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:
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 169.254.92.38
3. Open Internet Explorer
Input the IP address which is deteced above to the address bar: like http://169.254.92.38:60080
4. Click “update firmware” after login
5. Follow below steps:
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.
8. Update the second package by follow same steps:
9. Open ISTA D to check the ICOM Status, is it shows “FREE”, firmware update succeed.
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