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Has anyone ever seen the car software update? I feel like it will probably never update for as long as I own it. If it does ever get one, I bet they'll try their hardest to lock it to dealership only so we have to go there.

It's July 19th 2020 and my car is a 2019 Bolt LT purchased in September 2020, v34.7.1

I WISH that Chevy + Google would add wireless Android Auto but I feel like it will be 2025 before that happens on only new models (a selling point for Chevy 馃樀馃槖)
 

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Has anyone ever seen the car software update? I feel like it will probably never update for as long as I own it. If it does ever get one, I bet they'll try their hardest to lock it to dealership only so we have to go there.

It's July 19th 2020 and my car is a 2019 Bolt LT purchased in September 2020, v34.7.1

I WISH that Chevy + Google would add wireless Android Auto but I feel like it will be 2025 before that happens on only new models (a selling point for Chevy 馃樀馃槖)
I know that some have updated their radio. The rest of the blocks are updated only by dealer equipment. You need MDI2 adapter and registration on the website ACDelco
 

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Yeah, my 2017 offered the update while I was out driving and I foolishly accepted it. Then I spent the next few minutes hoping that the update wouldn't screw anything up before I got home. It didn't, but if another one is ever offered I'm going to do it in the safety of my garage.
 

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i'm wondering has anyone tried putting the head unit from a 2019 or 2020 model in the 2017 to get the latest software/features? such as independent heat/AC and battery charging ? or does anyone know where this logic lives? i'd love to swap the brain of a newer car into my 2017 to make it smarter
 

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Hey guys - just purchased a pre-owned, 2017 Bolt. If I read this thread correctly, there are different software versions for different model years?!? Is that correct? Seems like they'd all get the same version, no? I plan to take mine to a Chevy dealer and have them check for an update - when run manually, it states that I have the latest (13.4.0) which seems a lot older than the ones listed here.
 

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Hey guys - just purchased a pre-owned, 2017 Bolt. If I read this thread correctly, there are different software versions for different model years?!? Is that correct? Seems like they'd all get the same version, no? I plan to take mine to a Chevy dealer and have them check for an update - when run manually, it states that I have the latest (13.4.0) which seems a lot older than the ones listed here.
As far as I remember for each year different versions. You can update with your dealer but you don't need it, If you don't have problems with your radio.
 

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As far as I remember for each year different versions. You can update with your dealer but you don't need it, If you don't have problems with your radio.
The radio's are pretty unstable in general (especially android auto).. my radio needs a reboot every few weeks when I drive my car daily.

Really wish we would get an update. My car (2019) is over a year old now and has had zero updates. Pretty disappointed in Chevy to be honest... I thought the Bolt was going to be them trying to improve their tech vs just pushing the same old Onstar crap. Tesla gets updates and improvements weekly... I don't think an update with minor bug fixes and improvements every 6 months from Chevy is asking too much.
 

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The radio's are pretty unstable in general (especially android auto).. my radio needs a reboot every few weeks when I drive my car daily.

Really wish we would get an update. My car (2019) is over a year old now and has had zero updates. Pretty disappointed in Chevy to be honest... I thought the Bolt was going to be them trying to improve their tech vs just pushing the same old Onstar crap. Tesla gets updates and improvements weekly... I don't think an update with minor bug fixes and improvements every 6 months from Chevy is asking too much.
I completely agree with you. I had a Chevrolet Bolt 2017 and had no problems with the radio. Now my 2018 Chevrolet Bolt on the latest software and when I put the car into reverse too fast, the rear camera on the infotainment center is off center. It appears about 3 inches off to the right and up. And there are no fixes on this topic. I even bought MDI adapter and checked for updates on the SPS website (ACDelco). There are practically no updates. And My friend's Tesla receives the updates with various changes and improvements every week.
 

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I don鈥檛 know if the updates from the iPhone are the reason for the absence of ability to recipe and sen messages, text messages, watsap and handling my calendar on the Bolt. I navigate on the options and I have on the 2019 model the 34.7.1 version and say no new update. I never updated the software of the car. And I find the software is an open source... really?? I can change stuff?? Some times I can鈥檛 program the alarm clock!!!! Way I be trying to modify the way the things operate? If I do something to the brakes?, modify the temperature of the batteries?? Or something really go wrong?

I only want have some of the abilities back or more. No less.

Way I can鈥檛 visit a GM office website and look on a list of models and versions? Options to validate everything!!

I want to know if is a way to validate the software? I don鈥檛 want the car get hacked and get exposure to incidents.

If some One can explain? I really appreciate.
 

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I just saw this bulletin on GM's system. Looks like we're actually getting at least one infotainment update!!
https://www.reddit.com/r/BoltEV/comments/n19a4z
The article mentions nothing about OTA... and only the manual USB update. I haven't been able to pull it from TIS2WEB per the bulletin instructions... getting errors about my radio is an unknown version.

I wonder if they're trying to time its release with the final recall work? :unsure:
 

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What is the latest software version for each model year?


E.g. is the latest software version for the 2017 model year 14.5.0?
My software version is 34.7.1 I never get a notification for a new one.

I look a option to update online, but never downloaded nothing. All works except some times the Bluetooth Don鈥檛 work. Is crappie.

but I don鈥檛 want get malware.
 

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My software version is 34.7.1 I never get a notification for a new one.
Yup. That's the original software. Chevy has been lazy not updating. It looks like "at some point" we're going to get a 34.9.2 update.

but I don鈥檛 want get malware.
Not really a thing. The head units run QNX which has few to no malware in the wild (they're also a pretty closed system)
 
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