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#2 of 62 Bluetooth problem
Jun 01, 2006 (6:29 pm)
Recently, when making a call, I am unable to hang up. Either the car shows a call in progress and although I haven't continued, the radio either will work or not. I am unable to hang up with the car's Bluetooth system or from my phone itself. I've had to turn off my cell pone to hang up.
Anyone else with the same or similar problem?
#3 of 62 Re: Bluetooth problem [carnaught]
Jun 16, 2006 (3:51 pm)
I've got the same problem. It happens infrequently (maybe 1 out of every 30 calls). I use TMobile. My system works 95% of the time, so I am ok with it.
#4 of 62 Re: Bluetooth problem [screwbluetooth]
Jun 20, 2006 (8:14 am)
Not sure if this is the correct forum for my question but it is Bluetooth related...
I just leased an X3 (not yet received) and I need to get a new phone to take advantage of the Bluetooth. Anyone know if the TMobile SDA works in X3's or any BMW's for that matter. I am currently on TMobile and would like to stay with them. Or how about the Razr?
#5 of 62 Re: Bluetooth problem [stevenyc]
Jun 20, 2006 (8:43 pm)
I have a 2006 330xi and the Bluetooth connection with a Verizon Razr has worked just fine. About 5% of the time I cannot get a connection, but when it works, the interface with the car radio, the transmission over the speaker system, and the ability to control volume and connection from the steering wheel are impressive and elegant.
#6 of 62 Re: Bluetooth problem [handel]
Jun 20, 2006 (9:49 pm)
I am looking into a 2006 325i and want the Bluetooth connection feature. I was wondering whether you can get Bluetooth without BMW Assist, in particular does it come on a car with iDrive/no Assist?
#7 of 62 Bluetooth & Blackberry 8700c
Jun 21, 2006 (8:36 am)
Has anyone attempted to use the hands free phone via bluetooth connection with a Blackberry 8700c?
I have an '06 330i and have had terrific experience with the Motorola Razr (except on rare occasions when phone calls won't hang up), but may move my phone to my bberry. The 8700c is listed by BMW as a compatible phone on the web-site, but I was curious for any experience.
In particular, how does the voice command work for dialing numbers work when there are several numbers plugged into each name on the blackberry for office, home, mobile, etc.? With the Razr, each entry is saved separate (i.e., "Joe Work" and "Joe Cell") so it is not a problem, i.e., you simply say "Joe Work or "Joe Cell." It would be a less attractive function to have bluetooth with the bberry if I couldn't call up names by voice command.
#8 of 62 help with Bluetooth
Jul 07, 2006 (4:43 pm)
Got my '06 back from the dealer after BMW Assist link needed fixing. Now my phone is no longer paired. It was done originally by the dealer when I took delivery of the car. I can't find anything on how to pair in any of the six of so manuals I have.
Help.....how do I pair the phone?
#9 of 62 Re: help with Bluetooth [carnaught]
Jul 08, 2006 (3:38 am)
Once the dealer downloaded software to update the system or to fix a problem, all previous settings were erased. This happened to me when I brought the car in to update the transmission software which led to the Bluetooth phone not working afterward. You can either bring the car back for the dealer to pair again or follow the instruction in the booklet on phone in the manual packet. It is not that hard as it gives you step by step instructions.
#10 of 62 Re: help with Bluetooth [rhmass]
Jul 08, 2006 (10:25 am)
"...follow the instruction in the book on phone...."
Well, that's the problem, with all the manuals I received with the car, there was no phone manual. In the main manual it is ridiculous that there were no instructions on how to pair the phone. The BMW website is helpful except where it mentions that the 3-series and X3's require a pass code and to check the manual. This is not the case except for older models than the E90. I found that out AFTER going back to the dealer this morning.
Conclusion: the (main) car manual and website should help make this process as easy as it ultimately is.