A4 (B8) – Activate mood lighting

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A4 (B8) – Activate mood lighting

Function to be activated via VCDS - VAG-COM software

Description of the option:

Enables ambience lighting and its management with the MMI.

Step 1: Activate mood lighting

[09 – Central Electricity] -> [Coding- 07] -> [Long Coding Wizard]

Byte 16: 
Bit 6: Check “Interior/Ambiance Lighting Adaptation active”


Step 2: Activate the menu in the MMI

For the Radio Symphony/Concert

[56 – Radio] -> [Coding- 07] -> [Long Coding Wizard]

Byte 8: 
Bit 7: Check "Interior Light Settings active"



For the MMI Basic Plus

[07 – Control Head] -> [Coding – 07] 

Add " 2 » to the penultimate digit of the coding (old coding: 0164201, new coding: 0164221) 


For MMI 2G

[07 – Control Head] -> [Adaptation – 10] -> Channel 01

Add "2" to the existing value



For MMI 3G

The hidden menu must be enabled (Enable Hidden Menu)


Launch the Hidden Menu by pressing SETUP + CAR (for 6s)

car -> carmenuoperation -> interior light -> select “5”

Press "Return"

 car -> cardevicelist -> interior light -> check the box


Reboot the MMI by pressing SETUP + Wheel + Upper Right Button.






Ambient lighting
 – is permanently activated when the lights stalk is in the OFF position.
 – is activated/deactivated automatically when the light stalk is in the AUTO position.
 – will never light up at 100% (even when selecting maximum lighting).
 – will light up 100% when the doors are opened.

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