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      04-23-2013, 09:19 AM   #1
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Any news on Android support for BMW Apps?

it's been a year now since the rumors that early 2013 there would be an android version of BMW apps.

anyone have any clue?
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      04-25-2013, 09:15 PM   #2
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it's been a year now since the rumors that early 2013 there would be an android version of BMW apps.

anyone have any clue?
looking for same info...
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      05-20-2013, 04:29 PM   #3
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You can download an android app but you can't do it straight from the google play store. You have to find it with a google search. Its very limited compared to the iphone app. You can remotely lock and unlock, locate the car, and enter local searches. Its better than nothing and better than waiting around for the official us version. I think apple and bmw have an excllusive us deal. No reason it takes this long to allow this app in the us.
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You can download an android app but you can't do it straight from the google play store. You have to find it with a google search. Its very limited compared to the iphone app. You can remotely lock and unlock, locate the car, and enter local searches. Its better than nothing and better than waiting around for the official us version. I think apple and bmw have an excllusive us deal. No reason it takes this long to allow this app in the us.
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BMW Apps go Android/Expanding to include Android.

From July 2013, smartphones powered by Android platform will also be able to benefit from application-based integration. With a market share of more than 50 per cent, Android has become the most prevalent smartphone operating system. The BMW Group is therefore vigorously driving forward development in this area. By extending application-based smartphone integration to Android users as well, BMW now covers the bulk of the smartphone market and is opening up BMW apps to an even wider community.

The first concrete results are currently taking shape. The BMW Group specifically chose Samsung as its pilot partner for Android integration. The company is the world market leader across all mobile phone segments, including Android powered smartphones, making it an obvious choice for the BMW Group to join forces with Samsung for the launch of the app-based integration of Android. Android integration will be gradually rolled out to include further manufacturers. The BMW Group is once more highlighting its leadership claim for in-car smartphone integration.
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BMW Apps go Android/Expanding to include Android.

From July 2013, smartphones powered by Android platform will also be able to benefit from application-based integration. With a market share of more than 50 per cent, Android has become the most prevalent smartphone operating system. The BMW Group is therefore vigorously driving forward development in this area. By extending application-based smartphone integration to Android users as well, BMW now covers the bulk of the smartphone market and is opening up BMW apps to an even wider community.

The first concrete results are currently taking shape. The BMW Group specifically chose Samsung as its pilot partner for Android integration. The company is the world market leader across all mobile phone segments, including Android powered smartphones, making it an obvious choice for the BMW Group to join forces with Samsung for the launch of the app-based integration of Android. Android integration will be gradually rolled out to include further manufacturers. The BMW Group is once more highlighting its leadership claim for in-car smartphone integration.
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Thank goodness.
Loved watching the bmw m power app, now I can actually imagine being able to use it. I really hope this will come out in July and across the entire Samsung line plus other top android smartphones. The last thing I want to see is Galaxy S4 and newer only.
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I hear that this is only going to be for 2014+ models. Disappointing.

http://hothardware.com/News/BMWs-Con...-Apps-In-2014/

http://www.engadget.com/2013/06/06/b...onnecteddrive/ (this one has the PR text attached)
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