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.


Do you hate the factory stereo in your old BMW vehicle? Upgrade it with GPS navigation stereo system. In Seicane, you’ll get an easy to install, plug-and-play touchscreen radio for your 2001-2008 BMW 7 Series E65/E66, and here is the guide of how to install an upgraded Android radio head unit in the BMW 7 Series E65/E66.

The picture shows the original car dashboard (stereo system).



Step 1, Pry to open the front cover plate of the stereo screen, then remove the cover plate.



Step 2, Remove screws that fixed on the top of the stereo screen, then pry to remove the car screen and unplug its connector.



Step 3, Remove screws that fixed the A/C outlet panel; Pry to open the outlet panel from the side of co-pilot.



Step 4, Take down the whole A/C outlet panel structure and unplug the connector.



Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the original main unit, take it down and disconnect its plugs.



Step 6, Pry to remove the metal sheet on the back of the original stereo screen, then disassemble the screen and frame, and unplug the cable.



Step 7, Use new cable to assemble the frame on the new car screen.



Step 8, Connect new wiring harness to the car plugs, then connect new screen and original main unit to the car.



Step 9, Start the car to test whether the new Android car stereo system can work normally, if there is no problem, install all the car accessories back; if there is something wrong, check whether the cables are correctly connected.



Features about this 2001-2008 BMW 7 Series E65/E66 stereo system

  • Come with an exquisite 8.8″ IPS touchscreen which is easy to use and very friendly for your eyes to see everything on the display.
  • It supports 4G and WIFI network. Once you connect the radio to the Internet, you can download different interesting APPS, surf the Internet, watch on YouTube etc.
  • The Carplay function gives you the safe way to use phone on the road. Just connect your phone to the radio with Carplay USB dongle, then the radio will act as the phone, you will be able to use phone functions such as to dial, to navigate, to play music etc.
  • What’s more, it supports original camera and aftermarket camera. With a backup camera installed, you won’t have trouble to park and revers the car.

For many people, it seems that everything of the BMW E60 (2009-2010) looks good, however, as far as I am concerned, the radio screen is a little small, I would want a big touchscreen so that when I use navigation or watch videos, I can see clearer. Actually, this is the main reason I decide to upgrade my BMW E60’s basic screen.


Two weeks ago, I purchased an upgraded Android radio screen from Seicane and with the help of my friend, I installed the new screen in my car. Here share the guide, hope it be useful for you.

Part 1, Every step to remove and install

  • Tools: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.
  • Note: Car power must be cut off before working.

The original radio system screen.


Step 1, Pry to remove the A/C vent panel, take it down and unplug connector.


Step 2, Remove screws that fixed the CD button panel, take down the panel and unplug connector.


Step 3, Pry the button panel at the bottom, take it down and unplug connector.


Step 4, Remove screws that fixed the CD unit, take down the unit and unplug its connectors.


Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the car radio screen, take down the screen and unplug connector.


Step 6, Now we have removed every part of the old radio system. Before installing the new one, have a check for its wiring harness and accessories in good condition. Then connect the new wiring harness to the car.


Step 7, Connect the new radio screen with the new wiring harness. If you are not sure the corresponding interface, take a look at the radio user manual.


Step 8, Connect the original radio CD unit, and install it back.



Step 9, Install the bottom button panel back.


Step 10, Install the CD button panel back.


Step 11, Tighten the screws of the new car radio screen to fix it.


Step 12, Finally, install the A/C vent panel back.


Step 13, Turn on your car to test the working conditions of the new radio system. The picture shows the after installation effect.



Part 2, Know about Seicane android car screen for BMW E60

Since we just need to replace the car screen, it didn’t take us much time to do. It’s easy to install, plug and play.

Compared to the old screen, the Seicane car radio screen is 8.8″ in size with an exquisite look, smooth operation and fast response. The original car functions such as Idrive control are supported, thus you can quickly adapt to use the product. If your original car radio can’t use navigation, then this product can do. It uses the latest GPS technology, provides you with real time navigation information wherever you drive.

There are a variety of functions it can offer, such as Bluetooth music and calls, videos playing, network connecting, supporting Carplay, supporting original camera and aftermarket camera etc. Just enjoy a better drive with this Android car screen!

