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The sixth generation of the BMW 5 Series Sedan (F10) was produced from 2011 - 2016 with LCI updates arriving in 2014. In the US BMW offered a hatchback 5 Series Gran Truismo (F07) and the rest of the world also go a Station Wagon/Touring version F11.

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Old 12-30-2012, 07:54 AM
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Bluetooth Weirdness Between HTC DNA And '11 535...

...In short, they don't seem to want to play well together. Strange thing is, it's intermittent (aren't all frustrating thing intermittent? So the phone will link with the car's BT nicely for a while but at some point I know I'm in trouble when I see the little rotating circle going around and around as if the car is trying to force the phone to download something over and over and over again. This is when the weirdness starts. The phone will lose and then regain BT connectivity to the car. The phone will then read out "unfortunately the has stopped working" and I temporarily lose all 3/4G signal for about 30-60 seconds. The phone always seems to sort inteself out and regain 3/4G connectivity but then the BT connection to the car remains iffy.

So it seems like there's some kind of incompatibility issue between the BT in the car and that in the HTC DNA.

Anyone else experience anything like this and have you found any workarounds/fixes?

Current G30 540i x-Drive Prior BMW 535xi, Acura TL, Lexus ES (2), Volvo S70 GLT, Volvo 850 Turbo, Lexus LS, M-B 300E, BMW 735i, Audi 5000
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Old 12-30-2012, 10:14 AM
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I have a blackberry bold 9900 that had petty much exactly what you describe as a symptom, I resolved my issue by turning off office features on the blue tooth connection.
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Old 12-30-2012, 02:02 PM
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My old HTC One X did this exact thing. Never got solved. I ended getting an S3
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