Supplementary
Owner's
Handbook
MINI CONNECTED
MINI Connected
About this Owner's
Handbook
This Owner's Handbook describes all MINI Connected functions for all standard, national market and optional equipment offered. Therefore,
it also describes functions that may not be available on some vehicles on the basis of the model,
the equipment level, the production version or
the national variant. The same applies to safetyrelated functions and systems.
effect that an active function will have to be terminated.
Please also refer to the information on MINI
Connected in the Owner's Handbook for your
car.
Functions
The MINI Connected app includes the following
functions:
> Driving Excitement
> MINIMALISM Analyser
Symbols used
> Dynamic Music
"…" Identifies menus or options on the control
display or iPhone for selecting functions.
> Mission Control
> Web radio
> Send to Car
Overview
> Google™ Local Search
Principle
> foursquare®
MINI Connected integrates iPhone apps into
your car.
> Twitter
> The apps are shown on the car's control display.
> News
> They are controlled by means of the
MINI Joystick.
Some of the functions on the iPhone can be used
without a connection to the vehicle.
When you select a function in the vehicle it
might take a few seconds for the function to
load and be ready for use in the vehicle.
Certain functions are basically incompatible with
each other and cannot be used at the same
time. In this case, a message is issued to the
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> Facebook
> Calendar
> PlugIn
Requirements
> A compatible iPhone: iPhone 3GS or higher.
> Compatible software.
iOS5 or higher recommended.
MINI Connected app on the iPhone.
> Corresponding mobile phone contract.
Extra charges may be incurred for data transfer,
depending on usage and the terms and conditions of the mobile phone contract.
Starting up
Functions
Connection options
Driving Excitement
> Audio/video adapter for Apple iPhone.
> Media snap-in adapter
Only on models with Bluetooth mobile
phone prewiring with USB audio interface.
Contact Service for more information about
compatible adapters and other connection
options.
Connecting
Connection by USB audio interface
Principle
Driving Excitement makes it possible to view
functions that impart a sporty driving sensation.
The sport instruments and the forcemeter show
information about the engine and the style of
driving. Tutorials on steering, gearshifting and
braking provide tips for safe driving.
Activating Driving Excitement
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4.
"Driving Excitement"
5. "Settings"
6. "Activate app"
1. Plug audio/video adapter into the iPhone,
see arrow 1.
Starting Driving Excitement
1. "MINI Connected"
2. Plug audio/video adapter USB connector
into the car's USB interface, see arrow 2.
2. "Driving Excitement"
3. Plug audio/video adapter jack plug into the
car's AV-IN connection, see arrow 3.
4. Select the desired function:
Connection by media snap-in adapter
The iPhone can also be connected by means of a
media snap-in adapter, see the Owner's Handbook for your car.
Activating
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Connect the iPhone or dock it into the media
snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
Operation by means of on-board monitor.
3. "MINI Connected"
All the available MINI Connected functions are
displayed.
3. "Driving Excitement on"
> "Sports instruments"
> "Check condition"
> "Forcemeter"
Check of vehicle status
The car's condition is checked automatically
when you start Driving Excitement; the scope of
the check includes engine temperature, fuel
level, outside temperature and, if applicable,
precipitation.
To start the function manually:
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Driving Excitement"
3. "Check condition"
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The following status report appears if the corresponding conditions are registered:
"BE MINI"
Sport instruments
Sport instruments show readings for engine
temperature, power and either torque or engine
rpm.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Driving Excitement"
3. "Sports instruments"
The needles temporarily show the maximum
values reached and then drop back.
You can set the unit for engine power and the
unit for the scale on the right on the iPhone.
Setting unit for engine power
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "Driving Excitement"
5. "Settings"
7. Select the desired variable:
> "Torque (Nm)"
> "Engine speed (rpm)"
Forcemeter
The forcemeter visualises the centrifugal forces
acting on the vehicle and shows the direction in
which the vehicle accelerates or decelerates.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Driving Excitement"
3. "Forcemeter"
For more information about Forcemeter: tutorial
on iPhone.
