When you have made the link to the car then on your iphone go under the settings then Bluetooth then the BMW device and make sure Show Notifications is set to ON.
Originally Posted by sno90border
How did you get the car to read SMS messages with the iPhone 4s? I always receive texts while in the car, but none of them show up on iDrive. Do I need to be in a special screen for that to work? Do I need to be USB plugged in with my phone or just bluetooth connected?
BTW I'm updated to the latest iOS version on my iPhone 4s
It will only work over Bluetooth, USB being plugged in doesn't hurt but Bluetooth has to be on.
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