To help BMW X1 F48 (2016 2017 ) owners install the Seicane Android radio system to their cars, we provide this removal and installation guide, may it be useful to you.

Tools: Plastic pry tools, screwdrivers.Caution: Cut off the car power before doing anything.

Here is the original radio system.



Section 1, To remove the factory radio

Step 1, Use the plastic pry tool to remove the button panel.





Step 2, Take down the button panel, disconnect the plugs.



Step 3, Remove screws that fixed the CD unit, take down the unit, and unplug the connectors.



Step 4, Pry the A/C vent panel, take it down and unplug the connectors.




Step 5, Remove screws that fixed the car radio screen, take down the screen and disconnect the plugs. The removal of original radio is done.



Part 2, To install Seicane car radio system

Step 6, Before installing, check the wiring harness of the Seicane touchscreen radio system to make sure everything is in good condition. Also have the radio user manual in your hand for assistance.



Step 7, Use the new wiring harness to connect the car plugs and the original CD unit.



Step 8, Install the CD unit back.



Step 9, Connect the new radio screen and install it back. Then power on the car to test the new radio system. If it works well, you can move to Step 10; If there is problem, please check whether the cables are connected correctly.



Step 10, Install the A/C vent panel back.



Step 11, Install the button panel back. The whole installation done.



You can find that it’s not a hard work to install an upgraded radio system in BMW X1 F48 2016-2017 NBT System, just keep your carefulness and patience.

Using this Seicane touchscreen radio system with Bluetooth, you have a better viewing experience at navigation, videos, movies etc, since it comes with a 10.25″ IPS screen. The original car functions will be kept as before, offering you comfortable using experience. On the other hand, this product can support Carplay, so you can connect your phone to the radio to play phone applications freely on the radio display.

If you are not good at parking, then adding a rear view camera will be great help. Every time when you park and reverse the car, the radio system automatically switch to the parking image to help you see rear situation, thus parking easily. Believe me, Seicane is always able to provide you with better driving.


It’s true that having a touchscreen and multifunctional car stereo system makes our drives more fun and comfortable. That’s why lots of car owners decide to upgrade their simple factory radios nowadays.


As a Subaru WRX owner, I just upgraded my old radio with a Seicane Android car stereo navigation system recently. I would be happy to share the removal and installation guide here. May it be useful for you. By the way, it would be better to have someone help to work together.

Section 1, Preparations

New car radio and radio user manual are required. The basic tools will include plastic pry tools, screwdrivers. As we will work on power plugs, powering off the car before doing anything.

Section 2, How to remove the factory radio?

To remove the factory radio, you can follow 5 steps to do.

Step 1, Removing the panel device: Use the pry tool to feed it down the side until the panel device pried up, then you can take it down.

s1Step 2, Unplug connectors of the vent and the AC controllers on the panel device.


Step 3, Remove these tabs, vents, AC controls of the panel because we still need to use them on the new aftermarket car stereo from Seicane.


Step 4, Get to remove these six screws that fixed the original radio unit.


Step 5, Take down this small metal sheet, then pull out the radio unit and unplug its connectors. The removal job done.


Section 3, How to Install Seicane car stereo?

Step 6, Have the Seicane car stereo system with Carplay GPS in hand. For smooth work, take a check for the wiring harness and other accessories of the product.


Step 7, Install the tabs, vents, AC controls in the new stereo system.


Step 8, Correspondingly connect the cables between the new radio and the car. Be patient and careful and check the radio user manual.


Step 9, After connecting all the cables, you can turn on the car to test whether the new radio functions normally; if not, check again the cables whether connected correctly. And fix everything back if no problem.


Section 4, Take a look at aftermarket touchscreen car stereo

As you can see, the aftermarket Seicane car stereo system comes with a big touchscreen, so that you will see and read information clearer and more comfortable. Apart from using the basic functions of listening to music and receiving radio channels, you can use it to watch videos and TV, as well as surf the Internet via WIFI or 4G network, providing you with various entertainment methods.

Based on the intelligent pure Android 10.0 operating system and high quality CPU/GPU, the product keeps a stable performance. Besides, it’s also phone integrated so you are able to use Carplay/Android Auto, which is proved the best way to keep you safe drive while using phone applications.

With the Seicane stereo system installing in the car, I am sure you will enjoy a better drive.


