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      01-09-2013, 11:44 PM   #17
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Drives: F30 328i M-Sport
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Originally Posted by vestokes View Post
As a new member, I don't know if this has been discussed. I think it will provide some insight to dos1973's problem.

I have an iPhone 5. So, there is no BMW cradle for my phone. With the Y Cable I have to use the lighting to 30 pin adapter. This allows access to music but no apps on the iPhone or BMW App. With a lighting to USB cable connected to the USB port I get BMW App and iPhone apps. I listen to podcasts in my car which required iPhone app accessibility. I'm told a cradle will be available for iPhone 5 around June. Can't wait because it's a hassle to have to switch cables to access different functions
That's a different issue. His problem was initially caused by the combox being coded by the factory to exclude certain features. Before he re-activated everything, he didn't get album art, BT streaming etc. His car has 6NH & therefore no connectors for a cradle, only USB & aux-in.