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      08-25-2015, 08:52 AM   #1
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Has anyone tried the universal snap in adaptor for the iPhone 6 and has gotten it to work with the i8? Or has anyone tried the iPhone 6 adaptor and it worked.
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Has anyone tried the universal snap in adaptor for the iPhone 6 and has gotten it to work with the i8? Or has anyone tried the iPhone 6 adaptor and it worked.
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Are they out now? My dealer (I like the way this sounds) told me October?
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Has anyone tried the universal snap in adaptor for the iPhone 6 and has gotten it to work with the i8? Or has anyone tried the iPhone 6 adaptor and it worked.
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Are they out now? My dealer (I like the way this sounds) told me October?
They are already out as per my dealer for US
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They are already out as per my dealer for US
Got mine today, and it works fine. Phone gets charged, I can control the music through the dial in the car, etc. Cell phone signal is supposed to be better with the adapter, but I haven't really tested that yet.
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They are already out as per my dealer for US
Got mine today, and it works fine. Phone gets charged, I can control the music through the dial in the car, etc. Cell phone signal is supposed to be better with the adapter, but I haven't really tested that yet.
Got one too and works fine. Plus it will accommodate 6s Plus when it comes out
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Got mine today, and it works fine. Phone gets charged, I can control the music through the dial in the car, etc. Cell phone signal is supposed to be better with the adapter, but I haven't really tested that yet.
I have now figured out that I can also access other BMW compatible apps, like web radio, news feeds, BMW M lap timer, ...
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Got mine today, and it works fine. Phone gets charged, I can control the music through the dial in the car, etc. Cell phone signal is supposed to be better with the adapter, but I haven't really tested that yet.
I have now figured out that I can also access other BMW compatible apps, like web radio, news feeds, BMW M lap timer, ...
Yup me too
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Did you get it through the dealer or elsewhere? wanna get one
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Did you get it through the dealer or elsewhere? wanna get one
Got it through the dealer
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Got one too and works fine. Plus it will accommodate 6s Plus when it comes out
so has anyone used it with a 6 plus and it works? How does it support different size phones? Anyone have the part number?
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so has anyone used it with a 6 plus and it works? How does it support different size phones? Anyone have the part number?
Ordered one online if anyone cares for around $230 or so, will test shortly.
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Ok is it just me or is this thing really badly designed? It does work BUT:

1) the iPhone adapter cable is way too long and is oriented badly, it keeps getting caught under the phone, and

2) the retention clip is nearly worthless for iPhone 6 plus, it slides off the end when you clip it on and it can't hold the phone down.

Btw is that a tiny fan that runs when the phone presses down on the giant button? It moves almost no air.

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Any photos of these fitted?
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BMW told me they don't have an adapter that fits the i8. Can you post a link for ordering this thing online? Screenshot of their email to me this morning is attached.

I just took delivery last week, looking forward to checking out the forums.

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BMW told me they don't have an adapter that fits the i8. Can you post a link for ordering this thing online? Screenshot of their email to me this morning is attached.

I just took delivery last week, looking forward to checking out the forums.

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Whoever sent you that mail isn't much of a genius. The docking cradle for snap adapters in the i8 is the same as in other BMW cars. Adapters are available for Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Blackberry. You can find them on BMW's website under 'accessories".
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BMW told me they don't have an adapter that fits the i8. Can you post a link for ordering this thing online? Screenshot of their email to me this morning is attached.

I just took delivery last week, looking forward to checking out the forums.

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Whoever sent you that mail isn't much of a genius. The docking cradle for snap adapters in the i8 is the same as in other BMW cars. Adapters are available for Apple, Samsung, Nokia, Blackberry. You can find them on BMW's website under 'accessories".
Thanks! The accessories website doesn't have a selection for i8 so I just picked 7 series and it let me move forward. It doesn't indicate which one is for iPhone 6 though. Anyone know the part number.
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Ok I got it figured out. Here are the pictures for installing it and the model number for the U.S.

To use the antenna feature you have to take it out of your case so the back of the phone makes contact with the cradle. You can leave it in the case (I have a thin Incipio case) and still connect it, have it charge, access apps, etc.
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Thanks! The accessories website doesn't have a selection for i8 so I just picked 7 series and it let me move forward. It doesn't indicate which one is for iPhone 6 though. Anyone know the part number.
Interesting. What website are you looking at? On the US site, under BMW Owners, there's an accessory finder that has the i8 as an option.
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Thanks! The accessories website doesn't have a selection for i8 so I just picked 7 series and it let me move forward. It doesn't indicate which one is for iPhone 6 though. Anyone know the part number.
Interesting. What website are you looking at? On the US site, under BMW Owners, there's an accessory finder that has the i8 as an option.
Shopbmwusa.com. It does have an i8 accessory list but the iPhone adapter isn't there. If you go to the iPhone adapter page, i8 isn't a model choice. Seems like they just need to update the website.
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