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Old 07-08-2008, 09:45 PM
C3Po C3Po is offline
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Well, it's been over a year and, more than 6 million devices later, iPhone 1.0 is about to be replaced by iPhone 3G. Since Wi-Fi works well for me and I've got BMW NAV already, I've decided to pass on iPhone 3G for the time being.

Anyone here ready to take the plunge and upgrade? Please let us know how it goes!
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Old 07-15-2008, 02:29 PM
beashonda beashonda is offline
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Originally Posted by travel4B View Post
I just did the new (released yesterday) iPhone software update, and it seems to have taken care of the problem on my late 2005 build 525i. With my phone, the problem seemed to resolve itself about 10-15 seconds into the call, but did not occur at all if I turned wifi off. Now it seems to be working OK with wifi still on.
I just found out from the dealer that if you leave the wifi on with the iphone, it is a KNOWN problem that you audio will drop due to interferance with the bluetooth. I saw the screen that the service advisor pulled the information up on. I had been leaving the wifi on unknowingly and started having audio drop problems about 3 weeks ago.
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Old 07-22-2008, 04:26 PM
jknj jknj is offline
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I just hooked up my new Bluetooth (ver 13) from EAS, and my new Iphone 3G. They work perfectly together! The only issue is low volume, but I am sure this is adjustable. I just haven't found out how to do so, yet.

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Old 07-28-2008, 08:09 AM
blackjellybean blackjellybean is offline
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worked perfectly with my 2005 525i (no Nav) , all 964 contacts appeared, no echo. perfect!!!
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Old 07-28-2008, 10:02 PM
jim_barnette jim_barnette is offline
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Much to my delight, after updating my iPhone from firmware 1.x to 2.0, I'm now able to reliably make and receive calls via bluetooth. Previously, the phonebook would sync, but after initiating a call, the bluetooth would disconnect and I would be left talking over the handset. The same thing would happen on answering an incoming call. I subsequently learned that my 12th generation BMW ULF was not compatible and that I needed the newly released 13th generation ULF. Now that is not the case and I'm able to use my iPhone hands free with my 12th generation ULF!
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