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      11-26-2012, 07:26 PM   #1
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Playing music via HD

If car (2010) has Pro Nav, does this mean it has a USB slot for music?
Ie, can I put a pen drive in with music on it and listen via stereo?

If so, is the playlist displayed?
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If you have the arm-mounted USB then yes:

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Is the album art only on newer cars or only displayed via a USB stick? I've plugged my ipod into my 2010 E90 using a Y cable and I don't get the pretty pictures!
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Unless you have 6FL then you need to copy the music and art to the HDD to get the art - you can only get it directly from an iPod / iPhone by 6FL (USB armrest).
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My Mrs has USB in teh arme rest and we dont get the album art ?? What gives ?
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Unless you have 6FL then you need to copy the music and art to the HDD to get the art - you can only get it directly from an iPod / iPhone by 6FL (USB armrest).
at the risk of sounding stupid...

if I upload to the hdd via the usb in the glovebox I can get album art?
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^Yes.


To those with CiC nav but not album art: You need combox as well. Look into "combox retrofit".

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^Yes.


To those with CiC nav but not album art: You need combox as well. Look into "combox retrofit".

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ah I see, no common in mine which is why I thought it sounded a bit too easy!
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stupid autocorrect...I think you know I meant combox!
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Unless you have 6FL then you need to copy the music and art to the HDD to get the art
how do you copy to HDD?
And once on, do they dispay in a Artist, Album format ect?
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Use the USB in the glovebox and select Import from the iDrive menu. How they display depends on how you group them within a folder structure on the USB but essentially yes they do.
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