10.25” Android Car Screen for 2013-2016 BMW 3 Series F30 F31 F34 F35 (EVO) Replacement Guide

car-radioReplacing the factory car screen of BMW vehicles with an aftermarket Android touchscreen is one of popular way to upgrade original audio system. It’s not so difficult to do this job as that only exchanges the original car TFT monitor, easy to install, plug and play.

With some tips and assistance, you can replace the BMW car screen yourself. Here we list guide of how to upgrade the 2013-2016 BMW 3 Series F30 F31 F34 F35 (EVO) radio screen, hope it will be useful for you.

Preparations

Here is one of the original car audio systems of BMW 3 Series.

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Step 1, Use the plastic pry tool to pry the A/C vent panel from the co-pilot position, then pry to remove the whole vent panel , and disconnect the plug.

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Step 2, Remove the trim panel at the bottom of the audio system. Still need to pry it, then take it down and unplug the connector.

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Step 3, Remove screws that fixed the button panel. Take down the panel and disconnect the plugs.

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Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the original radio screen, take it down and unplug its connectors.

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Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the original main unit, take out the unit and unplug the connectors.

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Step 6, Have a check for the new Seicane touchscreen car audio head unit to make sure everything of it in good condition.

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Step 7, According to the radio user manual, correspondingly connect the new wiring harness to the car.

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Step 8, Connect the new screen system to the car.

Step 9, Connect the original main unit.

Step 10, Test the new audio system. If it works normally, install all the car parts back. If there is problem, check again the wiring condition.

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Upgrading a large size touch screen Android radio system to the car makes your drive better. On one hand, it’s super easy to operate, just with simple finger clicks, you do everything in seconds, quickly and conveniently. On the other hand, when you watch videos and turn on map for navigation, you are always provided a perfect viewing angle by this 10.25″ head unit, seeing information clearly.

One of the powerful functions of the product is it supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, where you can sync your phones and set up your infotainment system to cater to your every in-car need. For example, listen to phone music, use phone maps, check address book and make calls etc.

There is no doubt that a multifunctional car audio improves your driving experience.

How to Upgrade Your BMW 3 Series Factory Radio Screen?

More and more car owners choose to install an aftermarket android car stereo system for their cars since the factory one can’t meet their needs. Some of factory radios are easy to replace, some of may be tricky, all depends on your car make, models and year. If you have a BMW 3 Series and just want to upgrade its radio screen, you are right here. With below instructions, it’s quick and easy to replace the original car screen with an Bluetooth stereo system.

Important information

Here is the original car radio system.

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Part 1, Steps of removing the factory radio system

Step 1, To remove the A/C vent: Use the plastic pry tool to pry the A/C vent, take it down and unplug the connector.

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Step 2, Remove these two screws that fixed the original radio screen, take down the screen and disconnect its plugs.

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Step 3, Remove screws that fixed the CD button panel, take down the panel and unplug the connectors.3-1 3-2

Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the original CD unit, pull the unit out and unplug the connectors.4-1 4-2

The removal work is done.

Part 2, Steps of installing the Seicane radio screen for BMW

Step 5, Check the wiring harness and other accessories of the new radio screen. Correspondingly connect the new cables to car plugs. Take a look at the user manual to check the ports if you are not sure what they are.

Step 6, Connect the new radio screen and original CD unit to the car with the new wiring harness. Be careful and patient.6

Step 7, Now you can turn on the car to test whether the new radio system functions normally. If there is no problem, install all the accessories including CD button panel and A/C vent back. If it doesn’t work, please check whether cables are connected correctly.seicane-radio-screen

About the Android radio screen from Seicane

This product is easy to install, plug and play since you don’t need to change the original CD unit. You can still use the original car functions after installing this radio, they are kept as before.

The greatest feature of the unit is it comes with a 10.25″ display which looks very exquisite. When you watch videos and use navigation, you enjoy a perfect view. Besides, it supports Carplay. Just use a Carplay USB dongle to connect your phone and the radio system, then you can freely enjoy your smartphone Carplay function in your car.

If there is no reversing camera function in you car before, after installing this multifunctional car radio, you can connect a rear view camera to it, every time when you park and reverse the car, it will automatically switch to the parking image to help you park easily.bmw