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Old 09-25-2012, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by anE934fun View Post
Yupper. You basically appear to have 2 options - 1.) Go back to an iPhone 4/4S (the iP4/4S with iOS v. 6 should work, but no guarantees until you actually see it work), or 2.) Upgrade your car to be compatible with the new Lightning (or whatever Apple calls it) adapter. If you pursue option 2, be certain that everything that is claimed to work, actually does work (as in see it work with your own 2 eyes) before you bite the bullet to do the upgrade.

I use a deactivated iPhone 3 as my iPod in the snap-in adaptor. Works great! Found calls through the car very unsatisfactory - microphone not great & location not's either - so don't bother, working iPhone & iDrive.

Same old story. Each & every new iPhone has incompatibilities. BMW no more adept at resolving than they were solving a very simple HPFP cavitation prob.

BMW still hasn't addressed ethanol in fuel re: older motorcycles. BMW carb elastics & floats regularly fail. My '81....down for carb rebuild again....use non-BMW dealer parts.


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Last edited by CALWATERBOY; 09-25-2012 at 11:08 AM.
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