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      10-13-2009, 12:21 PM   #1
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Chinese Character Display on Radio?

Hi, I am from LA but would like to know is the E90/92 able to display Chinese character on the radio by iPod/memory stick from 6FL by default? Both with and without I-Drive?

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no idea about iDrive as I heard there is a firmware setup. for non-iDrive, you can show chinese name of MP3 (some characters still cannot be shown) by changing the region to Japan. for Radio, i am not sure as there is no chinese name transmitted by local station here.
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no idea about iDrive as I heard there is a firmware setup. for non-iDrive, you can show chinese name of MP3 (some characters still cannot be shown) by changing the region to Japan. for Radio, i am not sure as there is no chinese name transmitted by local station here.
wow......I didn't know chinese characters can be shown in this way. I used to translate the name of the chinese songs directly into english, which some of my friends at my translation.
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wow......I didn't know chinese characters can be shown in this way. I used to translate the name of the chinese songs directly into english, which some of my friends at my translation.
I can show u mine next time we meet.
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for Radio, i am not sure as there is no chinese name transmitted by local station here.
Thanks, when I said "radio", what I mean is the radio display and not the radio station title.
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i think only way is the one mentioned above, japanese one works on some words, but not all. donno why bmw never put chinese as an option considering there is 1.6 billion of us and i think a few million are E9X owners haaha
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Hi LC,

What do you mean by changing the region to Japan? Is that one of the items in the radio menu? Right now, I'm not seeing any Chinese characters at all.
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Hi LC,

What do you mean by changing the region to Japan? Is that one of the items in the radio menu? Right now, I'm not seeing any Chinese characters at all.
Go to the setup (of the radio/player) to change the regional settings to Japan.
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Thanks, LC, I'll give it a try later on this morning....
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