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Old 05-25-2009, 10:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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01 bmw 740i e38 bluetooth question!

i have a 2001 bmw 740i e38 4 dr
has gps,, but how do i find out if i have bluetooth installed in it?
like hands free,,to integrated with the radio/gps!?



also looking for a copy of the california cd gps map,,

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Do you have the comms pack option installed ? If you have a telephone built in to the centre armrest you have hands free already, but unless somebody has retro fitted bluetooth, you wont have bluetooth.
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Do you have the comms pack option installed ? If you have a telephone built in to the centre armrest you have hands free already, but unless somebody has retro fitted bluetooth, you wont have bluetooth.
where those : comms pack are install so i can check?,,and how does it look,,

and yes i have a phone built in in the center armrest,,the only think is,,the phone is missing but the wire w/the plug is still there!

and on my gps screen i have a tel function and it give s me 2 options 1.phone 2. emergency,,but i try and is not working,,i dont know much about,,

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The comms pack is the phone and handsfree, you should have a button on the steering wheel with a phone symbol on it, when you get a phone thats for your model and get it plugged in you will have handsfree.I think you can check which phone it is here: RealOEM.com Online BMW Parts Catalog or look in your owners manual.
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The comms pack is the phone and handsfree, you should have a button on the steering wheel with a phone symbol on it, when you get a phone thats for your model and get it plugged in you will have handsfree.I think you can check which phone it is here: RealOEM.com Online BMW Parts Catalog or look in your owners manual.
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Yep, so you have comms pack all you need is the phone and your away, what phone it is Im not sure, the dealer should be able to tell you.

Here are the phones fitted to you model: RealOEM.com * Diagram Selection

If you enter your car VIN # it may narrow the phone model down.
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Yep, so you have comms pack all you need is the phone and your away, what phone it is Im not sure, the dealer should be able to tell you.

Here are the phones fitted to you model: RealOEM.com * Diagram Selection

If you enter your car VIN # it may narrow the phone model down.
so i need to get the phone,can i put any phone that will fit that plug,,or it must be bmw phone?
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how my mobile cell phone will conect with the car?
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Not sure on does it have to be BMW I presume any of the the models listed, but you still have to identify which model of phone.

As for how does your mobile cell connect? well this will become your mobile cell just put your SIM card in or if you want to keep your mobile use.........call divert to the car phone and vice-versa
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o ok,,

i was thinking that they connect thru their bluetooth,

sorry man,, that im asking a lot of questions im new to bmw,,

if i want to use my phone how do i devert or... to connect with the car speakers

(my car was made 12/2000 e38 with m62 engine v8)


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Based on the buttons I see in your car, I don't think you have bluetooth.
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Based on the buttons I see in your car, I don't think you have bluetooth.
what do you mean,,do im missing something,,clarify,,please
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I have bluetooth in my E38. You don't have the same buttons I do. Therefore, I don't think you have bluetooth.
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I have bluetooth in my E38. You don't have the same buttons I do. Therefore, I don't think you have bluetooth.
my year is 2001 ,,yours ? maybe thats why we dont have the same buttons...
what buttons do you have? and where?,,make a picture so i can compare,,please if you can,,i really apreciate,,,
and what about that electronic control box in the trunk ,,can you make a pic of that or,,,i know there is one somewhere...
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o ok,,

i was thinking that they connect thru their bluetooth,

sorry man,, that im asking a lot of questions im new to bmw,,

if i want to use my phone how do i devert or... to connect with the car speakers

(my car was made 12/2000 e38 with m62 engine v8)


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You have to have the phone for your car, before you can do anything at all, thats what ive been trying to tell you and from the pics you also have voice activation, if you didnt know.
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marti5,

i have been confuse,, about it

you said i have ,,and the other guy said that i dont!,,


the bluetooth,,it has to have a electronic box in the trunk,,if you have one can you make a pic so i can make sure that i have that too?
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