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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 04-07-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 428
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 - Current) 01-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,881
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 - Current) 01-02-2015, 03:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,881
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 - Current) 12-17-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
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: 17,968
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: 17,968
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: 17,968
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: 17,968
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: 17,968
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: 17,968
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 - Current) 10-28-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 482
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 - Current) 09-29-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
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 - Current) 09-28-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 754
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 - Current) 09-28-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,750
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 - Current) 09-11-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 803
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 - Current) 09-11-2013, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
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 - Current) 08-31-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
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 - Current) 04-08-2013, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
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 - Current) 04-08-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 792
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 - Current) 03-20-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
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.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-26-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 23,306
Posted By vabmws
Test Drive of Model S

I have been seriously considering a Tesla Model S since I saw the beta cars in Houston and I have been following the development, production, and technical details of the car with a thought of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 02-02-2013, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By vabmws
Navigation traffic

I've noticed that the traffic alerts and displays on my 2012 BMW are not as accurate as my 2007. The 2007 version used triangles displayed in the roadway with 1, 2 or 3 triangles displayed depending...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By vabmws
Price = $26,500 This is what the dealer was...

Price = $26,500
This is what the dealer was going to give me on trade when I purchased my new BMW and they will honor that figure until Jan 20, 2013 assuming (1) no change in vehicle condition and...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By vabmws
Here is a reply to the various questions asked: ...

Here is a reply to the various questions asked:

1. Black Sapphire or Jet black? Nevada Brown or Light beige interior?
Black Sapphire metallic with sand beige Nevada leather. I think this is the...
Forum: X5 E70 (2007 - 2013) 12-27-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By vabmws
2007 X5 4.8 Black loaded for sale

I am selling my CPO 2007 BMW X5 4.8 with 80k miles. It is Black exterior with tan interior and still under the CPO warranty. It is fully loaded with:

SPORT PKG; TECHNOLOGY PKG (navigation with...
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