If you own a Ford vehicle with SYNCÂ® technology, you may want to keep your software up to date to enjoy the latest features and enhancements. In this article, we will show you how to download Ford Sync update on Mac using a USB drive.
Before you begin, you will need:
A Mac computer with internet access
A USB drive with at least 8 GB of free space
Your vehicle identification number (VIN)
Your Ford account login credentials
Follow these steps to download Ford Sync update on Mac:
Go to https://www.ford.com/support/sync-maps-updates/ and enter your VIN or sign in to your Ford account.
Check if you have any available updates for SYNC or navigation maps. If you do, click on "Download SYNC Update".
Follow the instructions on the screen to download the update file to your Mac. The file name will be something like JR3T-14G381-AS.zip.
Insert your USB drive into your Mac and format it as FAT32 or exFAT.
Unzip the update file and copy the contents to the root directory of your USB drive. Do not rename or modify any files or folders.
Eject your USB drive from your Mac and take it to your vehicle.
To install the update on your vehicle, follow these steps:
Start your vehicle and turn on the radio.
Plug your USB drive into the USB port in your vehicle.
A message will appear on your SYNC screen asking if you want to install the update. Press "Yes".
The update process will begin and may take up to 60 minutes. Do not turn off your vehicle or remove the USB drive during this time.
When the update is complete, a message will appear on your SYNC screen saying "Installation Complete". Press "Close".
Remove your USB drive from your vehicle and keep it for future use.
Congratulations! You have successfully downloaded and installed Ford Sync update on Mac. Enjoy your improved SYNC experience!
If you encounter any issues or errors while downloading or installing Ford Sync update on Mac, you can try these troubleshooting tips:
Make sure your USB drive is formatted as FAT32 or exFAT and has enough free space.
Make sure you download the correct update file for your vehicle and SYNC version.
Make sure you copy the update file contents to the root directory of your USB drive and do not rename or modify any files or folders.
Make sure your vehicle battery is sufficiently charged and do not turn off your vehicle or remove the USB drive during the update process.
If the update fails or gets interrupted, try to restart the update process by plugging in the USB drive again.
If the update still fails or causes problems with your SYNC system, contact your Ford dealer for assistance.
For more information and support on Ford Sync update on Mac, you can visit https://www.ford.com/support/sync-maps-updates/ or call 1-800-392-3673. ec8f644aee