eSIM, your vehicle is turned into a smart device that you can simply link to your mobile phone contract (depending on the corresponding provider).

LANE DEPARTURE WARNING.

  • More convenient return to original lane after having passed vehicles
  • Optimized steering intervention for increased driving comfort

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS UPGRADE 21-11.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS.

  • Improved perception of IconicSounds Sport
  • Optimized engine control
  • Optimized Hill Descent Control

UPDATES OF VARIOUS CONTROL UNITS.

  • Engine control unit
  • Sliding/tilting sunroof
  • Telematics control module

FUNCTIONS AND FUNCTIONAL IMPROVEMENTS UPGRADE 22-03.

BMW ICONIC SOUNDS ELECTRIC.

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New soundscapes for pure-electric driving pleasure.

BMW IconicSounds Electric introduces new, diverse and emotionally rich soundscapes. They have been created as part of a collaboration between the BMW Sound Design Studio and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer. The new sounds embody the vehicles' design language by offering a holistic experience. The new sounds reflect the specific performance characteristics of the drive system on board and the signature attributes of an electrified BMW in a completely new yet wholly authentic way. The worlds of sound created by BMW IconicSounds Electric vary depending on the driving mode selected by the driver.

QLOCKTWO® PREPARATION.

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An object of craftsmanship in your vehicle.

After the upgrade, it is possible to add QLOCKTWO®  to the Curved Display as a widget. QLOCKTWO®  is a text-based clock with a design that has received the Red Dot Design Award and the iF Product Design Award, among others. QLOCKTWO®  in your vehicle combines craftsmanship with digital presence.

Instructions: Move all tiles in the main menu all the way to the left and then press “Add widget” on the right.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS UPGRADE 22-03.

QUALITY IMPROVEMENTS.

  • Optimizing DC charging
  • Electric drive
  • Tail lights
  • Iconic Glow (illuminated radiator grille)
  • Optimized turbocharger control

UPDATES OF VARIOUS CONTROL UNITS.

  • Engine control unit
  • Head unit
  • Engine electronics
  • Recall: Airbag control unit
  • Recall: Voice control for roof system

GENERAL INFORMATION.

FUNCTION UPDATES AND QUALITY ENHANCEMENTS.

This remote software upgrade updates existing functions to meet the latest state-of-the-art technological standards, and includes quality enhancements.

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  • Validity of the Remote Software Upgrade and Release Notes
  • Information about previous versions
  • Updating the on-board operating instructions in the vehicle

USE OF THE MY BMW APP FOR DATA TRANSFER.

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You can find out how to use the My BMW App for data transfer on YouTube.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE: FURTHER INFORMATION & LINKS.

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BMW CONNECTED DRIVE STORE.

Visit the BMW ConnectedDrive Online Shop and book new digital services for your BMW which you can use immediately for your next trip.
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My BMW APP.

Before, during or after your journey: the My BMW App supports your mobility needs with many useful functions.
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BMW CUSTOMER SUPPORT.

If you have any questions or need further information on the BMW ConnectedDrive services and products, simply contact the BMW Customer Support.
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FAQ.

Our FAQ section offers you answers to frequently asked questions about the BMW ConnectedDrive services and products.