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Old 02-15-2012, 06:13 AM
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The "MY BMW Remote" app for the iPhone is now available for US BMW's in the US Apple iTunes app store.
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:54 AM
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Woo hoo! I've been waiting for this for awhile. The hacked UK version I've been using locked out my account a few weeks ago, and I've really missed it. Apparently all you need is an active BMW Assist Account - no Apps or Concierge service required.
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:21 AM
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Woo hoo! I've been waiting for this for awhile. The hacked UK version I've been using locked out my account a few weeks ago, and I've really missed it. Apparently all you need is an active BMW Assist Account - no Apps or Concierge service required.
I hope that is the case. I spoke with BMW this AM, because for some reason my account is locked and I can't log in - but they said we would need the Concierge service to make it work. They also had no idea how to reset my account - even though they could confirm my credentials and that I was using the right info to attempt the log in.

This whole system is about 75% there... Lot's of hokey misinformation...
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:25 AM
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Just try and my car show up on the Apps (it's kind of slow for the initial signup process), I did try the google search and send a address to my vehicle, will go check later to see does it work
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:57 AM
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I can not belive this app works!!!! All works.
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:31 AM
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It updated to the US version last night and now I've got the dreaded your vehicle is too far away message. It had always showed location on the old UK version. Was in San Antonio and it showed the correct location of the car at the airport. Now I'm a mile or so away and no joy.
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:44 AM
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where did you obtain the user name and password?
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:50 AM
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I got my original ID and password for BMW Assist when I purchased my car. If you don't know your ID and password you can call BMW Assist and they can help you out.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:06 AM
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Thanks, got it working. Sure takes a lot of time to execute the command.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:07 AM
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Grrrr
It updated to the US version last night and now I've got the dreaded your vehicle is too far away message. It had always showed location on the old UK version. Was in San Antonio and it showed the correct location of the car at the airport. Now I'm a mile or so away and no joy.
My vehicle location is dead on accurate...try reload?
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:09 AM
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Thanks for the heads up!

It works, I just found my car, blew the horn and flashed the lights!

Takes a few seconds for the car to receive the command.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:09 AM
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I am in my office now, did anyone try the send address to vehicle from google? Just want to know is it working
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:55 AM
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Am am locked out of the App and BMW assist tells me they can't unlock it because it is supported by UK BMW even though it is on the US I-tunes.... she said to go on the BMW UK website and there are interactions to unlock it.... I couldn't find it on the website...
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Old 02-15-2012, 01:03 PM
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Am am locked out of the App and BMW assist tells me they can't unlock it because it is supported by UK BMW even though it is on the US I-tunes.... she said to go on the BMW UK website and there are interactions to unlock it.... I couldn't find it on the website...

I just deleted the UK version and downloaded the latest version from the US. It took the same username (my email address) and same password (four digit PIN). I had to enter the password in a couple of times.
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:43 AM
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If your account is locked out, you have to call BMW Assist (not Customer Relations) to get it unlocked (888)333-6118. They said it takes 30 minutes to unlock an account.
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Old 02-15-2012, 11:52 AM
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I had the UK version before and I was only able to lock/unlock and locate. With this latest US version, I only have those options again. I can't honk the horn or flash the lights. It could be because I have a 2009 E90 and not something newer with ConnectedDrive. Either way, I'm happy that it works.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:10 PM
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I had the UK iTunes version and it worked well albeit slowly. I updated the app today and then it would not work at all. So, I deleted it and reinstalled it from my US iTunes account and got locked out. I called BMW Assist and they told me I should not have used the four digit pin, but the original full password - it was 8 numbers - and that's why I was locked. Anyhow, they have changed it to a 4 character password but it will be 24 hours for the password to 'take' at corporate.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:13 PM
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I'm not seeing it in the app store?

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Old 02-15-2012, 04:30 PM
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Old 02-15-2012, 06:58 PM
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I had the UK iTunes version and it worked well albeit slowly. I updated the app today and then it would not work at all. So, I deleted it and reinstalled it from my US iTunes account and got locked out. I called BMW Assist and they told me I should not have used the four digit pin, but the original full password - it was 8 numbers - and that's why I was locked. Anyhow, they have changed it to a 4 character password but it will be 24 hours for the password to 'take' at corporate.
We just got off the phone with BMW Assist and were told the following regarding my wife's F25:
1. Log on is the email address in ALL CAPS (it is case sensitive).
2. The PIN is only 4 numbers. The representative said she was not aware of an 8 digit PIN only a 4 digit PIN.
3. It would take a minimum 30 min and up to 24 hours before the change in PIN takes effect and the account to unlock.
4. As of right now only one iPhone per vehicle. She wasn't sure when multiple iPhones would be able to access the same vehicle.

I am not saying ozarkgolfer is wrong. It seems BMW Assist is not communicating clearly right now. Probably because they are swamped with phone calls (we were on hold for 18min before reaching a representative).
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:17 PM
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effect and the account to unlock.
4. As of right now only one iPhone per vehicle. She wasn't sure when multiple iPhones would be able to access the same vehicle.
Uhm not entirely correct - it's "works" on my iPhone and both my iPads. And by "works", the older UK version - I *think* 1.03 version, showed the location my my car when I was in a different city - never got the "cannot show due to privacy reasons" alert but now with the new US version it will only show location when I'm within 0.6miles (sigh)
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Old 02-16-2012, 11:44 AM
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We just got off the phone with BMW Assist and were told the following regarding my wife's F25:
1. Log on is the email address in ALL CAPS (it is case sensitive).
2. The PIN is only 4 numbers. The representative said she was not aware of an 8 digit PIN only a 4 digit PIN.
3. It would take a minimum 30 min and up to 24 hours before the change in PIN takes effect and the account to unlock.
4. As of right now only one iPhone per vehicle. She wasn't sure when multiple iPhones would be able to access the same vehicle.

I am not saying ozarkgolfer is wrong. It seems BMW Assist is not communicating clearly right now. Probably because they are swamped with phone calls (we were on hold for 18min before reaching a representative).
Update
Mine now works (using the US iTunes app) but it took lower case to make it happen. I am happy I can google from the iphone and pass it on to the car.
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Old 02-16-2012, 04:39 PM
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Mine now works (using the US iTunes app) but it took lower case to make it happen. I am happy I can google from the iphone and pass it on to the car.
That's the main feature I am waiting for. I once try to input an address to the GPS directly thru iDrive...it cannot find the street/location from the choices, but I try that feature last night using google search within the Apps and...Bam...it send it right to the GPS within a minute I send it thru my iPhone
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Old 02-15-2012, 07:43 PM
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Damn.....still no love for android.
A few months ago they said a version was coming out for Android at some point in the future. Hopefully we see that soon.
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