BMW MINI (F54/F55/F56/F57) Retrofit CarPlay and Android Auto Upgrade Kit
The IMI-1000 from Integrated Automotive UK is a retrofit CarPlay and Android Auto Kit that adds Carplay and Android Auto functionality to a standard vehicle. The kit gives an “OEM” feel and appearance as it retains the existing MINI display on your dash as well as the MINI controls (rotary contoller and steering wheel contols)
This model is compatible with the following vehicles fitted with a central information display;
BMW MINI 2013-2017 6.5in display
BMW MINI 2013-2015 8.8in display
This kit is compatible with front parking camera, reverse parking camera and 360 degree cameras.
How to install the IMI-1000 retrofit CarPlay and Android Auto kit in the Mini;
The IMI-1000 needs to be plugged into the rear of the head unit and also into the central information display. To do this you need to remove the head unit, which is performed as follows;
1. Remove speaker cover on top of dash board;
There is a screw facing upwards that will be visible once the cover is removed. Remove the screw which is securing the display assembly in place.
2. Remove display bezel and display assembly
Twist the bezel and remove the screws, once all screws are removed the display assembly will pull towards you.
3. Remove head unit
The head unit can then be removed.
4. Install IMI-1000
Once the head unit is removed you can then connect the IMI-1000 using the plug and play wiring loom to the rear of the head unit and to the LVDS connector on the display. Instructions are provided showing all connections.