OTA Update - anyone received one yet?

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I’ve set my 2021 up with connectivity to our home WiFi and am aware of the pending OTA (over the air) update for the battery drain issue. But I’ve noticed a few other buggy items which I’m surprised they haven’t updated yet. I work in software - we usually have an update already teed up before we even rollout the base software.

Has anyone received an update yet that wasn’t through a dealer? My guess is these will be mass updates, when there is one..?





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Since Ford keeps requiring trips to your dealer to fix announced issues, it would appear that the OTA software capabilities are not ready to use yet based on available evidence. I hope they get it going soon... I have not seen anyone post about receiving OTA updates of any kind with this new system.
 

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I’ve set my 2021 up with connectivity to our home WiFi and am aware of the pending OTA (over the air) update for the battery drain issue. But I’ve noticed a few other buggy items which I’m surprised they haven’t updated yet. I work in software - we usually have an update already teed up before we even rollout the base software.

Has anyone received an update yet that wasn’t through a dealer? My guess is these will be mass updates, when there is one..?
Me, too. One antidotal data point is one of the press releases referred to a “2Q2021” update addressing the (I think) battery drain issue.

That makes me think they are planning a quarterly update model.
 

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Got one today. In my Ford Pass home page it says “Update successful, check what’s new”. Click on that & it says “routine update to make minor changes & squash bugs”
 
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Got one today. In my Ford Pass home page it says “Update successful, check what’s new”. Click on that & it says “routine update to make minor changes & squash bugs”
Pix or it didn’t happen!
 

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Dang, my apologies! I thought you were kidding when I read “squash bugs”. Thanks for sharing!
No apology needed, I had to chuckle myself. Glad to see someone at Ford has a sense of humor!
 

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Thanks for sharing... Looks like FordPass is down for me. I'm sure this rollout crashed fords delicate systems :rolleyes:
 

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I still haven’t seen anything yet. I would love to know if any software versions changed.
Besides the sync version the only way to keep track of the module software version is using the sync 4 diagnostic page (hold power + rewind)
 

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It would be interesting if Forscan and/or sync had a way to display the software version of all the modules. We could start a list of someone who has never connected to look for changes if the above is all the details ford is going to release.

I don't have my truck yet so I'm not sure what software information is available.
 

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This must be a soak test or something by ford. I haven't found any mention of anybody else seeing any OTA updates anywhere.
 
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Appreciate the news. I hope the updates go well.
 

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