Which BMW iPhone app?

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Which BMW iPhone app?

Post by Gaffer » 16 Jan 2017, 22:03

Hello.

In preparation of receiving my 2015 330d, I thought I'd look at the AppStore to see what to download.

However, what has confused me is the sheer number of apps to choose from. I have the Professional Media Pack (not the professional Plus) and connected drive services till 2018 .....so which do i download?

App (section it's in)

BMW Connected (Travel)
My BMW Remote (Travel)
BMW Connected Classic (Entertainment)
BMW ConnectedDrive (Lifestyle)
BMW Driver's Guide (Reference)
BMW Wireless (Utilities)

As you can see from the list, lots of apps seemingly dumped randomly into whatever category their maker picked out of a straw hat - confusing if you don't want to download more than 1 single app alone.

Reading through the descriptions, it seems that I need the first one (BMW Connected).....which superceded My BMW Remote....which superceded BMW Connected Classic.
BMW Connected Drive is a user guide as is BMW Driver's Guide?

BMW Wireless is used to configure the car from the iPhone?


...which would maybe imply that I would need BMW Connected and BMW Wireless??

Can anyone confirm/advise please?

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Re: Which BMW iPhone app?

Post by cockneyrebel » 17 Jan 2017, 09:31

Hang tight, sure someone with the latest info
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Re: Which BMW iPhone app?

Post by lizzie » 17 Jan 2017, 13:08

When I bought my 2016 1 series the tech guy in the dealership set me up my account for the connected idrive and showed me which apps to download so it might be worth booking in with the tech guys at your dealership to sort all this out when you pick your car up. I use BMW connected but as you say there are some more. I have bmw Laptimer which connects to my go pro app as well.


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Post by RayB » 17 Jan 2017, 14:45

i know you've been around the block a bit Lizzie but I didn't realise you timed your laps =))

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Might be in trouble after that last comment :razz:

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Post by M60NJP » 17 Jan 2017, 14:51

RayB wrote:Might be in trouble after that last comment :razz:
Just a bit!!

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Post by cockneyrebel » 17 Jan 2017, 14:53

M60NJP wrote:
RayB wrote:Might be in trouble after that last comment :razz:
Just a bit!!
Nice knowing you mate :d
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Post by lizzie » 17 Jan 2017, 17:40

RayB wrote:i know you've been around the block a bit Lizzie but I didn't realise you timed your laps =))
I should have expected a comment like that from you Ray.... Image


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Re: Which BMW iPhone app?

Post by Gaffer » 19 Jan 2017, 18:31

Thank you everyone. Downloaded BMW Connected and after initial hiccup (kept saying I need BMW nbp or something) allowed me to setup an account on my iPhone, connected to the car, now allows things like Spotify.....although need to discover all the apps they allow - I seem to remember seeing a weather one somewhere.
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