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Old 02-22-2013, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by Phil75070 View Post
Went to use navigation in my '05 545i and the street address was too new to come up. So, I put the address in my iPhone using Google Maps. To my surprise, all of the voice directions from Google Maps on my phone came through the car's speakers! I tried it with Apple's Map app and the Mapquest app and neither of them utilize the Bluetooth connectivity to provide turn-by-turn directions through the car itself.
Good one! Also, whatever entertainment is running, fades out and in to allow the voice instructions to be heard.
Actually, it happened to me last week unexpectedly ( but one time only) while using the Apple app, and took me fully by surprise. I tried to duplicate it, but it never happened again. Did not try any of the other nav apps on my iPhone.
Should work great with the map showing on the iDrive screen. Will try that later.

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