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Old 03-19-2013, 06:25 AM
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Mein Auto: 1997 740iL / 2006 X5 4.4
Originally Posted by X53r View Post
The procedure is this.
  1. Turn X5 ON to position 1 or 2 (do NOT start the engine) (btw you wrote OFF)
  2. Press the phone button on the steering wheel for 3 seconds while holding the phone button turn the key on.
  3. Wait 3 more seconds and release the phone button. The phone button is the face not the R/T button.
  4. Immediately search for new bluetooth devices with your phone.
  5. When you see something that looks like BMW_3299 immediately try to connect to it.
  6. The pin screen should pop up.
  7. Enter your pin

That is it. Wait a few minutes for your contacts to transfer then push the R/T button to verify your contacts our in place.
Just an FYI...if your X has bluetooth capabilities...when you use your cell/smartphone to search for your will see "BMW_ _ _ _ _"...(the last 5 digits after the "BMW" will be the last 5 digits of your X's VIN).
Q {BMW CCA Member #191509}
2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)

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