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19A to 19A2 InControl Touch Pro Over The Air Update on a USA 2017 Range Rover

Some first hand pics of the InControl Touch Pro SOTA process.

Dealer updated 2017 Range Rover from 18C to 19A then turned on SOTA.  This appeared first time getting in car after those updates:

ICTP-19A-Available

Then hit Install now:

ICTP-19A2-Downloading

Then after a couple of minutes:

ICTP-19A2-Installing

Then about 30 minutes later:

ICTP-19A2-Install-On-Shutdown

Then I followed Step 9 from the SOTA instructions:

9) When the touchscreen shows that the Installation is complete, exit and lock the vehicle, allowing it to shut down for a minimum of 7minutes.

But after waiting 15 minutes it still hadn’t installed.  So I waited and tried again and got this:

ICTP-19A2-Up-To-Date

There was a pop-down that said it had updated but I didn’t have the camera ready for that. 

That’s that, upgraded S19A_19.07.2-312706 to S19A_19.11.4-330884 over the air

First Over the Air Update: InControl Touch Pro 19A2 has arrived: Version S19A_19.11.4-330884

No idea when we’ll actually start seeing it appear in the vehicles but it’s a start.  There’s talk on a few JLR forums about getting OTA or SOTA turned on shortly.  Further to that, new bulletins have appeared on TOPIx referencing Software Over The Air (SOTA).

Interesting article from JLR detailing the SOTA testing:

NGI TEAM TO SAVE JAGUAR LAND ROVER MILLIONS THANKS TO WIRELESS SOFTWARE UPDATES

From the Jaguar Website, an entire FAQ page on Software Updates:

JAGUAR SOFTWARE UPDATES FAQS

 

IMC (INFOTAINMENT MASTER CONTROLLER) – SOFTWARE VERSION: S19A_19.11.4-330884, ASSEMBLY PART NUMBER: LX73-19C204-BA (G2379676)
INCONTROL© TOUCH PRO 19A2
Release Date: 2019-03-26

SOFTWARE RELEASE NOTES
This release is only available when updating with Software Over The Air (SOTA)
This Document contains the following information:

New features included in this release
THE SOFTWARE RELEASE DOES NOT CONTAIN ANY NEW FEATURES.

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE
PARKING AID
Parking aid audible alerts occasionally not operating after the last 19A software update has been fixed.

(DISCOVERY ONLY)
AMBIENT LIGHTING
Ambient lighting will no longer switch off when the Integrated Control Panel is opened

NAVIGATION
The map screen will now switch from night to day mode automatically

(VELAR ONLY)
AIR SUSPENSION CONTROL
Air suspension height control soft buttons now work on the lower touchscreen. These were disabled by the previous 19A software

(VEHICLES WITH REAR HEATED SEATS ONLY)
REAR HEATED SEATS
Rear heated seats will no longer be highlighted in the touchscreen when customer is trying to adjust the front seats

KNOWN ISSUES IN THIS RELEASE
REAR VIEW CAMERA JUDDER
If the customer is experiencing a camera image not displaying as smoothly as it should be,this update may not fix it. The issue is currently under investigation and should be fixed in the next full software release.

(BRAZILIAN VEHICLES WITH TV)
TELEVISION
If the customer is experiencing the front screen going blank after playing the TV for a few minutes and the rear screens report no reception, this update will not fix it. The issue is currently under investigation and should be fixed in the next full software release.

Finally–how to check which USB MIP/UIP is compatible with the Smartphone Pack upgrade

MIP-UIP-JLR

Checking the ports in the center armrest panel (MIP/UIP) of your Jaguar Land Rover vehicle MY17+:

A – NOT eligible for Smartphone Pack upgrade

B or C – Eligible for Smartphone Pack upgrade

Rather than the obscure confusing language, JLR should have released this graphic months ago.

