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Infotainment Upgrade - How to validate country?

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Hi Guys,

I bought my Mazda 3 last week. The old owner was an anti-techy guy, which did not seem to make any changes (whether electronic nor related to engines) and i just discovered my infotainment version is the old 30 version. I forgot to mention i bought my car here in Chile, validating the VIN to be manufactured in Mexico.
Now my question is: how do i know if my mazda should be upgraded using the NA version of the OS or the ADR version of the operating system. In case i should upgrade using the ADR, because my car was bought in South America, i'll wanted to ask if it is safe to upgrade from the old 30 verison to the new 56 version without going upgrading to in-between updates.
Can somebody enlighten me here ?

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How to validate country

Hi Heinz

I upgraded my firmware a month or so ago, I'm in South Africa so we share the same regional settings. You would have to update in 2 steps since your version is below 31.

The below if from the thread "Mazda MZD Connect FIRMWARE Downloads-UPDATED" (which you can search for since i can't post links, i foundit to be extremely useful)

Only if Firmware Version in 2014 BM Mazda 3 is below V31 like 25,29 or 30.
You MUST first update to version 31.00.100A, run it. Stop.
Then MUST update AGAIN with your country local version V56 or later.
This is called a two step update and you should reserve about 1.5 hours for this process.


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