The Clarion QY-5002S is a multimedia navigation system that was installed in some Suzuki Grand Vitara models. It features a 6.5-inch touch screen, DVD player, Bluetooth, USB, iPod connectivity, and voice control. It also comes with a preloaded map of Europe and a built-in TMC receiver for traffic information.
If you own a Clarion QY-5002S, you may want to update its software to improve its performance and compatibility. Updating your software can also fix some bugs and glitches that may affect your navigation system. In this article, we will show you how to update your Clarion QY-5002S software in a few simple steps.
Step 1: Check Your Current Software Version
Before you update your software, you need to check your current software version to see if you need an update or not. To do this, follow these steps:
Turn on your Clarion QY-5002S and press the MENU button.
Select SYSTEM from the menu and then select VERSION.
Check the software version displayed on the screen. It should be something like QY-5002S_XX.XX.XX.
Note down your software version and compare it with the latest version available on the Clarion website.
Step 2: Download the Latest Software Update
If your software version is lower than the latest version, you need to download the latest software update from the Clarion website. To do this, follow these steps:
Go to https://www.clarion.com/xe/en/user-support/software/ and select Multimedia / Navigation from the list of products.
Select QY-5002S from the list of models and click on DOWNLOAD.
Save the file to your computer. It should be a ZIP file named something like QY-5002S_XX.XX.XX.zip.
Extract the ZIP file to a folder on your computer. You should see a folder named QY-5002S_XX.XX.XX containing several files.
Step 3: Copy the Software Update Files to a USB Flash Drive
Once you have downloaded and extracted the software update files, you need to copy them to a USB flash drive that is formatted in FAT32. To do this, follow these steps:
Insert a USB flash drive into your computer and make sure it is formatted in FAT32. If not, format it using Windows Explorer or Disk Utility on Mac.
Open the folder where you extracted the software update files and copy all the files inside it to the root directory of your USB flash drive. Do not create any subfolders or rename any files.
Eject your USB flash drive safely from your computer and keep it ready for the next step.
Step 4: Install the Software Update on Your Clarion QY-5002S
Now you are ready to install the software update on your Clarion QY-5002S. To do this, follow these steps:
Turn on your Clarion QY-5002S and insert your USB flash drive into the USB port on the front panel.
The system will automatically detect the software update files and prompt you to confirm the update. Press OK to start the update process.
The system will reboot several times during the update process. Do not turn off your Clarion QY-5002S or remove your USB flash drive until the update is complete.
When the update is complete, the system will display a message saying \"Update Complete\". Press OK to finish the update process.
Remove your USB flash drive from your Clarion QY-5002S and restart your system.
Step 5: Verify Your Software Version
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