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  1. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Has anyone discovered how to listen to text messages and dictate a reply using a Galaxy 8+ phone in a 2016 G11 730d Xdrive? I had no problems with this in my 2 previous 7 Series with Sony phones and Lumia 950, all three are android based, I am stumped - no problems with receiving and making...
  2. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have searched the forum and all I keep finding is about iPhones. I have a Samsung Galaxy S7 so on Android. How do I get my texts to come up on the iDrive? I've tried pairing and unpairing the phone. Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
  3. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi All, I have an F30 320d 2012 with the pro nav and "upgraded bluetooth" (I think that's what they call it). In order to receive my texts/emails, etc via ConnectedDrive, do you have to pay for their subscription via BMW (£70 for 6 Months of £120 for 12 months). If so, is this really worth it -...
  4. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have seen mentions of being able to read SMS text messages via i-drive. I can't find anything in the manual or just by experimenting. Does anyone have any clues? I have iphone 6 2016 220d Gran Tourer
  5. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    With guidance started in my Pro iDrive, how can I browse all the route instructions please? I can see the entire route on the map itself by zooming out, but I want to see the familiar details: 1. Continue on M40 2. Turn onto A41 etc P.S: Is this the appropriate sub-forum or should I have used...
  6. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi everyone, I will begin by telling you the whole story as it will help understand situation. I have a BMW E60, 05/2004, with CD changer, no SAT NAV. It is NOT text capable. I purchased Dension 500S BT Dual FOT, which has been installed by a 'specialist' and coded with Autologic by...
  7. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    Hi guys, I'm new to the forum - so hello! I want to enable USB MP3 playback on my car, which is a 2008 E60. I already have DAB, Bluetooth phone, CD MP3 player, AUX, a CD Changer (which doesn't play MP3), widescreen satnav etc. Full track text on the screen and steering controls are a must -...
  8. General BMW Discussions
    I left my girlfriends flat today (I was parked on the pavement in a resident only car park) and went to the shops parked up (front wheel just touching a double yellow) and did my shopping, about 20 minutes later I received a text message saying "Mr Steve *** H**** we have photographic evidence...
  9. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I'm sure that I have read that there is some way if enabling CD Text on the Business unit... Is this true - and if so, how do I do it??
  10. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi, I've just had delivery of my new e91 with full nav and noticed there is no radio text? My colleagues VWs show the song title and show on BBC stations. Am I missing something? Ta.
  11. Car Audio, ICE, Car Alarms, Mobile Phones, I-Drive
    I have a 2004 535d touring with the iDrive Business (M-ASK). I've just had the Dension Gateway 500 plus the bluetooth adapter installed and all is working okay. The only problem is the text does not display. I was told when I bought it that once it was installed I would just need mp3...
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