BMW CIC / NBT Wireless Apple Carplay & Android Auto Retrofit

If you want to keep the existing screen in your car, then our BMW Wireless Apple Carplay & Android Auto Interface ticks all the boxes. This unit hides behind the centre console and supplies your car with Apple Car Play and Android Auto. The unit does not replace any of the components of the infotainment system and it allows the use of the current system in the car. 

This unit is compatible with the CIC and NBT iDrive system and the system can be controlled by the iDrive controller and steering wheel controls. 

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  • Compatibility:  Compatible with all original features. Including steering wheel volume and voice control buttons, iDrive knobs, parking sensors, cameras, and more. Wired and Wireless Carplay
  • Apps: Benefit from; Waze, Spotify, Whatsapp, Apple Music. You can also screen mirror  YouTube from your device and has no speed lock.
  • Control method:  Siri voice control, knobs, buttons, touchpad, or touchscreen
  • Front and Rear View Camera ready - Our BMW CarPlay smart interface allows you to install front view camera or reversing camera. System also supports OEM (PDC) Parking Distance Control - parking radar and Dynamic Guidelines will be shown in the LCD while in reverse.
  • Full Screen CarPlay / Android Auto - Supports original BMW screen size: 6.5'', 8.8'' and 10.25'' CarPlay and Android Auto in full screen.
  • PLUG AND PLAY: Yes! Our units are plug and play, no coding required.
  • HDMI Integration: Our kits come with a HDMI port. You can connect a firestick and other devices to the retrofit box. 
  • Full UK Support: We pride ourselves in our after-sales support and are UK based. 

Apple CarPlay

Using the iDrive system you’ll be able to navigate through the Apple Carplay as if it were installed from factory.

Top Features:

  • Full Apple CarPlay Functionality for iPhone 5 and above
  • Compatible with IOS14 and the latest iPhone 12
  • Use of Original Screen and Controls
  • Full GPS Navigation via Apple Maps, Google Maps or Waze
  • Music Streaming via Spotify, Apple Music etc
  • Handsfree Calling and Messaging via Siri
  • Can connect Wireless or Via Cable (To keep your device charged)

carplay UI


Android Auto

Android Auto is your smart driving companion. With a simplified interface, large buttons and powerful voice actions, Android Auto is designed to make it easier to use apps from your phone while you’re on the road.

Top Features:

  • Route to your next destination using Google Maps with real-time GPS navigation and traffic alerts.
  • Make calls using voice actions and answer incoming calls with just a tap.
  • Listen to your favourite media apps including Google Play Music, Spotify, TuneIn, and many more Audio apps.
  • Send and receive messages through voice actions using SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and many more messaging apps.

Support for wireless connection to Android Auto models

  • Pixel Pixel XL
  • Pixel 2 Pixel 2 XL
  • Pixel 3 Pixel 3 XL
  • Pixel 4 Pixel 4 XL
  • Nexus 5X Nexus 6P
  • Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
  • Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+
  • Samsung Galaxy S20/S21
  • Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+


Wired connection Android auto supports all Android phones with Android 5.0 and above.


android auto UI


1) Before installing, please make sure that your car's AUX is activated.

2) Always seek professional installation

3) This interface uses the cars existing screen



This product only fits CIC / NBT (ID4) iDrive. If you have ID5/6 please see our other listing. If your car has a 4-Pin LVDS cable then please choose CIC, if 6-Pin please choose NBT.

  • BMW 1 Series: Convertible E88 (2008-2013), Coupé E82 (2008-2013), 3-door Hatchback E81 (2008-2011), 5-door Hatchback E87 (2008-2011), 5-door Hatchback F20 (2010-2016), 3 - door Hatchback F21(2010 - 2016);
  • BMW 2 Series: Active Tourer F45 (2013-2016), Convertible F23 (2014-2016), Coupe F22 (2012-2016), Coupe M2 F87 (2014-2016), Grand Tourer F46 (2014-2016);
  •  BMW 3 Series: Coupe E92 (2008-2013), Convertible E93(2008- 2013), Gran Turismo F34(2012 - 2016), Saloon E90(2004 - 2012), Saloon F30(2011 - 2016), Saloon F35(2011 - 2016), M3 F80(2012 - 2016), Touring E91 (2004 - 2012), Touring F31(2011 - 2016); 
  • BMW 4 Series:  Coupé F32 (2012-2016), Gran Coupé F36 (2013-2016), M4 Convertible F83 (2013-2016), M4 Coupé F82 (2013-2016); 
  • BMW 5 Series: Gran Turismo F07 (2008-2016), Saloon E60 (2008-2010), Saloon F10 (2009-2016), Touring E61 (2008-2010), Touring F11 (2009-2016); 
  • BMW 6 Series: Convertible E64 (2008-2010), Convertible F12 (2009-2016), Coupé E63 (2008-2010), Coupé F13 (2010-2015), Gran Coupé F06 (2011-2016); 
  • BMW 7 Series: Hybrid F04 (2008-2012), Saloon F02 (2007-2015), F03 (2008-2012), Saloon G12 (2014-2016), Saloon F01 (2008-2015), Saloon G11 (2014-2016);
  • BMW I3: I01 (2013-2016); 
  • BMW X1: E84 (2008-2015), F48 (2014-2016), F49 (2014-2016);
  • BMW X2: F39 (2016-2018); 
  • BMW X3: E83 (2008-2010), F25 (2009-2016);
  • BMW X4: F26 (2013-2016); 
  • BMW X5: E70 (2006-2013), F15 (2012-2016);
  • BMW X6: E71 (2007-2014), F16 (2013-2016), F86 (2013-2016), 
  • Mini: Clubman F54, F55, F56, Convertible F57, Countryman F60, Paceman R60, Paceman R61;  
  • BMW I3 series: I3 (I01)

Supports all OEM Screen sizes. Some vehicles may display a CIC interface, although is a NBT head unit - please check the LVDS cable behind the screen. If it is 6-pin it is NBT, 4-pin CIC. Unsure if your car is compatible, drop us an email!

When placing order, please specify car and model year.


Orders will be dispatched within 2 days. We hold units in the UK and Europe and is aimed to be delivered under 7 working days, however there may be delays due to the pandemic. 

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