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Old 05-07-2012, 07:59 AM
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Well while I am waiting arrival of my AMI I bought from a friendly user on here I was poking around for what I needed etc. I am currently on MMI 46.1 (the newest) so I shouldn't need to mess with anything with the vag-com, hopefully just install the AMI, and restart the MMI and I should be good. While poking around I found an update for the AMI system itself. It can be updated using the USB attachment and putting the update file on the USB and installing from the MMI in car. This update is to allow for better compatibility with newer mp3 players as well as other devices. The date on it is May, 2008. So most of you should already be updated, but if you have any issues, might as well try updating it.

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Old 05-07-2012, 10:57 AM
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BTW, I thought my AMI unit was broken for the past 2 years. I did the AMI update and EVERYTHING worked perfectly on it.

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Glad to hear it helped you out!

Is there a way to tell what current version you have?

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Old 05-07-2012, 10:01 PM
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What I would do is install it and if it works fine, don't mess with the update.

AFAIK updates do not improve the sound quality, which seems to be the most important reason to do it. If you get great sound, get song text on your MMI screen, and have steering wheel and center console functionality you're GTG.
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Of course, I would only install it if one were coming across difficulties such as the previous poster. That update fixed his problem where ipod compatibility didn't previously work.
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It can be updated using the USB attachment and putting the update file on the USB and installing from the MMI in car.
Where is this connected on the MMI to do the update?
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Plug flash drive containing update file into the USB to ami cable. Then plug the ami cable into the ami and it should ask to begin the update process.
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Ah - didn't realize there was a USB to AMI cable. Any idea where I can buy one of those?
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Amazon. $20. Where I got mine and if works perfect. They also make a 3.5mm jack for playing music off other devices outside of a HDD or apple devices.
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So how does one know which SW is currently installed?
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