Why You Should Upgrade to Mercedes Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12
Mercedes Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12: The Ultimate Guide for Mercedes Owners
If you own a Mercedes-Benz with the Comand APS navigation system, you might be wondering how to update it to the latest version. In this article, we will show you how to upgrade your Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12 system with the latest maps and features.
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What is Comand APS?
Comand APS is the name of the infotainment system that Mercedes-Benz uses in some of its models. It stands for Cockpit Management and Data System - Audio & Navigation Processing System. It consists of a central display unit and a controller knob that allows you to access various functions such as navigation, radio, CD/DVD, phone, media, internet, and settings.
What are the benefits of updating Comand APS?
Updating your Comand APS system can bring you many benefits, such as:
Improved navigation performance and accuracy
New and updated maps for 40 European countries
More points of interest (POIs) such as gas stations, parking lots, restaurants, hotels, etc.
New features and functions such as speed limit display, lane guidance, traffic information, etc.
Better compatibility with your mobile devices and other accessories
Enhanced security and stability of the system
How to update Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12?
To update your Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12 system, you will need the following:
A Mercedes-Benz vehicle with the Comand APS NTG4-212 system installed. This system is compatible with the following models: E-Class W212 (sedan), E-Class S212 (wagon), E-Class A207 (convertible), E-Class C207 (coupe), CLS class C218.
The latest update DVD for Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12. This DVD has the part number A2128273300 and the color code light purple. You can order it from your Mercedes-Benz dealer or online.
A DVD burner and a blank DVD+R DL disc (8.5 GB) or two blank DVD-R or DVD+R discs (4.7 GB each).
A computer with a software that can burn ISO files to DVDs, such as ImgBurn or Alcohol 120%.
Once you have everything ready, follow these steps:
Download the ISO files from the link provided in the search result . There are three ISO files: DVD 1a, DVD 1b, and DVD 2.
Burn DVD 1a and DVD 1b on two separate DVD-R or DVD+R discs at 4x speed or 8x speed. Alternatively, you can burn both ISO files on one DVD+R DL disc at 4x speed or 8x speed.
Burn DVD 2 on a regular DVD-R or DVD+R disc at 4x speed or 8x speed.
Start your vehicle and turn on the Comand APS system.
Eject any disc that might be in the system and insert DVD 1a. The update process will start automatically.
Follow the on-screen instructions and wait until the update reaches about 3%. You will see a message that it cannot be updated and it requires DVD 1. Eject DVD 1a and insert DVD 1b.
The update will resume from about 3% to 58%. Then you will see another message that it requires DVD 1 again. Eject DVD 1b and insert DVD 1a.
The update will continue from about 58% to 92%. Then you will see a message that it requires DVD 2. Eject DVD 1a and insert DVD 2.
The update will finish from about 92% to 100%. You will see a message that the update was successful and you need to restart the system.
Eject DVD 2 and turn off the Comand APS system. Wait for a few seconds and turn it on again.
Enjoy your updated Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12 system!
Note: The update process can take up to two hours. Make sure your vehicle is on a charger or make a long drive during the update. Sometimes you might need to click on the knob to exit idle mode if the screen goes black.
If you encounter any problems during or after the update process, here are some tips that might help:
If the update does not start automatically after inserting the disc, go to Settings > System Update > Start Update.
If you see an error message that says "The navigation data could not be read", try cleaning the disc or using another brand of disc.
If you see an error message that says "The navigation data are defective", try burning the disc again at a lower speed or using another software.
If you see an error message that says "The navigation data are not compatible", make sure you have the correct version of Comand APS and the correct update DVD for your region.
If you see an error message that says "The navigation data are too old", make sure you have inserted the correct disc in the correct order.
If you experience any issues with the navigation function after the update, such as missing maps, incorrect routes, or wrong directions, try resetting the system by pressing and holding Mute + Phone + Serv buttons for about 10 seconds until you hear a beep sound.
In this article, we have shown you how to update your Comand APS Europe 2014-2015 NTG4 V12 system with the latest maps and features. We hope this guide was helpful and easy to follow. If you have any questions or feedback, please leave a comment below. Thank you for reading! a27c54c0b2