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      10-11-2013, 11:36 AM   #23
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I just bought an iPhone 5s

Can ANYONE tell me why I may need it? Thanks!
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      10-11-2013, 11:37 AM   #24
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I converted my I-phone 4 snap in adapter for my newiPhone 5. Everything works fine. Got the same display on my screen.
Details please!
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      10-11-2013, 11:42 AM   #25
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LOL $250 !
+1, way overpriced

Atleast we sell them for $189! LOL
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      10-11-2013, 12:06 PM   #26
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I saw the BMW memo about this and I was more confused after I read it... Sigh.

Assuming I have a 2013 E70 X5 with BMW Apps, will music from the iPhone play when it's in the cradle, or not?

Or do I need to wait for the version to be released in 2014?
Got it today, tried it no sound! Took it back got another one still no sound! Sounds like the BMW Connected app still needs to be updated to IOS7. Just great waited a year for the iPhone 5 adapter and it doesn't work! ( 2013 E70 X5 with Apps installed).
Returned 2nd one come to find out it only works with 2014 model.
Enough of this BS! I'll wait and see how long for the iPhone 6 adapter to come out.
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      10-11-2013, 12:09 PM   #27
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I cant wait for the S4 snap-in adapter.....2020.
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I just bought an iPhone 5s

Can ANYONE tell me why I may need it? Thanks!
To make sure the NSA has your fingerprint.
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      10-11-2013, 01:43 PM   #29
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Without video out and plug-in, which are no longer possible with the new lightning adapter, I don't see the value of the adapter (clean look aside).
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      10-11-2013, 01:50 PM   #30
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I converted my I-phone 4 snap in adapter for my newiPhone 5. Everything works fine. Got the same display on my screen.
please post a diy.....this is not just the plug hot glued to a frame right?
I'll take pictures maybe later today or tomorrow and post them up here.
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      10-11-2013, 02:03 PM   #31
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Finally! But will the phone fit if it's in a case? Like an Otterbox?
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Lol $200 buck for a snap in for already defunct model that's been superseded already and soon S5 is coming doh. Not very smart BMW
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I saw the BMW memo about this and I was more confused after I read it... Sigh.

Assuming I have a 2013 E70 X5 with BMW Apps, will music from the iPhone play when it's in the cradle, or not?

Or do I need to wait for the version to be released in 2014?
i think yours would be the Connect version.
Connect doesn't work on mine just tried it. Wait for media 2014.
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      10-11-2013, 02:16 PM   #34
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To make sure the NSA has your fingerprint.
oh no, not another one! why should I care if the NSA has my fingerprint? are they going to frame me for a crime I didn't commit?
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I just bought an iPhone 5s

Can ANYONE tell me why I may need it? Thanks!
To make sure the NSA has your fingerprint.
They already have it and yours too!
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Not Otter Box friendly.
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+1. Yeah, it really doesn't make using your phone any more convenient. If anything, it is less so. But hey, you can pull over and watch a video on your nav screen!
I don't think you can even do that. If I recall correctly, the new lightning ports don't allow video transmission with this cradle.
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You don't need it. BMW needs your money.
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Nothing for the Galaxy S4?

Android is the most open platform on the market. Surely they could do BMW Apps as well. I'm sure Apple is paying them to be exclusive to the iPhone though.
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I still don't understand why they haven't integrated text messaging "reading" yet. I mean who reads their emails in the car more than texts?

And Pandora....when you're using it, you can't use any other function on your phone. LAME.
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Sorry to go off topic for a sec, but how do you play videos? I have a '13 F10 w connected drive. (Laptimer is cool, but that will prob fade in a month)
Only reason how I can possibly justify paying for the cradle option when I bought the car...Absolutely love cranking MOG!
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      10-11-2013, 07:14 PM   #42
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Of course...I have a Galaxy S4 now.

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I saw the BMW memo about this and I was more confused after I read it... Sigh.

Assuming I have a 2013 E70 X5 with BMW Apps, will music from the iPhone play when it's in the cradle, or not?

Or do I need to wait for the version to be released in 2014?
You can use Bluetooth. I have the same setup.
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$250? For something the cable is already doing? Lmao
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