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  1. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi My father's just taken delivery of a new G20 - so I'm trying to find some answers to the following before I ask the dealer and hoped the knowledgeable people here may help? 1. It connects to the Internet how? Who pays for this? On Mercedes you have to have a Vodafone contract so who's...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, its been a while. I stopped for fuel this week. I was part way thorough a satnav journey and the radio was on. I locked the car (radio went off), went to pay, returned. Unlocked. Radio did not come on - instead I got the BMW ConnectedDrive splash screen, then "profiles", this is normal...
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi On my 2008 bmw 320d i am having turbo issues and also fumes coming into the cabin when the heater is turned on. Had a quick look and I can feel exhaust gases coming coming out of this little pipe which looks like it's part of the cat. I have attached some pictures of the small pipe. Can...
  4. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Anybody else having problems sending destinations to their car via the connected app? I used to send them and they would appear in the connected drive messages.
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all, I’m a little bamboozled with this... got my 2015 plate F30 320d with standard navigation (non-widescreen idrive display, no ‘Office’ option on the main menu). I saw some videos online of folk using Spotify, Tunein etc via idrive by just plugging in their iPhone and the respective app...
  6. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi, i have a 2013 F11 Auto 520d M Sport touring. When I access my Remote Services on my mobile App, I have lost the ventilation function. Any ideas as to why? Ask other services remain unaffected. Oddly, I have the App on my Samsung Smartwatch where the function remains, it also appears as an...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi hope someone can help with this,fitted angel eyes to my E46 compact however the relay makes a buzzing noise when I connect the trigger wire(interior Light)for fade on/off, there is a capacitor on the relay (1000uf 16 volt) does anyone know how to get this to work without the relay buzzing..
  8. General BMW Discussions
    I've just got my BMW today and want to use the BMW Connected APP. I have registered on the APP and have got tom the part where you type in the last 7 digits of your VIN. The APP says it has sent s message to the car. It hadn't. I tried it twice more and still nothing. Then, I got three...
  9. General BMW Discussions
    Hi, is anyone experiencing problems connecting their services today? Thanks Andy Sent from my SM-T810 using Tapatalk
  10. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    hi, just bought a 525 f10,,,2010 reg,iv been trying to connect to connected drive,,which bmw had to do,,but I cant get the connected drive app,,,to work with phone, its says not available for this vehicle ..any info would be very great full thanks
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi folks, loving my new 320D but my god.....what a nightmare trying to register my car to connected services! Argh! I've just sent an email to BMW customer services, which I'll paste below and explains the issues. I would be really grateful if anyone on here has experienced the same problems...
  12. Introductions
    Evening All, first post so thanks for having me and all that Bit of a weird one, but I was wondering if anyone else has had a similar experience. My connected services (RTTI, Concierge etc) expired in August and I decided not to renew. Then I was on the Connected Drive website last night...
  13. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    Hiya, Generally speaking my M52 is running pretty good. Feels and sounds fine, although possibly some slight inconsistency in acceleration? Barely noticeable though. The past week or two though it's had an intermittent bouncing idle (mainly when hot), which is slightly irritating but otherwise...
  14. General BMW Discussions
    Hi Anyone else having problems with Connected Drive? Nearly all the CD options have disappeared from the iDrive menu and I can't use connected apps on my iPhone. The Mobile Care option asks me to pair a BT phone (even though one is already paired and it should be using the in-built SIM) and...
  15. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All I have recently purchased a brand new BMW M3CS, I have signed up for the bmw connected app on my iphone which I think is very good but..... I have had the car 3 days and only driven it from the dealership to my house and last night there was a group of Eastern Europeans walking onto my...
  16. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all I have a 6 Series 2013 December M-Sport, when I connect my ipod to run Spotify using idrive I have to open the app every time I get into the car, 90% of the time idrive pics up spotify and show me full spotify menu but sometimes it doesnt. Though this is not the main issue, main issue...
  17. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    How do I transfer a destination to my satnav remotely through Connected Drive? I have the necessary Concierge Services enabled but can't see where to go to do it. I used to be able to do this but haven't tried for a while and just can't fathom it out. It's driving me nuts!!!
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all I have recently picked 6 Series 2013 October build, no matter what I do I cant get to see Spotify on iDrive though I can see that on my Samsung phone under BMW connected app, what am I doing wrong? Thanks in advance
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    ignore... all sorted :)
  20. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Has anyone successfully got Connected Drive Plus services working with an Android device? I was able to pay the extra £20 per year to get Connected Plus added to my account but, despite hours of calls to the support line and several visits to dealers, none of the Android phones I've tried in my...
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