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      10-22-2018, 05:52 PM   #23
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Hello, I tried CarPlay solutions. It works fine and easy to install.
You got a link?
Also curious...I'd like to try this but wondering if there's any chance it could mess with HUD or any of the iDrive functionality. I'd imagine it's only addressing the CarPlay functionality.
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      10-23-2018, 09:07 AM   #24
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From what I understand, there are a few features that need to be enabled for the CarPlay to work, this is where I think the problem arises as if you have something that’s already enabled on your vehicle and or something is enabled that simply isn’t there in the first place it can cause all sorts of encoding issues, which is where I believe I’m at at the moment. The system simp,y can’t boot up as it’s looking to boot something that isn’t there.
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      10-23-2018, 01:44 PM   #25
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From what I understand, there are a few features that need to be enabled for the CarPlay to work, this is where I think the problem arises as if you have something thatís already enabled on your vehicle and or something is enabled that simply isnít there in the first place it can cause all sorts of encoding issues, which is where I believe Iím at at the moment. The system simp,y canít boot up as itís looking to boot something that isnít there.
Only true if you try on ID4 Evo Unit or ID5 with older firmware before Carplay came out.
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      10-27-2018, 06:43 AM   #26
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i found review bimmer-unlock.com on yourtube infocar channel.



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      11-07-2018, 11:14 AM   #27
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Hi guys,

I have bought this unlocking file and unlocked CarPlay as directed in the guide. Remove and reconnected the phone from CarPlay menu. Now I can connect my iPhone to the car via CarPlay. However, when I drive my car next time, it doesn't open CarPlay automatically. It sometimes connects as a Bluetooth device, sometimes doesn't connect. I need to go to "Manage devices" menu and select and reconnect CarPlay automatically. It doesn't seem to be normal. What is the reason for this?
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      11-09-2018, 09:41 AM   #28
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Hi guys,

I have bought this unlocking file and unlocked CarPlay as directed in the guide. Remove and reconnected the phone from CarPlay menu. Now I can connect my iPhone to the car via CarPlay. However, when I drive my car next time, it doesn't open CarPlay automatically. It sometimes connects as a Bluetooth device, sometimes doesn't connect. I need to go to "Manage devices" menu and select and reconnect CarPlay automatically. It doesn't seem to be normal. What is the reason for this?
Normal becuase you not have wifi antenna.
if you need connection stable need install wifi antenna.

i have a tick. for connect stable.

- Unlock go in car
- Put iPhone Nearly volume or Head unit First.
- Start Car.
- It Connect smoothly every time


Do not start car if iPhone not ready Nearly.
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      11-18-2018, 12:57 PM   #29
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Normal becuase you not have wifi antenna.
if you need connection stable need install wifi antenna.

i have a tick. for connect stable.

- Unlock go in car
- Put iPhone Nearly volume or Head unit First.
- Start Car.
- It Connect smoothly every time


Do not start car if iPhone not ready Nearly.
Thank you for your response. I have found this antenna and want to install it on my car's HU. Will this fit? Is there a "How-to" do to this job?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Blue...6b4b4c4dDF3xYE

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      11-19-2018, 06:19 PM   #30
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Thank you for your response. I have found this antenna and want to install it on my car's HU. Will this fit? Is there a "How-to" do to this job?

https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Blue...6b4b4c4dDF3xYE
install in back of head unit

see WLAN port.
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      11-19-2018, 06:24 PM   #31
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      11-20-2018, 07:23 PM   #33
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Thanks!
Hi. I'll like to try that antenna too and see it improves connections with CarPlay. Please let me know if it works.
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      11-25-2018, 09:45 AM   #34
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Hello gents

Any issues at the dealer to be expected when they update your entire car after you uses a solution like the one from bimmer-unlock.com?
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      11-25-2018, 11:13 AM   #35
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Any issues at the dealer to be expected when they update your entire car after you uses a solution like the one from bimmer-unlock.com?
You will lose Carplay and not be able to re-enable with usb.
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Any issues at the dealer to be expected when they update your entire car after you uses a solution like the one from bimmer-unlock.com?
You will lose Carplay and not be able to re-enable with usb.
Thanks for the update. But aside from that nothing to worry? They will be able to update all according to their procedures and all I officially had will be there and working after they update the entire car?
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      11-25-2018, 02:37 PM   #37
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Thanks for the update. But aside from that nothing to worry? They will be able to update all according to their procedures and all I officially had will be there and working after they update the entire car?
Correct. Depending on solution, some also offer way to revert back to OEM FSC codes and you could do that as additional precaution before taking car to service as well as when selling vehicle.
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Apple carplay full screen by usb active ( Not need cable )

For "O" "N" version

For "P" need cable.

found at https://bimmer-unlock.com/collection...sb-full-screen
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Mind expanding on what FSC is?
FSC is an activation code. Certain options (eg, Speed Limit Info, Carplay, Navigation, etc) require FSC. Without, coding alone will not enable.
Thought I saw that Nov 2018 builds will not support FSC for CarPlay. Forced to use subscription but could be wrong.
Speed Limit Info - What determines max top end speed? 135 or 155?
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Mind expanding on what FSC is?
FSC is an activation code. Certain options (eg, Speed Limit Info, Carplay, Navigation, etc) require FSC. Without, coding alone will not enable.
Thought I saw that Nov 2018 builds will not support FSC for CarPlay. Forced to use subscription but could be wrong.
Speed Limit Info - What determines max top end speed? 135 or 155?
The top speed limiter is based on the tires that were shipped with your vehicle. I'm not positive on every single vehicle, but you need performance tires for the 155mph limit.
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Mind expanding on what FSC is?
FSC is an activation code. Certain options (eg, Speed Limit Info, Carplay, Navigation, etc) require FSC. Without, coding alone will not enable.
Thought I saw that Nov 2018 builds will not support FSC for CarPlay. Forced to use subscription but could be wrong.
Speed Limit Info - What determines max top end speed? 135 or 155?
The top speed limiter is based on the tires that were shipped with your vehicle. I'm not positive on every single vehicle, but you need performance tires for the 155mph limit.
Thanks. I thought that was the answer but wanted to be sure. I've got all season tires. On my Benz I had all season Y rated tires but these are H.
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Mind expanding on what FSC is?
FSC is an activation code. Certain options (eg, Speed Limit Info, Carplay, Navigation, etc) require FSC. Without, coding alone will not enable.
Thought I saw that Nov 2018 builds will not support FSC for CarPlay. Forced to use subscription but could be wrong.
Speed Limit Info - What determines max top end speed? 135 or 155?
The top speed limiter is based on the tires that were shipped with your vehicle. I'm not positive on every single vehicle, but you need performance tires for the 155mph limit.
Thanks. I thought that was the answer but wanted to be sure. I've got all season tires. On my Benz I had all season Z rated tires but these are H.
I don't know if it can be reprogrammed outside of BMW. It has to do with speed rating of the tires that came with the vehicle.
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In no rush to go faster then 130mph but when these tires burn out I'll replace them with the non rtf all season Y rated Goodyear's. I'm sure car can be coded then. Appears everything in these cars is just a recode away.
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In no rush to go faster then 130mph but when these tires burn out I'll replace them with the non rtf all season Y rated Goodyear's. I'm sure car can be coded then. Appears everything in these cars is just a recode away.
I'm not so sure about this one. The limitation is to avoid liability for BMW. From what I understand, this cannot be changed after it leaves the factory.
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