In today’s cars, their radio system is one of choices to be considered when most people buy cars. You don’t need to do anything and just ease if you already had car with a satisfied stereo. I am sure that makes your drive comfortable. Yet for those whose cars just come with a standard stereo allowing them to listen to music and radios and can’t do anything more, they should consider to invest an aftermarket car stereo system.

As an owner of Mazda 3, I never regret replacing its factory stereo for the aftermarket car audio navigation system, which has added more simplicity and convenience in my every drive. Now at this post, I will tell you how I changed the new stereo by myself.

The steps of replacing Mazda 3 factory stereo

Below picture is the original stereo system of my car. To do the replacement, you need to get a screwdriver, a hard card, and keep in mind that must cut off the car power before doing anything.


Step 1, To remove the air outlet: Insert a hard card into the seam of the air outlet, slide the card and use some force to pry the outlet, then you can remove it.


Step 2, Remove the screws that fixed the original stereo unit.


Step 3, Pull out the stereo unit and unplug the connectors.


Step 4, Now, you can install the new stereo system. Firstly, have a check for the wiring harness and other accessories of the new stereo to make sure a smooth work.


Step 5, Then connect cables between the new stereo and car plugs. This will require your patient and carefulness to recognize plug interfaces, thus you’d better have your user manual handy.


Step 6, After connecting all the cables, you can turn on your car to test the product whether works normally.


Step 7, If everything of the product functions, then fix well the stereo in the dashboard and install the air outlet back. The whole replacement job is finished. If the new unit doesn’t function, please double check whether the cables are connected correctly.


The reasons to change my Mazda 3s base stereo unit

Actually, I have no special reasons to purchase a new stereo for my car, I also don’t hate using the old stereo. I just wondered if I should make some changes to my car, then I decided to upgrade its stereo at first. Anyway, I love the new Seicane android car stereo system.


With the new stereo, we don’t have to struggle to navigate on our smartphone while driving, the large stereo screen shows everything clearly and take us to everywhere quickly.

We are given more choices for joy as we can use the new stereo to listen to music or radios, watch videos, and surf the Internet and so on. In long drives, these are best ways to ease fatigue and help keep fresh.

I would highly recommended you to add a rear view camera if you are planning to buy a Seicane car stereo navigation system. You can find that most people have troubles in reversing a car, especially when they just look at the rearview mirrors. Installing a rear view camera to the Seicane stereo, you are provided HD parking images when reversing, helping you see the rear situation and park car smoothly.

It turns out that making change is always good! Are you ready to get your new car stereo now?


Thanks to the navigation system, now we will never lose wherever we go. If you often drive the car to everywhere, you need a navigation system you can trust. There is no any problem if your car comes a nice radio navigation system from the factory, but if not, also don’t worry, there are quality aftermarket car radio navigation systems you can opt to upgrade the factory one.  gps-navigation

As we can see, some cars are still equipped with old-fashioned radio that isn’t touch screen, can’t watch video, no mention to display navigation and reversing images. For convenience and enjoyment of quality life, installing an aftermarket car stereo navigation system become the best way.

Being one of Citroen C4L owners, I have never regretted to upgrade its factory radio, now I can enjoy a joyful in-car life with my family.

The removal and installation steps for Citroen C4L radio system

For convenience and safety, you’d better prepare tools includes plastic pry tool and screwdriver, and cut off the car power during the whole replacement. Following comes the steps.

Step 1, Remove the plastic baffle under the radio system.


Step 2, Use a plastic pry tool to remove the A/C outlet.


Step 3, Take off the two trim panel around the original radio screen.


Step 4, Remove six screws which fixed the radio system.


Step 5, Take off the radio and unplug its connectors.


Step 6, Remove the two screws that fixed the host, then take off the host and unplug the connector.


Step 7, Remove this frame that fixed the host.


Step 8, Check whether all the accessories of the new car stereo navigation system are complete.

Step 9, Corresponding connect the cables between the new car stereo system and the car.

Step 10, Now you can turn on the car to test whether the new stereo is working normally.

Step 11, If there is no problem, fix well the stereo and all the car accessories.

