Originally Posted by HorsepowerFreak
I'm having trouble getting the phone to connect to my 530i. When I use the iDrive for the phone it says "Activate Phone"
So far I went into the phone and chose the Bluetooth link -> setup -> Find me. In the iDrive under options it appeared to connect and there was a status bar that displayed that appeared to be transfering data from the phone to the car.
However, when I choose phone in the car it still says "Activate Phone"
Any help would be appreciated.
You need to have the phone search for the car. After you make the car ready, go to your phone, get to the bluetooth link screen, select handsfree, then choose [Look for Devices]
Hope this helps