How to Update Your Audi MMI 3G HDD Firmware to Version K0257
If you own an Audi with MMI 3G HDD navigation system, you may want to update your firmware to the latest version K0257. This firmware update can improve the performance and stability of your MMI system, as well as add new features and enhancements. In this article, we will show you how to download and install the firmware update for your MMI 3G HDD system.
What is MMI 3G HDD
MMI 3G HDD is one of the versions of Audi's Multi Media Interface (MMI) system. It is a high-end navigation and multimedia system that features a hard disk drive (HDD) for storing maps, music, and other data. MMI 3G HDD also supports voice control, Bluetooth, DVD playback, and online services. MMI 3G HDD was introduced in 2009 and was available on some Audi models until 2016.
What is Firmware 8R0906961DF (K0257)
Firmware 8R0906961DF (K0257) is the latest version of the software that runs on the MMI 3G HDD system. It was released in 2014 and contains several bug fixes and improvements over the previous versions. Some of the benefits of updating to firmware K0257 are:
Better compatibility with newer phones and devices
Improved stability and speed of the MMI system
Enhanced voice recognition and command processing
Updated maps and points of interest
New online services and features
How to Download Firmware 8R0906961DF (K0257)
To download firmware K0257 for your MMI 3G HDD system, you will need a computer with internet access, a USB flash drive with at least 16 GB of free space, and a compatible Audi vehicle. You will also need the part number of your MMI system, which is usually printed on a sticker in the glove box or under the trunk floor. The part number should start with \"8R0\" followed by six digits. For example, \"8R0060884BK\".
Once you have the part number of your MMI system, you can follow these steps to download firmware K0257:
Go to this website and enter your part number in the search box.
Select the firmware file that matches your part number and click on \"Download\". The file name should be something like \"MMI_3G_HDD_8R0060884BK_6173_2014_Firmware_8R0906961DF_K0257.zip\".
Save the zip file to your computer and extract it using a program like WinZip or WinRAR.
Copy the extracted folder named \"K0257\" to the root directory of your USB flash drive. Do not rename or modify any files or folders.
Eject your USB flash drive safely from your computer.
How to Install Firmware 8R0906961DF (K0257)
To install firmware K0257 on your MMI 3G HDD system, you will need your USB flash drive with the firmware files, a fully charged battery or a battery charger connected to your vehicle, and about an hour of time. You will also need to make sure that your vehicle is parked in a safe place with good ventilation and no interruptions.
Once you are ready to install firmware K0257, you can follow these steps:
Start your vehicle and turn on the MMI system.
Insert your USB flash drive into one of the USB ports in your vehicle.
The MMI system should recognize the firmware files on your USB flash 061ffe29dd