UP-TO-DATE NAVIGATION.

DIGITAL ROAD MAPS FROM BMW.

Putting current traffic and tourist information at your fingertips: digital road maps for BMW navigation systems are available on CD or DVD and are updated twice yearly. Use the convenient online search function to identify the right CDs or DVDs for your travel plans; your local BMW service partner will be happy to provide you with the product you require. To ensure you stay informed about the latest developments and digital road map updates, subscribe to the BMW newsletter.

UP-TO-DATE NAVIGATION.DIGITAL ROAD MAPS FROM BMW.

Putting current traffic and tourist information at your fingertips: digital road maps for BMW navigation systems are available on CD or DVD and are updated twice yearly. Use the convenient online search function to identify the right CDs or DVDs for your travel plans; your local BMW service partner will be happy to provide you with the product you require. To ensure you stay informed about the latest developments and digital road map updates, subscribe to the BMW newsletter.

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A PERFECT FIT.

The USB audio interface.

Get in and play on - the USB audio interface lets you connect MP3 players, Apple iPods, USB sticks and mobile phones seamlessly with the BMW audio system. Tracks are played in HiFi quality via the loudspeakers and your music choice can be controlled using either buttons on the steering wheels, iDrive, voice control or the radio buttons. If a suitable USB snap-in adapter is available for your mobile phone, you can connect and charge it in the central console using the extended connectivity of the music player in the mobile phone option. Thanks to this special equipment, mobile phone conversations take place via the vehicle’s external aerial for better reception.

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EASY LISTENING.

The USB audio interface.

How do you navigate through a library of 10,000 songs? Preferably on the road using the vehicle's control functions. Almost all common MP3 players, Apple iPods and USB sticks can be integrated effortlessly with the audio system. The title of the track being played is displayed either on the control or radio display. MP3 players and Apple iPhones can be operated directly from the central console. All common formats are supported (MP3, AAC, WAV and WMA) as well as M3U-format playlists. To integrate an Apple iPod or Apple iPhone, the BMW cable adapter for Apple iPod/iPhone equipment option is required.

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THE MUSIC STARTS HERE.

Extended connectivity of the music player in the mobile phone.

Extended connectivity of the music player in the mobile phone works in conjunction with approved, USB-compatible mobile phones with Bluetooth and a music player for which a USB snap-in adapter is available. Also required is the mobile phone preparation with Bluetooth interface or the mobile phone business preparation with Bluetooth interface as well as a USB audio interface. You can obtain the appropriate USB snap-in adapter from your local BMW dealer. The adapter also connects the mobile phone with the vehicle's external aerial as well as charging it at the same time.

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FAQ.

General

  • What is Bluetooth®?
  • In which BMW models is Bluetooth® technology available?
  • Which Bluetooth® mobile devices can I use with my BMW mobile phone preparation?
  • Can I use a non-listed Bluetooth®-capable mobile device in my vehicle?
  • Why is my mobile device not included in the list of mobile devices tested by BMW?
  • Can I use a mobile device listed on http://www.bmw.com/bluetooth with a different software status without experiencing any problems?
  • Why are there differences between the various mobile devices in terms of handling and scope of functions?
  • What happens when there is more than one registered mobile device with activated Bluetooth® function in the vehicle?
  • Who can I contact if have any problems with the Bluetooth® interface on my mobile device?
  • How can I find out which model of mobile device I have?
  • How can I find out the software status of my mobile device?
  • When I reset the mobile device to the factory settings, I am prompted for a device code. Where can I find this?
  • The call volume in the vehicle is too loud/quiet. How can I adjust this?
  • What must I keep in mind when using my mobile device in the vehicle?
  • Which USB devices are supported by the USB audio interface?
  • Why does the radio come on first when the vehicle is started even though the USB audio interface was last used?

Questions and notes on the conditions.

  • How do I register my mobile device with my BMW mobile phone preparation (“pairing”)?
  • Can several mobile devices be connected by Bluetooth® at the same time?
  • Is it possible to remove the ignition key during a telephone conversation?
  • I have made changes in the contacts, calendar entries, to-do notes or notes on my mobile device. When will these changes be shown in the vehicle?
  • How can I change the sort sequence of my telephone book entries (e.g. to sort in order of surname)?
  • Why can’t I use the conference call function in my vehicle?
  • Why is the number of the caller not displayed for an incoming call?
  • Why is the person I am calling not shown my number when I make an outgoing call?
  • Why aren’t the appointments, to-do notes and notes displayed in my vehicle’s Office menu?
  • Do the call lists in the vehicle and in the mobile device match?
  • Why can’t I see all the text messages on the mobile device in the vehicle?
  • How can I use Bluetooth® audio reproduction in the vehicle?
  • How can Bluetooth® Audio reproduction be resumed after a phone call or traffic message?
  • Can I use the audio reproduction function of my mobile device via Bluetooth® if the mobile device is connected with the vehicle via the USB snap-in adapter or a USB cable?
  • Why is the photo stored for some of my contacts in the telephone book not shown on the Control Display?
  • How can I update my vehicle software?
  • How can I use the internet option (optional equipment) with my mobile device?
  • How can I configure my mobile device for internet or BMW TeleServices usage?
  • After a Bluetooth connection has been established, my mobile device attempts to dial a phone number on its own.
  • Why do some entries appear in the vehicle twice?

Product offering.

  • Can I also use the SAP (SIM Access Profile) Bluetooth® profile in my BMW?
  • Why do I need the special equipment “Extended connectivity of the music player in the mobile phone” (SA 6NF)?
  • Do I need a snap-in adapter to operate my mobile device in the vehicle?
  • Do I need the adapter cable from BMW (iPod/iPhone audio adapter) in order to use my iPhone/iPod with the USB audio interface (offered with the optional equipment with option codes SA 6FL, 6NH, 6NK, 6NL)?

Problem and Solution.

  • Why can’t I register my mobile device despite having entered the pass key?
  • What could be the reason that my mobile device is unable to automatically reconnect or that a previously reliably supported function is no longer available in the usual manner?
  • The name of the person you are talking to is not displayed although this person is stored in the mobile device.
  • Why isn’t the signal strength displayed correctly?
  • Why isn’t the telephone book on my Blackberry displayed in the vehicle?
  • There are no menu items for News, Calendar, Tasks and Notes in the “Office” folder.
  • After a Bluetooth connection has been established, notification sounds can be heard repeatedly on my mobile device and are some are transmitted over the vehicle’s loudspeakers as well.
  • Why is the notification “<Content Protection>” displayed instead of the contents of the message (in e-mails and text messages)?)?
  • Can I also use the adapter cable for iPhones/iPods from BMW (iPod/iPhone audio adapter) in my new vehicle?
  • Why has my Apple iPod not been working correctly since the last software update?
  • Why is my iPod not recognised by the USB audio interface?
  • My MP3 player suddenly no longer works with the USB audio interface.