Wireless Update

Wireless update

Latest map and software are provided through wireless update. New software is automatically downloaded when the vehicle is on. After installation of the software is complete, you can view the update details from the notification window.

  • To use the wireless update function, you need to subscribe to the Bluelink service. See "Subscribing to the service."
  • The wireless update is accessible only when the system is connected to the network.
  • When downloading new update files begins, the icon appears at the top right of the screen. To view the progress of the download, navigate to the All Menus screen and press Setup General  ▶ SW Info/Update.
  • After downloading new update files is complete, map update automatically begins and the icon appears at the top right.
  • To reduce the map update time, press Express Update. When a quick update is in progress, the navigation, Bluelink, camera and infotainment system are disabled.
  • The wireless update function is not accessible if the system has not been updated for a specified period of time. If wireless update does not work, first use a USB storage device to perform update. See Navigation Update site
  • If an error occurs during wireless update, the system automatically restarts. Use the USB storage device to install update files and perform update. See Navigation Update site
  • Perform update when the vehicle is not used for more than 15 minutes. The time required to update the system differs depending on the situation.

A notification window appears when your vehicle is turned off. You can use the notification window to update the navigation map and infotainment system.

  • This function is available only when the system is ready for the latest software update.
  1. Turn off the vehicle (ACC Off).
  2. From the update notification window, press Start.

    The update is performed immediately after the system reboots. Update details appear as soon as update is complete.

  • Update is performed with the screen off after the vehicle is turned off. If you turn on the system when update is in progress, you can view the progress of update. When update is in progress, the navigation, Bluelink, camera and infotainment system are disabled.
  • The system automatically shuts down after update is complete. You can exit the vehicle without having to wait for the update to finish.
  • A notification window appears after update is complete. You can use your smartphone to scan the QR code in the window to view the update details.
  • An alternative way to view update details is to select Setup  ▶ General  ▶ System Info  ▶ What's New from the All Menus screen.
  • If the battery level is below threshold, the update notification window does not appear when the vehicle is turned off. If this is the case, the update notification window appears when the vehicle is turned on again. In the window, press Start to perform update.

You can update the navigation map and infotainment system quickly regardless of whether the vehicle is on or off.

  • This function is available only when the system is ready for the latest software update.
  • When update is in progress, the navigation, Bluelink, camera and infotainment system are disabled.
  1. On the All Menus screen, press Setup General  ▶ SW Info/Update  ▶ Update.
  2. Select Update Now and press OK.

    The update is performed immediately after the system reboots.

You can update the navigation map and infotainment system when the vehicle is not used after being turned off. This can be done by setting an update timer.

  • This function is available only when the system is ready for the latest software update.
  1. On the All Menus screen, press Setup General  ▶ SW Info/Update  ▶ Update.
  2. Select Scheduled update.
  3. Set the time to perform update and press OK.

    When the update timer is set, the icon appears at the top right of the screen.

    • You can set to start the update within 12 hours or less after the vehicle is stopped. For example, if you set the update timer to "+3," an update begins in 3 hours.
  4. Turn off the vehicle (ACC Off).
  • If you set the update timer to "0," an update notification window appears. After a short while, an update begins.
  • Once the update has started, you cannot cancel it. After the update, the system automatically turns off.
  • Scheduled update is canceled when:
    • Low battery is detected when turning off the vehicle.
    • The vehicle is turned on before the scheduled update time.
    • The system has been turned off for more than 3 minutes with the vehicle turned off.