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      06-21-2012, 05:49 AM   #1
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Thumbs up iPhone iOS6 Integrates with BMW Office (iDrive Email and Text Message) via Bluetooth!

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Good news for iPhone users. iOS6 is finally supporting iDrive Office integration via Bluetooth MAP(Message Access Profile). Bluetooth MAP is the protocol used to retrieve email messages through iDrive, which currently only works with Blackberry and a few other devices.

Couple shots of my wireless non USB connection using my iPhone 4S with iOS6 Beta 1. iOS6 Beta 1 is still a little buggy but this is a great start. I suspect the (Sender Unknown) header will be fixed with the next beta release.

I am also running the latest Connected Drive Bluetooth and USB update from BMW. BMW Update Link

Link to Apples iOS 6 Landing Page: iOS6 Preview

Update 06/25/2012: iOS6 Beta 2 released today. The senders name now displays in the message header. SMS Messages are still flagged as Email and not text messages but are still readable and functional.

Update 09/19/2012: iOS6 GM was released today. Only SMS messages are currently working with the release. Email messages are currently not working.

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Note: (Sender Unknown) was fixed in Beta 2
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Last edited by tlp; 10-05-2012 at 12:25 AM.