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      01-27-2009, 12:49 PM   #177
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Connected Drive ISSUE

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I have connected drive, when i go to google maps and to ''send''

the car option does not appear?!

WHy is this and how to rectifiy it?
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      01-27-2009, 12:54 PM   #178
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Hi,


I have connected drive, when i go to google maps and to ''send''

the car option does not appear?!

WHy is this and how to rectifiy it?

Click 'SEND' above the map. A list will then appear down the left hand side,...
Email, Phone, Car, GPS.

Click on Car, then select BMW, then BMW UK, enter your user name...
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      01-27-2009, 12:59 PM   #179
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Click 'SEND' above the map. A list will then appear down the left hand side,...
Email, Phone, Car, GPS.

Click on Car, then select BMW, then BMW UK, enter your user name...
Only comes up with email?
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      01-27-2009, 01:30 PM   #180
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Is the address selected?

Maybe try setting up a route, then another 'send' icon pops up on the destination...
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      01-27-2009, 02:39 PM   #181
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You need an exact address on the map first Carl...

Put in the post code of Fandango Towers, then click send - you will see the car option
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      01-27-2009, 03:43 PM   #182
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I believe that the only type of addresses in Google Maps that will display the ‘Send to Car’ option are ‘Business Addresses’. Private addresses will not provide the ’Send to Car’ option.

To send a Private address to the car, you need to do this via the official ‘BMW ConnectedDrive’ web site.
https://www.bmw-online-portal.co.uk/...nt=AssistLogin
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I believe that the only type of addresses in Google Maps that will display the ‘Send to Car’ option are ‘Business Addresses’. Private addresses will not provide the ’Send to Car’ option.

To send a Private address to the car, you need to do this via the official ‘BMW ConnectedDrive’ web site.
https://www.bmw-online-portal.co.uk/...nt=AssistLogin
The ability to send private addresses via Google Maps has actually been available since prior to May 2008- I posted about it a few pages back.

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      01-27-2009, 04:18 PM   #184
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Yes you can send private addresses via Google Maps, use it all the time
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Maybe the cars software is older in Carsploshes as he has the older style of navi(without the fav buttons) and a different looking coloured screen to mine and yours Paul??.
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      01-27-2009, 05:27 PM   #186
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Maybe the cars software is older in Carsploshes as he has the older style of navi(without the fav buttons) and a different looking coloured screen to mine and yours Paul??.
I think it's more a case of a dodgy nut behind the wheel / keyboard.

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I think it's more a case of a dodgy nut behind the wheel .

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Maybe the cars software is older in Carsploshes as he has the older style of navi(without the fav buttons) and a different looking coloured screen to mine and yours Paul??.
Nah mate, mine is updated to the latest software.
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What do i know then ...nothing..ill stick to planes lol.
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It was updated mate, i just think it dont work.
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Why didnt you try mine out in the 15.9 seconds you had it...lol
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Carl, it does work - follow the instructions in my post

Put your home address in to Google maps and click send - it works!
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whats your connected drive account name? we'll send u addresses

next step is do u know how to bring them up in your car?!
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whats your connected drive account name? we'll send u addresses

next step is do u know how to bring them up in your car?!
Arrrr thats the easy bit...you erm...lol
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Thanks Viv

I did'nt know this, nice result!

However, this is a good example of where I should have R-T-F-Email!
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Thanks Viv

I did'nt know this, nice result!

However, this is a good example of where I should have R-T-F-Email!
Your get a bill off BMW but no useful,helpful mail
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Activated mine today. Works a treat

Some rural addresses wont give the option to send to the car but all business and personal town addresses worked
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Carl, it does work - follow the instructions in my post

Put your home address in to Google maps and click send - it works!
Mate, dont i need another address to travel too though?

cant just send my home address can i? I am concussed.
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