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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 05-07-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 19,669
Posted By likegadgets
Would appreciate links for a 2017 G12 for updated...

Would appreciate links for a 2017 G12 for updated Grace Notes and Maps.


My car currently shows Road Map North America EVO 2016-3 & NBTevo_K170521
(though it also says Automatic map update:...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 05-01-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 964
Posted By likegadgets
I had four 750's with V8 2010 - 3 years - no...

I had four 750's with V8

2010 - 3 years - no engine issues
2013 - 2 1/2 years - no engine issues
2015 - 21 months - no engine issues

2017 - so far 5 months - no engine issues

HOWEVER, very...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 04-19-2017, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By likegadgets
The lock screen when in movement is part of the...

The lock screen when in movement is part of the CarPlay OS. It follows the look and feel of the rest of the system. Rebooting or pairing the iPhone again has no effect.

This was introduced in my...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics by BAVSOUND 03-31-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 641
Posted By likegadgets
After updates Apple Carplay KEYPAD locks with movement

I updated to iOS 10.3 on my iPhone and coincidentally my BMW had a factory iDrive update as well. After both upgrades, the CarPlay KEYPAD numeric screen on the phone function locks when the car is in...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 03-31-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 972
Posted By likegadgets
After updates Apple Carplay KEYPAD locks with movement

I updated to iOS 10.3 on my iPhone and coincidentally my BMW had a factory iDrive update as well. After both upgrades, the CarPlay KEYPAD numeric screen on the phone function locks when the car is in...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 03-18-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,171
Posted By likegadgets
take a look here: ...

take a look here: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showthread.php?t=967415
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 03-15-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By likegadgets
Yes. Latest iOS on the phone.

Yes. Latest iOS on the phone.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 03-14-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By likegadgets
BlueTooth issues 2017 750i

I have been having some BlueTooth issues on my 2017 750i (Apple CarPlay and BMW system).
I have an iPhone 7 Plus

Occasionally the sound for the telephone does not connect. Music is OK, but voice...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 03-03-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 8,076
Posted By likegadgets
+++ Greg Poland - got 3 7 series from him..

+++ Greg Poland - got 3 7 series from him..
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 02-20-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By likegadgets
Remote 3D View activation or retrofit in 2017 G12 possible?

I have been reading about the 3D remote view. It allows to view what is happening around the vehicle, right from the BMW connected App. Available on the new 5 series.

Since 2016/2017 G12 can be...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 02-08-2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,738
Posted By likegadgets
I am on my 4th 750 a 2017. Previous models 2010;...

I am on my 4th 750 a 2017. Previous models 2010; 2013; 2015.

All leased and all had low miles (less than 9K per year).

In the 8 years I have had the 8-Cylinder engines - never had a single...
Forum: G30 (2017 - Current) 02-04-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,913
Posted By likegadgets
The Video says it is available on 2017 Series 7...

The Video says it is available on 2017 Series 7 as well (at the 0:34 mark). Is there a cutoff date ? (I have a September built 2017 7 with all the driver assist packages) I don't see the feature.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-20-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By likegadgets
Thank you all. I will try the Macally...

Thank you all.

I will try the Macally MCUPXL Adjustable Longer Neck Car Cup Holder. The proclip looks a good solution, but not easily moveable when not needed.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-19-2017, 03:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 552
Posted By likegadgets
Smartphone (iPhone) holder or mount for G12?

Interested in the solutions you have found to hold a Smartphone (I use an iPhone 7 Plus) on the G12. I currently use a vent holder/mount - worked great on the F01 but on the G12 interferes with the...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-05-2017, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,698
Posted By likegadgets
Half the time when I tried to use it (just about...

Half the time when I tried to use it (just about a dozen times) I get a there is "interference" message suggesting to try again. Impressive as a demo - not that useful for me.

The interference is...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 01-05-2017, 12:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 828
Posted By likegadgets
I have the option. This is my 4th 7 and on every...

I have the option. This is my 4th 7 and on every one previously I had Run Flats damaged (2 to 3 on the lease). While I had BMW insurance, it takes the dealer a while for authorization and to change...
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 01-02-2017, 04:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By likegadgets
Another suggestion to contact Greg Poland since...

Another suggestion to contact Greg Poland since you are in Los Angeles. You will appreciate the transparency from the start. I have leased several cars from him.
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-20-2016, 03:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,220
Posted By likegadgets
Last month I leased my 4th 7 series from Greg. ...

Last month I leased my 4th 7 series from Greg. While I will agree he is difficult to get on the phone, he answers email and texts within 24 hours or less, and calls back when you set a time. I...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-20-2016, 10:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,469
Posted By likegadgets
Speaking about removing features, my recently...

Speaking about removing features, my recently returned 2015 7 series had a full browser (slow - but came in handy a couple of times) the 2017 does not
Forum: Ask-A-BMW-Dealer 12-14-2016, 11:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,074
Posted By likegadgets
In the LA area you should contact Greg Poland at...

In the LA area you should contact Greg Poland at Pacific BMW. gregpoland@pacificbmw.com

Between my family, friends and me he has leased us over 10 BMWs, he is a forum sponsor, but the most...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-14-2016, 11:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,833
Posted By likegadgets
You may want to send these guys an inquiry. So...

You may want to send these guys an inquiry. So you get a second opinion

https://www.bimmer-tech.net
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-13-2016, 05:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,055
Posted By likegadgets
Best is to send Almaretto a Private Message. He...

Best is to send Almaretto a Private Message. He responds fairly quick.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-13-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,055
Posted By likegadgets
Thanks to Almaretto He coded my G12 today in...

Thanks to Almaretto

He coded my G12 today in LA.

A number of features, including the trunk close, auto mirror folding, and removal of a bunch of warnings and restrictions.


Highly...
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-12-2016, 01:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By likegadgets
FWIW - The production date of my G12 was...

FWIW - The production date of my G12 was 2016-10-07 and does not have the folding mirrors option.
Forum: 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current) 12-10-2016, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,531
Posted By likegadgets
Any update on what software version is needed for...

Any update on what software version is needed for the folding mirrors option? My 2017 G12 was delivered late November a few days after arriving to the port. Was ordered in Early October, and it...
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