In-Car Connectivity with Original BMW Accessories.
Stay in touch: the products from Original BMW Accessories for In-Car Connectivity keep you online at any time and any place even when you’re on the move. Take the BMW Station for Apple iPhone™, for example, or the BMW holder for Apple iPad™. Thanks to their high-quality design, these products can be retrofitted to blend in perfectly with the interior of your BMW, allowing the mobile devices to be used with ease even during the journey. These BMW ConnectedDrive innovations allow BMW drivers to stay fully connected to the online world when they are on the move, safely and easily.
BMW Connectivity accessories
BMW holder for Apple iPad™
Simply fasten the BMW holder to the headrest of the front seat and click the Apple iPad™ into place in the frame. Now you can relax and use the device from the back seat.
The BMW holder for Apple iPad™ is part of the “Travel & Comfort System” accessory range and is available for many BMW models.
Watch videos, check e-mails, surf the Internet or play games: whatever you wish to do with your iPad, the BMW holder for Apple iPad™ lets you find the right position with ease and leaves your hands free. Set it either in Movie Mode at eye level behind the headrest to enjoy a relaxing video or in Office Mode below the headrest to make using the onscreen keyboard more comfortable. Both modes allow you to rotate the holder through 90° in either direction to find the best position for the iPad and use it in landscape and portrait position. Thanks to the stand supplied, you can enjoy the benefits of the BMW holder for Apple iPad™ outside of your BMW, too.
For maximum benefit, you should use the BMW holder for Apple iPad™ in combination with the BMW Car Hotspot, the wireless hotspot for your BMW.
The benefits at a glance:
Apple iPad™ can be used in landscape or portrait position
Movie Mode for relaxed viewing
Office Mode for working in comfort
Supplied with a stand so it can be used outside of the vehicle, too
BMW Station for Apple iPhone™
The BMW station for Apple iPhone™ places the iPhone optimally in the driver’s field of vision. Positioning it perfectly for safe and convenient use. It is ideal in combination with the BMW Link app.
With the BMW Station, the Apple iPhone™ blends seamlessly into the cockpit of your BMW. Connecting to the audio system of the vehicle and charging your Apple iPhone in the BMW Station functions just as smoothly. In combination with the BMW Link app, the BMW Station reveals its full potential. Music and telephone calls use the sound quality of the vehicle’s loudspeakers. Speech quality benefits from a high-quality directional microphone and the automatic radio mute function. A concealed GPS aerial adds to the impressive features of the BMW Station.
All the benefits at a glance:
Positions the Apple iPhone™ perfectly in the driver’s field of vision
Connects Apple iPhone™ to the vehicle audio system without any visible wiring
Built-in hands-free functionality with radio mute function
Charges the battery of the Apple iPhone™
Larger range of functions in combination wit the BMW Link iPhone app
A clear display: the ‘BMW Link’ iPhone app optimises the menus of the telephone or music player functions of your iPhone so that it can be operated simply and conveniently in the vehicle. Other practical functions like Navigation and selected services from BMW ConnectedDrive are available in combination with the BMW Station for Apple iPhone™.
The iPhone app ‘BMW Link’ makes using your iPhone during the journey easier and more comfortable. Large icons and optimised text size guide you through the telephone or music player menu functions which, thanks to ‘BMW Link’ you can also use in landscape format. In addition, the app is the perfect match for the BMW Station for Apple iPhone™: not only are iPhone and BMW connected with BMW Link, but they also augment each other with functions like navigation and selected services from BMW ConnectedDrive, e.g. Breakdown Service, Google Local Search, News and Weather available on your iPhone. Telephone calls are easy to make and receive with the high-quality directional microphone and automatic radio mute, which is also activated when navigation announcements are made.
All the benefits at a glance:
Maximum ease of use, thanks to large icons, optimised text size and simplified menus
Enhanced telephone functions in connection with the BMW Station for Apple iPhone™
Telephone or music player functions can also be used in landscape position
Access to a selection of BMW ConnectedDrive services (incl. News, Weather, Breakdown Service, Google Local Search)
Built-in navigation function
BMW Car Hotspot
The wireless hotspot for your BMW brings front and rear passengers onto the Internet even on the move. All you need is a WLAN-enabled mobile phone, laptop or Apple iPad™.
Available for many BMW models from your BMW Dealer.
Online whenever and wherever you want with the wireless hotspot for use on the move. The BMW Car Hotspot allows passengers to surf the Internet with their smartphone, iPad or laptop even during the journey. All that’s needed is a device with a WLAN interface. Automatic interrupt-free switching between UMTS and GSM networks, supported by the vehicle’s external aerial, provides a reliable Internet connection with practically 100 per cent coverage. Use of the BMW Car Hotspot also reduces exposure to mobile phone signals in the vehicle interior and prolongs battery life of the mobile device. Installation of the hotspot is quick and easy thanks to the snap-in adapter in the central armrest.
Can only be used in combination with a data SIM card or a mobile telephone with SAP interface (SIM Access Profile).
The benefits at a glance:
Surf the Internet even on the move
Installed in the central armrest of the vehicle, including electricity supply and connection to external aerial
Can be used with any WLAN-enabled device
Switches automatically between GSM and UMTS networks, for a reliable Internet connection