Viewing a Driving Excitement tutorial
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4.
"Driving Excitement"
5. "Tutorials"
MINIMALISM Analyser
6. "Units"
7. "Engine power"
Principle
8. Select the desired unit:
This function analyses how efficiently the driver
accelerates, brakes and changes gear. MINIMALISM points can be gained by adopting as
efficient a driving style as possible. They indicate
how fuel-efficient the current driving style is in
comparison with other MINI drivers taking part
in the online ranking.
> "Kilowatt (kW)"
> "Horsepower (hp)"
Setting the unit for the scale on the right
You can view either torque or engine rpm on the
scale on the right.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
The number of stars in the acceleration, braking
and gearshifting categories indicate the rating
for the last ten minutes.
The Allstar timer starts if you score five stars in all
categories simultaneously. The timer indicates
how long you drive uninterruptedly at maximum
efficiency.
4. "Driving Excitement"
5. "Settings"
Function requirements
6. "Right-hand gauge"
> To be able to activate the highscore and
online ranking functions, your agreement to
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local storage of the driving style data on
your iPhone is required.
Stopping trip analysis
1. "MINI Connected"
> No points can be added to your MINIMALISM score while telephone calls are in
progress.
2. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
> The gearshifting category is available only if
the car has a manual gearbox.
Starting a new trip assessment
Confirming data storage
2. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
Operation by means of the iPhone.
3.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
Allstar timer
3.
"MINIMALISM Analyser"
1. "MINI Connected"
"MINIMALISM Analyser"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
The function shows how long you are able to
drive in consumption-optimised mode. The Allstar timer starts automatically as soon as you
score five stars in all MINIMALISM categories.
5. "Settings"
The readout shows:
6. "Activate saving"
> Current time
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
Activating MINIMALISM Analyser
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
3. "Analyser on"
A trip analysis is not stored until you have driven
a distance of at least 5 km. Up to 100 trips can
be stored on the iPhone. Once this maximum
has been reached the oldest trip is deleted
whenever a new trip is written into memory.
> Best time
> MINIMALISM points
To call up your personal best times:
1. "MINI Connected"
1. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
2.
"My best Allstar times"
The list shows the best time for the current trip
and the four best times ever achieved for comparison.
Viewing high score
Analysis of own trips
1. "MINI Connected"
Operation by means of the iPhone.
2. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
3.
"My high score"
The following details of the current journey are
shown:
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
> The absolute MINIMALISM score.
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
> The average MINIMALISM score per km.
5. "Overview"
> The mileage for the current journey.
In the top part of the screen, you can scroll
through all stored trips.
The average MINIMALISM score is not calculated until you have driven a distance of at
least 5 km.
The list below shows the previous trips with the
highest average points scores in descending
order.
The number of stars shows the rating in the category concerned. The lower part of the screen
details the average MINIMALISM scores
achieved per km and trip over time.
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Sorting the saved trips
Deleting saved trips
Operation by means of the iPhone.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
5. "Trips"
5. "Settings"
The saved trips can be sorted by the following
criteria:
6. "Delete all data"
> Average MINIMALISM score per km.
Viewing a MINIMALISM tutorial
> Date of the trip.
Tutorials on accelerating, braking, gearshifting
and the MINIMALISM Analyser provide tips for
driving economically.
Selecting a specific trip opens the corresponding
detailed view.
Online ranking
Once five trips have been stored, you can compare your own high score with other MINI drivers. For that purpose, your average score per
100 km is calculated from your best five trips.
Online ranking: viewing the ten best
MINI drivers
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
5. "Ranking"
6. "Top 10"
Online ranking: viewing your own
ranking position
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
5. "Ranking"
6. "My position"
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Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "MINIMALISM Analyser"
5. "Tutorials"
Dynamic Music
Principle
The tempo of music tracks specially composed
for Dynamic Music adjusts to your driving.
These tracks are available for download on the
iPhone.
