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      04-13-2009, 08:03 PM   #1
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I've been reading a bit on-line regarding this and from what I can tell, you must subscribe to the "Convenience Plan" with BMW Assist? ($199 per year additional)

Can someone confirm this?


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I've been reading a bit on-line regarding this and from what I can tell, you must subscribe to the "Convenience Plan" with BMW Assist? ($199 per year additional)

Can someone confirm this?


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You only need the standard BMW Assist Plan (which comes free with the car for the first 4 years - also called the BMW Assist Safety Plan) to send an address from Google Maps to the car.

You need the Convenience Plan ($199/year add'l) in order to initiate a Google Search from the car.

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I see that, thanks. But "MyInfo" does not come up in any of my menu's.
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You only need the standard BMW Assist Plan (which comes free with the car for the first 4 years - also called the BMW Assist Safety Plan) to send an address from Google Maps to the car.

You need the Convenience Plan ($199/year add'l) in order to initiate a Google Search from the car.

Mike
And I've tried it for a few months (bmw/google search) and it is a big disappointment. Better off with an iphone.
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