As we continue to revolutionize the technology that improves your vehicle, we’re determined to get the newest features in your hands as soon as possible. Over-the-Air Updates introduce new features and enhancements, to help ensure you are enjoying the best version of your vehicle.1 Some updates will seamlessly complete in the background. More complex updates might require your vehicle to be parked with the ignition off for a period of time in order to complete. For these types of updates, you will choose a recurring schedule that is most convenient for you.
The Benefits of Over-the-Air Updates
Many updates require little to no action by the customers, enabled by SYNC® 4 Technology that keeps current software running until the new version is ready to go. Some updates may occur seamlessly in the background, while others require a specific day and time when the vehicle is parked, with the ignition off. In-vehicle alerts will indicate what updates were installed when the vehicle is started the next time.
Vehicles Equipped with Over-the-Air Update Capabilities
Currently the 2021 Lincoln Nautilus is capable of Over-the-Air Updates. In the future, more new vehicles will have this capability.
In-Vehicle Over-the-Air Update Icons
Keep an eye out for Over-the-Air Update icons that might appear on your in-vehicle screen. These icons inform you about your update once clicked:
- There is an update available. This icon will only appear if Automatic Updates are turned off (Manual setting).
- A previously scheduled update is about to occur.
- An update is available but needs to be scheduled.
- An update is available but needs your permission to proceed.
- An update has failed to complete.
- An update has completed and is ready for your review.
1Lincoln Connect™ (standard on select vehicles), the Lincoln Way App,) and complimentary connected service are required for remote features (see Lincoln Way terms for details). Connected service and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. Evolving technology/cellular networks/vehicle capability may limit functionality and prevent operation of connected features. Connected service excludes Wi-Fi hotspot.