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Gateway Lite

Product code: GWL3xxx, GWL2xxx

  • I. Is there any track limit? Is there any recommendation for how to organize my music?

    There is no limit referring to track numbers. You can have as many as you want if the overall size of your music is not larger than the maximum capacity (64 GB) that we offer officially. You can try b...

  • J. Volume issues

    This could happen “relatively” easily because all car systems are different. It can be small, medium, big or large like a stadium, could come with 4 speakers or 12 speakers… All in all we use default ...

  • K. Gateway cannot be selected or any various problems

    The factory installed external CD changer needs to be removed/disconnected from the car completely if you want to use all functions of the Gateway (music playback). This is because the Gateway emulate...

  • L. Where to find the factory CD changer?

    CD changer:  It is mostly in the trunk, sometimes in the glove box, in rare cases in the center console.  BMW: If the CD changer connection is too far in the car (in the trunk), then you can use the e...

  • M. No sound only control on BMW

    This problem could appear on 2 specific cases: The car has DSP The CD changer plug has been connected in a wrong way on the cable of the GWL3BM1 (17 round PIN connector) DSP: If the car has DSP, the G...

  • N. No ID3 display on BMW (how to set radio to display text)

    Please note: The Gateway Lite is only capable of displaying text on BMW radios (except the BMW 4:3 head unit). By Toyota there is only a chance for text display if you push the DISP or TXT button on t...

  • O. Installation by Toyota

    In the package of the Gateway you have two cable types for the installation. You need to use both. Please find the CD changer connector on the back of the radio head unit (the factory CD changer needs...

  • P. Charging smartphones

    If it is possible it depends on more factors: The Gateway needs to add enough power (Gateway Lite has 1 Amp power output) The matching cable version needs to be used (in case of iPhone with Lightning ...

  • Q. Function of CD1-CD6 (or buttons 1-6)

    The CD changer protocol is what the Gateway uses, so that the car can recognize it. This protocol is a little limited, therefore you only have the Next/Previous track buttons and CD1-CD6 (buttons 1-6)...

  • R. Gateway hardware versions, car side cables

    If you don't have the original package then on the bottom of your Gateway device you can find a white sticker with information on it: 1. The first generation of the Gateway Lite had the following prod...