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MMI 3G navigation 6.24.2 Europe and firmware updates - currently 2017

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Links to the latest versions of firmware and map update (with activator)

Firmware, in order:

0031_3 -!0QMzmBrY!dvXVnAimkFaiNBqt_W49XYVAQdHstOJC39Q5exO8g0w
0206_3 -!JU8VTaCC!BFFwWdE-x2Tlj8ZsWG69LOGw2dW4QJBhsHRm3H5IN50
0253 -!YY80DSrB!j5mO0eJ5-3H9EKKP3CjyHZAuDxxENEhPnnHyNgwBu7Y
0257_6 -!YB8kDBbZ!IF9dUHoNIb5gS2MvBaPCEQRgyU2lC6_mot5_F9mric8

Firmware, full package to 0257_6:!cZsBHKBI!-PkGxY8is1hAs-QVbiUfN4A-J0YkVd-qT00M_fEL2jE

There is unlikely to be any further firmware update for 3G from Audi so if you've updated to 0257_5 or 0257_6 you won't need to do it again.

If you don't have/can't get access to VCDS and need to activate the green menu you can use the following script from Congo's 3G+ thread [ Green menu activation ]

1. Unzip and copy to SD card.
2. Put the SD card in the MMI.
3. When prompted press the center knob.
4. After the script is done you will see confirmation screen.
5. Remove the SD card and reboot MMI

I haven't used it, but it appears plenty have :)

2017 maps version 6.24.2 and FSC activator - PLEASE NOTE - this package is ONLY suitable for 3G and not 3G+/3GP so if your firmware version doesn't match the style indicated in the instructions do not bother downloading this file, as it's been cut down to make the download smaller and so it'll fit on a 32GB SD card without issues.!VRdjVJ7S!63opUL3IAdSrTiRY2IXuVQ

There are 2 folders - 1 contains the map files and the other the activator - they need to be copied to separate SD cards.

For facelift cars with 3G+/3GP see this thread for correct links - don't muddle them up as it doesn't go well.....

Update instruction guide below - this one is a better layout than the one I produced a couple of years ago, and covers firmware updating etc!YU81xLIA!5HdPIKX6inbzA02hiML6jcfKQI8-AIvcvbgWH-hNo0g

PLEASE NOTE - THESE ARE FOR EUROPE, NOT ROW OR NA and I cannot help with questions about where to find them.

I recommend using JDownloader to grab the links and WinRAR for extracting the archives when finished downloading. If you hit the download limit from Mega and don't want to pay for premium downloads I can recommend using the Opera browser, which has a built in VPN tool so all you need to do is switch location and it will allow you to continue downloading. You do lose the option to use JDownloader if you go that route.

These files are from a variety of sources, so credit due to all those who compile and make available :grin2:


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Hi - Great guide Adrian. I'm going to take the plunge tomorrow once my SD card arrives!

One question - do I need to do all the firmware upgrades in order? I am currently on HNav_EU_P0029_D1.

Will this give me access to 6/7 digit postcode functionality? Only putting in 4/5 is driving me MAAADDDD.

Also, how annoying are the error messages people are reporting needing a VAG cable to get rid of? Are they visible all the time or just once on boot up?


I'm in the same position Wilkoss, same firmware. But nervous about upgrading though. I've got B+O system but there's a Bose folder in there - not sure whether it will cause any problems!?....

Anyone local to Notts who can provide some help?
Struggling with the update

Hi all,

Spending hours on posts and re-attempting the no avail.

I'm constantly getting this message on the update "The release info could not be read"

I am formatting in Fat32 (windows) - copy and paste folders within "8R0906961T - 1st". So on my SD card shows two folders "1" and "2" there is also a metainfo2 text.

Going into red engineering screen - option for SD1 and then update....

Seems simple enough but it't not working.


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All the above are in the firmware package in post 1
On 4th update, everything is selected as 'N' so the 'Start download' is greyed out??? How do I solve this please?
Now fully updated MMI and new (and working) maps!

Thanks Adrian!

Issues that I had seems to be around using a micro SD card with the larger caddy. Bought a nor,al sized SD card - Sandisk Ultimate 32gb. £10 from Amazon, a small price compared to what the dealers will charge!!!

Also, I found that the maps folder was larger than the 32gb can take. So, deleted files from the root folder that were meant for the 3Gp unit (mine 3G high). After deleting these folders (about 4 in total) the maps fitted on the 32gb. - folders with '3gp' within the folder name are the ones I deleted.

All in all, £10 costs and a bit of time to sort it - plus, a bit of direction from Adrian E! Beer tokens secured.

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