How to install Android BMW F10 F11 Navigation GPS Head unit

How to install Android BMW F10 F11 Navigation GPS Head unit?

Replacing factory BMW 5 series F10 F11 autoradio and CD system with
aftermarket navigation Android screen is very popular in recent years.

If your car is BMW 5 Series F10/F11(2011-2012,with factory CIC system, then you can install the [B208]. if your car is from BMW 5 series F10/F11 (2013-2016,with factory NBT system, then you should install the [B218].
android bmw f10 f11 navigation

  • Android 9.0 OS
  • Latest iD7 menu
  • 4GB Ram / 64GB Rom (optional)
  • Touch screen, Bluetooth,WiFi, support Google map,Waze,iGo etc,
  • Support iDrive,Carplay.
  • Keep ALL factory functions after replaced this android screen.

The model with the same appearance, but in fact, their LVDS connection is difference, the B208 with 4 PIN LVDS (for factory CIC system), while the B218 have 6 Pin LVDS, that is special for the BMW F10 F11 with NBT system (6 pin lvds)

Installation steps:

1: Remove the AC panel. 2, Remove the connector from the AC panel

bmw f10 f11 navigation installation-remove AC panel


3: Remove 2 screws and take out the radio panel 4: Remove the 2 connectors on the back of Radio panel

bmw f10 f11 navigation installation -remove the radio panel


5: Remove 2 screws and take out the radio head unit 6: Remove the power cables from the radio Head unit

bmw f10 f11 navigation installation - take out the head unit and remove the harness


7: Remove 2 optical cables from factory harness 8, The 2 optical cable (green color) was removed

bmw 5 series navigation installation - remove the optical fiber from factory harness


9, Our power cable with holes ready for optical cables 10, Insert the optical cable to our power cable

bmw 5 series navigation installation- move the optical fiber to our power cable


11, Wire diagram (for our power cable) showed as below photo:

the wire diagram for bmw f10 f11 navigation system


A: Connect to factory CD head unit (2 optical cables was moved to this power cable) B: Connect to factory power harness

connect our power cable to factory CD head unit


C: Connect the power cable/LVDS/GPS antenna to the back of our android screen. 12: Connect and location for the GPS antenna

connect the power cable lvds etc to our android screen, connect the GPS antenna

13,Connect the AUX 14, Connect the AUX (under armrest box)

connect the aux cable


15,Can power on head unit to test if all the wires was well connection or not, if all ok, then recover the car dashboard , 16 Done.

recover the dashboard and done the installation of bmw 5 series f10 f11 navigation





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