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Old 01-20-2013, 08:24 PM
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Originally Posted by bmwcranium View Post
I am able to sync my email if I use the native email app. It doesn't work for the gmail app.
Originally Posted by wdimagineer View Post
Are you using Gmail app? Gmail app won't work with the car. You need to use the separate e-mail application.
OK, so is this still the case for you guys (ie. are you getting email from Android on iDrive)?

If so, are you on the latest ver. of Android OS? I am and not only do I only get SMS (and other audio stuff) and not email, but I cannot disable or uninstall the Gmail app even though I do not use it (I use the native email app).

I've found this from another thread:

Also, some insight from a post on a F10 board, found via Google:

Initially, when Android was in Froyo/Gingerbread version, applications were allowed to read the phone's SMS & Email database and displayed them on our F10 . However, Google is since locked down the email database and no longer allow it to be read, citing security concerns. Therefor, bluetooth MAP can now only show SMS on our car, no more Emails.

So does anyone here have latest Andr OS and see emails on iDrive?
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