Glad it all worked out.
Originally Posted by stary
I had problems getting our non-iDrive stereo to read iPhone music via the USB and it turns out the BMW supplied cable was bad - dealer replaced it and now it works. Our car is pretty bone stock, so yours should be fine too. We were using a 4s. Also, if you just put MP3s on a flash drive and plug that into the USB port the car will automatically read them too... pretty nifty.
2015 X1 sDrive XLine - "Hamilton Maxwell"
2009 MINI Cooper Clubman - "Oxley"
2007 Volvo S60 2.5T
2007 X3.0si PlatBronze/Beige
2006 X3 3.0i, Flamenco Red/Beige
1997 528iA, Oxford/Tan
1994 318iS, Black/Gray
1979 528iA, RubyRed, Tan
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