How to Install Dash Cam for BMW X1 | Plug-and-Play Easy Install

by Leona Lee on June 20, 2024

Want to save your bmw dash cam fitted price? You will come to the right place.This article show how Mercylion A23-2 dashcam easy plug-and-play install in BMW X1 2019, you can operate it by yourself, which save a lot dash cam installation cost for you.

First you need to find a bmw dash cam oem style so it can support rain sensor plug-and-play power connection. A23-2 car security camera is also suitable for the BMW cars below, check if there your car in there.

2020 BMW X1 f48; 2016 X1; 2017 BMW X1; 2019 BMW X1;

2018 X2 BMW; 2020 X2 ;

2019 X4

2014 X5; 2017 X5; 2018 X5; 

2019 X6;

2018-2020 3XI;

2017 440i xDrive Gran coupe; 2018 330;

BMW xDrive25Li 

2017 BMW 550i

2020 Rolls-Royce Ghost

If your car model don't see in the list above, feel free to contact us, we will recomnmend the most compatible dashcam model according your car. We support 24/7 email or online services.

Previous show the original bmw interior and after install the bmw oem-look dashcam A23-2 look like.


For this rain sensor plug-and-play dashcam installation, you will free of find a professional dash cam installation near you, you can achieve dashcam fitted at home, follow the easy steps below:

1. Remove the BMW X1 rear view mirror housing

The original shell of BMW X1 2019 is a two-and-a-half structure, which requires removing half first and then the other half. Use trim removal tools to carefully remove the interior trim panels.


2.Locate the BMW X1 2019 rain sensor power supply slot

The rain sensor is typically mounted near the rearview mirror on the windshield. see the picture arrow point place, you use find the connector, you can pull out the connector here, waiting to connect the mercylion dash camera rain sensor plug-and-play cable( which looks like Y shape in the pacakge box, it is easy to identify).


3.Connect the rain sensor power cable to the wireless dashcam

Use the Y shape cable in the package to connect between the BMW rain sensor place and the mercylion dash camera.The connection steps like the pictures below:

dashcam wiring diagram


4.Peel off the vehicle dashcam lens protection films

cordless dash cam


5. Sort out and hidden the wire cable and reinstall the dashcam back

Make sure everything snaps back into place securely. See, it is best easy to install this kinds of bmw oem dash cam. After finish install wireless dashcam, you will found it looks very clear does not obstruct your view while driving.

6.Ignition on the car and check if the dashcam power normal.

Start your car to power it up. If the dashcam indicator in blue, that means power connection is correct.You can now recording and use the wifi app to operate your dash cam settings.

7. Connect your phone to mercylion car dash cam

According your manal scan the correct dashcam app to download to your phone, usually support android and ios phone system.

When power on the dash cam should broadcast a Wi-Fi network. Connect Your Phone to the Dash Cam’s Wi-Fi:

  • Open the Wi-Fi settings on your phone.
  • Look for the Wi-Fi network name (SSID) broadcasted by the dash cam. It is usually labeled with a name like “Mercylion_XXXXXX”.
  • Select this network and enter the password if prompted. The password is often provided in the dash cam’s manual or displayed on the dash cam screen.

 Access Dash Cam Features & Dash Cam Set Up:

Within the dash camera app, you should now be able to view the live feed from the dash cam, adjust settings, download recorded footage, and manage other features offered by the dash cam.

car video camera
bmw dash cam app

We also included hard wire dash cam kit in the pacakge, if you like use this way to power the dashcam.

How To INSTALL a Dash Cam in a BMW! 2019 X1


In conclusion:

By following these steps, you can achieve a professional-looking installation for your OEM-look dashcam, ensuring it integrates seamlessly with your vehicle's interior while providing the security and recording features you need. If at any point you feel uncertain, consider consulting a professional installer to avoid any potential issues.



How to do I forget my dashcam password?

Press and hold the camera button on the dash cam for 15 seconds to restore to factory settings.The the wifi will rest to the default secret code.

Why This camera stays on?

After the car is turned off, the recorder may be delayed for a few minutes.



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