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How to disable Remote Software Upgrade on your BMW to prevent loss of aftermarket flash tune

How to disable Remote Software Upgrade on your BMW to prevent loss of aftermarket flash tune

To prevent loss of your aftermarket performance flash based tune on vehicles equipped with the Remote Software Upgrade feature on the late BMW models, we recommend disabling this feature in the iDrive system by following these 5 steps:

Step 1: 

On the main menu, select “CAR”

Disable remote software upgrade for BMW-1

Step 2: 

From the “CAR” menu, select “Settings”

Disable remote software upgrade for BMW-2

Step 3: 

From the “Settings” menu, select “General Settings”

Disable remote software upgrade for BMW-3

Step 4: 

From the “General Settings” menu, select “Remote Software Upgrade”

Disable remote software upgrade for BMW-4

Step 5: 

From the “Remote Software Upgrade” menu, select “Deactivate function now”

Disable remote software upgrade for BMW-5