Table of content.
- What’s my MMI version?
- How to get latest maps for my MMI?
- How to update my maps?
- How to unpack files & prepare SD CARDs?
- How to activate my maps?
- COMMON ERRORS LIST AND EXPLANATION.
First of all, you have to recon which MMI your car have.
The best way it’s just to go to the Engineering menu and check the current firmware version.
You can enter there by pressing the CAR and SETUP (or sometimes MENU or BACK) buttons on your MMI console.
This video might be useful
When you get to the engineering menu, you will see screen like above.
Most Trans it’s your currentMMI version.
You might have also different MMI’s:
When you are already in Engineering Menu you can now recognise your MMI, so:
- MMI 2G: SW: XX-XX XX.X.X XXXX
- MMI 3G Low/Basic: BNav_XX_XXXXX
- MMI 3G High: HNav_XX_XXXXX
- MMI 3G+: HN+_XX_XXXXX or HN+R
- MMI RMC: RMC_XX_XXXXX
When you know what mmi you have, you can now buy firmware from our website: https://carsie.net/product-category/firmware/
If you now know what’s your current maps version and type of MMI, you can download maps from here!
But please be careful, because different MMI systems has a different map update.
If you have MMI 3G PLUS you have to looking for MMI 3G Plus maps, same for MMI 3G High and Basic. All maps are selling separately on our website.
PLEASE BE AWARE! DOWNLOADED FIRMWARE / MAPS FROM TORRENTS OR OTHER UNKNOWN SOURCE MIGHT BRICK YOUR MMI. WE ARE SELLING ONLY GENUINE SOFT & MAPS FROM AUDI GARAGE!
Format your SD CARD in FAT32.
Extract downloaded files – how to do? Click here – there’s a complete guide how to deal with downloaded files.
Copy the root of your map in the SD card (like picture below).
Please do not use macOS to copy the files. MacOS creating lots of hidden files which can corrupt update process.
Insert the SD card with the MAP in one of the two SD card slots. After 30-60 seconds the update menu will appear. Hit “Yes” here
Coping 4-5 relatively small files in the MMI memory.
Caution: Do NOT insert the SD until MMI has fully booted you can brick your unit!
Caution: Please double check that you’re using the correct activator for your firmware, using incorrect activator will result in a bricked (dead) MMI unitFormat your SD in FAT32.
Copy the root of your activation in to the clear SD card – it has to be formatted to FAT32!
Make sure that MMI is fully booted – after final reboot!
(press all buttons once RADIO, CAR, NAV, MEDIA, TEL).
Wait until all options are ok (no options in grey) even when all options are ok wait a minute more.
Latest firmware and maps – must already be installed
Insert the SD card with the activator in one of the two SD slots and wait around 30 seconds, screen with instructions should appear. After that reboot your MMI and now you can use your new maps.