ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

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ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

Post by jimbo1958 » Sun Oct 12, 2014 3:49 pm

Had no luck in setting up gmail from car or http://www.bmw-connecteddrive.co.uk

This works if you're having problems.

1) Set up "2 Step Verification from within "Google Security". https://www.google.com/landing/2step/

What this will do is allow you to setup "mail" from "Other(customised name)"............I named it "BMW".
It then generates a custom 16 digit password that you enter as your Google password rather than your normal one during the mail setup process at http://www.bmw-connecteddrive.co.uk settings/Set up services/E-Mail accounts

Works a treat but doubt I'll use it much......just bugged me that I couldn't get it working. :)
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Re: ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

Post by TheRuss » Mon Oct 05, 2015 1:16 pm

Amazing - was having problems adding my Gmail account to my ConnectedDrive - just did this and it worked straight away.

Thanks for putting this post up - really saved me a lot of time. :D

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ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

Post by Maniac » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:04 pm

Email in a pita car interface? Just use a phone or laptop!

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ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

Post by trucker99 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:27 pm

I’ve been trying for months to do this and followed your steps and bang straight away it ok. Was bugging me having something that I couldn’t use on my car so abig :thumbsup: to u
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ConnectedDrive - Setting up Gmail.

Post by jimbo1958 » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:11 pm

trucker99 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:27 pm
I’ve been trying for months to do this and followed your steps and bang straight away it ok. Was bugging me having something that I couldn’t use on my car so abig :thumbsup: to u
Glad it helped. :thumbsup:
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