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      05-20-2011, 12:50 AM   #45
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... but your have email and all other option by BMW ConnectedDrive Office Not iPhone
+1 It's annoying not to have BMW Office on Apple's latest offering. I hope they sort this out on the next iPhone
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      06-25-2011, 04:43 PM   #46
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So your adapter is the part number 84212218390, but it is for iPhone 4 and is media adapter which is disguised 84212199392.

How come BMW was suggesting 84212199392 media number and then they put that other number on this adapter? Can you please confirm that you got this adapter in an original BMW package?
Ok , new and all to this forum as I am, I am totally baffled by BMW's total lack of either communication or in the garage where I am dealing with, understanding of requirements to get certain combos working. I am receiving my F10 in a few weeks. It has the 6NR option, but not the Pro Nav. So, what snap-in do I need for my oPhone 4 to get the most out of it i.e. music video and Apps??Anyone...in english...in less than three (short) sentences
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      06-26-2011, 09:02 AM   #48
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Thanking you,QED. Final question - whats the point of the part no ending in 92 then, if 90 seems to do all the things the more expensuve other does?
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Thanking you,QED. Final question - whats the point of the part no ending in 92 then, if 90 seems to do all the things the more expensuve other does?
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Not sure on part numbers but I think there are 3 snap-in adapters:

1. Basic
2. Music
3. Media

You can see them all on the Options drop down list here

http://www.trademotion.com/partlocat...catalogid=4462

You must have 3. Media for 6NR. You also must have pro media on the F25 so it's strange that you don't need pro media on the F10
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BMW Media snap-in adapter

Hello,

I am new to BMW's and to this forum--I reply, not as the world's greatest authority, rather by coincidence, I have a quote and web page for the media snap-in adapter and held it in me hot little hand--I await (allegedly November) a new 2012 X3 Xdrive 35i with all the tech stuff...the dealer parts department recommended the media unit as opposed to the music unit.

I show part # 84 21 2 218 390 on the quote at $263.64 MSRP and $237.28 over the counter with a 10% discount. I found the unit on the web page:

http://www.shopbmwusa.com/ProductSea...cessories.aspx

As always, be sure you paste the whole thing--you can also see the page by going to the web page shown in the original post -- enter the part # in search--goes right to it.

By way of introduction: name here is John. I am in southwest Oregon. I have just ordered a 2012 X3 XDrive 35i with all options except MSport and headlamp assist, as my wife wanted to have something left for her to do while driving. I just couldn't push the M Sport package--car looks really nice, though.

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I am new to BMW's and to this forum--I reply, not as the world's greatest authority, rather by coincidence, I have a quote and web page for the media snap-in adapter and held it in me hot little hand--I await (allegedly November) a new 2012 X3 Xdrive 35i with all the tech stuff...the dealer parts department recommended the media unit as opposed to the music unit.

I show part # 84 21 2 218 390 on the quote at $263.64 MSRP and $237.28 over the counter with a 10% discount. I found the unit on the web page:

http://www.shopbmwusa.com/ProductSea...cessories.aspx

As always, be sure you paste the whole thing--you can also see the page by going to the web page shown in the original post -- enter the part # in search--goes right to it.

By way of introduction: name here is John. I am in southwest Oregon. I have just ordered a 2012 X3 XDrive 35i with all options except MSport and headlamp assist, as my wife wanted to have something left for her to do while driving. I just couldn't push the M Sport package--car looks really nice, though.

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Welcome John! Congrats on the order. Yes, you do want the media snap-in, not the music one. That will allow you to use all the functions of 6NR.
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Gentlemen,

Thank you for all those earlier precious infos.
I ordered my first BMW 1 connectedDrive Pack and i'll be receiving it from Munich to Paris the 3rd October 2011 !!
Needless to say that I'm knew to BMW's and to this forum. I fell down on this discussion by browsing iPhone 4 Snap-in on google.
I have all the needed requirements to install this additional accessory in my new car. I want the media version so I assume it's # 84 21 2 218 390...
My questions:
-Do you think this fits on a BMW 1?
-If yes, do they think they ship to France?
-If no, do you know any retail store, website, contact within your network?

