Audi MMI 2G hidden red menu was created mostly for easy software updates of your Multimedia Interface system. In this hidden menu you can also find information about cars equipment (CD changer, navigation, TV tuner, Audi Music Interface…).
This description was created based on software version 5570. If your car is using older software, you might find some differences.
Performing this procedure may cause permanent damage to your car.
Do this at your own risk!
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Audi MMI 2G hidden red menu enter procedure
- Turn the ignition on.
- Wait few seconds for the system to start.
- Press and hold button SETUP and RETURN.
- After few seconds Audi MMI 2G hidden red menu will appear on the screen. You can release buttons now.
- Use control knob to navigate.
Audi MMI 2G hidden red menu description
When you enter hidden menu you will see all modules in (depending on optional equipment in your car):
- Interfacebox – MMI head unit
- MP3-Changer – 6CD MP3 disc changer
- Handyvorb2 – bluetooth handsfree kit and car phone
- BO_Q7 – Bang & Olufsen audio system
- Navibox D3 – GPS navigation
- TVHybridDVB – Hybrid TV tuner
- SDS 3500 DE – Speech dialogue system
- Tuner EU/US/RDW – AM/FM radio tuner
In this view you can choose only strong>SWUpdate special function button. After pressing it system will ask you for update source.
After choosing on of the modules (e.g. Interfacebox) you can see some of its properties:
- SW-Number – software catalogue number
- SW-Index – software version
- SW-Date – release date
- HW-Number – hardware catalogue number
- HW-Index – hardware version
Here you can see MOST ring logs by category:
- Available current Logfiles
- Available save Logfiles
- Dump Logfiles on MOST
- Save Logfiles
- Deleting IRC log list
- Show OLD Exception-List
Additionaly logs are divided by subcategory:
- Session ID list
- Misc log list
- Speicher Log-Liste
- OnOff log list
- Audio log list
- Exception log list
- Watchdog log list
- Keyboard log list
- Panel log list
- LVDS Log-Liste
- MapView log list
Sample log contains only basic information like message title (short and long), date and time of the event.
Here you can see details about MOST ring for each connected module.
This view lets you check couple parameters of currently selected module. For Interfacebox you can check:
- FOT-Temp – module temperature
- Display-Temp – display temperature
- MemFree – free memory
- MemAlloc – allocated memory
- OperTime – total operating time counter
- UBC enabled
In this view you can check few details about module power cycles.