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      10-06-2012, 03:35 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by RobUK View Post
BMW being way behind the times with the accessories is about par for the course - was the same with the 3G/GS and the 4/4S.

Is it the BMW 'Connected' app that needs a cable?
Yes, the 'Connected' app is the one that needs the cable or the cradle to fully integrate. Or in my case it doesn't seem to integrate at all.


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Originally Posted by MaestroAl View Post
You need mobile application preparation and USB telephone audio, I believe - neither of which is standard or part of any NAV package. I had to add MAP to my build manually and it added UTP automatically.

I think. Been a while now
My hazy memory tells me the same thing. You need to add on the Mobile Application Preparation option which then adds on the additional USB. Originally I added it as it sounded such a funny name for an option that it had to be worth having
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