**These ports alone do not indicate Smartphone Pack compatibility but they were the most confusing part of checking eligibility which also requires: 10.2” screen, Pro Services & Connect Pro, including WiFi

InControl Touch Pro 19A has arrived: Version S19A_19.07.2-312706 Release Notes

The latest release notes for InControl Touch Pro (Duo) 19A, enjoy

IMC (INFOTAINMENT MASTER CONTROLLER) – SOFTWARE VERSION: S19A_19.07.2-312706, PART NUMBER: K8A2-19C204-BB (G2369115) INCONTROL© TOUCH PRO 19A
Release Date: 2019-02-27

New features included in this release

DRIVER ASSISTANCE FEATURES

Improved warning messages for Reverse Traffic Detection.

CLIMATE

It is now possible to adjust the second row temperature controls (where fitted) from the front upper screen.

NAVIGATION

Improved screen for manually adding personal charging stations.
10" TS only: It is now possible to select numbers and letters on the same screen when entering destination in Navigation system.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE SCREENS (ELECTRIC VEHICLES ONLY)

Improvements to the auto-add charge station and associated features.
Touchscreen view improved with updated preferred charging station settings.
Simplified range map display.

BLUETOOTH® AUDIO

It is now possible to change Bluetooth® device from the BT Audio screen and in media source selection list screen.

INCONTROL TOUCH PRO DUO TOUCHSCREEN

The lower screen will now dim by the same amount as the upper screen when in stealth mode.

TERRAIN RESPONSE SCREEN

Revised terrain response imagery.

WI-FI HOTSPOT (F-TYPE 19MY ONLY)

This update introduces hotspot support for F-Types.

 

ISSUES FIXED IN THIS RELEASE

 

ACTIVE EXHAUST BUTTON (VELAR SVA-DYNAMIC ONLY)

Active Exhaust Button now available on lower touchscreen.

BLUETOOTH®

  • Bluetooth® phone call connection improvements.
  • Bluetooth® Media will now reconnect automatically after unplugging iPhone™ from the front portable media interface panel.
  • General Bluetooth® usability improvements.

CLIMATE

When auto is selected, changing the distribution mode will cancel auto and the blower speed in the rotary dial will now change to its previous value.

NAVIGATION
  • When searching for specific Points of Interest (POI) using speech, it is no longer necessary to stipulate a search area.
  • Navigation start-up speed improvements.
  • Hybrid Charging Station filtering is now possible on PHEV vehicles.

ELECTRIC VEHICLE SCREENS (ELECTRIC VEHICLES ONLY)

  • Display will now work in low power mode.
  • Electric Vehicle (EV) button is now available on the Touchscreen (PHEV vehicles only).
  • Creep Mode not correctly displaying in the Touchscreen.
  • Estimated time to charge is no longer displayed unless a charging cable is connected to the vehicle.
  • Regenerative braking state can now be selected on-screen at start up.

RADIO
  • General stability improvements – MW Band.
  • Tuner screen – various bug fixes.

REVERSE TRAFFIC DETECTION

‘Reverse Traffic Detection not available’ message will no longer be displayed on touchscreen when system is active.

SMARTPHONE PACK FEATURES
  • Fixed Smartphone feature failure to launch at startup.
  • (China only) improved robustness when switching from iPhone™ to Baidu session.
  • (InControl Touch Duo only) CarPlay screen is not aligned with the center of the Touchscreen when launched while source selection screen displayed.
  • Loss of audio mid-cycle when listening to Spotify with Apple CarPlay.
  • Improved Android Auto connection strategy.

SYSTEM

STARTUP
  • General start-up improvements.

GOODBYE SCREEN
  • Goodbye screen will no longer appear at the wrong time when the engine is switched off.

MULTIMEDIA PLAYBACK
  • General stability improvements.

SPEECH DATABASE UPDATES
  • Update of Speech Database using service screen – robustness improvements.
SVR LOGO (SVR VEHICLES ONLY)
  • SVR Logo no longer changes size during start-up.
REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT
  • General robustness improvements.
  • The rear screens no longer default to on at start up.

