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Old 12-24-2012, 09:09 AM
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Mein Auto: 2011 535i M-Sport
Originally Posted by PittX52011 View Post
Does the engine have to be running when I put the usb in glove box, will the car recognize it on its own? Any additional steps.. thanks.
The car needs power. I would run the engine as it will take 40 minutes to complete, and on Auxiliary Power it will shut down in the middle of it, unless you have the car on a charger.

Just put the USB Drive in and wait 30 seconds, and iDrive will pop up prompting you to upgrade.

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