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Re: [BMW-Mini-Cooper] Bluetooth in Mini?? GearheadErikO Sat Jan 15 16:00:21 2011

Thats surprising. But, then again not surprising considering the window sticker 
said our car was pre-wired for a 6 CD changer and it wasnt.





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From: Jim Walsh <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Sent: Thu, Jan 13, 2011 12:19 pm
Subject: Re: [BMW-Mini-Cooper] Bluetooth in Mini??


  
    
                  
Actually that is not correct.  The button is there on all cars.  It is not 
wired unless you actually have the Bluetooth package.

Jim W.

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> Subject: Re: [BMW-Mini-Cooper] Bluetooth in Mini??
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> Date: Wednesday, January 12, 2011, 9:42 PM
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> partly based on the fact that if you dont have fog lights,
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> From: Greg Brosman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Subject: Re: [BMW-Mini-Cooper] Bluetooth in Mini??
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> I think the the blue tooth was an option not standard. Too
> save money manufacturers often create on dash for all models
> and leave buttons to nothing or weird blank spots with
> plastic plugs in em. Your owners mannual is much the same,
> why print up owners manuals with hundreds of variations? So
> have it or not your owners manual should tell you how to use
> it. try to follow the instructions and that should either
> tell ya you have a button to the void or get ya blue
> toothing!
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> From: lecontejoe <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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> Subject: [BMW-Mini-Cooper] Bluetooth in Mini??
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> Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 9:24 PM
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> I drive a 2007 Mini. For some reason I thought Cooper came
> with Bluetooth installed, but, apparently he did not.
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> telephone handset icon. On the steering wheel spoke, next to
> the radio tuning and volume control buttons, are two small
> buttons -- one has a telephone handset icon, the other has
> an icon that looks like a face with sound waves coming out
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> I find nothing in the owner's manual about setting up
> Bluetooth except for references to a separate manual for the
> hands-free phone setup. Because I don't have that
> manual, I assume Cooper is not Bluetooth capable.
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> I want to pair it with my Blackberry Storm2.
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> Of course, I have a Jabra Cruiser Bluetooth device that
> clips onto the visor of my truck -- guess I could just move
> that to Cooper when I drive him. 
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