Help w/bluetooth issue & BMW

Discussion in 'iPhone Tips, Help and Troubleshooting' started by tom4oc, Jun 14, 2008.

  1. tom4oc macrumors newbie

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    Hi all, I have a 2006 BMW 325i I was able to pair my iphone w/the bluetooth system in my car. I see my iphone, by name it doesn't see the address book, nor does it allow me to use the radio speakers/mic to talk it will see an incoming call - label it from the phone book but I can't do hands free. I still have to talk through the phone.

    Any ideas, help, or comments would be helpful

    Thanks

    Tom
     
  2. ndwgolf macrumors regular

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    I have the same problem with my iPhone, it does all the functions that you mention above except that whenever I talk with anyone they say I sound like a Robot and cant hear me.
    I now use my Blackberry in the car and use my iPhone as a normal phone, I hope the 3G will have better support for bluetooth connections:):):)
     
  3. keffs macrumors newbie

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    This won't help you too much, but it does work on my 2007 130i. I get the address book feature too and no complaints about sound quality.
    If the iPhone 3G doesn't fix your issue you could try getting you on-board computer software upgraded. I've seen some web sites where people have upgraded their satnav software which I believe will also upgrade the on-board software at the same time. Call BMW and see what they say, as it definitely works on the 2007 cars.
     
  4. Tsmith00 macrumors newbie

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    It works fine with my 330i too.

    Try deleting your Bluetooth connections, reboot, and then pair fresh. Also, check if your car (do you have iDrive?) has the latest updates.
     

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