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  1. 61 Plate F20 - Audio/Screen upgrade

    BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    Hi all I have a 61 plate1 series and I’m wanting to upgrade so I can have carplay, DAB and a nicer/bigger display. sorry if there’s already any topics on this but from what I’ve seen I’m getting mixed messages about what can and can’t be done. is there a way to change my screen and have Apple...
  2. BMW E38 multimedia upgrade

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    My car is a BMW E38 750iL, year 1999 (10/98). The car was originally equipped with the S677A Hifi System Professional DSP with original CD changer. It is now upgraded with MkIV navigation, 16/9 widescreen plus latest generation BM54 radio. The BM54 radio has a great advantage when looking for an...
  3. BMW Z4 (64 Plate) Steering Wheel Track Controls

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I’ve recently purchased a Z4 and I’ve been having difficulties with the skip track buttons on the steering wheel. I understand that AUX in itself doesn’t carry the capability to use the steering wheel functions. I got an FM Bluetooth adapter to use as a workaround however the audio quality is...
  4. F11 Base Audio - Speaker Upgrade

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all I'm planning to upgrade my speakers, am on a budget and these are the cheapest BMW specific components I can find: https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.co.uk%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F302454021474 Anyone got any experience of this brand? Think I'm going to take the...
  5. Audio only working when engine off E61

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello, I have a strange electrical issue with the audio system in my 530d 2008, the audio will work fine if the engine is off on accessory power however when the engine is started I get around 1min of audio before it cuts out for around the same time then comes back, often I can hear the CD...
  6. Why is AUX, BT audio so bad on F11?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    FM/DAB radio comes through just OK, whereas bluetooth or aux audio comes out pretty faint, and its frequency response is not great. The dealer told me I had the latest BT firmware. Is there a quick fix to it?
  7. Bmw f20 bluetooth audio activation coding?? Cardiff

    Auto Electrical Forum
    Looking for someone to activate Bluetooth Audi on my F20, it has Bluetooth calling but not Bluetooth audio. Anyone in Cardiff able todo this ASAP? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  8. Audio Hard Drive

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Does anyone kow how much user space there is on the hard drive and if it is an ssd or physical, also can i just put a new drive in the car 330i m-sport e92 2009 thanks scott
  9. 4 Series - Audio Keeps Stopping every few seconds

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I have Apple Car Play on 4 Series GC using wireless. When streaming Spotify or other apps like Audible the sound cuts out for a few seconds on and off. This happens with Apple Car Play and through BMW's own system. Has anyone had this issue and if so have they resolved it? I was...
  10. 2011 E93 M3 Audio

    Introductions
    Hi im new to this forum but I am the proud new owner of an E93 M3 convertible. It is a beautiful car apart from one thing...….it only has the base stereo in it and no tweeters in the A strut. Im looking to upgrade it and read lots of other threads on this subject but when I went to BMW and...
  11. 2004 E63 645ci audio / amplifier issue.

    Introductions
    Hi to all I'm new to the forum and need some help and advice please. Last week, I bought a 645ci from a dealer who assured me that the car was immaculate, no paintwork, service history etc. Due to illness I could not travel to see the car, but based on his assurances and a 30 day warranty, I...
  12. F11 Pro nav Bluetooth audio finally

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    So after 3 months of owning my 2014 f11 iv finally got bluetooth audio to work. Bmw told me it can't be done and I phoned a few bmw specialists and the wanted stupid money just to look. So iv got the pro nav with bigger screen so apparently dissent come with Bluetooth audio set up only phone...
  13. F30 Standard Car Audio Woes

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Recently changed the battery in the key fob - lost all my sat nav destinations ,etc. All programmed back in now but.... Car Radio has defaulted to half a dozen FM channels, and not any of the DAB stations. If I press the RADIO or RADIO/OPTIONS and then back out of the menu. they are all...
  14. Audio system reset

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    F31 2015 320d m Sport xdrive Whenever I use my Samsung Galaxy S7 by wire or music penstick in my USB socket the audio system resets after a few moments ...any clues please?
  15. 2004 BMW e60 - Snap in cradle functionality, modern audio installation options

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, new member here. The car is a 2004 BMW 520i, that was imported from the UK to Cyprus. The car has installed: Bluetooth Cd changer Snap in cradle in the armrest, but no adapter. NO Sat-nav NO usb or aux-in Also, the options in the menu do not list an aux-in or anything of the...
  16. E90 CCC Nav and Audio Questions...

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Hi all, I have a couple questions that I would like some help on if possible! The first one is regarding the CCC I Drive system. Is there any way I can have it boot up into the Nav map screen automatically instead of the main I drive front page? Its a bit annoying having to manually put it...
  17. F10 m5 Bluetooth audio not working

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a f10 m5 (2015) Bluetooth calls is working fine however the Bluetooth audio doesn’t play anything i have a iphone 6. The strange thing is ive tried a samsung and it works fine my wife’s iPhone 7+ doesn’t play aswell. My father has a 520d (2016) and my phone works on his car . 3weeks prior...
  18. Audio Upgrade For F22

    BMW Parts for Sale
    I have a complete audio system upgrade specifically for F22 m235i but will fit any 1 2 3 or 4 series comprising the following:- Audison Voce Speakers - midrange,tweeters & crossovers + coaxials for rear shelf Rainbow under seat subs Audison Bit One processor with DRC JL Audio XD 400 amps x 2...
  19. Audio Radio

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi guys 2010 e90 bmw 323i Msport i have a bmw professional radio and it wont turn on. the lights come on with the dash lights..cd ejects and goes back in but the radio wont turn on..just a black display checked the fuses in the fuse box checked the fhse behind the radio. all are fine, can anyone...
  20. 2014 F10 520d - Pro Nav - Samsung S9+ Bluetooth audio

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, BMW 2014 520d M-Sport - Professional Navigation It seems I can only connect my Samsung Galaxy S9+ via Bluetooth for call functions. It gives me no option to stream media via bluetooth from my Spotify. Is it possible to stream audio via Bluetooth? Also I'm having issues when I plug it...
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