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Will the new iDrive/BMW Connected allow you to import addresses directly from an iphone into the Nav? For example, if I search for the closest Ruth's Chris steakhouse on the iPhone map, can I import that address directly into the Nav?

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On my 2010 M6, I can use Google maps and then send a location (via a web page, so you could do it from an iPhone I assume) which the car will receive via "My Info". You can then use that in the Nav system. So the new connected drive stuff will have that capability at a minimum.
 

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Thanks Mark. Do you happen to know whether the software on the 2008 and earlier iDrive can be updated to 2009 with "my info"?
 

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Thanks Mark. Do you happen to know whether the software on the 2008 and earlier iDrive can be updated to 2009 with "my info"?
I doubt it unless you swap out your entertainment/navigation/iDrive system for a newer one. There is a thread here on the Board where some members have done that (upgraded a 2006-2008 M6 to 2009-2010 iDrive stuff) but it is hardware, not just a software update. That of course upgrades more than just the "My Info" but that might be your only ($$$) upgrade path. I think the upgrade was over $2200.
 
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