Function requirements
> To use Dynamic Music, music tracks have be
downloaded to the iPhone.
Downloading music tracks
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "Dynamic Music"
5. "Edit"
6. Select the
symbol.
7. Select the desired track.
8. "Download"
4. Select the desired topic.
Activating Mission Control
1. "MINI Connected"
Starting Dynamic Music
2. "Mission Control"
1. "MINI Connected"
3. "Mission Control"
2. "Dynamic Music"
Activating a music track
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Dynamic Music"
3. Select desired music track from playlist.
Mission Control
Principle
Mission Control enables playback of predefined
audio commentaries informing the driver about
vehicle characteristics and the present driving
style.
Web radio
Principle
Enables you to receive web radio stations in the
car.
Reception quality depends on the location of the
vehicle and the broadband data connection
available.
Station search: A-Z search
Searching for specific station names.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
Topics are available to download on the iPhone
for playback of audio commentaries. Topics
include buckling the seat belts, checking fuel
level and using the air-conditioning system.
Each topic has effects on the properties of the
commentaries.
3.
Downloading topics
7. Select station.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "Mission Control"
5. "Edit"
6. Select the
symbol.
7. Select the desired topic.
8. "Download"
Select topic
1. "MINI Connected"
"Search for station"
4. "A-Z search"
5. Select at least three letters.
Enter letters, see the Owner's Handbook for
the vehicle.
6. "OK"
Station search: by location
Searching for stations in particular geographical
locations.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Search for station"
4. "By location"
5. Select continent.
6. Select country.
7. Select state/city.
8. Select station from alphabetically arranged
list.
2. "Mission Control"
3. "Themes"
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Station search: by genre
3.
Searching for stations featuring specific genres.
4. Select station.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Search for station"
4. "By genre"
5. Select genre.
6. Select station.
Station search: in the local area
Search for stations in the vicinity of the vehicle's
location.
"More stations like this"
Saving favourites
50 stations can be saved as favourites.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3. Select the desired station.
4.
"Add to favourites"
Opening favourites
1. "MINI Connected"
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
2. "Web radio"
3.
3.
4. Select favourite.
"Search for station"
4. "Local stations"
5. Select station.
"Favourites"
Deleting favourites
1. "MINI Connected"
Station search: MINI Top Stations
2. "Web radio"
Search for the most popular web radio stations
accessible through MINI Connected and for
these MINI music stations: MINI Space, MINI
United, MINI International and MINI Cross.
3.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Search for station"
4. "MINI top stations"
5. Select station.
Latest results
Displaying the latest search results.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Recent results"
4. Select station.
Similar stations
View stations recommended on the basis of the
current choice of web radio station.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
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"Delete from favourites"
Station details
View additional information on the station currently selected, e.g. station name, logo, address
or phone number.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Station details"
Sound quality
Bit rate, format and overall quality can be
selected.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Web radio"
3.
"Audio quality"
4. Select sound quality.
Send to Car
Principle
Destinations selected in Google Maps can be
transferred to the car's navigation system with
the aid of the iPhone.
Entry of the destination in the car is not required.
3. By entering keywords you can search for
nearby places for the following locations:
Function requirements
> "At current location"
The current location of the vehicle.
> To receive destinations via the iPhone and
transfer them to the navigation system:
Active MINI Connected user account.
Selecting the desired destination
> "At destination"
The current navigation system destination.
Requirement: route guidance must be
active.
2. Send the selected destination to the MINI
Connected user account.
> "At another location"
A location entered manually.
Enter the address data of the location of
your choice.
Transferring destination to navigation
system
4. Enter keyword for places to be searched for.
All search terms used to date are also listed
and can be selected.
1. "MINI Connected"
5. "OK"
2. "Send to Car"
List of all available destinations.
The last 30 destinations are saved. The destination last received is at the top of the list.
6. Select place from list.
3. Select destination from list.
Transferring address to navigation
system
1. Select the destination in Google Maps.
4. The destination co-ordinates are set as the
new destination in the MINI navigation system.
