Clearly, BMW vehicles are popular car models all over the world. Most of these cars are applied the latest technologies, providing users with perfect driving experience.
However, for some BMW owners, they may like to do some changes in their car for different reasons, since there will be rooms for them to do that. Nowadays, many BMW drivers tend to install a bigger touch screen instead replacing the whole radio system. And it is turned out the easy and fast way to upgrade the factory radio system. The following will tell you how to install a Seicane 10.25″ Android Touch Screen with Carplay in 2012 2013 2014 2015 BMW X1 E84 (CIC). Go down for detailed information.
Before working on the car, take these tips in mind,
Tip 1, Prepare tools including plastic pry tools and screwdrivers.
Tip 2, For safety, must disconnect the car power during the process.
A 18-step guide to replace radio in 2012-2015 BMW X1 E84 (CIC)
See the factory radio system in the dashboard.
Step 1, Pry to remove the button panel at the bottom.
Step 2, Pry to remove the trim frame that fixed the A/C controllers.
Step 3, Pry to remove another trim frame that fixed the DVD buttons.
Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the DVD unit.
Step 5, Pull out the DVD unit, and unplug the connectors.
Step 6, Pry to remove the A/C vent panel, take down the panel and disconnect the plug.
Step 7, Pry to remove the frame that fixed the original car stereo screen.
Step 8, Remove screws that fixed the original screen.
Step 9, Pull out the screen and unplug the connectors.
Step 10, Check the parts of the new radio screen unit to ensure they are in good condition.
Step 11, Unplug the optical fiber connector of the DVD unit, and connect it to the new cables.
Step 12, Connect the DVD unit to the car via the new cables.
Step 13, Install the DVD unit to the dashboard.
Step 14, Connect the new touch screen to the car with the new cables.
Step 15, Install the new screen back and tighten the screws.
Step 16, Plug the AUX connector.
Step 17, Install the A/C vent panel back.
Step 18, Turn on the car to test the new stereo system.
About Seicane Android Touchscreen Head Unit for 2012 2013 2014 2015 BMW X1 E84 (CIC)
Apparently, no matter watching videos or using navigation, this 10.25″ screen always provides you with perfect viewing experience. As it comes with built-in DSP setting, you can enjoy wonderful quality sounds in terms of music playing.
On the other hand, it equips with Android 10.0 system and high quality CPU chip, so as keeps smooth operation and stable performance. About the storage capacity, you are giving two choices, the 2GB+32GB unit and 4GB+64GB, just purchase according to your needs.
When it comes to Carplay function, sure this unit can do. There is built-in Carplay module, so that you can easily connect your phone and use phone application in the large display, driving safer on the road. Besides, you can add car cameras to the product, which also can help increase driving safety.