Superiority of aftermarket car radio system with navigation

  • Large display.No one can deny that we keep a more comfortable mood when seeing navigation information or videos in a 8 by 11 inches Thanks to the touchscreen feature, we can check the route situation just with fingertip click.
  • Combine navigation and entertainment. This is one of the super functionsof aftermarket car stereo  Integrated with audio output with navigation, you can still enjoy listening to music as you make your way towards your destination.
  • Increasing driving safety. It’s true that making the Bluetooth calls when driving helps lower accident since drivers needn’t loose their hand on the steering wheel control. Apart from this, many car stereos are designed with camera support ports, that means you can add backup camera, 360° camera etc. to the unit, to keep a easier and safer drive.
  • Adaptability.There are some navigation units that are specific to various vehicles of different years, but there are also many universal units that you can adapt to a variety of platforms.
  • Adding value to the car. The innovative and multifunctional car stereo navigation systemadds more value when you decide to sell the car. For most buyers, they tend to choose cars with good navigation system, even such car is a little

Actually, getting my first car is a little hard, so I cherish it very much and keep it maintained regularly. It’s a 2009 Honda Civic (LHD), since I purchased it, I used it for work, picking up children to and from school, as well as road trips. For us, the car is one of the important family member.

The Honda Civic has been with us for 7 years, there were more or less breakdown in some parts, but we got them repaired in time to avoid inconvenience. Besides, to enrich in-car life, especially during road trips, we also upgraded some parts of the car, and last month, we just replaced the factory radio for a new one to ready for our coming summer trip. Below is the replacement guide.

Car radio replacement instructions for 2006-2011 Honda Civic (LHD)

I purchased the new aftermarket radio system from Seicane and finished the replacement job with my kids, hoping to enhance their interest in DIY. Before the installation job, make sure you have tools like plastic pry tool, screwdriver in hand and cut off the car power for safety. This picture shows the original radio.


Step 1 Use the plastic pry tool to pry the small board under the radio system, and remove the two eight millimeter bolts of the plastic trim.


Step 2 Carefully pull out the panel under the steering wheel.


Step 3 Remove the screws that fixed the whole top panel, then pull out the whole top panel and unplug its connector.


Step 4 Pull out the original radio unit and unplug all the connectors.


Step 5 Check the cable accessories of the new Seicane car radio GPS system.


Step 6 Remove the HVAC control board, air outlet and related accessories of the old radio panel, and install them to the new car navigation radio.


Step 7 Remove these white and black small chips of the original head unit, then install them on the new radio unit.


Step 8 Correspondingly connect cables between new car radio navigation system and the car.


Step 9 Turn on the car to test whether the new car radio unit functions normally.


Step 10 If there is no problem, fix the new radio in the dashboard, and install all the panel accessories in their original positions.


Comparison of Seicane car radio navigation system and factory radio

As you can see the first picture, the factory radio is the old-fashioned and button-operated radio which only has simple functions. It can’t meet our continually increasing needs in entertainment and driving safety. For example, with such a factory radio, how can we make hand-free Bluetooth calls? Where to display navigation? And how to reverse easily since there is no reversing images to see? While the Seicane car radio helps us more than these.

Firstly, with the 10.1 inch HD resolution touchscreen, we get a large and comfortable vision when operate the Seicane navigation radio system. The high configuration such as intelligent pure Android 10.0 operation system, 8-core CPU etc. keep a fast and smooth operation and stable performance. In terms of entertainment, this radio gives you the ability to get the latest albums of your favorite singers and watch various interesting videos online.

In fact, the primary reason we want to upgrade the factory radio is to get navigation and reversing assist. Now with this amazing Seicane car radio system, we arrive to destination quickly and have no trouble to reverse.

If you are planning to upgrade your Honda Civic (LHD) radio, give a try for Seicane.


Not all cars come with excellent stereos, the fact is nowadays lots of car owners tend to replace their factory car radios, especially what they have is a button-operated radio with simple functions while no special features.

When it comes to car audio upgrade, most of drivers would like to go to the car repair shops to do the replacement job due to various reasons. While some of people do the job by themselves. If you love DIY, own a 2016-2018 Jeep Cherokee and want to change its car audio, then we are at the same category. In short, I’d love to share the replacement guide here.

