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  1. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi all, I have a 2014 BMW F10 and keep searching for features to bring the I-Drive a little closer to modern functionality. Recently a friend discovered this cool little gem: GitHub - BimmerGestalt/AAIdrive: Implementations of some Android Auto features as unofficial IDrive apps Pretty sexy...
  2. G20 (2019 - Current)
    So I just want to know am I alone in this .. coz bmw Canada is trying to convince me that my 2020 g20 isn't compatible with Android Auto despite the fact of having live cockpit Professional and idrive 7 production Aug 2019 !!! Hardware incompatible they say Any input is appreciated Thanks
  3. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    So I busted my gauge cluster trying to repair it so I decided to gut it and install a shield tablet in its place in the housing. Fits well and everything is reading except for the fuel gauge. has anybody used a torque pro like app to monitor fuel gauge and is there a certain PID that BMW uses...
  4. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    I have strange situataion in my BMW F30.I brought a new android screen from aliexpress and I installed android 10 by myself to my car. It works without problem but when I stopped the car and locked, stupid thing is happening. if you open and re enter the car again radio didnt work actuallty...
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi Usually I'd search back through the forums, but as the tech on these moves forward so quickly I thought it best to ask people's current views and advice. Any particular recommendations of Android Heads, i.e. ones that come with the right fittings and decent instructions for an easy upgrade...
  6. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello, Bluetooth is stuck at 'Please wait...' screen and change change aux volume. For testing we changed video module (Not purchased yet) and everything started to work fine. Now cost of video module is same as of any android head unit (which can play audio from bluetooth), So my question is...
  7. General BMW Questions
    On my E61 I recently installed this Android box that intercepts the LVDS cable between the CIC unit and the display and lets me do wireless CarPlay or stock CIC by switching with the idrive knob. It came with a wire harness that lets me tap the CAN wires either from the CIC or from the idrive...
  8. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Greetings from Australia. Relatively new e65 750i owner here. Just wondering if anyone has installed one of these and what the experience may be: https://avinusa.com/8-8-multimedia-navigation-system-for-bmw-7-series-e65-e66-e67-e68.html If they work as promised, then great, but I have spoken...
  9. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    All, I have been looking at android auto retrofit options. Has anybody have experience installing one purchased from Amazon or Alibaba. If so, how satisfied are you?
  10. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi, so I am looking for the best(build quality, reliability, fast boot, and newest operating system) e39 android head unit. What would be the most reputable brands to choose from? (I would really appreciate if you could list all of the known ones with pros and cos so that at the end of the day I...
  11. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    Hello, I have a 2006 E87 118i with CCC and the flip screen. I just upgraded to a 10.25" android screen (android 9.0 / 8-core Qualcomm) which is an awesome upgrade except for one little thing. The iDrive knob doesn't work if I switch to the original CCC interface. It works fine with the...
  12. Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics
    Now that the new N7 PRO units are shipping.....its time for a NEW THREAD DYNAVIN N7 PRO Dynavin has updated their lineup to the new N7-PRO head units. An update on the already solid N7 platform, the new PRO models have all the same extensive features from the N7 but add the ability to run...
  13. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Now that the new N7 PRO units are shipping.....its time for a NEW THREAD DYNAVIN N7 PRO Dynavin has updated their lineup to the new N7-PRO head units. An update on the already solid N7 platform, the new PRO models have all the same extensive features from the N7 but add the ability to run...
  14. BMW Coding and Programming
    For the last year or two, I've been working on reverse engineering the BMW Connected Apps protocol, which is used to add functionality to the car's dashboard from the phone app. I really like Connected Apps, and how they have much tighter integration into the car features than other cars' remote...
  15. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I'm looking to replace my factory radio in my 2009 328ic hard top convertible. I've been searching for an Android type unit of quality and reliability. Was wondering if anyone has first hand experience with a specific unit that they could recommend and provide a link. Thank you
  16. Car Navigation, Audio & Electronics
    We are running special offer for St. Patrick - take $15 OFF GROM Bluetooth Android, iPhone and USB car kits for your BMW. Shop at https://gromaudio.com Drive happy!
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