BMW ICOM firmware has been updated at CnAutotool. Here, the engineer offers the icom firmware update file and instruction to help you update ICOM A1/ A2 system image to version 01.25.02 & application image to version 01.40.05.
What do you need when doing ICOM firmware update?
ICOM A A2 diagnostic tool
(make sure of your ICOM version, common version or super/perfect version)
Laptop with Win 7 Win 8
Free download ICOM A A2 firmware update files:
Why to update ICOM firmware to 1.25.02 1.40.05?
For the newest Rheingold/ ista+ 2016, it is a must to update the BMW diagnostic tool firmware to the latest; otherwise, it would fail to diagnosis or do programming on BMW vehicles.
How to update ICOM A A2 system 01.25.02 application 01.40.05?
1.Connect ICOM A1 / ICOM A2 to PC via wired network connection.
Connect ICOM A1 / ICOM A2 emulator to the vehicle or power on the emulator via 12V power adapter.
2. Open Internet Explorer
for icom a1/a2 common version, go to http://169.254.92.38:60080/
User name: root
for icom a2 super version, go to http://169.254.33.45:60080/
User name: root
3.Click “Update Firmware“, to get the ICOM firmware version.
4.Select file “ICOM-BootImage-01-25-02.bin”, to set image type as SYSTEM, then click “Send the file”.
5.Prompt: Write the image file to the flash?
Select Yes, and the light on ICOM mux will turn red.
6 .Prompt: The SYSTEM IMAGE update was successful.
Click “Update Firmware”.
7. Select file “ICOM-ApplicationImage-01-40-05.bin”, to set image type as APPLICATION, and then click “Send the file”.
(several minutes needed)
8. Prompt: Write the image file to the flash?
Select Yes, and the light on BMW ICOM A+B+C mux will turn red for the second time.
9 .When all is ok, click “reboot“.
NOTE: change the local network connection, that is, set automatically obtain local network connection
Two update files are available. Use the small-size first, then the big-size.
When using the small-size file, select SYSTEM.
When using the big-size file, select APPLICATION.