Does BMW Have Apple CarPlay?

Apple CarPlay in a BMW 3 Series


BMW vehicles are known for their luxurious amenities and state-of-the-art technology. Because of this, we often get asked at Tulley BMW of Nashua, “Does BMW have Apple CarPlay?” The answer to this question is yes! Newer BMW vehicles do offer Apple CarPlay, so you can stay connected and entertained on the roads of Manchester and Lowell, MA. If you are not sure how to set up BMW Apple CarPlay, our automotive experts have created this helpful guide. 

How to Set Up BMW Apple CarPlay

If you want to make the most of your BMW driving experience and you have a compatible iPhone, you will want to enable the BMW Apple CarPlay system. Keep in mind that to use BMW Apple CarPlay, your vehicle must have iDrive 5.0 or newer as well as BMW Navigation. Below, you will find the steps on how to set up BMW Apple CarPlay with iDrive 7. 

  1. On your iPhone, go to “Settings” and choose “General” then “CarPlay.” This will allow your phone to access pairing mode. 
  2. In iDrive, find the “Com” menu. Choose “Mobile Devices.”
  3. When the next screen displays, choose “+ New Device.” 
  4. Click on “Phone Calls and Audio.” You will then select the phone you’d like to pair. 
  5. Confirm the pairing code on your iPhone. To do so, press “Pair,” then follow the prompts that appear. 
  6. When the next screen appears, choose “Confirm Note and Connect to Apple CarPlay.”

In just a few simple steps, you can now enjoy all of the features BMW Apple CarPlay has to offer on the roads of Westford and beyond. 

The Perks of BMW Apple CarPlay

So, how is BMW Apple CarPlay designed to elevate your daily drives in Nashua? Listed below are just a few of this system’s many benefits. 

  • Safely make phone calls without taking your hands off the wheel and your attention off of the road.
  • Turn-by-turn directions help you get where you need to go. 
  • Listen to your favorite tunes.
  • Listen to your text messages so you do not have to look at your phone. 
  • And so much more!

Contact Tulley BMW of Nashua for More Information

If you have questions about what BMW Apple CarPlay can do or how to set it up with earlier iDrive systems, reach out to the team at Tulley BMW of Nashua. Our service center can also help you set up BMW Apple CarPlay if you need assistance.

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