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Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 02-25-2017, 05:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By vabmws
Coding in Virginia/Maryland?

Does anyone do coding in the Virginia / Maryland area? I had a new combox installed by the dealer (in order for my BMW Assist and Apps to continue to work) and lost all my coding.

I can't reach...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-25-2017, 02:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By vabmws
I've never heard of having a car coded "via...

I've never heard of having a car coded "via online". Each time it was coded, it required someone with a laptop, special cable, and certain software.

What is online coding?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-25-2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By vabmws
Coding - any help?

I noticed that the thread on coding is "closed."

Is there anyone in the Virginia area that still does coding on the 5 series? I had a new combox installed by the dealer (so that my BMW Assist and...
Forum: General BMW Questions 02-18-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 339
Views: 59,602
Posted By vabmws
I had no idea this was happening until my BMW App...

I had no idea this was happening until my BMW App suddenly stopped working last month. I never received any notification from BMW; it just stopped working. My local dealer has no clue about what to...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-18-2017, 05:49 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 9,655
Posted By vabmws
Has BMW found a solution to this? My BMW assist...

Has BMW found a solution to this? My BMW assist on my 2012 stopped working last month. I was actually looking at buying a new 2017 5 series but am inclined NOT to do so if BMW stops supporting...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 605
Posted By vabmws
Purchase of extended warranty

I purchased a 2012 528 M-Sport new in 2012. I did not get any extended warranty as I was unsure how long I would keep the car for. I am approaching 50,000 miles and want to keep the car so I called...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,087
Posted By vabmws
I spoke to the BMW [far from] Genius rep today...

I spoke to the BMW [far from] Genius rep today about the missing search feature in the android update. He simply read from the script that, "we are aware of the problem and are working to restore...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,087
Posted By vabmws
I spoke to the BMW [far from] Genius rep today...

I spoke to the BMW [far from] Genius rep today about the missing search feature in the android update. He simply read from the script that, "we are aware of the problem and are working to restore...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 867
Posted By vabmws
My BMW Remote Android App

I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 and the MY BWM Remote App was working fine until an update of the app today. I have now lost the ability to search for an address from the map tab. Does anyone know how...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
What version of BMW Remote are you using? I have...

What version of BMW Remote are you using? I have tried this 3 times now and each time get an error saying "Unable to establish connection to vehicle".

Nothing turns red on the screen
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
RSNIC - what version of the BMW Remote app are...

RSNIC - what version of the BMW Remote app are you using? I have ver 2.0. There is no "circled blue triangle" in the MAP screen. I have attached screen shots from my phone.

I clicked the button...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 08:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
RSNIC - I have a BWM Assist account (and it used...

RSNIC - I have a BWM Assist account (and it used to work fine when I had an iPhone). Everything is input correctly (caps, etc.). I can see my car w/ the correct vin in the app. There appears to be...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 07-13-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
I have a 2012 5 Series BMW and a Galaxy S4 phone....

I have a 2012 5 Series BMW and a Galaxy S4 phone. I downloaded the BMW App v.2.0 and it cannot connect to my car. Every time I try to sound the horn, flash lights or unlock the car, I get an error...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
It's a finger pointing game. I spoke with some...

It's a finger pointing game. I spoke with some reps at the BMW factory in Munich. They claim that the reason that the app doesn't work in the US is because the US phone providers don't provide BMW...
Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current) 06-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 21,953
Posted By vabmws
I was able to download version 2.0 from the...

I was able to download version 2.0 from the google play store when in Munich recently. However, I can't seem to get any of the features to work. The app runs but it won't perform any of the listed...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 10-28-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 606
Posted By vabmws
BMW Remote - Android App not Working

I was using the BMW Remote Android app just fine for months and suddenly the feature that let me do a Google Search for places and send to the car stopped working. I can't do a Google search at all...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-29-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By vabmws
Here's where I downloaded the App from. It's the...

Here's where I downloaded the App from. It's the European version but works well with US cars.

https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B2XLurKmNIsUSGY5V0VGZTJUdFE/edit?usp=drive_web&pli=1
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-28-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By vabmws
Read/speak text messages with Samsung Galaxy S4

My windows phone was able to read by text messages. I just replaced it with the Galaxy S4 but can't seem to find a way to read text messages through the idrive. Will the Galaxy S4 support this?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,991
Posted By vabmws
I was able to download the android app from...

I was able to download the android app from another site and it works fairly well. I can lock/unlock the car using the app as well as search locations on the app and send to the car like with the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,294
Posted By vabmws
I was in Tysons Corner and traveled to Bethesda...

I was in Tysons Corner and traveled to Bethesda where a guy coded my car. He did a great job. PM me if you want his email and cell #
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 09-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By vabmws
BMW Connect Android App

Does anyone know if the 2 Android BMW Apps (apparently identical to the 2 iPhone apps) will work on a 2012 5 series? The apps say they are for cars produced after July 2013.

I like the iPhone...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 08-31-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 563
Posted By vabmws
Thoughts on new tires?

I need to replace all 4 tires on my 528 Msport. They are all bald at 20k miles. I am replacing the runflats with non-runflats. Any suggestions on what new tires to use? I want something that has...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-08-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By vabmws
Yes, those are the ones. Just when I was getting...

Yes, those are the ones. Just when I was getting ready to buy the can of spray paint previously suggested. . . .
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-08-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 999
Posted By vabmws
Red Lines in Instrument Cluster

I really don't like the slanted red lines in the instrument cluster. Is there a way to get rid of these?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-20-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,082
Posted By vabmws
I purchased mine from Trinity Autosport, Sales...

I purchased mine from Trinity Autosport, Sales Manager: Nerwyll Malabanan, Main: 714-914-4446, Cell: 562-533-7644, nerwyll@gmail.com and am very happy with them.
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