How to Generate FSC Codes for Your BMW Navigation System
If you want to update your BMW navigation system with the latest maps, you need a valid FSC code to do so. FSC stands for Freischaltcode, which is German for activation code. FSC codes are 20-digit alphanumeric codes that are unique to each vehicle and map version. You can purchase FSC codes from BMW dealers or online vendors, but they can be quite expensive.
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Fortunately, there is a way to generate FSC codes yourself using a software called BMW FSC Code Generator. This software can create FSC codes for any map version and region, as long as you have the VIN number of your vehicle and a USB stick with at least 32 GB of storage. In this article, we will show you how to use BMW FSC Code Generator to update your navigation system with the latest maps.
Step 1: Download BMW FSC Code Generator
The first step is to download BMW FSC Code Generator from this link: https://bmwfscgenerator.com/. This is a free software that works on Windows, Mac and Linux. You will also need to download the latest map data for your region from this link: https://www.bmw.com/en/footer/software-updates.html. Make sure you choose the correct map version and region for your vehicle.
Step 2: Extract the Files
The next step is to extract the files from the downloaded zip files. You will need a software like WinRAR or 7-Zip to do this. You should have two folders: one for BMW FSC Code Generator and one for the map data. Open the folder for BMW FSC Code Generator and run the executable file called bmw-fsc-generator.exe. You will see a window like this:
Open the folder for the map data and copy the file called config.nfm to the same folder where bmw-fsc-generator.exe is located. This file contains information about the map version and region.
Step 3: Connect Your USB Stick
The third step is to connect your USB stick to your computer and format it to FAT32. This will erase all the data on your USB stick, so make sure you back up any important files before doing this. To format your USB stick, follow these steps:
Right-click on your USB stick in My Computer or This PC and select Format.
Select FAT32 as the file system and click Start.
Wait until the formatting process is complete and click OK.
Now, copy all the files from the map data folder to your USB stick. This may take some time depending on the size of the files and the speed of your USB stick.
Step 4: Generate Your FSC Code
The fourth step is to generate your FSC code using BMW FSC Code Generator. To do this, follow these steps:
Go back to the window of BMW FSC Code Generator and enter your VIN number in the VIN field. You can find your VIN number on your vehicle registration document or on a sticker inside your driver's door.
Select NBT as the navigation type and click Generate.
You will see a message saying \"FSC code generated successfully\" and a file called code.fsc will be created in the same folder where bmw-fsc-generator.exe is located.
Copy this file to your USB stick as well.
Step 5: Update Your Navigation System
The final step is to update your navigation system with the new map data and FSC code. To do this, follow these steps:
Eject your USB stick from your computer and insert it into the USB port in your vehicle's glove box or center console.
Turn on your ignition and wait for your navigation system to start up.
You will see a message saying \"USB device connected\" and a menu with two options: Update navigation data and Enter an activation code.