BMW ICOM NEXT firmware update instruction, why you need to update icom next firmware? when using the latest ISTA D software to do BMW diagnosis, icom hareware can be detected, but the device doesn’t communicate with the vehicle,  can’t enter modules reading page, like below picture:

icom next, icom A2

What’s the solution?

The firmware doesn’t match with the  latest ISTA sofware, bmw software keep updating ,firmware need to be updated.

ICOM Next  firmware update steps:

1. Need the latest updated file for ICOM firmware:


2.Charge ICOM NEXT hardware, connect the vehicle, use ISTA engineering sofware IToolRadar to detect the IP address of  ICOM hardware, see below picture, the IP address can be found as

vxdas icom A

3. Open Internet Explorer

Input the IP address which is deteced above to the address bar: like

username: root

password: NZY11502


4. Click “update firmware” after login

vxdas icom

5. Follow below steps:

vxdas ICOM

6. Need to wait seconds, and click  “yes” when below  page show up:


7. During ICOM firmware update, four light on ICOM are all read, need to wait 3~5 minutes, when update finish, it will prompt reboot or not,

click reboot icom , finish the first update package.

vxdas icom

8. Update the second package by follow same steps:

vxdas Icom

9. Open ISTA D to check the ICOM Status,  is it shows “FREE”, firmware update succeed.




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