Android BMW 5 series E53 X5 GPS Navigation retrofit installation Guide

Android BMW 5 series E53 X5 GPS Navigation retrofit installation Guide

22nd Feb 2020

This is the installation guide for the android GPS Navigation for BMW 5 series E53 X5 (1999-2006)
For the android navigation, you can buy [B205A] from our website.

Notice:

1, The android screen is 10.25 inch screen, it need to make a permanent hole on the dashboard
(fixing the android screen), there is a guide paper that telling you how to cut the dashboard.

2. The power cable is plug and play, no cutting the wires, no need to program your car when installation.

3, If your BMW E53 X5 with factory navigation, you also need to install the GPS antenna
(can not use original GPS antenna or make a retrofit for the GPS antenna).

Installation steps:

1, Remove the frame for original radio head unit. 2, Remove the fixing screws for original radio head unit

Installation for bmw x5 e53 gps navigation

3, Take out the original radio head unit. 4, Connect the power and test the functions before installation,such as camera etc

Installation bmw x5 e53 navigation

5, Tape the cutting guide paper to the dashboard. 6, Cut the dashboard (make a hole) for android screen

Installation bmw x5 e53 navigation- cutting the dashboard

7, Install the bracket for android screen. 8, Install the android screen

Installation bmw x5 e53 navigation -install the bracket

9,Install the iDrive know we offered

Installation bmw x5 e53 navigation - install the idrive knob

11,Power on and test the functions. 12, Test the back view camera

Installation bmw x5 e53 navigation gps - test the android functions

13: Test the factory functions. 14: Done

Tips:


To enhance the use experience, you can install a backup camera, when you back the car (switch the gear to " R " - reverse mode), the android screen can show the rear-view pictures automaticly.

You can buy the backup camera from our shop and send it together with your order. Also you can install an Apple carplay dongle, the carplay dongle support both Apple Carplay and Android auto.