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Old 02-18-2012, 05:34 PM
NewBMW335d NewBMW335d is offline
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Need help with Iphone/Ipod connection

Hi,

I picked up my 335d few days back and it came with 6FL Ipod/USB adapter but NO Smartphone or App.

I connected my wife's Iphone 4s to USB port and it charges the phone but iDrive is not able to connect to device.

I was wondering if anybody knows how can I connect Iphone to iDrive? One soln. I see on web is to use Y cable but I am not sure if even that will work.

My car production date is 06/2010.

Any help on this front is welcomed.


Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-18-2012, 07:59 PM
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Yep. You need the Y-cable.
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Old 02-21-2012, 07:13 PM
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Just use your white iphone cable. You don't need y-cable anymore
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Old 02-21-2012, 09:21 PM
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My 2011 335d would not work with the white cable. No one at the BMW dealer could get it to operate correctly with the white cable. The Y cable works fine, but it's too short.
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Old 02-22-2012, 10:44 AM
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My white iPhone cable from Apple works fine on my 2011 335D. The white "iPhone" cable I got from my AT&T store didn't.
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Old 02-22-2012, 08:30 PM
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Mine works with cheap chinese retractable cable. Never had any issues.
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Old 02-26-2012, 01:08 PM
NewBMW335d NewBMW335d is offline
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Here is what I found on other posts. If car was produced before Sep'10 then you need Y cable but not after that. Difference is that they have different combox( I dont know what it is).

My car was produced in June'10 therefore even though I am able to charge my Iphone 4S I dont see it on Idrive.

Thanks everyone for help.
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