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      11-16-2018, 03:04 PM   #23
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Tried to do this myself going to www.bmw.com/update. Gave it my VIN info, downloaded the software. iDrive says the software isn't compatible. Anybody know what is the deal?
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      11-16-2018, 05:43 PM   #24
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Tried to do this myself going to www.bmw.com/update. Gave it my VIN info, downloaded the software. iDrive says the software isn't compatible. Anybody know what is the deal?
It means you have the current version that you can install.
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      11-16-2018, 06:12 PM   #25
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Tried to do this myself going to www.bmw.com/update. Gave it my VIN info, downloaded the software. iDrive says the software isn't compatible. Anybody know what is the deal?
Incompatible means that software on vehicle is newer.
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      11-16-2018, 06:22 PM   #26
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Tried to do this myself going to www.bmw.com/update. Gave it my VIN info, downloaded the software. iDrive says the software isn't compatible. Anybody know what is the deal?
That link was to update communications settings in particular in the old days. It is very much a legacy link.
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      11-19-2018, 09:48 AM   #27
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No additional details. I have photos, but they are not my own.
Any chance you can share the pictures?
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      11-19-2018, 11:45 PM   #28
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Any chance you can share the pictures?
PM sent as I did not want to publicly link another forum.
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      12-03-2018, 04:21 AM   #29
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this is really frustrating, is there really nobody who can confirm that carplay in full screen is working/not working with November Idrive update?
I am getting my new G30 in 3 weeks but I hope somebody can get us this info sooner.
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      12-03-2018, 09:51 AM   #30
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this is really frustrating, is there really nobody who can confirm that carplay in full screen is working/not working with November Idrive update?
I am getting my new G30 in 3 weeks but I hope somebody can get us this info sooner.
Not to rain on your parade, but is there some reason you need to know before you get the car? Is full screen CP a deal killer?
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      12-03-2018, 11:02 PM   #31
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this is really frustrating, is there really nobody who can confirm that carplay in full screen is working/not working with November Idrive update?
I am getting my new G30 in 3 weeks but I hope somebody can get us this info sooner.
Possibly with November software, but not factory behavior.
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      12-03-2018, 11:49 PM   #32
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this is really frustrating, is there really nobody who can confirm that carplay in full screen is working/not working with November Idrive update?
I am getting my new G30 in 3 weeks but I hope somebody can get us this info sooner.
Not to rain on your parade, but is there some reason you need to know before you get the car? Is full screen CP a deal killer?
I agree. Are you going to not take delivery because of CP. seriously!
Who are you frustrated with?
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      12-04-2018, 04:01 AM   #33
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Of course I will take the car and I know I am overreacting. But I am waiting for my car some time and I do not like that I am not able to find any useful answers.. Yes, full screen is supported with IDRIVE version XX.XX, no it is not supported. It should not be that difficult for BWM dealership to answer this but they cannot.
So I was hoping to find more information on Internet but there are just rumors
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      12-04-2018, 04:18 AM   #34
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Of course I will take the car and I know I am overreacting. But I am waiting for my car some time and I do not like that I am not able to find any useful answers.. Yes, full screen is supported with IDRIVE version XX.XX, no it is not supported. It should not be that difficult for BWM dealership to answer this but they cannot.
So I was hoping to find more information on Internet but there are just rumors
I totally understand the part about waiting on it. My car is on a ship crossing the Atlantic Ocean. So close and yet still so far away. Another 2 weeks.
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      12-05-2018, 10:12 PM   #35
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Of course I will take the car and I know I am overreacting. But I am waiting for my car some time and I do not like that I am not able to find any useful answers.. Yes, full screen is supported with IDRIVE version XX.XX, no it is not supported. It should not be that difficult for BWM dealership to answer this but they cannot.
So I was hoping to find more information on Internet but there are just rumors
I took delivery last night.. not full screen
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      12-05-2018, 10:32 PM   #36
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I took delivery last night.. not full screen
Not full screen from factory. Requires aftermarket solution.
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      12-06-2018, 04:05 AM   #37
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I took delivery last night.. not full screen
Not the information I was hoping for, but nevertheless thank you very much for that!!
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      12-06-2018, 04:20 AM   #38
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Not full screen from factory. Requires aftermarket solution.
do you know what aftermarket solution compatible with G30 supports carplay fullscreen?
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      12-06-2018, 03:31 PM   #39
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do you know what aftermarket solution compatible with G30 supports carplay fullscreen?
i posted the contact info on how to get this on post #51. thanks to foldpages for all the info

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      12-06-2018, 08:26 PM   #40
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do you know what aftermarket solution compatible with G30 supports carplay fullscreen?
i have info. just PM and i'll share with you. i dont want to share publicly as i was asked not to by the originator.
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      12-07-2018, 07:53 AM   #41
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any solutions for full screen?
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      12-07-2018, 01:07 PM   #42
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any solutions for full screen?
Very small Window. 1st November software release allows Full screen. Second patched hole for bin files.
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      12-07-2018, 03:01 PM   #43
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Very small Window. 1st November software release allows Full screen. Second patched hole for bin files.
Do they charge for this update at the service dept. in dealerships? In US specifically.
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      12-07-2018, 09:17 PM   #44
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Do they charge for this update at the service dept. in dealerships? In US specifically.
It is an aftermarket thing. Not sure it is offered as dealership option yet.

Dealership will charge you to update car if there is no warranty claim to cover service costs.
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