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ID. software updates

Software updates are important to ensure that your electric car stays up-to-date. Find out more about current updates for your ID.

Do I have to go to a workshop for every update?

No, not every software update requires a trip to the workshop. Certain updates can be performed on your vehicle “Over-the-Air”, i.e. online. Find out more on these pages about available updates.

Your benefits

With the updates, we make sure that your ID. stays up-to-date, even after purchase. Benefit from a wide range of functions and optimisations played out in your vehicle. Make sure you get the updates carried out and enjoy the following benefits:

  • Numerous performance enhancements
  • The latest software updates
  • Being at the cutting-edge of digital development, even following vehicle purchase
  • Where applicable, prerequisite for further updates
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ID. software 2.4 workshop update

ID. software 2.4 workshop update

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With exchange of the 12 volt battery

The new 12-volt battery and ID. software 2.4 update for your ID. is available to you free of charge. Please, schedule an appointment with your Volkswagen dealer. This software update brings benefits such as reduced energy consumption provided via optimised thermal management.

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ID. software 2.3 Over-the-Air update

We provide software updates for your ID. vehicle via our Over-the-Air updates, which can be conveniently performed online without visiting a workshop. The Over-the-Air updates have gradually been rolled out since the autumn of 2021. Find out here which conditions your car has to meet and the ID. software 2.3 has to offer.

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ID. software 2.1 update

This update is particularly important, as it is the prerequisite for future updates. Bring your electric car to the workshop and we will perform the upgrade to the ID. software 2.1. Have fun with the new functions!