Which adapter do you need for your BMW and where can you buy it?

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For Android phones/tablets:

1) For all models except the ones listed under point 2), the Android Bluetooth Gen 2 adapter is the newest.

You will find this adapter here. Please check the compatibility of your BMW in the description below the adapter before your purchase.

You need this adapter to use the following functions:

  • Codings for iDrive functions (available already)
  • Codings for F-models (in the future available)
  • DPF for N47 models (available already)
  • Moreover the adapter is capable to perform updates and is equiped with an On-/Off-switch

2) Should you drive one of the following models (with a 2001 build year or later), you need our Bluetooth Generation 2 Adapter for BMW with our additional Android plug for BMW.

  • E36
  • E38
  • E39
  • E46
  • E53
  • E83
  • E85
  • E86

You will find this adapter here. Please check the compatibility of your BMW in the description below the adapter before your purchase.

3) For all models before ca. build year 2001, you need the Android Complete Set for BMW.

You will find this adapter here. Please check the compatibility of your BMW in the description below the adapter before your purchase.

 

 

The  Android USB-package for BMW and also the Android Bluetooth Generation 1 adapter will still be supported and will keep working just fine. They are just not capable to perform updates and aren’t able to support some functions.

 

For iPhone/iPad:

1) For all models starting ca. built year 2001 the iPhone Wifi Gen 2 adapter is the right one.

You will find this adapter here. Please check the compatibility of your BMW in the description below the adapter before your purchase.

You need this adapter to use the following functions:

  • Codings for iDrive functions (available already)
  • Codings for F-models (available – please check compatibility of your model in manual for coding)
  • DPF for N47 models (available already)
  • Moreover the adapter is capable to perform updates

2) For all models starting with ac. built year 1994 – 2001, you need the iPhone OBD 20 PIN package for BMW.

You will find this adapter here. Please check the compatibility of your BMW in the description below the adapter before your purchase.

 

All adapters above can be purchased through the links in our webshop.

If you want to buy an adapter in the US or UK, we advice you to purchase the adapter through Amazon US or UK. The shipping is a lot faster and even cheaper, since it is shipped from within the country. Click here to get to the Amazon US Carly adapters and here to get to the Amazon UK Carly adapters.