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GROM Firmware

Here you can download the latest version of firmware for your GROM interface. Please choose your product below.

USB2, AND2 and USB2P (serial batch number starts with the 831 through 843)

GROM USB2P USB Android iPhone Car Kit FirmwareHere you can download the latest version of firmware for your GROM-USB2P (serial number starts at 831 and up to 843), GROM-USB2 or GROM-AND2 interface.
If you have GROM-USB3 or GROM-USB2P with the first three numbers of the serial number that are higher than 843, please go to the
GROM-USB3 and GROM-USB2P firmware update page for the applicable firmware.

Check out the picture on the left for the visual reference. If your GROM kit metal casing has extra lip, please proceed with this page to download the latest firmware.

To apply the firmware do the following:

  • Rename file to gromusb2.hex
  • Put the file on a USB stick into the root of the drive (as shown below)
  • Create at least one folder and place one music file into that folder
  • Turn on the ignition and attach the stick to the device
  • The light on a stick should blink for several seconds and then stay solid
  • The firmware update is done. Ready to use!
  • Turn ignition off and then on for stereo to recognize the new firmware
  • Make sure you remove gromusb2.hex from the stick to avoid unwanted firmware change later!
  • If you experience any problems check "Troubleshooting" below

All GROM kits are shipped with the latest available firmware. Please DO NOT update the firmware unless you were instructed to do so by one of our tech specialists.

There is no need to install all intermediate versions of firmware to apply all fixes. Simply install the latest version and it will include all changes from previous versions.

Car make:

Check out the firmware update video:


If you experience problems with updating the firmware on GROM unit, check these important steps:

  • Make sure you are renaming file correctly to gromusb2.hex and not gromusb2.hex.hex Check this out as this is mistakenly done all the time.
  • Try Using smaller Size USB stick 8GB and below.
  • Make sure the USB stick you are using is formatted FAT file system structure i.e. FAT32, FAT16 or FAT. /// NTFS and exFAT is not supported by the GROM.
  • Try using a different USB stick if one you are currently using is not working.
  • Make sure that the USB stick you are using to flash the firmware with is not empty. It should have at least one (1) folder with at least one (1) music file in it. This will help the GROM unit read the USB flash drive. How to set up USB flash drive to use with GROM
  • If you still cannot get it to work try to use the same USB flash drive you use to play music to flash the firmware. Put the firmware onto the USB flash drive you use to play music from.

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