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      08-08-2011, 02:58 PM   #1
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internet in car?

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I have seen a few m3 with a web browser in there car
i have a 2010 e93 m3
just wondering how this is possible
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      08-08-2011, 05:06 PM   #2
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I have seen a few m3 with a web browser in there car
i have a 2010 e93 m3
just wondering how this is possible
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car has a sim fitted - mine gets google weather and sport when car is stationary
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no i have seen full web browser being used in a car
i have the google weather and stuff
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no i have seen full web browser being used in a car
i have the google weather and stuff
i am picking up my new car on saturday and spec'd internet so will give you more info next week
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i am picking up my new car on saturday and spec'd internet so will give you more info next week
yes car has full internet when stationary
the idrive becomes the mouse
very very slow though
but you can use pictures at destination to see what the destination area looks like
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you need to spec the internet package when buying the car new
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Ok i'll clear this up - from April this year you could spec 'Internet option' on your new 3 series or M3 (95 option i believe). I specced it on my new car. You need an internet capable phone to use the function - the car displays the websites etc and you can browse using the i drive controller but the phone is what provides the actual internet connection.

This is different to the BMW 'online' and connected drive which come a s standard with all BMW specced with Prof Nav and bluetooth.
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Ok i'll clear this up - from April this year you could spec 'Internet option' on your new 3 series or M3 (95 option i believe). I specced it on my new car. You need an internet capable phone to use the function - the car displays the websites etc and you can browse using the i drive controller but the phone is what provides the actual internet connection.

This is different to the BMW 'online' and connected drive which come a s standard with all BMW specced with Prof Nav and bluetooth.
well typed my man
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my car is a 10 reg can it be retrofitted?
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well typed my man
Bit disappointed because i just have a pretty basic phone and so i can't use the function = looks like i'll have to upgrade!!
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i have conected drive but no internet option
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i have conected drive but no internet option
The option wasnt available until April(ish) 2011 - my 2010 M3 didnt have this option either - dont think youre missing much - just displays your phones internet on the i drive screen.
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just like toys lol
must be some sort of retrofit as there is a m5 with it in fore sale on here
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Ok i'll clear this up - from April this year you could spec 'Internet option' on your new 3 series or M3 (95 option i believe). I specced it on my new car. You need an internet capable phone to use the function - the car displays the websites etc and you can browse using the i drive controller but the phone is what provides the actual internet connection.

This is different to the BMW 'online' and connected drive which come a s standard with all BMW specced with Prof Nav and bluetooth.
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sorry but that's incorrect
the car uses its own sim for internet
i turned my bluetooth off and internet still worked
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sorry but that's incorrect
the car uses its own sim for internet
i turned my bluetooth off and internet still worked
Very strange...when i click on internet feature on i drive it tells me to connect to
an internet enabled device (or words to that effect) . Just confirm that you are talking about full internet access ie facebook, amazon, emails etc etc?
Posters in these threads with the option also confirm that you must pair or tether an internet enabled device for the option to work.

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=484936

http://f10.5post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=499639

Are you are getting confused with BMW online?
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i have bmw online but no web browser
thats want im not understanding
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i have bmw online but no web browser
thats want im not understanding
You didn't spec it then?

After about three attempts by your passenger to view BMW Online while on the move, it does allow you do it, from there on after.
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no did not spec it
want to know if its posible to retrofit option
seen a m5 with it retro fitted
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Ok i'll clear this up - from April this year you could spec 'Internet option' on your new 3 series or M3 ( option i believe). I specced it on my new car. You need an internet capable phone to use the function - the car displays the websites etc and you can browse using the i drive controller but the phone is what provides the actual internet connection.

This is different to the BMW 'online' and connected drive which come a s standard with all BMW specced with Prof Nav and bluetooth.
how about the bmw apps? my m3 was built this past july 7--11-2011 how do i know if i have it ? i still have the window sticker and its fully loaded with all the options except rear power sunshade..im hoping its in there and how do i open up the weather and google options I'm lost here!!! salesman six sold the car to me and that was it...havnt hearts from him...
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no did not spec it
want to know if its posible to retrofit option
seen a m5 with it retro fitted
you can retrofit anything into yr car , but @ a price
i have the internet access options in my car....but to be honest never used it once since day one !!
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