Scoopz, what year is your car?
Reason I am asking is because I still have bluetooth connection problems.
My car is a Dec 2005 build but has been updated with CIP software to v27.
My iPhone connection in the car is by no means perfect, I have to turn off the wifi everytime I get in the car otherwise answering calls can be a little tempramental, pressing the steering wheel button will answer the call but the caller can't hear me and I can't hear them. I end up having to grab the phone, press the audio source button and use the built in loudspeaker. If I answer a call after I've turned wi-fi off then it works ok 90% of the time. I'm sure that if you try to answer a call by sliding the answer slider on the phone itself, the phone assumes that since you have the phone in your hand you want to redirect from the car kit to the phone so I always answer with idrive controller at present (somebody else mentioned answering with steering wheel button problematic but I can't confirm this).
I'm also using a non-hacked/jailbroken iPhone and the above is true for v1.1.2 and v1.1.3 software on the iPhone. Unfortunately our previous hopes (here
) that 1.1.3 would bring better bluetooth connectivity didn't happen but with the current SMS bug introduced with 1.1.3 (here
) Apple are fixing that and a few other bugs introduced with 1.1.4 sooner than expected...
All numbers sync to the idrive correctly (500+) and the signal meter works too.
I'd suggest getting the CIP updated to the latest version by BMW.
The cradle is not a hard wired connection, it is purely for external antenna and charging. The connection to iDrive is still through bluetooth and this as far as i know has always been the case with the snap-in adapters. My 6230i in the car at present just sits on charge as a backup phone, unless I turn on the bluetooth the car can't see it.