Does BMW Have Apple CarPlay?

BMW Apple Carplay


Ah, an iPhone and a BMW. Two advanced pieces of technology that have synergized together in the form of Apple CarPlay. Does BMW have Apple CarPlay? Most new BMW models do, including the 3 Series and the X5. When you’ve got Apple CarPlay hooked up to your BMW, you’ll be able to synchronize your phone and your car to get the best of both worlds. Do you know how to get Apple CarPlay with BMW? BMW of Idaho Falls has a handy guide just waiting for Jackson, WY drivers to discover.

What Can You Do with Apple CarPlay?

When you’ve got Apple CarPlay, you’ve got a fusion of your phone and vehicle that gives you the advantages of both in one convenient package! You can use Apple CarPlay to synchronize your tunes with your vehicle if you’ve got a music streaming service. You can also hook up your navigation to your car to make things just a little bit easier. Don’t forget that when you have the BMW Connected App, you can get access to remote key start, car locator, and a lot more! Check your owner’s manual to see just what you get with your Bozeman, MT BMW model.


Setting Up Apple CarPlay

  1. Ensure that Bluetooth, WiFi, and your Siri system are all activated on your Butte, MT iPhone.
  2. On the left side of the iDrive 7 screen, press COM > Mobile Devices > New Device > Phone calls and audio. This will make your iPhone findable and you’ll see local devices in the area ready to get hooked up.
  3. On your iPhone, select the BMW from your Bluetooth menu. This will pair the two devices and you’ll see a screen on iDrive 7 asking you to confirm the pairing.
  4. Make sure that the PIN displayed on your iPhone and your BMW are the same, then confirm the pairing.
  5. Select the option to connect to Apple CarPlay on your iDrive 7 screen. Once you do this, you’re ready to go! You’re connected to Apple CarPlay.


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