DIY change BMW Navigation and Display Language via ISTA-P

Here are some optional solutions of how to change the language of BMW E88 navigation and display, with bmw tools or without anything.

 

Purpose:

To change the language from navigation and display to Dutch from BMW E88 2009 German import.

 

1- Free to change the navigation language without tools:

If the car is a German one, you can select only German, English and French from the iDrive menue.
For other languages, you’ll need to reflash / code your car.

 

2- Using BMW ICOM ISTA-P to change the navigation language:

The easiest way should be using ISTA-P.

There’s a bunch of checkboxes to set a desired language.

ista-p-change-navigation-language

But if you don’t find what you need in there, then use NCS Expert.

 

3- Using NCS expert to coding car for navigation language setup:

change VO with option for a specific region and code the car:

Read CIC
Edit FSW_PSW.TRC ( adding or editing ) languages
Copy and paste to FSW_PSW.MAN
Execute sg_codieren

 

The coding has been tested for a lot of times using ncs expert; it’s very easy.

Enjoy.

 

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