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      04-23-2008, 11:55 PM   #1
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Limit on number of contacts that can be synced via Bluetooth from an iPhone?

I have an iPhone with over 400 contacts. I believe I read that the BMW syncs all the contacts from your phone? Anyone with an iphone had any issues syncing a large number of contacts?

Also, does the car show you multiple phone numbers like cell and office for a contact?

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      04-24-2008, 12:01 AM   #2
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I have an iPhone with over 400 contacts. I believe I read that the BMW syncs all the contacts from your phone? Anyone with an iphone had any issues syncing a large number of contacts?

Also, does the car show you multiple phone numbers like cell and office for a contact?

Thanks
I don't have an Iphone but the blackberry show multiple numbers for a contact
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I use a iPhone with about 200 contacts and it synchs fine. It shows work home and mobile numbers per contact without issues.
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      04-27-2008, 04:40 PM   #4
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I use a iPhone with about 200 contacts and it synchs fine. It shows work home and mobile numbers per contact without issues.
Great! Thanks.
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      04-27-2008, 06:52 PM   #5
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I have an iPhone with over 400 contacts. I believe I read that the BMW syncs all the contacts from your phone? Anyone with an iphone had any issues syncing a large number of contacts?

Also, does the car show you multiple phone numbers like cell and office for a contact?

Thanks
My understanding is that it will only sync the first 500 entries. I have my company's entire phone book on my blackberry --several thousand entries and it will only sync up to "E"
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      05-11-2008, 04:45 PM   #6
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Have an iPhone and have no troubles getting it to sync with the idrive. I have approx 250 contacts on my iphone
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I DON'T have an iPhone, but I do have a Windows Mobile smartphone (AT&T Tilt). iDrive indexed all 1400 contacts (over 30% of them have two or more numbers) with no problem. Way cool in my book.
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      05-15-2008, 05:40 AM   #8
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My Blackberry 8700g doesn't sync any contacts - does anyone know if this is an issue with the 'berry or a security feature that work have set? I've looked at the Bluetooth settings and apparently it's encrypted and I can't change it (administrator overide).
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My Blackberry 8700g doesn't sync any contacts - does anyone know if this is an issue with the 'berry or a security feature that work have set? I've looked at the Bluetooth settings and apparently it's encrypted and I can't change it (administrator overide).
I have a Blackberry 8330 with over 400 contacts and have had zero issues with accessing the contact list.
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I DON'T have an iPhone, but I do have a Windows Mobile smartphone (AT&T Tilt). iDrive indexed all 1400 contacts (over 30% of them have two or more numbers) with no problem. Way cool in my book.
Awesome, so the tilt is working good in your M? I have an 09 on order and was debating to get prem pack or not for bluetooth - this confirms I should!
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      07-09-2008, 07:10 PM   #11
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Just to update, now that I have my car. My iPhone with all of it's contacts syncs perfectly.
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