5.
"Start guidance"
Selecting the destination's phone
number
Address, phone number and website address
are displayed if available.
1. Select desired place from list.
2. The destination co-ordinates are set as the
new destination in the MINI navigation system.
3.
"Start guidance"
If the details include a phone number, you can
select that number directly in MINI Connected.
Selecting the phone number of the
address
1. "MINI Connected"
3. Select destination from list.
If the details include a phone number, you can
select that number directly in the MINI Connected app.
4.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Send to Car"
"Call"
2. "Send to Car"
Google™ Local Search
Principle
Google™ Local Search allows you to search for
places by location.
Starting search
1. "MINI Connected"
3. Select desired place from list.
4.
"Call"
Facebook
Principle
Allows you to view posts and send predefined
status messages via Facebook.
2. "Google™ Local Search"
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Function requirements
Reading comments on a post
> Active Facebook account.
1. "MINI Connected"
> Permission for the MINI Connected app to
access the user's profile data.
2. "Facebook"
Logging on
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "Facebook"
3. Select post.
4.
"Comments"
5. Select comment.
Sending a predefined post
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Facebook"
3. "What's on your mind?"
5. "Log in to Facebook"
4. Select predefined post from list. Post templates can be created on the iPhone.
6. Enter user name and password.
5. "Share"
7. Complete confirmation.
Operation by means of on-board monitor.
Creating tweets in PostEditor
8. Connect the iPhone or dock it into the media
snap-in adapter.
The PostEditor enables you to create, edit and
delete posts on your iPhone. The posts created
in the PostEditor can be sent as predefined posts
using the MINI Connected Facebook function.
9. "MINI Connected"
10. "Facebook"
This can also mean signing on in the Facebook
app if it is installed on the iPhone. In this case
you will have to sign out separately in the app.
Call up the PostEditor on the iPhone as follows:
1. "MINI Connected"
1. "MINI Apps"
2. "Facebook"
Reading post
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Facebook"
3. Select post.
To switch between posts:
>
Preceding post.
>
Next post.
3. "Posts"
foursquare®
Principle
Allows location-related, interactive exchange of
information via foursquare®.
Function requirements
Rating post
> Active foursquare® account.
1. "MINI Connected"
> Permission for the MINI Connected app to
access the user's profile data.
2. "Facebook"
3. Select post.
4.
"Like"
A link to the selected post is shown on your
profile page.
"Unlike"
The link to the post is removed from your
profile page.
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Logging on
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
Check-in history
4. "foursquare"
5. "Log in to foursquare"
View the last foursquare® check-ins in chronological order.
6. Enter user name and password.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
7. Complete confirmation.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
Operation by means of on-board monitor.
8. Connect the iPhone or dock it into the media
snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
9. "MINI Connected"
4. "foursquare"
10. "foursquare"
5. "Check-in history"
Selecting place
Viewing tips and offers
1. "MINI Connected"
Detailed entry and information about the place.
2. "foursquare"
1. Select the desired place.
3.
2.
"Venues"
List of places in the vicinity of the current
location, sorted incrementally by distance.
4. Select the desired place.
"Tips" or
"Specials"
List of entries about the currently selected
place is shown.
3. Select the desired entry.
To switch between entries:
Details about the place
>
Preceding entry.
1. Select the desired place.
>
Next entry.
2. "Venue info"
The following information is listed:
Reading out tips and offers
> Address
1. Select the desired entry.
> Number of tips and possibly offers
2.
> Distance from current location
The following options are available while an
item is being read out:
> Mayorships of the place
> Number of check-ins
Transferring address to navigation
system
>
3.
"Start guidance"
"Pause"
Interrupt reading-out. Select again to restart
reading-out.
>
1. Select desired place from list.
2. The destination co-ordinates are set as the
new destination in the MINI navigation system.
"Read out"
"To beginning"
Read out entry from the beginning.
>
Go back a section.
>
Skip section.
