⚙ Settings Tab

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The settings tab is a extremely important tab, here you configure the application, detailed information on each setting can be found below.

Car Configuration

These settings are profile based and can be different for each profile

Here you must enter your current car configuration, entering this wrong will cause you issues.

Setting Default Value Comments
Full Version N/A

Enter they full version number of your current SYNC version.
As of Syn3 Updater v2.9.0 you can type and it will auto suggest your version!

Region N/A

Select your current SYNC region, (EU, NA, CN, ANZ, SA, ROW).

Navigation False

Select whether you have navigation/maps on your SYNC unit.

Ensure you enter these settings correctly, entering wrong information here will cause you issues, Syn3 Updater automatically determines the best install mode based on your current version, region 

Configuration

These settings are application based and are not changeable per profile.

Here you can set your preferred paths for downloads and log files.

Setting Default Value Comments
Download Location System Downloads Path

Select where you want to download the sync files, do not use your destination drive as the download path.

Log Location Local AppData

Select where you want the log files to save.

Application Options

These settings are application based and are not changeable per profile.

Here you can change the language Syn3 Updater will use, change between Dark and Light mode update to Beta or Alpha and enter a license key for paid features.

Setting Default Value Comments
Language System Language

Select the language of Syn3 Updater

Theme System Theme

Select to use Dark or Light mode on Syn3 Updater

Download Connections 8

How many threads to use when downloading files, the default of 8 is suitable in most cases but if you experience issues downloading you may need to lower this, especially for poor connections

License Key N/A

Enter a license key if you have purchased a cutdown map package

Release Branch Stable

Switch between Syn3 Updater branches (Stable, Beta and Alpha)

Advanced Options

These settings are profile based and can be different for each profile

Once you check the "Edit Advanced Options" toggle you will be able to tweak advanced settings, despite what many YouTube videos say you do not need to change the installmode!

Setting Default Value Comments
Edit Advanced Options False

Enable the below settings

Toggle MY20 Protection Auto-Detect

Manually enable/disable MY20 protection for 2020+ APIMS, setting it to the 3rd state will revert to Auto-Detect

Install Mode Auto-Detect

Leave this on Auto-Detect unless you know better, you most likely do not, even if YouTube says you should change it

once you have configured all your settings, simply press "Apply" or leave the tab to save your settings.