KNOWN ISSUES IN THIS RELEASE

REAR VIEW CAMERA JUDDER
The camera image is not displaying as smoothly as it should be, this is currently under investigation and should be fixed in the next full software release.

InControl Touch Pro 18D has arrived: Version S18D_18.47.5-269316 Release Notes

The latest release notes for InControl Touch Pro (Duo) 18D, enjoy.

https://topix.landrover.jlrext.com/topix/service/procedure/935967/ODYSSEY_SRN/G2342856/en_US?uid=G2349136

First new feature to catch my eye:

Configurable Steering wheel switches can now be used to Play/Pause Smartphone pack audio.

New features included in this release

Speech database update screen

Note:If the vehicle software level is at a lower level than 17C the vehicle’s speech database will need to be updated for the speech system to continue working. This will be done after the main software update has completed by running the separate ‘Update Speech Database’ application from IMC (IMC) ECU functions and following the on screen instructions.

Navigation update – Japanese vehicles only

Caution:Due to the need for a new license file to be installed on the vehicle before running this update, a TA (TA) must be raised to get a unique code to allow this. If this License file is not installed prior to this update then the vehicles maps will become corrupted and can only to recovered through TA.

Ambient Lighting

Ambient lighting brightness will now be remembered across ignition cycles.

Audio CD

Customers will now be informed when a CD has been ripped successfully.

Bluetooth® Audio

The Connected device’s name will now be displayed on the screen header.

Cameras

If the customer is playing a video on a High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) device it will now restart after pausing for a reverse camera activation.

Home Screen
  • New ‘Take Me Home’ tile
  • A magnifying glass icon for search option
  • The ability to mute and unmute Navigation guidance
  • The media source selection screen is now accessible during a phone call

Language Support

Shanghaiese speech dialect for China has been introduced.

Smartphone Pack Features

Configurable Steering wheel switches can now be used to Play/Pause Smartphone pack audio.

Issues fixed in this release

Radio

AM, FM and HD Radio
  • The radio screen will no longer freeze
  • A ‘Radio not available’ pop-up will no longer be displayed on the home screen when exiting the radio find view list, after selecting a station from radio find view list in RSE.
  • Radio default artwork will no longer flicker while scanning radio frequencies.
  • Radio favorite feature will no longer unexpectedly reset to the radio home page.
  • Favorite Radio Channels will no longer be unexpectedly deselected in the lower screen.

DAB
  • DAB stations can be selected from the search view list inside the find view.

All Road Information
  • The 4x4i All Surface Information Screen will no longer be automatically displayed when a vehicle stalls.
  • (I-Pace only) The graphics seen on the touchscreen displaying the power distribution to the front and rear axles will no longer be inverted.

Smartphone Pack Features

All Smartphones
  • Improved connectivity of USB module phones.
  • Improved functionality when 2 phones are connected at the same time.

Android Auto
  • Improved GPS connection when using a navigation app from customer’s phone.

Apple CarPlay
  • If customer disconnects a session for the device the touchscreen will no longer freeze on the CarPlay screen.
  • A customer will no longer need to press the CarPlay tile twice to get to the CarPlay screen.
  • Customers using CarPlay will now see the correct media artwork where available.
  • Customers will be able to launch CarPlay or InControl Apps (ICA) in the same ignition cycle after starting vehicle using remote engine start.
  • CarPlay will no longer be deactivated after unmuting audio on the vehicle.

(Android phones only)
InControl Apps (ICA)
  • ICA screen will no longer freeze or flicker for apps like spotify, when connected using android phones

Audio CD
  • (Issue only in last software, 18C) Switching from a CD to a DVD will now work correctly
  • The rear screen will now display the correct icon for CD ripping.
  • Audio ripped from a CD will now display information correctly

HDMI Connections

General HDMI connection improvements

Touchscreens and Controls

Lower Duo Touchscreen
  • Rotary dials in the lower touchscreen will no longer stop working as intended.
  • Lower touchscreen will no longer display an incorrect recent phone call list.
  • When changing the theme from light to dark the lower screen will no longer show a light theme.
  • Lower touchscreen will now remember setting between ignition cycles
  • Customer will not experience lower screen displayed in Red.

