How do I accept software updates?

If you turn your Automatic Updates OFF but keep Notifications ON (manual setting), you will not receive software updates automatically and you will be prompted to accept the update. Look for the update available icon on your in-vehicle screen. Click on the icon when it appears to learn more.

Even if you have Automatic Updates ON, there are some occasions when an update needs your permission to continue. When this happens, a permission is required to update icon appears on your in-vehicle screen. Click it to learn more and accept the update.

There are two ways to accept updates:


From your SYNC® screen:

  1. Press the Update Available icon in the status bar
  2. In the status information menu, press Update Available
  3. Accept the update by pressing Update

Or from your SYNC screen:

  1. Press Settings
  2. Press System Updates
    1. Depending on your vehicle, this could be on the second or third page of Settings
  3. Press Update Details
  4. Accept the update by pressing Update