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  1. BMW Coding and Programming
    My girlfriend recently has bought 2017 Mini Countryman F60. She really wants to use Apple carplay with her car but I don't know how to. I have E-sys and OBD cable for my bimmer. Is there anyone can advice me about how to activate apple carplay on my MINI F60? Thanks in advance:)
  2. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I know BMW doesn't/won't support it, but has anyone had any success getting CarPlay set up on their E70 X5 using the OEM screen? I've seen some ads and videos in places around the internet for the tech, but would love to hear about any actual experiences (positive or negative) from the community.
  3. G30 (2017 - Current)
    I have a 2018 530e with HK and CarPlay. I set up and connected my iPhone X without any issues. I could get to all my apps and contact info and could stream music through Apple music as well as place calls. BUT - For no reason whatsoever it will just completely disconnect, and reconnect, or not...
  4. BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current)
    Hi, Does anyone know if it's possible to get CarPlay on my 2015 i3? I read a post that said it can be ordered through ConnectedDrive, but that option does not present itself to me. Thanks in advance.
  5. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello everyone, I got the Bovee WMA3000B Viseeo Tune2air for my 2011 325i Coupe. And it works great with spotify, wheel controls work and info is displayed on the idrive, altho playlists doesn't seem to work with spotify, like there are not shown on the idrive, so I decided to try apple music...
  6. BMW News
    With its gorgeous lines and short production run, the Z8 is already a bite-the-back-of-your-hand desirable car. Add to that a bit of provenance, though, and you’ve got a recipe for success. This particular Z8, allegedly only the 85th ever made, once belonged to NeXT Computer founder, Steve...
  7. G30 (2017 - Current)
    My #1 problem with using Apple CarPlay is that it insists on using Apple Maps, and even worse, the directions don’t show up in the HUD. However, when I was experimenting with it today I used Siri, via a long press on the steering wheel button, and told her to navigate Joe Schome’s home. When...
  8. BMW Coding and Programming
    Hello Everyone, I am just getting into coding, etc. and I am a bit confused when it comes to the FSC codes to enable core features such as apps, CarPlay, etc. It appears that there is lots of info about generating map codes. My question is, can I generate a FSC code for CarPlay (I have a 2017...
  9. F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current)
    I am still getting to know my M4 Convertible and today I noticed that when I have my iPhone 7 connected via USB the Glympse app is accessible via the telematics system. I know Pandora works this way too. My question is, what other popular or otherwise useful iPhone apps are accessible via the...
  10. General Automotive Forum
    http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=594564&stc=1&d=1492482320 Looks like the Apple is still in the self-driving car/technology game. Apparently Apple has received a permit in California to test self-driving cars. They haven't announced any real plans yet, but if you...
  11. 7 Series - G11 / G12 (2016 - current)
    Hello, a few days ago I almost ran out of juice on my ipHone 6 Plus - I think it was at around 5% juice left in the battery. So I plugged in the iPhone using Apples cable into the USB port inside the console of my 2017 740i, it started to charge but a few seconds (or was it a couple minutes)...
  12. General Automotive Forum
    http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=584384&stc=1&d=1481667203 There have been rumors over the last couple years that Apple had interest in the autonomous vehicle market. Now, according to a statement by Apple to the the head of the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  13. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My '08 550 is having problems with the new Apple software. I have to turn the Bluetooth on my phone off and on every time I want to make a call. Not to mention it can take a few minutes for the phone and car Bluetooth to disconnect. Is anyone having a similar issue?
  14. X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    I am ordering my first BMW, a 2017 x5. Wondering if I should add the apple carplay option. If I do and I don't like it can I ignore it and still use the BMW navigation? Can I use the BMW bluetooth for playing music from my phone if I don't like the apple carplay? Can I make calls through the...
  15. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Got it in my new 4-series (F33). System Requirements (as described to me by the kind people at the BMW help-desk): - BMW production date July 2016 or later (at least model year 2017 I guess: not clear to whether this is the same as requiring iDrive 5.0 or not as most but not all models e.g. X1...
  16. X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
    I saw that Fiat updated their older cars with a software update which supports Apple's Siri Eyes Free when you tap the microphone button on the steering wheel. Anyone know if BMW is going to release any more updates for the infotainment system? I think the last time an updated came out was over...
  17. F30 / F31 / F32 / F33 / F34 / F36 (2012 - current)
    Ever since Apple Music came out (which I'm addicted to now) and the OS went to 8.4 it's a total crapshoot what will happen. Sometimes the last track playing will resume where it left off, as expected. Sometimes the music stops, but if I mash the iDrive knob it'll continue. Sometimes I'll have to...
  18. E89 Z4 (2009 - current)
    I recently ordered an iPhone 5 Snap in adaptor for my 2007 E86, only to find it doesn't fit. Part Number 84 21 2 351 307 01 The problem with it was its to shallow to fit into the holder. I done a little digging and have now found out they do not make one for the E85 & E86 models. It cost me...
  19. X1 E84 (2011 - 2015)
    Hello, This is my first post on this site, i was wondering if the 2015 BMW X1 offered Apple CarPlay, and is so how to access it. Thanks in advance, -Luka
  20. F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Hi folks: I have a 2014 535d and an iPhone 6+ with current iOS 8.1.2 I am having an impossible time with the devices communicating properly. Yes, you can make a phone call. However, forget about using podcasts, or switching between podcasts or songs, or fast forwarding or rewinding. It's...
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