Upper Duo Touchscreen
  • Touchscreen will no longer intermittently fail to display existing application icons after an ignition cycle.

Duo Touchscreens
  • Upper and lower screens will no longer go blank with working audio.

Bluetooth®
  • Improved Bluetooth® auto connection of customer phone.
  • Customer can hear Bluetooth® audio routed through the cabin upon resuming after an ignition off time out.
  • Improved Bluetooth® stability.

Cameras
  • Camera screen will no longer be displayed blank when going back quickly from camera to home screen.
  • Improved Forward Traffic Detection Audio alerts.
  • Camera screen will no longer stay on after an alert while reversing vehicle.
  • Front camera screen will no longer be stay on even after driving vehicle forward.
  • When a Trailer is attached the user will now be able to select other camera views not just the trailer views.

USB Connected Devices
  • First song will no longer be played after returning to USB playback from other sources,playback will resume from the last point.
  • Improved media playback functionality when 2 iPods and iPhones™ are connected at the same time.
  • Tracks played from a USB device will show the correct track name instead of numbers
  • Corrupt USB devices will no longer cause the ISC (ISC) to constantly reset.

Climate

(Discovery only)
Manual Air Conditioning System
  • The touchscreen will no longer display a climate screen when the functionality is not supported by the vehicle.

i-Pace Climate System
  • Smart icon will highlight in all screens to show function is ON

General Climate Fixes
  • Improved stability when controlling the climate system through the touchscreen

(17C or later software level)
Evoque Climate System
  • Customer will have Climate Sync functionality back

IPC (IPC)
  • Customer will have proper artwork for AM and FM radio in the IPC.
  • Customer will no longer observe logo image on IPC instead of map or media.

Connected Infotainment
  • A blank online media screen will no longer not be observed on the when pressing media tile from bottom bar.
  • The customer will always have Live and Side panels available

DVD
  • Improved DVD playback

Electric vehicle screens
  • Time required to charge will be same on IPCand MY EV screen
  • The I-Pace goodbye screen will now display correctly every time the system shuts down.

Speech

Navigation
  • Customers can now use speech to navigate to Points of interest
  • User can enter Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport as a destination

General
  • Unsupported data on a USB device no longer causes voice features to stop working for an entire drive cycle.

Overall System improvements
  • Improved system stability
  • Improved system stability with rear seat entertainment
  • Improved system start up performance

Phone
  • Recent call list will now be updated after a missed call.
  • If contact is edited it will no longer appear grayed out and can be chosen from a speech command.
  • Customer can now see all the numbers stored for a contact.
  • The customer will have option for ‘USB only’ mode no a pop-up observed when phone is plugged in, if Smartphone features are not required.

Tow Assist
  • The Shadow trailer will no longer turn red too early.
  • (InControl touch Duo only) A Long press of the rotary dial will now centre the trailer to straight as it does on single screen vehicles.
  • When a Trailer is attached the user will now be able to select other camera views not just the trailer views.
  • Customer will no longer experience flicker while zoom in/out hitch assist
  • Parking guidance is returning after a Hitch Assist action automatically

Television
  • TV feature will not crash while selecting TV channel through Speech command
  • Customer will no longer see the white patches behind the intent bar in TV station list.

Valet Mode
  • Customer can unlock the valet mode by giving the valid valet mode PIN the master PIN will no longer be required.

Known issues in this release

(Brazilian Vehicles with TV)
Television
  • Some vehicles can not Display the Same TV channel across all 3 screens
  • The front screen goes blank after playing the TV for a few minutes and the rear screens report no reception

These are planed to be fixed in a future release