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Old 12-20-2016, 02:31 PM
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I am trying to play music from my iPhone on a 08 535i. I don't want to loose any sound quality. I also would like to use the controls on my steering wheel.
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Old 01-12-2017, 04:48 PM
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Found a solution yet?

I bought a BT adapter for BMW's that has both the USB & 3.5mm plugs; you plug BOTH into the storage compartment area and it supposedly works really well. It gets here tomorrow.

If you are still in the market, reply and I'll let you know how this thing works for $68.

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Old 03-08-2017, 04:20 AM
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Originally Posted by radarcontact View Post
Found a solution yet?

I bought a BT adapter for BMW's that has both the USB & 3.5mm plugs; you plug BOTH into the storage compartment area and it supposedly works really well. It gets here tomorrow.

If you are still in the market, reply and I'll let you know how this thing works for $68.

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How well does it work?
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Old 03-08-2017, 06:13 AM
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Originally Posted by harshybar View Post
How well does it work?
It works PHENOMINALLY well!! I don't see why anyone would want to buy/use anything else, to be honest. I couldn't be happier.
It works SO well...sometimes I'm in my house, the car is in the driveway (not even in the garage) and my iPhone 5 will connect to my car via Bluetooth. We're talking like 30 feet away?? It's crazy.

The sound quality is amazing. Now, disclaimer, I mainly use it with Spotify and I have that set to "extreme" streaming quality. But, that said, somehow it sounds BETTER streaming through Spotify via the 4G internet to my Bluetooth device to my system, than the CD player sounds with a CD playing.

I'll look it up in my Amazon account past purchases and post the link in another post...hang on...lol...

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Old 03-08-2017, 06:17 AM
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Looks like the price went up to $89. Might be able to find it cheaper elsewhere, but still easily worth it for $89.

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Old 05-17-2018, 01:45 AM
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Is there any other way you can do this if you have not got the connection in the storage compartment area
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Old 05-23-2018, 06:25 PM
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Is there any other way you can do this if you have not got the connection in the storage compartment area



roskinc.com ive been making bluetooth adapters for years now, installed TONS of them locally.
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Old 08-29-2018, 10:34 AM
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Is there anything you guys know of that will let you trigger Siri over bluetooth? If I hold the home button on my iPhone 8 Siri works with the car's speakers and mic, but we aren't allowed to touch phones while driving. If there was a way I could use a steering wheel button to trigger it that would be cool. Thanks for posting the link earlier though, nice way to get audio into the car.
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