E85 Bluetooth pairing problem?

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E85 Bluetooth pairing problem?

Post by Priceworld » Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:32 am

No matter how many secs I press the face button in the rear fold down console before and after turning ignition to position 1 I can’t get “Bluetooth pairing” to come up on my screen and can’t pair my phone. Does the button fail? If so can I buy replacement and fit it easy?

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E85 Bluetooth pairing problem?

Post by ph001 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:14 am

Welcome to my world. Read this for tips viewtopic.php?f=2&t=99347&hilit=bluetooth&start=15

Also.. here is the official procedure from the updated manual (doesn't work for me though). Suspect I have a ULF module problem.
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Post by mjennings23 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:42 pm

Had the same issue. In the end I resorted to using INPA to activate pairing mode. Bit of a pain but worked far better than the hit and miss "proper" way!

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Post by Priceworld » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:36 pm

What is INPA?

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Post by mjennings23 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:30 pm

diagnostic software, so I assume you won't have it yourself. There's a lot of members round happy to do coding though depending on your location

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Post by ph001 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:54 pm

This is interesting - I never thought of INPA to do this! You may just have been the light at the end of my long dark tunnel. I don't suppose you could give some guidance of which menu it resides in?
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Post by Priceworld » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:05 pm

I'd like to get hold of it, please tell me where I purchase this software and how do i connect?

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Post by ph001 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:33 pm

The forum kind of frown on giving links to such things. But try searching "BMW USB - OBD K + Dcan Diagnostic Cable Switched UK INPA" on Ebay. The Bcables one is the one you need.
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Post by mjennings23 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:40 pm

ph001 wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:54 pm
This is interesting - I never thought of INPA to do this! You may just have been the light at the end of my long dark tunnel. I don't suppose you could give some guidance of which menu it resides in?
Off the top of my head, it's in communication modules, there should be a menu for bluetooth with options to activate, deactivate, enter pairing mode etc

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Post by ph001 » Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:48 pm

Great, I'll have a poke around at the weekend.
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Post by ph001 » Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:40 pm

mjennings23 wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:40 pm
Off the top of my head, it's in communication modules, there should be a menu for bluetooth with options to activate, deactivate, enter pairing mode etc
Had a go with this last night but alas I can't find any such menu. There is a 'telephone' menu but it just says it can't find the ECU. If you could post a screenshot that would be :roundel:
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Post by mjennings23 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:38 pm

ph001 wrote:
Tue Jan 30, 2018 5:40 pm
mjennings23 wrote:
Fri Dec 08, 2017 5:40 pm
Off the top of my head, it's in communication modules, there should be a menu for bluetooth with options to activate, deactivate, enter pairing mode etc
Had a go with this last night but alas I can't find any such menu. There is a 'telephone' menu but it just says it can't find the ECU. If you could post a screenshot that would be :roundel:
Won't be able to manage this for a couple of weeks, so not sure if that helps!

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Post by ph001 » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:04 pm

I'm in no desperate rush as I've done 4 months without! Much appreciated.. thank you.
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