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  1. Phone connectivity issues

    The I Section- I-drive, I-pods and I-phones
    Just bought an 11 plate M sport 318 and love it. Apart from one thing that’s bugging me, I’m having a hard time playing my own music via my phone, tried Bluetooth, USB and aux all with no joy! Anyone please tell me how I can fix this? When I try with the Aux cable the music continues to play...
  2. BMW 535d 2005 Connectivity issue

    General BMW Discussions
    Anybody knows how to connect my iPhone 7 to that model? Been trying every possible way and it seems like it ain’t working.
  3. BMW Connectivity with Android & Spotify (and other apps)?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello folks Hoping someone may be able to asnwer my question, I am interested in looking into purchasing a 'nearly new' 1 Series as my next car, and am noticing that many other manufacturers offer connectivity to android phones for the purpose of accessing apps on android devices via Android...
  4. A Question about music connectivity

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I've just bought a X3 E38 2006. I've checked for the bluetooth module and it's not there. What I do have is two cables in the glovebox, one of the cables is a male jack plug and the other is an iphone cable (for iphones 4 and below). I've plugged my iphone into the iphone cable (i have an...
  5. 2006 X3 Bluetooth connectivity

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Afternoon, Just picked up a 3.0SD 09/2006. It has the Nav & Bluetooth but non-I Drive. Can't connect my iPhone 6. I followed the manual Press and hold the Bluetooth button on the centre console for 3 seconds. Ignition at stage 1 Phone finds car no problem. I have a 4 digit code but don't...
  6. BMW OEM Retrofit Kit For iPod Connectivity

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, I have a 2008 X5 E70 it has an AUX input port but no USB port so have to play my iPod through the AUX facility so cannot scroll through songs, artists & playlists using the I Drive screen like I used to in my other Beamers, I can now buy this OEM BMW retrofit kit but would like to know...
  7. e46 330 iphone connectivity

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    just bought a 330Ci convertible after a few years of happy 330CD ownership - it has an iphone/ipod cable connected to something, it appears from under the arm rest, and it charges my phone but wont play music. Anyone know how i can make this/use this to play iphone music?
  8. iPhone 5s connectivity issue

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, I really hope someone can help. Yesterday I picked up the keys to a 2014 320d Efficient Dynamcs. I have paired by iPhone 5s via Bluetooth so am able to make calls without issue. I cannot however figure out how to play podcasts or music through Bluetooth as there seems to be no option. Also...
  9. 2005 E61 bluetooth phone connectivity flaky!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi gents Having some issues with the bluetooth phone connectivity in my 535d. When I first got the car a couple of years ago it would connect probably 95% of the time without issue, worked great. Its getting progressively worse now down to less than 25% at a guess, very hit and miss but more...
  10. 2004 E63 645ci - Bluetooth Connectivity (or lack thereof) (replicated post)

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    My 2004 E63 is maddeningly inconsistent with bluetooth connectivity. It will drop off, freeze or re-connect with no apparent pattern and I am struggling to find an answer to this. Does anyone know whether there is some sort of software upgrade that this required for this vehicle? I am based in...
  11. 2004 E63 645ci - Bluetooth Connectivity (or lack thereof)

    BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    My 2004 E63 is maddeningly inconsistent with bluetooth connectivity. It will drop off, freeze or re-connect with no apparent pattern and I am struggling to find an answer to this. Does anyone know whether there is some sort of software upgrade that this required for this vehicle? I am based in...
  12. Definitive answer on F10 iPhone 5 USB Connectivity please!

    BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hi I've just taken delivery of a new 520d MSport with Sport+ package. It replaces a 2011 F10 520d SE which I loved. I had a problem with the SE in January this year and it had a software update when in the dealer. Since then I noticed that I could connect an iPhone 5s into the centre USB...
  13. 2010 E93 Ipod Connectivity

    BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi there, Another question for you guys, sorry to be a pain! I have what i would call the standard headunit, in the centre console all i have is an Aux port which is of no use to control an Ipod for music. The wires get in the way and it annoys me :-) Is there anyway to connect an Ipod to the...
  14. bluetooth connectivity / aux capability bmw models 2006-8

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    bluetooth connectivity / aux capability bmw E46 / E90 2006-8 Hello All, Sorry for the general/daft questions. I'm in the market for a bmw touring and my budget - when viewing the German market (i'm an ex-pat in Warsaw, buying anything in Poland is far too dodgy) - seems to suggest that I'll be...
  15. Phone connectivity

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I've just bought a 2010 BMW 318i SE. There are telephone contact numbers programmed into the audio system and buttons that suggest I should have phone connectivity (Bluetooth?) on both the audio unit and the steering wheel. There also appear to be microphones in the roof lighting unit although...
  16. Nokia Lumia 920 connectivity with Enhanced Bluetooth?

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, Sorry if this is a common question but I have just joined the forum after buying my first BM and I am really chuffed with it! My car is a 2008 320D M Sport Coupe with professional audio system (no iDrive) and enhanced bluetooth. It also has Logic 7 which I understand is an audio add-on...
  17. 2003 E46 320i - Bluetooth Connectivity Issue

    BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Ever since I have had my iPhone 5 it has never connected as well to the car's Bluetooth as my older phones did. I have paired it and it lists on the phone. I can then go through my contacts through the car stereo and call them but whilst I can be heard on the phone I'm calling nothing being said...
  18. bluetooth phone connectivity through head unit (recommendations)

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a small cheap car that I run for my business. TBH, I do not care a toss about tunes: I'm more bothered making and receiving phone calls legally. Can you guys suggest a cheap head unit that will give GOOD VOICE quality when making calls? Just recently I bought a speaker from tesco...
  19. E46 325ci - Best OEM look ICE upgrade (to include iPod connectivity)

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Quite new to the forum and been lurking about for the past couple of weeks after buying a 2005 325ci M Sport a few weeks ago. Already got a few subtle OEM type mods on the way (will get a project/hello thread up soon....). One thing thats been bugging me is the sound quality of the standard...
  20. iPod connectivity to business radio....

    Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All This is my first thread on here and could do with all of your help and advice. I want to connect my iPhone/iPod to my business radio/cassette with cd changer and would like to know the best option and value for money. I have seen ones that sell just the leads or with the dock that fits...
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