Apple Carplay in BMW M3 for Generation E90/E92/E93 (2007 - 2013) - iDrive to Control Apple Carplay | B&B Audioconcepts - Penarth Road - Cardiff
What did B&B Audioconcepts do for this BMW M3?
This earlier BMW M3 came to B&B Audioconcepts with a request for Apple Carplay functionality. This generation of M3 did not come with Apple Carplay, which limited the multimedia features. The owner did not want to replace the head unit as it is integrated into the iDrive system of the BMW M3. B&B Audioconcepts recommendation was to integrate a module which would allow the factory screen and iDrive to work with Apple Carplay. The functionality of Apple Carplay brings a host of options into your vehicle and we have listed these options below in detail.
Apple Carplay Integration for BMW M3 E90-E92-E93
CarPlay is a smarter, safer way to use your iPhone while you drive. You can get directions, make calls, send and receive messages, and enjoy your favourite music. All on your car’s built-in display. And with iOS 14, CarPlay introduces all-new app categories and custom wallpapers for your CarPlay Dashboard.
Maps Let your iPhone show you the way
The power and simplicity of Apple Maps is available in your car. CarPlay can predict where you’re going using addresses from your email, text messages, contacts and calendars. And with a more detailed map, turn‑by‑turn spoken directions and immersive 3D experiences, it’s easier than ever to get where you need to go. One‑tap access to your go‑to and must‑see destinations also helps you find more to see and do when you get there — whether you’re searching for points of interest, driving to a favourite restaurant or looking for nearby petrol stations.
Make calls, return missed calls and listen to voicemail. Siri can help you do all of these things, all you have to do is ask.
Messages Reading and writing is now listening and dictating.
You can now send audio messages with Siri on iOS and CarPlay, so you never have to look at your iPhone while driving. You can also ask Siri to share your ETA with someone from your contacts list while navigating with Apple Maps, to help keep everyone who needs to know in the know.
All your music. Beautifully arranged.
Access all your content from your Apple Music subscription and additional audio apps using your car’s built‑in controls. Search by artist, album or song. See what’s playing and what’s up next. You can ask Siri to play your favourite song by Arcade Fire, act as your personal DJ or stream one of more than 100,000 live radio stations.
Calendar Stay on top of your day when you’re on the road.
The Calendar app gives you a quick, simple view of the day ahead while you’re on the go. And if you have a meeting, you can just tap to get directions or dial in, using your car’s speakers and microphones to keep your hands on the wheel and eyes on the road.
Control with a word. Or a touch. Or a twist.
CarPlay features Siri voice control and is specially designed for driving scenarios. CarPlay also works with your car’s controls — knobs, buttons, touchpad or touchscreen. And the apps themselves have been reimagined for the car, so you can use them while your eyes and hands stay where they belong.
Invite more apps along for the ride.
CarPlay supports other apps on your iPhone — like your favourite audio, messaging and voice apps, along with apps in new categories, like third-party parking, EV charging and quick food-ordering apps. Apps developed by car manufacturers are also supported, so you can control more of your car’s features without ever leaving CarPlay.2 You can personalise your experience by rearranging exactly how your apps appear in CarPlay through settings on your iPhone. And app developers now have access to a variety of tools and templates that enable them to provide smarter, safer ways to use iPhone in the car.
Choose your favourite navigation app.
CarPlay supports third-party navigation apps directly from the Dashboard. So you have even more choices to get where you’d like to go.
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