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Forum: F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 (2012 - current) 06-28-2014, 06:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,601
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 (2012 - current) 06-28-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,601
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: 295
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: 1,510
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: 569
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: 1,510
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: 576
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: 423
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: 414
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: 663
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: 663
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: 641
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: 21,382
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: 595
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: 904
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: 904
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: 904
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...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 376
Posted By vabmws
DVD video

Is it possible to play DVD video's through the idrive display screen using the in-dash cd/dvd player? I tried inserting a video dvd (with the car parked) and it would not read the disc.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2012, 12:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By vabmws
I was twice told by BMW Assist that they opened a...

I was twice told by BMW Assist that they opened a "service ticket" on my issue. The 2nd time I was told this, the rep said that no prior "ticket" was opened. They said the dealer has to call in the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-16-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 21,382
Posted By vabmws
Tesla clearly has a great product with the Model...

Tesla clearly has a great product with the Model S. I had followed the car's development through their location in Houston. I have several concerns, however. First is warranty work. They have not...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-15-2012, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By vabmws
I tried that also but it doesn't work. I also...

I tried that also but it doesn't work. I also tried the update bmw assist feature from the idrive but that didn't solve the problem. BMW assist tried changing my password but that didn't help...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By vabmws
To give a little more clarity, the app worked...

To give a little more clarity, the app worked perfect when I got the car last month. I could see the vehicle position and it would unlock the doors, sound the horn, flash the lights. Suddenly, the...
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-14-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,177
Posted By vabmws
To update my problem, Fairfax BMW has had my car...

To update my problem, Fairfax BMW has had my car for 2 days now. They can't figure out what is wrong. They said it's the app and not the car. I explained if it was the app, others with the same...
Forum: BMW Coding and Programming 12-12-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 378
Posted By vabmws
Coding in the DC area?

Does anyone know who or where I can get coding done on a 2012 528? I just moved here from Houston.
Forum: F10 / F11 (2011 - Current) 12-12-2012, 06:04 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,942
Posted By vabmws
That is a great list posted by Harris. I'm...

That is a great list posted by Harris. I'm taking my car to the dealer tomorrow to disable the annoying "auto engine off" feature and I will ask the dealer to make some program tweaks based on this...
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