Replacement steps of the 2016-2018 Jeep Cherokee car stereo

Audio choice: Seicane Car Audio with Carplay for 2016-2018 Jeep Cherokee   

Tools ready: Plastic pry tool, screwdriver, scissors, tape

Important tip: Make sure the power is cut off before the job

#1 Pry up the panel and take it out


#2 Remove four screws that fixed the original radio unit


#3 Take out the radio unit and unplug its connectors


#4 Check for the harnesses of the new Seicane car audio GPS navigation system


#5 Remove the air outlet accessories of the old panel, and install them on the new radio system


#6 Connect the new audio system to the car


#7 Fix well the new audio system and test it


#8 If everything works, the installation is ok


Introduction of 2016-2018 Jeep Cherokee Seicane Car Stereo GPS Navigation

System Configuration

The car stereo is used the latest Android system (version 10.0), equipped with 8-core CPU, 2GB RAM and 32GB Storage, so users can operate it fast and smoothly.

Screen Display

It’s made of the 9.7 inch IPS screen that provides the best viewing angle and won’t cause light reflecting under the direct sun. Besides, the fresh unique user interface with dynamic graphics increases your visual experience.

Support Carplay

Seicane car stereo has the ability to support Carplay. With the Carplay USB dongle to connect phone and stereo, you can use most of the phone applications without trouble.


There are built-in RDS and DSP(36EQ). When you listen to music and receive broadcast channels, you can enjoy the high quality sound effect.

Accurate Navigation

Road and traffic situation change quickly, without the help of navigation, you can hardly arrive at your destination. The navigation function in Seicane car stereo applied the latest GPS technology, which is able to provide more accurate data in real-time and display information in 3D, helping you get to the destination quickly and safely.

Support 360°Camera

Adding the 360°camera, you get to know the situations of front and rear, left and right view, safer to drive and reverse.

There are more functions and features you can benefit from this car stereo, get it right now.

In modern society, cars are an important part of us, and sometimes we spend most of our time in cars. For many people, in order not to make their time in the car boring, they will plan to modify the car to add various functions to improve entertainment. And the most popular modification is the installation of aftermarket car radio systems as they are more multifunctional, convenient and easier to operate than the factory radios.

Recently, my brother just shared me with his awesome experience of using Seicane bluetooth car radio in his 2014 Suzuki SX4, and he told me that he installed the new radio totally by himself.


Since I have a same car and fed up with the old radio, last month, I decided to buy the Seicane car radio which really won’t disappoint you after using. In this post, I’d love to share the installation guide here.

Part 1 Important tips about the installation

  • Make sure disconnect the power before the installation.
  • Prepare a lever and a screwdriver before the removal and the installation.
  • During removal and installation, keep all the separate parts from the car.

Part 2 Steps to install the 2013-2016 Suzuki SX4 Bluetooth Car Radio

1 Pry the indicator light with a plastic knife and disconnect the connector at the back of it.


2 Remove the air vent with a plastic removal tool.

Remove the air vent with a plastic removal tool

3 Remove two top screws that are holding the radio.

Remove two top screws that are holding the radio

4 Gently take out the original radio.

Gently take out the original radio

5 Disconnect the connectors and cables at the back of the radio.

Disconnect the connectors and cables at the back of the radio

6 Check all the accessories for the new Seicane car radio.

7 Connect the harnesses to the back of the new radio.

8 Connect the Seicane car radio to your original radio’s plugs.

9 Turn on the Seicane car radio to have a careful check if everything works well. If it doesn’t, please check whether all the cables are connected correctly.

10 After testing, put the new car radio into the dash.

11 Put everything into their original place. And the whole installation is done.

Part 3 Enrich in-car life with the new Seicane car radio

The 2013-2016 Suzuki SX4 car radio from Seicane, with exquisite interface and higher configuration, is up-to-date enough for you to replace your factory radio.

With it installed in your beloved car, you can enjoy various music and radios. Besides, you can go anywhere with the help of the turn-by-turn direction and voice prompts provided by the 3D built-in GPS navigation system of high precision. On the other hand, thanks to the Bluetooth technology, both hands-free calls and streaming music are available as long as you connect your Bluetooth-enabled mobile phone with this remarkable radio.

More over, the radio is touchscreen, offers you with IPS full screen view and able to support 1080P Video Player, rear view camera as well as DVR.

If you are planning to upgrade your factory car radio, Seicane is good choice.