Software Updates

Get updates over the air

Convenient, routine software updates to keep your Ford performing at its peak.

The Latest Tech

Software updates are designed to help make your vehicle better over time — for vehicles with SYNC® 4 Technology and beyond.

Interior view of a Ford F-150® Lightning® truck.

Getting Updates

Updating is easy

Take the following steps next time you’re in your vehicle, and you’ll always be ready for over-the-air updates.

Getting updates — Step 1

Turn On Automatic Updates

Your vehicle will arrive with Automatic Updates enabled. Make sure you keep Automatic Updates toggled to ON so your updates will be downloaded as soon they're available.

Getting updates — Step 2

Schedule Update Time

Some updates require your vehicle to be parked with the ignition off. For these updates, setting a schedule (for overnight or whenever it's convenient) helps ensure you're getting the latest updates without disrupting your day.

Getting updates — Step 3

Enjoy The Enhanced Experience

When your software update is complete, you can view the latest details in-vehicle, on the FordPass App and on the web, or simply begin using your updated vehicle right away.

FAQs

Software Update Frequently Asked Questions

  1. aFordPass® Connect, the FordPass App, and complimentary Connected Service are required for remote features (see FordPass Terms at https://www.ford.com/support/how-tos/fordpass/manage-my-fordpass-account/fordpass-terms-and-conditions/ 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.
  2. bDon’t drive while distracted. Use voice-operated systems when possible; don’t use handheld devices while driving. Some features may be locked out while the vehicle is in gear. Not all features are compatible with all phones.
  3. cFordPass® App, compatible with select smartphone platforms, is available via a download. Message and data rates may apply.