Installation manual for BMW X1 E84 Navigation GPS autoradio

Installation manual for BMW X1 E84 Navigation GPS autoradio

13th Nov 2019

Installation manual for BMW X1 E84 Navigation GPS autoradio

This is the installation guide for the aftermarket Android GPS Navigation system for BMW X1 E84 (2009-2015), for the android screen, you can buy it from our website, the [ B239A ] or [B219A].

The B239A is for the car with a factory screen (original CIC menu) ,while the B219A is for the car without factory screen, it just a storage box in the dashboard, thus, for the B219A, we offer an iDrive knob to perfect the user experience.


1. The android navigation from our website fits for BMW X1 E84 (2009-2015) with original CIC system (4 pin LVDS) or the car without factory screen.

2, After installation, it keep the original CD/Radio head unit in the car, thus it support all original functions: such as factory radio (FM), steering wheel controls, idrive, parking sensors, factory vehicle display and etc.

it is easy to switch the menu between the original CIC menu and Android menu, the iDrive working in both original menu and android menu. If your car without factory screen, it will no factory menu, but all your factory radio functions continue to work same as before.

3. The installation is plug and play, no cutting the wires, no modifications, no need to program your car when installation.

4, If your BMW X1 E84 with factory navigation system, when install our android screen, you also need to install the GPS antenna (can not use original GPS antenna or make a retrofit for the GPS antenna).

Installation steps:

Before installation (if your car with CIC system, then that will be a factory screen)
bmw x1 e84 original central console

1: Remove the AC vents (start from the left side)     2, Remove the connection
on the back of AC outlet Panel

 remove the AC vents from BMW X1 E84 dashboard and take off the connections on the back


3: Remove the 2 screws inside of the dashboard     4: After the screws was
removed, then can remove the storage box

 remove 2 screws so that to take off the storage box from bmw x1


5: Remove the cover around the gear     6: Notice there is a flat cable on
the back of this cover, don't broken it

 remove the plastic cover from the central console

7: Remove the climate control panel    8:Remove the two screws inside,
so that to remove the factory CD head unit

 take off the AC control panel and remove the two screws


9,Take out the factory CD head unit, and remove all existing harness   
10, Remove the cover around the gear, so that to install the iDrive

 disconnect all the harness on the back of factory radio and take off the cover in the central console


11, Install the idrive knob here     12, iDrive was installed

 install the idrive knob to the dashboard


13, Remove the optical fiber from the factory power harness    
14, Connect the optical fiber to our power cable (Female)

 remove the optical fiber and insert it to our power harness


15, Connect the our power cable (female) to factory CD head unit   
16, Connect our power cable (male) to factory harness (female)

 connect our power cable to factory radio, an other side connect to factory power harness


17,Connect the AUX cable    18, The AUX cable was well connected

 connect the aux cable


19,Connect Power cable / GPS antenna, USB etc to the back of our
android screen    20, location the GPS antenna and USB cable

 connect the power cable,USB,GPS antenna to andriod screen and location the gps antenna and USB


21, Double check the connections and recover the car dashboard,
the installation is done

 double check all the wires connection and recover the bmw x1 e84 dashboard , the installation is done



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.

Contact us if you have any questions or doubts during installation.