If you want to keep the existing screen in your car, then our CarPlay Retrofit Unit 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 NBT EVO ID5 iD6 iDrive system and the system can be controlled by the iDrive controller and steering wheel controls.
Compatibility: Compatible with all original features. Contains steering wheel volume and voice control buttons, iDrive knobs, parking sensors, cameras, and more.
Connection Type: Wireless connection, wired connection(USB)
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 support 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'' CarPlay and Android Auto in full screen.
Using the iDrive system you’ll be able to navigate through the Apple Carplay as if it were installed from factory.
- Full Apple CarPlay Functionality for iPhone 5 and above
- 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)
For a full list of compatible apps, go to https://www.android.com/intl/en_uk/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.
- 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 S10/S10+
Wired connection Android auto supports all Android phones with Android 5.0 and above.
1) Before installing, please make sure that your car's AUX/USB sound output.
2) Please send a photo of the main menu of your iDrive when ordering and chassis (VIN) number.
Please note this is different to the CIC/NBT interface we also sell. If you car is 2016+ and displays an ID6 interface, but has a 6.5inch/ 8.8inch display, then this unit suits your car. Apple CarPlay activation is only suitable for ID5/ID6 Professional Navigation System.
Example is shown below.
This solution allows this for MASK, CHAMP, CHAMP2, CIC-MID, ENTRY, ENTRYNAV, PROFESSIONAL NAV, ENTRYNAV EVO units.
Suitable for: F10 F11 F15 F20 F21 F22 F23 F87 F46 F31 F31 F80 F33 F34 F36 G30 G31 F90 F13 F06 G32 G11 G12 F48 F39 F16 F86 I3
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.