System Firmware Update Instructions for AVIC-X8610BS
Please download and print these firmware update instructions before downloading and installing the
firmware update. It is important that you complete all steps correctly and in the order described below.
In order to perform this update, the following items are needed:
One of the following storage devices:
- USB storage device
- microSD card
microSD card and USB storage device requirements:
- 2 GB or larger in capacity, formatted to FAT32
- Should be blank (should not contain any files)
IMPORTANT (For navigation system users)
Once you install this firmware, all navigation function settings will be reset to factory default. Once
the update has finished, you will need to reconfigure these settings.
The only USB port that supports the firmware update is USB port 1.
DO NOT turn your unit off, eject the SD memory card or disconnect the USB storage device while
the firmware is being updated.
You can only update the firmware when the vehicle is stopped and the parking brake is engaged.
Displaying the firmware version
Check whether the firmware of your unit needs to be updated by checking the version number of the
Press the HOME button to display the Top menu screen.
Touch the following keys in the following order.
The "System" screen appears