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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, Have just bought a 2010 320d Business Edition auto. It still has the original map edition. Could anyone point me in the right direction on how to update and cost etc). It only has one USB port which is in the glove box. Assume you're replying to a 4 year old and I'm sure I'll be...
  2. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    just bought a 2013 F10 520d SE, the Sat Nav doesnt seem to work. Press the Nav button on the iDrive and nothing happens. Whats the first steps to troubleshoot Sat Nav not working? Also, I noticed in the menu system an option to do a software update by USB - whats this for / how do you go...
  3. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hi All, I have a 2016 X6M and recently have an issue with the sat nav. The system seems to think I’m 20 miles from where the car is located. I have spoken to BMW who have said the car needs to go into their garage to be checked (can’t fit me in for a month) or they gave me a technical help desk...
  4. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Hi there, I wonder if anyone can help I have a series 730 bmw 2003 E65 and want to upgrade the sat nav system UK the old disc has lost all the writing on it so have no idea which version I look for and wondered if anyone could help. Thank you
  5. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hey Guys, Just joined the forum and looking forward to catching up with all things BMW. I've got a very tidy 2005 Carbon Black X5 (E53) 3.0 D sport which I rather like but its developed a curious fault with the built in 16:9 Sat Nav Screen (Mk3 or 4 - not sure how to confirm which) which...
  6. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hey Guys, Just joined the forum and looking forward to catching up with all things BMW. I've got a very tidy 2005 Carbon Black X5 (E53) 3.0 D sport which I rather like but its developed a curious fault with the built in 16:9 Sat Nav Screen (Mk3 or 4 - not sure how to confirm which) which...
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi , first post ... recently bought an Avison sat nav from Netherlands to update my current day nav to touch screen , got a quad lock extension cable to reach the boot as directed but cables sent don’t match, mechanic fitting says I need a blue connector ?? Any ideas where I can get a cable (not...
  8. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi Guys, my son has just recently purchased a F10 520d 62 PLATE, but there is no Sat Nav in the car, Other than going to BMW is there another way of installing it as in a downloadable program to put on usb... TIA. If so does anybody know where we can get it, thanks again.
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hello everyone and welcome. I'm newly registered to forum however Im following it for some time now. Recently looking to get E93 335i got question or rather say asking for advice regarding Sat nav and I drive if is worth those days or rather think of aftermarket android unit to replace...
  10. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, apologies if this is not in the right place. I am looking at a BMW X3 on 60 plate, it has the standard screen, but not the Sat nav. I have this on my 5 series and would like to see if this can be retrofitted. I see kits on 'Bay , but just wondered if it was possible please ? Thanks DB
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi my BMW has been off the road for about 4 months but now its back I have no GPS Navigation on monitor & will not play CDs. Fuses have been checked & wiring in boot near CD changer. Any ideas? geoff15
  12. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All, I recently purchased a 2004 E64 645CI convertible sadly I failed to notice that it did not have Sat Nav just the Standard iDrive. Can I retrofit a Sat Nav ? Any help, suggestions or kit would be great. Thanks
  13. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Looking to possibly swap my F10 5 series for this or similar. http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201902195104087?atmobcid=soc3 My 5 series has professional nav. The 3 series in this add has the small but rubberised I drive controller. I know its not the professional nav, hence the...
  14. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I'm going to buy the map update this weekend and have a couple of questions : 1) My car has the centre USB only if this makes a difference. Approximately how long will the install take 2) Does the install have be completed without interruption i.e will it resume from where it's got to or do I...
  15. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi all New to the forum and after some guidance / thoughts Have 2017 F25 fitted with Sat Nav business edition. Unit is slow to start, typically taking 30 - 45 seconds to load the map, when the vehicle is cold. Once map loads nearly instantaneously, typically taking under 5 seconds. Local...
  16. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Hello all, It’s been six years since I owned my last BMW and I’m looking to buy a second hand F11 520d M Sport. I’ve been watching autotrader for a while and noticed two screen sizes for the sat nav. Can the smaller screen be replaced with the larger one? What are the differences in the screens...
  17. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    Went to collect car from mechanic. He was showing me on screen no faults but there was one ‘yellow’ one for idrive so he pressed reset to try and clear it. I then take for spin but iDrive doesnt come on at all nothing not even radio. bring back he connects comp and manages to display a chess...
  18. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi All Recently got my bmw 3 series 2008. From what i have found, i have a CIC idrive system. The satellite navigation option is normally grey and cant be chosen. Sometimes, it can be chosen and sits on loading for ages and does nothing. Ive left it loading today while driving to work and it...
  19. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi, need some advice on the colour scheme showing on my SatNav. 2008 E92, Pro-satnav, 2018-2 maps. The colours of the roads etc are lightish grey on a grey/blueish background and not that easy to see. Does anyone know whether these colours are set or whether they can be changed to colours...
  20. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    In the last week my alternator failed while I was out driving. After calling out the RAC who got me going again I noticed that my radio display had gone back to what seems to be the 1980s with an old teletext kind of display and also have now sat nav function does anybody know how to get it back...
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