Clearly, a vehicle is an integrated technological production, you can’t calculate the kind of technology a car uses. And the audio system is one of amazing innovations in a car. No driver can tolerate a car without audio system played on the journey. While the needs for audio which saves time and does not take up too much attention, has been increased than ever before. Hence, in terms of without an easy-to-use and multifunctional car audio system, lots of car owners choose to install an aftermarket Android car stereo for their cars.


If you are planning to upgrade your 2012-2015 BMW X1 E84 (CIC) radio for a better one, you will get useful information here. In this article, we will share you how to install an upgraded touch screen in the car. Let’s see how to do.

Check the factory audio system in the dashboard.


Removal steps for original audio

Step 1, Pry to remove the button panel at the bottom.

Step 2, Pry to remove the trim frame that fixed the A/C controllers.


Step 3, Pry to remove another trim frame that fixed the DVD buttons.


Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the DVD unit.


Step 5, Pull out the DVD unit, and unplug the connectors.


Step 6, Pry to remove the A/C vent panel, take down the panel and disconnect the plug.


Step 7, Pry to remove the frame that fixed the original car audio screen.


Step 8, Remove screws that fixed the original screen.


Step 9, Pull out the screen and unplug the connectors.


Installation instructions of Seicane GPS Audio System

Step 10, Check the parts of the new radio screen unit to ensure they are in good condition.


Step 11, Unplug the optical fiber connector of the DVD unit, and connect it to the new cables.


Step 12, Connect the DVD unit to the car via the new cables.


Step 13, Install the DVD unit to the dashboard.


Step 14, Connect the new touch screen to the car with the new cables.


Step 15, Install the new screen back and tighten the screws.


Step 16, Plug the AUX connector.


Step 17, Install the A/C vent panel back.


Step 18, Turn on the car to test the new stereo system.


As we can see, this 10.25” touchscreen audio system is very convenient to operate. The simple UI design saves our energy of finding different functions. On the other hand, a bigger size screen is able to display more navigation information, we can see them very clear, ensuring safer drive.

During road trips, a multifunctional car audio system is very essential. The beautiful music from the audio fresh our boredom and driving fatigue. You can also watch some videos, surf the Internet to add more fun. What’s more, the Carplay function gives you ability to use phone application on the radio display.


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