Audi Multi Media Interface (MMI 2G)

Audi MMI 2G hidden red menu description

4L (2005-2015), A4/S4/RS4, A5/S5/RS5, A6/S6/RS6, A8/S8, Audi, B8 (2007-), C6 (2004-2011), D3 (2002-2009), Q7

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.

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Audi MMI 2G enable ambient light (extended)

4L (2005-2015), A4/S4/RS4, A5/S5/RS5, A6/S6/RS6, A8/S8, Audi, B8 (2007-), C6 (2004-2011), D3 (2002-2009), Q7

Audi MMI 2G enable ambient light (extended background light) in Audi MMI 2G (Multi Media Interface) in A4, A5, A6, A8 and Q7 cars. This feature gives you control of the footwell backlight intensity.
You don’t need diagnostic tools like VCDS, VAG-COM or VAS to activate this feature. All you need is access the hidden green menu.

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Audi MMI force restart (2G, 3G, 3G+)

4L (2005-2015), 8V (2012-), A1/S1, A3/S3/RS3, A4/S4/RS4, A5/S5/RS5, A6/S6/RS6, A7/S7/RS7, A8/S8, Audi, B8 (2007-), C6 (2004-2011), C7 (2011-), D3 (2002-2009), D4 (2010-), Q3/RS Q3, Q5, Q7

Audi MMI force restart key combination is an easy fix for frozen navigation system. Sometimes when Multi Media Interface have too many POI to display it can stop responding for quite a long time. To fix this without stopping the car you can use reboot key combination.

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Audi navigation systems – MMI RNS BNS RMC differences

4L (2005-2015), 8J (2006-2014), 8L (1996-2003), 8N (1998-2006), 8P (2003-2013), 8V (2012-), A1/S1, A2, A3/S3/RS3, A4/S4/RS4, A5/S5/RS5, A6/S6/RS6, A7/S7/RS7, A8/S8, Audi, B5 (1995-2001), B6 (2000-2004), B7 (2004-2007), B8 (2007-), C4 (1994-1997), C5 (1997-2004), C6 (2004-2011), C7 (2011-), D2 (1994-2002), D3 (2002-2009), D4 (2010-), Exeo, Gallardo, Lamborghini, Q3/RS Q3, Q5, Q7, R8, Seat, TT

Audi navigation systems look similar but in differences between them are significant. The confusion is even stronger since most system use very similar “Audi Multi Media Interface” splash screen and user interface.

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