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2020-06-05
Updating Maps and Software for Indian Motorcycle Ride Command

For more information, view a PDF version of the Software and Maps Update procedure or visit ridecommand.indianmotorcycle.com.

Updating Indian Motorcycle Software

On your computer:

1. Go to ridecommand.indianmotorcycle.com and log in or create an account. Those links can be found in the upper right-hand corner.

Log in and create account
 

2. If this is your first time logging in, register your motorcycle using the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

3. Once logged in, scroll to the bottom of the screen to and click on the "Update Vehicle Software" link.
Software link

4. Use the links on the left-hand side of the page to download the latest software to a USB flash drive (file cannot be in a folder).

Update links

On your motorcycle:

1. Connect USB drive (with new software downloaded) to USB cable in storage compartment above display.

2. Go to the settings menu on your Ride Command display. To get there, touch the Indian Motorcycle button at the top of the screen.

Ride Command

3. After you’ve accessed the drop-down menu, hit the settings button in the upper right corner.

Drop down menu

4. Under the general settings menu, scroll down and select “Update Software.”

Update Software

5. Select the software file and follow the on-screen instructions. This may take a few minutes to complete.

Note that “Update Software” under the general settings menu also will show you the current version of software installed on your Ride Command display. This file name includes the date, in this case June 28, 2017.

Software version

Updating Indian Motorcycle Maps

On your motorcycle:

1. Connect USB drive to USB cable in storage compartment above display.

2. Go to the settings menu on your Ride Command display. To get there, touch the Indian Motorcycle button at the top of the screen.

Ride Command

3. After you’ve accessed the drop-down menu, hit the settings button in the upper right corner.

Settings button

4. Under the general settings menu, scroll down and select “Update Maps.”

Map update

5. Select "Create Key" in pop-up menu. Disconnect USB when completed.

On your computer:

1. Connect USB drive (with key on it) to computer, visit ridecommand.indianmotorcycle.com and log in or create an account.

Log in and create account
 

2. Once logged in, scroll to the bottom of the screen to and click on the "Update Vehicle Software" link.
Software link

3. Launch the Map Update application on your computer, available for Windows or Mac, at the top of the screen.

Map links
 

4. Follow the instructions in the Map Update application. When it is finished, remove the USB drive.

Return to your motorcycle:

1. Reconnect USB drive to USB cable in storage compartment above display.

2. Go to the settings menu and select "Update Maps."

3. Select "Update Map" in pop-up menu and follow on-screen instructions. This may take up to 30 minutes to complete.

Note that “Update Maps” under the general settings menu also will show you the current version of maps installed on your Ride Command display. This file name includes the date, in this case March 1, 2017.

Map version

NOTE: If an invalid file error or invalid map update error occurs, it may be due to a bad USB drive or an error during the download. Try a new USB drive. If the same error occurs, download from a wired connection instead of over WiFi. If problems persist, contact Customer Service at 877-204-3697.

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