Appreciating your help,
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Please, could you explain what is the difference between using the snap-in adapter , and using a Y cable media with USB interface ?
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So BMW connected App does not work with the Media snap in adapter but works perfectly throughout the USB port according to my test today. Any ideas why? I have 6nr etc.
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Please, could you explain what is the difference between using the snap-in adapter , and using a Y cable media with USB interface ?
If you're buying the media adapter you must have pro nav so you don't need a y cable, a normal USB will suffice. The only difference then is signal strength.
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So BMW connected App does not work with the Media snap in adapter but works perfectly throughout the USB port according to my test today. Any ideas why? I have 6nr etc.
Sounds like you have a bad connection, faulty media adapter (is it iPhone 4 or 3GS?) or the wrong type of snap-in adapter (I assume you've checked that already)
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So BMW connected App does not work with the Media snap in adapter but works perfectly throughout the USB port according to my test today. Any ideas why? I have 6nr etc.
Sounds like you have a bad connection, faulty media adapter (is it iPhone 4 or 3GS?) or the wrong type of snap-in adapter (I assume you've checked that already)
The adapter is the right one so it must either be a faulty adapter or connection then. Guess I will trot down to the dealer. Thanks Sfax
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So does it work with the 4S?

All,

New to the board and BMW. Just bought a 2012 X5 diesel. I LOVE this vehicle. The only thing I don't like, as a matter of fact, is this damn cradle/adapter. $70K for a the vehicle (including $250 for the useless BMW apps) and they are really going to nickel and dime me for an adapter to make the cradle -- which takes up space and can't be removed -- and their stupid app work? Is that really the impression they want new customers to walk away with? It probably is because I foolishly took the time to email BMW about the lameness of it all. Got a form letter response.

At any rate, the dealer swears the snap-in adapter for the iPhone 4 (you know, the one they want to charge $265 for) will NOT work with the 4S. This seems to me to be highly unlikely, but apparently they tried it with another customer and it didn't work. I'm thinking it could just be a faulty adapter or user error. Figured I'd consult the true experts.
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At any rate, the dealer swears the snap-in adapter for the iPhone 4 (you know, the one they want to charge $265 for) will NOT work with the 4S. This seems to me to be highly unlikely, but apparently they tried it with another customer and it didn't work. I'm thinking it could just be a faulty adapter or user error. Figured I'd consult the true experts.
I don't believe this is the case. From the BMW USA web site http://www.shopbmwusa.com/ProductDet...ProductId=3276

"BMW Apple iPhone Media / BMW APPS Version Snap In Adapters
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Only applicable to vehicles produced after 9/2010 and equipped with either Smart Phone Integration (option code 6NF) or BMW APPS (option code 6NR). BMW APPS is compatible only with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S."
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Thanks. I saw that, but was hoping to hear from someone who actually tried it.
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I'm picking up my X3 on Friday. I have a 4S and the snap-in adapter. I'll let you know how it works.
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Thanks. I saw that, but was hoping to hear from someone who actually tried it.
There are definitely members who have a 4S working with a media snap-in adapter, albeit in an X3 not an X5
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I have iPhone 4S and it works well over Bluetooth. I'm not a fan of an adaptor as new technologies keep evolving pretty quickly and I keep changing phones at least twice a year. iPhone 5 when introduced may not be compatible with the iPhone 4 adapter. Android is offering great phones these days and one can't use one adapter for all the devices.
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I can also confirm my iPhone 4S works perfectly (without office) on the media docking station. There is no real difference other than speed from the iPhone4. Covers, BMW App also work without a hitch.
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The iPhone 4S is compatible w/ the current iPhone 4 Basic, Music, and Media snap-in adapters we have available here.

If it's not working with your vehicle, please ensure you have the correct snap-in adpater per your vehicle's production date and options, and that the vehicle has the latest BMW software update installed.
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I asked for a Media adapter from the dealer, and he sold me 84212199392. It is labelled "MEDIA" on it, the box says "MEDIA SNAP-IN ADAPTER", but it has no fan. It is dated into the dealer's stock 23/3/2012.

I have to admit to feeling a little ripped off though. I have just discovered that everything that I can do through the snap-in I can do with a plain jane white USB cable - it even shows album art.

Which begs the question - what on earth is the point of the big chunk of plastic??? I have 6NF (we can't get 6NR BMW apps here) which I assume gives the smarts to fully integrate with the phone (yes? no?) and comes with the snap-in base unit, but it appears to do it all through USB as well... it all seems a little pointless!

The only reason I can think of is that I am going to use a 64GB USB for music and it means that can stay in there.
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