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Forum: E60 (2004 - 2010) 02-19-2007, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,395
Views: 621,775
Posted By billr317
The samsung 920, a900 do not work. very few...

The samsung 920, a900 do not work. very few sprint phones work with bmw's version of bluetooth.
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 12-10-2006, 09:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,606
Posted By billr317
typical of idrive interface!

They entire design of the idrive interface is really bad.

I find having to start at the first channel in the sirius satellite everytime I go to it very annoying. Why can't it start with the...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-11-2006, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
Well, you would think that bluetooth is the same...

Well, you would think that bluetooth is the same where ever it is installed, however unfortunately bmw's version is different from other manufacturers!
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-09-2006, 10:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
bluetooth sprint

Ok, I have updated the software in my razr and it still does not work with the 750li bluetooth. I have also tried the krzr and it too does not work!

I am hoping perhaps with my next update of the...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-09-2006, 11:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
sprint not cingular

My original question was regarding the sprint version, not the cingular. I know the cingular and verizon works. As far as the cradle, yes, bmw does list a cradle for the razr!
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-09-2006, 11:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
cradle

Check on their website. www.bmwusa.com Under the owners section, they list compatible phones and also list the ones with cradles.
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-03-2006, 06:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
Unfortunately, there are virtually zero phones...

Unfortunately, there are virtually zero phones from Sprint on the bmw approved list. I know, the Treo is on the list, but as the Razr from Verizon, Cingular, & T-Mobile all work, I hoped the Sprint...
Forum: 7 Series / 8 Series 11-01-2006, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,987
Posted By billr317
Moto Razr V3m Sprint Phone Bluetooth Compatability?

I just tried today the new Sprint Motorola Razr V3m with my 2006 750li. Unfortunately my bmw would not recognize the Razr. Has anyone had any luck with this yet?

When trying to pair, the phone...
Forum: Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics 11-26-2005, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,766
Posted By billr317
Samsung a920 bluetooth 750li

Ok, I am now trying my 4th phone with my 750li.

I originally tried the new samson a940 form Sprint (my current cell provider), but that just endlessly restarted and shut down.

Then I tried...
Forum: X3 E83 (2004 - 2010) 11-16-2005, 01:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 57,087
Posted By billr317
try this!

I just got the v551 today. It was pretty easy to pair up!

From the phone you need goto settings
Then select connection
Then highlight bluetooth and select
Now select handsfree and tell it to...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-15-2005, 01:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By billr317
further problems with a940

I spent over an hour with the sprint tech, and was not able to get much more out of my a940.

I erased all my bluetooth devices from my phone and again paired up with my car.
Next the phone...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2005, 09:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By billr317
software version

How can you tell which version is installed in your car?
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2005, 09:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By billr317
South Jersey

I purchased my car at DeSimone BMW in Marlton, NJ
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2005, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By billr317
additional information

Also,

When I am performing the pairing, the BMW finds the a940, and it displays at the top of the screen.

The cell phone also shows the connected bluetooth icon, then my phone restarts, and...
Forum: 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008) 11-13-2005, 04:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,555
Posted By billr317
bluetooth - Samsung A940

Has anyone been successful pairing a samsung a940 to their 750li?

I got one to try out today, and the phone is really cool! Lots of options, and a great interface, but, I have not been able to...
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