Updating bmw navigation
It is necessary and extremely important that you find out, whether you have Navigation Business or Navigation Professional installed on your BMW, as the systems have their own update version.
If you need help with identifying your system, please don’t hesitate to call Schmiedmann.
The update can take up to an hour and a half to finish, in which period the car needs to be turned on while the update process is going on.
We strongly recommend customers with cars made before 03/2010 to have your car firmware updated from local dealers in order to update to 2019-1 and future maps by USB memory stick.
You need to save the updated map on a USB-stick, or buy a USB with the map already on, which you then insert into the USB-port on your BMW.
The system will automatically register that a new version of a map is ready to be installed onto your i Drive.
Benefits Additional features such as the Falk Travel Guide, Guided Tours, 3D objects, 3D city models and satellite images (for cars from 09/2013) provide much useful information and amenities for your trip planning; Traffic Message Channel (TMC) function is currently available in the following countries: Germany, Austria, Switzerland, France, Great Britain, Italy, Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Norway, Sweden and the Czech Republic; Free TMC service is not available in all countries; For the reception of the encrypted TMC-service offers country-specific to a Connected-Drive contract; List of Service; POI database with 32 categories.
There was a time where a regular oil changes and the occasional new tires were all the maintenance a BMW needed.