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      10-07-2012, 01:27 AM   #7
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Drives: 2012 F30 328i
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Originally Posted by verbs View Post
Can you use a thumb drive to upload to the glove box USB? Will it only recognize apple? I wanted to load onto the harddrive via a thumbdrive in the glove box but to no avail.
USB sticks work fine in the glove box USB port.

If you want to load music onto the HD, you have to do it through the USB port in the glove box. The USB in the armrest is for playback only.

Media -> Options -> Music data import/export -> Import music (USB)

I've done it lots of times. It can take a while (30-60 seconds) after you plug the USB stick in before the car will recognize it being there.