To stop reading-out, tilt the MINI Joystick to the
left.
Check-in
Friends list
1. Select the desired place.
1. "MINI Connected"
2.
2. "foursquare"
"Check In"
The current points score and, if applicable, the
mayorships for the place are displayed.
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3.
"Friends"
View friends list.
The list can be filtered:
> "All friends"
> "nearby"
4. Select the desired entry from the list.
The detail view shows the user profile and information about the person's last check-in.
Viewing post history
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Twitter"
3. Select sender.
4.
"Timeline"
Setting favourite
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Twitter"
Twitter
3. Select post.
Principle
4.
Allows you to view Twitter posts and send predefined tweets via Twitter.
Sending a predefined tweet
Requirements
"Favourite"
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "Twitter"
> Active Twitter account.
3.
Logging on
4. Select predefined post from list. Post templates can be created on the iPhone.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
5.
"Post tweet"
"Post tweet"
Retweeting
1. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
2. "Twitter"
4. "Twitter"
3. Select post.
5. "Log in to Twitter"
4.
"Retweet"
6. Enter user name and password.
5.
"Post tweet"
Operation by means of on-board monitor.
7. Connect the iPhone or dock it into the media
snap-in adapter.
Setting update interval
8. "MINI Connected"
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
9. "Twitter"
Reading tweets
Operation by means of the iPhone.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
1. "MINI Connected"
4. "Twitter"
2. "Twitter"
5. "Update interval"
3. Select post.
6. Select interval.
To switch between posts:
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>
Preceding post.
Creating tweets in PostEditor
>
Next post.
The PostEditor enables you to create, edit and
delete tweets on your iPhone. The posts created
in the PostEditor can be sent as predefined
tweets using the MINI Connected Twitter function.
The following options are available while an
item is being read out:
Call up the PostEditor on the iPhone as follows:
>
1. "MINI Connected"
"Pause"
Interrupt reading-out. Select again to restart
reading-out.
2. "MINI Apps"
>
3. "Twitter"
"To beginning"
Read out appointment from the beginning.
4. "Posts"
Calendar
Principle
You can view and read out calendar entries from
the iPhone in-car.
Displaying the calendar
1. "MINI Connected"
>
Go back a section.
>
Skip section.
> To stop reading-out, tilt the MINI Joystick to
the left.
Managing contact data
Contact data saved on the iPhone can be viewed
in the Control Display.
1. Select the
2. "Calendar"
Displays appointments for the current day.
Selecting a calendar day
1. "MINI Connected"
symbol.
2. Using on-board monitor or iPhone to view
contact or select a phone number:
> Select a contact to display the detailed
view for it.
> Select a phone number to establish a
connection directly.
2. "Calendar"
3. Select the desired week.
Displays appointments for the selected
week.
News
4. Select the required day or date.
Principle
To switch calendar months, choose between the
following entries in the months view:
Allows you to view news feeds.
> "Previous month"
> "Next month"
Displaying appointments
1. Select the desired appointment.
2. Scroll through the appointment if necessary:
> Turn the MINI Joystick.
> Select the
symbol.
Interface with the news feeds to which you have
subscribed through the iPhone.
Viewing news from subscribed news
feed
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
Reading out an appointment
4. "News"
1. Select the desired appointment.
5. Select news item.
2.
"Read out"
3. Select the
symbol.
Adding an RSS feed
Operation by means of the iPhone.
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1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
8. Delete the RSS feed.
2. "MINI Connected"
PlugIn
3. "MINI Apps"
Principle
4. "News"
5. "Edit"
6. Select the
symbol.
7. Enter the URL for the RSS feed.
Selected functions of an iPhone/iPod are videolinked to the Control Display. Operation by
means of the MINI Joystick and the MINI buttons.
8. Select RSS feed and confirm your choice.
Function requirements
Selecting an RSS feed
> A compatible iPhone or iPod:
iPhone 3GS or higher or iPod with iOS 4.1 or
higher.
