How to the Problem When Program BMW F32 with BMW ISTA-P?

When programmed BMW F32 by BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C, always got error reading “Vehicle programming with ISTA/P is no longer approved for the connected vehicle. Vehicle management is now only possible with ISTA4. Please observe the release notes!”


For BMW F/I/G series programming, please use bmw icom diagnostic software instead of programming software.

Here is the related operation guide.

Step 1: Enter diagnostic software ISTA+

After read out the vehicle information, select Service plan

Step 2: Then click Programming plan

Step 3: When a list of the hardware and software actions fully appears on the screen, click Execute measures plan.

Pay attention to the prompt:

The measures plan contains hardware actions preventing implementation of the measure plan.

Observe the following procedure:

1.When removing/exchanging a control unit, select “Control unit exchange” and select the control unit to be exchange on the “Before exchange” tab.

2.In the case of retrofits/ conversions, select “Vehicle modification” and select the relevant retrofit/conversion.

Note: If your BMW ICOM NEXT diagnostic tool comes without software, it’s better to get the latest software V2020.03 ISTA 4.21.31 ISTA-P


V2020.03 Newest Version Software ISTA-D ISTA 4.21.31 ISTA-P with Engineer Programming

Software Version : V2020.03

ISTA – D: 4.21.31,with SDP Programming Database 4.21.32

ISTA – P: with Engineer Programming,supports the programming of BMW motorcycles and electric vehicles can program F/G/I/K chassis for car (through the ICOM, not other cable )

Vin: V2020.1.15


BMW ETK: 2019.11

BMW KSD: 2019.11  Multilanguage

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