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      08-22-2012, 05:23 PM   #1
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Playing music through bluetooth

FINALLY figured out how to play my music through my iphone without any connections through bluetooth. After one week, will not work anyone randomly. Didn't change anything! Phone calls still work through bluetooth, 2011 e93, help?! I do of course have nav
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      08-22-2012, 06:43 PM   #2
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really?? no one?
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      08-22-2012, 06:57 PM   #3
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Reboot the iPhone ?
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      08-23-2012, 11:06 AM   #4
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i did restart the phone but that did not help, but so that everyone knows i have figured it out, if anyone needs help, feel free to message me
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how did you play music via bluetooth? i had no idea that could be done... will that work if my car has no i-drive / nav?
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I don't know why but my iphone will not play via bluetooth.
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Install the Bluetooth update at www.bmw.com/update?

Unpair and repair your phone? Make sure you're running the latest iOS? iOS 5 introduced tag info over Bluetooth (still no album art or library browsing though, even though iDrive supports the latter if the phone does) and iOS 6 will allow reading texts and email on the iDrive display the way BlackBerries do now. Not sure how I feel about that....
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^^ This.

Once your phone is connected again via Bluetooth, go to CD/Multimedia in iDrive, then Bluetooth audio, scroll to your phone/bluetooth device, click 'Options' and select 'Configure Phone'. There, make sure 'Audio' is selected in addition to 'Telephone'. Hope that helps!
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      08-27-2012, 04:03 PM   #9
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Also, you can try unpairing your phone, and pairing it back. It has worked for me a few times.
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Hi all,

I am a new BMW owner and the issue of using my iPhone with the car for streaming audio is not working for me. I can use BT for incoming/outgoing calls using the phone no problem, but when it comes down to music streaming the dealer told me that I had to use this cable which has an od connector on one side, and two other connectors on the other: a USB one and an AUX and they said I'm supposed to plugin my phone to the armrest controls. This sounds all wrong to me. Any decent modern car has music streaming over BT. I'm sure I am doing something wrong. Can somebody help me? What can I try?
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Anibal, if your car was produced after March 2010 then a software update, as noted above in link, is required. My '09 was produced in Nov 2008 so I'm out of luck. It's a very nice feature for all the newer cars. You first must pair your phone via Bluetooth then follow instructions to share the connection with music to stream it. It's way better than the USB or AUX, or for that matter the $750 option to install in the glovebox.
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      09-27-2013, 05:39 PM   #12
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For pre 2010 cars you can get dension 500s bt

For pre 2010 cars you can get dension 500s bt.
It will stream .
I don't see you any A2DP setup could sound better than
USB since A2DP is suppose to be a lower bit rate than what
you can get off a USB stick.
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