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Old 11-20-2012, 10:27 AM
mrseattle mrseattle is offline
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Location: Seattle, WA
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Mein Auto: 2013 X5 35d
I have a 2011 X5 5.0i, which was built summer 2010 - and because of that even though it does have the iPod integration, it's still clunky a bit - there are no BMW Apps, you can control the iPod part of an iPhone if you use a BMW Y-Cable (it has both Aux and USB in the center box), but that's about it. No BT audio, no apps, no album art.

The dealer tells me it's impossible to retrofit, although on the BMW global site they say BMW Apps could be retrofitted . In any case, the most workable solution seems to go through and there are reports of successful retrofits of Comboxes and 6NR modules...

However, if you go down this route, you're most likely losing BMW Assist, which was a deal breaker for me.
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