1. "MINI Connected"
2. "News"
3. "Source/RSS feed"
4. Select RSS feed.
5. Select news item.
Scrolling is not possible while you are driving.
To switch between news items:
>
Preceding news item.
>
Next news item.
> The MINI Connected app is not necessary.
Contact Service for more information about
compatible adapters and interfaces.
Activating
Operation by means of on-board monitor.
1. Connect the iPhone/iPod or dock it into the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
Reading news out loud
3. "PlugIn"
1. Select RSS feed.
4. "Activate PlugIn"
2. Select news item.
3.
"Read out"
>
Start reading out.
>
Restart reading out.
>
Read out the previous paragraph.
>
Read out the next paragraph.
Deleting an RSS feed
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. "MINI Connected"
3. "MINI Apps"
4. "News"
6. Select RSS feed.
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When PlugIn is activated, the graphical interface
of the connected device is shown on the control
display. As a result, the control functions of the
MINI Joystick and the MINI buttons are different
and remain so until PlugIn is deactivated again.
The PlugIn controls depend on the iOS version
used, e.g. iOS 4.1.
Controls: Home button
> Press once: opens the display menu bar
> Press twice: opens the main menu.
> Press once and tilt MINI Joystick once to the
left: opens MINI Connected menu
> Press once and tilt MINI Joystick twice to the
left: opens the main menu.
5. "Edit"
7. Select the
Operation
symbol.
Controls: Toggle button
3. Restart the MINI Connected app.
> Press once: returns to next higher menu
level on iPhone/iPod.
If the problem persists, proceed as follows:
Controls: MINI Joystick
> Press: select/play/pause.
> Turn: navigate through lists.
> Tilt to the left: skip to the beginning of the
current music track or to previous music
track in the playlist.
> Tilt to the left and hold: rewind.
> Tilt to the right: skip to the next music track
in the playlist.
1. Switch off iPhone.
2. Switch on iPhone again.
3. Restart the MINI Connected app.
If the problem still persists, reset the iPhone. To
do so, simultaneously press and hold the following buttons for at least ten seconds:
> Home
> Standby
If the problem still persists, initiate a self-diagnosis.
> Tilt to the right and hold: fast forward.
Self-diagnosis: carrying out
Deactivating PlugIn
The self-diagnosis tests the connection between
the car and the iPhone.
There are several ways of deactivating PlugIn
and returning to the MINI control environment.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
Deactivating using the Home button
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
> Press once: returns to Activate PlugIn.
2. "MINI Connected"
> Press twice: opens the main menu.
3. "Information"
> Press once and tilt MINI Joystick once to the
left: opens MINI Connected menu.
4. "Check connection"
> Press once and tilt MINI Joystick twice to the
left: opens the main menu.
6. Reconnect the iPhone or dock it into the
media snap-in adapter.
Deactivating using the button: change
Audio Source
Self-diagnosis: result
Press once: switches to the last selected audio
source.
> No fault present: "OK"
5. "Self-diagnosis"
> Successful connection: "Connection OK"
> Fault present: self-diagnosis aborts.
Help with problems
Self-diagnosis: fault rectification
Malfunction
2. Follow the instructions as they appear.
In the event of malfunctions or error messages,
proceed as follows:
If the problem persists, visit the MINI Connected
support site at:
www.mini.com/connectivity or contact MINI
Service.
Operation by means of the iPhone.
1. Unplug the iPhone or remove it from the
media snap-in adapter.
2. Connect the iPhone or dock it into the media
snap-in adapter.
1. Select the
symbol.
If the iPhone has been restarted
Try unplugging and reconnecting the iPhone or
removing it from and redocking it in the media
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snap-in adapter in order to use the MINI Connected app.
MINI Connected app is closed
The MINI Connected app is closed in the following situations:
> If an incoming call is received.
The MINI Connected app is restarted after
the phone call is finished. There may be
delays in the process.
> When making an outgoing call.
The MINI Connected app must be restarted
after the phone call is finished.
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