WMA5/6/7 Improvements.

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It's clear there are many modules updated but that's not quite noticable.
I want to group the differences you have noticed in here.

Things I've found so far:
1. Improved keyless entry (comfort access).
Door handles pop up properly.
Locking the car by touching the handle is much better too.
2. Settings are stored properly.
For example: unchecked the option for "automatic activation of parkassist" stays unchecked now.
3. Satellite view in navigation stays checked when checked.
4. MY20 has now the ability to charge at a lower rate at fastchargers to preserve battery life.

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- Ability to Sort in the menu Media choices. Ie I can put CarPlay as the first selection on the top bar
- Ability to disable the sport chron clock
- News feature on the PCM works
- Recommendation window on the PCM screen
 
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After three days of sending charging timers to the car it seems the communication is improved.
It takes only a few seconds to establish a connection and send/change a timer.

PCM Powers up much faster.
Sat view in nav is loaded almost immediately.

It seems my settings are stored correctly and permanently, even in areas with low coverage.

Navigation: street names are shown much better and more often.
 

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After three days of sending charging timers to the car it seems the communication is improved.
It takes only a few seconds to establish a connection and send/change a timer.
This, alone, will make me love the car so much more. I have multiple cars and a storage space. So I don’t charge the car above 40 until I know I will drive it. So not spending minutes and having to wait multiple minutes and tries to set a charge with timer will make me do a small dance of joy.
 
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Another new feature is the activation of the passenger display when you're driving without a passenger in the seat.
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First, select the middle button in the lower middle display.
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Then, deselect the checkbox in the pop-up menu in the upper middle display.
This is only possible in Park.
Close the pop-up menu.

If this doesn't work the first time, try this:
-Call up the pop-up menu again.
-SELECT standby mode.
-Put into Drive.
-Put into Park.
-DESELECT standby mode.
-Close pop-up menu.
-Put into Drive.

As long as you don't put it into Park it stays on.
Unfortunately the setting isn't saved so you have to do this every time you start the car...
 
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The dynamic ambient lighting is in the color bar (CAR icon -> Comfort -> select color).

To activate:
Home: MEDIA -> submenu (three dots) -> checkbox.
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I noticed something else.
The nav screen now has + and - to zoom in and out (or just double tap on the screen to zoom in).

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I believe DC fast charging is improved and it is a little faster on the higher SOC.

Before the update, starting charging with 70% SOC (battery temp 14C) my car would charge at about 60-70kw and it would drop to 40kw after SOC 80%. Battery temperature would reach 24C by the time SOC was 85%

After the update the car would keep the charging rate at 60-70kw all the way up to 90% SOC, battery temp would reach 30C (which explains the faster charging rate).
Of course, I don't know what the charging rate would be in those particular sessions before the update, but I have observed that in the two DC charging sessions after after the update so it is likely an improvement.
 
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Here are all the WMA5 changes.
Including the infamous 12V-issue.

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Thanks @Dee ! Would the wording of that item mean that only 12V issues induced by third-party chargers were addressed? Many/most of the reported 12V issues during charging were with the PMCC if I remember well.
 
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Thanks @Dee ! Would the wording of that item mean that only 12V issues induced by third-party chargers were addressed? Many/most of the reported 12V issues during charging were with the PMCC if I remember well.
The WMA7 is probably the answer...
 
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Thanks! Where did you get these release notes?
Any chance we can get you to scan these pages instead of photos? Much easier to read.
It's been all over the forum!
WMA5 and WMA7.
Can't give credit cuz I don't know who posted this.
Sorry.
 

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It's been all over the forum!
WMA5 and WMA7.
Can't give credit cuz I don't know who posted this.
Sorry.
These documents are great and this is what I need from this update:

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Thanks!
 
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