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Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-15-2016, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By astrohip
I don't think the point (to the designers) is...

I don't think the point (to the designers) is whether it's close or far from the physical knob. It's that you don't have to remove your hand from the wheel.

Having driven BMWs for decades, and...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 06-03-2016, 06:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 703
Posted By astrohip
Something I've always wondered. When the cruise...

Something I've always wondered. When the cruise applies the brakes, do the brake lights activate?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 05-13-2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 370
Posted By astrohip
It doesn't turn it off/on, technically it mutes...

It doesn't turn it off/on, technically it mutes it. And if you were playing something (as versus radio), it pauses it.

But it's not off. You can still change stations, change tracks, etc.

Of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 04-16-2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,022
Posted By astrohip
My S6 just upgraded to Marshmallow (Android 6.x)....

My S6 just upgraded to Marshmallow (Android 6.x). I need to try a fresh start/pairing and see if the connection problem has been resolved.

I've had no connection issues, but I also don't have the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-23-2016, 04:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By astrohip
Thanks.

Thanks.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-21-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By astrohip
Somehow I missed this, and want to make sure I'm...

Somehow I missed this, and want to make sure I'm interpreting this correctly. Brake pads & wiper blades, items that have been replaced under warranty for the 30 years I've been driving BMWs, are no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 03-04-2016, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 907
Posted By astrohip
This is a feature I've often wished for. I've...

This is a feature I've often wished for. I've created numerous mixes from the 8,000+ tracks on my stick. Many a time a song will play, and I wish I could go to Options and select either "play more...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-25-2016, 05:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,827
Posted By astrohip
+1. I'd had it on my BMWs for a couple of models....

+1. I'd had it on my BMWs for a couple of models. When it came time for my wife to get a new X5, I insisted she get it, even though she didn't want to spend the money.

Now she swears by it (not at...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-21-2016, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,022
Posted By astrohip
See if this works... completely remove (unpair)...

See if this works... completely remove (unpair) your phone from the car's memory. Then re-pair from scratch, and this time, when it asks for permission to transfer contacts (or however it's worded),...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-17-2016, 05:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,022
Posted By astrohip
Nice to hear they acknowledge it, but would be...

Nice to hear they acknowledge it, but would be nicer to hear that they fix it.

I had an Samsung Galaxy S3 for several years, and it worked like a charm in my previous F10 (2013). Including over...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-16-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By astrohip
Third party here in Houston that does all the...

Third party here in Houston that does all the major body work for the big BMW dealers.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-14-2016, 09:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,010
Posted By astrohip
Sorry to see that. Good luck with the repairs. ...

Sorry to see that. Good luck with the repairs.

Here's another BMW that a deer decided to become one with. The good news was, after 15K in repairs, this 8 day old X5 was like new. This was three...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-03-2016, 06:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,285
Posted By astrohip
Don't overestimate MY hearing. A good quality MP3...

Don't overestimate MY hearing. A good quality MP3 is more than sufficient for average car listening, with 60 year old ears.

Also, I have 8,284 MP3s on a 64GB USB stick. Can't do that with WAV.
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 02-02-2016, 08:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,285
Posted By astrohip
Thanks. Interesting info, and some good research.

Thanks. Interesting info, and some good research.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-29-2016, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 896
Posted By astrohip
Phones have glass faces, and if dropped, can have...

Phones have glass faces, and if dropped, can have real problems. Key fobs are just a piece of plastic. But if you like a fob, do it!

I've never used the little cup-holder slot for the key, as that...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-21-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,961
Posted By astrohip
And that's what I get for not reading the entire...

And that's what I get for not reading the entire thread. I have NBT.

Thanks.
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-21-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,961
Posted By astrohip
[/QUOTE] I use USB music almost exclusively,...

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I use USB music almost exclusively, and there are many MP3s that I have not embedded album art, and yet art is displayed. In fact, there are some where I have embedded art, and it's...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-21-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By astrohip
Thanks, GREAT info. Time to get started...

Thanks, GREAT info. Time to get started...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 01-20-2016, 05:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 567
Posted By astrohip
Thanks for posting. As another 2016 550 owner,...

Thanks for posting. As another 2016 550 owner, what options did you have coded?
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-16-2016, 06:40 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,859
Posted By astrohip
Some approx numbers from the finance guy where I...

Some approx numbers from the finance guy where I get my BMWs:

10% purchase outright, either cash or outside financing
10% finance with dealer
80% lease

These were rough guesses off the top of...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-09-2016, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By astrohip
A quick search shows this thread from a week ago,...

A quick search shows this thread from a week ago, same issue. It seems some have it, some don't. For continuity's sake, how about posting any new comments in the original thread?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 01-07-2016, 05:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By astrohip
A quick search shows this thread from a week ago,...

A quick search shows this thread from a week ago, same issue. It seems some have it, some don't. For continuity's sake, how about posting any new comments in the original thread?
...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-31-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By astrohip
It is family. And I taught my kids that the...

It is family. And I taught my kids that the proper use of grammar and punctuation helps others understand your message.

I can only speak for myself, but when someone posts a message like yours (no...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-30-2015, 05:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,440
Posted By astrohip
I know what he's talking about, but his "im so...

I know what he's talking about, but his "im so cool i dont need to use punctuation or grammer" makes his posts unreadable.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016) 12-29-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 942
Posted By astrohip
That was me, and I reconfirmed it, thinking I...

That was me, and I reconfirmed it, thinking I hadn't paid attention and maybe it didn't open all the way.

But nope, no matter which method I choose, and there are four ways to open the trunk, all...
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