A VW service employee shows a customer updates in his vehicle after a software update

ID. software updates

Software updates are important for ensuring that your electric car stays up-to-date. Find out more about current software updates and previous versions here.

Why are software updates important?

With the software updates, you receive updates that are available even after you’ve purchased your vehicle. For that, you need a We Connect contract.

Your benefits

  • Optimisations
  • Improved functions
  • Prerequisite for new applications, e.g. from the In-Car Shop
  • Where applicable, prerequisites for further updates
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Execution of the software updates

Depending on the type of update, some updates can be carried out as Over-the-Air updates, while others are performed at a Volkswagen Partner. This information will be communicated for every update.

  • A woman performs an ID. software update in her electric vehicle

    Over-the-Air update 

    Some software updates can be performed “Over-the-Air”. Find out here how it works and which conditions need to be met.

    Go to We Connect

  • A VW service employee with a tablet in his hand in front of two VW cars next to a workshop

    Workshop update

    You will be informed by your Volkswagen Partner when an update is carried out in the workshop. We will explain everything about the process of installing a workshop update.