VanMoof S3 & X3 Release notes

In this document you can find an overview of all the firmware updates released for the VanMoof S3 & X3 bikes.

To find out how to update your bike refer to the 'How to update your VanMoof's firmware' article.

Latest release

1.9.3 - 12 June 2023

Now it’s time for part 2 of the update. You’re finished after this one!

What’s new (part 2):

  • You can now unlock your bike with the Boost button as well as the Bell button.
  • When your bike is standing still, it will automatically shut down after 7 minutes. This is longer than before.
  • A new update to the battery means that whenever your bike hasn’t been used for a while, you’ll need to press the Power button to wake up the bike.
  • Other important updates in battery management, firmware, error management and sounds. 

Previous releases

1.9.1 - 11 June 2023

We’ve got two updates, you’ll need to install them one after another. Ready for the first one? 

What’s new (part 1):

  • You can now unlock your bike with the Boost button, as well as the Bell button.
  • When your bike is standing still, it will automatically shut down after 7 minutes. This is longer than before.
  • A new update to the battery means that whenever your bike hasn’t been used for a while, you’ll need to press the Power button to wake up the bike.

Please note: these updates will only come into effect after you finish updating part 2.

1.8.2 - 16 June 2022

Fix for unintended reset of power level settings.

1.8.1 - 22 February 2022

- Removal of testing module settings
- Gear settings not reset after a firmware update
- Deep sleep after 14 days of inactivity
- Allows motor support in case of error 57

1.7.6 - 1 November 2021

- improved interaction for Back Up unlock code
- optimised power management at lower battery levels
- fix for possible boost issues after power level change
- fix for Error 16
- various small bug fixes.

1.7.3 - 12 October 2021

1.7.2 + improvements

1.7.2 - 27 August 2021

- manual shifting using the handlebar buttons
- change motor assistance level while riding
- alarm stays active when the lock is unintentionally unlocked
- prevents rare accidental battery drains when stationary
- fix for possible update loop
- fix for error 12 and 13
- various small bug fixes

1.7.1 - 2 August 2021

- manual shifting using the handlebar buttons
- change motor assistance level while riding
- alarm stays active when the lock is unintentionally unlocked
- prevents rare accidental battery drains when stationary
- fix for possible update loop
- fix for error 13 and 16
- various small bug fixes

1.6.13 - 15 June 2021

- Prepared for PowerBank
- Alarm sensitivity optimization
- Improved battery management
- Various small bug fixes

1.6.8 - 16 April 2021

- Prepared for PowerBank
- Failed updates automatically restart at shut down
- Resetting bike restores factory settings
- Fine-tuned tracking mode
- Improved e-shifter accuracy
- Various small bug fixes

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