HOW IT WORKS.

Operating instructions and explanatory videos on using the BMW ConnectedDrive services.

What’s available and how does it work? We introduce you to the most important services & apps and systems and show you in few steps all that you need to know in order to use the services.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE SERVICES & APPS

  • BMW Apps

    Load selected apps onto your smartphone or tablet and use the applications on your devices or directly in your BMW.

  • BMW Routes

    BMW Routes is an interactive route planner allowing you to easily transfer routes recommended by BMW or your own suggestions to your vehicle and then retrieve them in the navigation system

  • My Info / Send to Car

    Planning your journey with Google Maps? Then simply send your destination directly from Google Maps to your BMW, where it can be entered into the navigation system for route guidance. In this way, you can fully concentrate on driving while you’re on the road.

  • Internet

    The Internet service from BMW ConnectedDrive enables you to access the infinite possibilities of the Internet in your BMW.

BMW i CONNECTED DRIVE SERVICES

  • BMW i Remote App

    Range display, battery and charging level, service messages or vehicle location: the BMW i Remote App supplies you with detailed information on the current status of your BMW i at all times.  

  • BMW i Remote App for Samsung Gear S

    The innovative refinement of the BMW i Remote App for the Samsung Gear S means that as from now you are no longer connected with your BMW i via your smartphone but also via your Smartwatch.

  • BMW i Navigation

    The quick and economical way: the connected BMW i Navigation guides you along the most efficient route to your destination.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE DRIVER ASSISTANCE

          

  • Steering and lane control assistant incl. Traffic jam assistant

    The Steering and lane control assistant including Traffic jam assistant can be activated to support the driver in monotonous traffic situations. Between 0 and 210 km/h, the system steers the vehicle automatically and always keeps the vehicle in the middle of the lane.

  • Navigation system Professional

    The Navigation system Professional offers drivers a design implemented completely in 3D combined with an innovative interface concept and numerous functions for navigation, office and multimedia. In its latest generation the Navigation System Professional in connection with BMW ConnectedDrive even carries out automatic updates of the navigation maps.

  • Rear view camera

    The Rear view camera enables improved orientation when reversing at speeds below 15 km/h, for example when parking. It shows the area behind the car on the Control Display. Interactive track lines for measuring distance and turning circles assist the driver when manoeuvring, obstacles are marked in colour.

  • Side View

    With Side View you can “peek round the corner” at difficult exits even while your view of the situation is obscured.

  • Parking Assistant

    The Parking assistant including linear guidance parks the vehicle completely automatically, parallel or perpendicular to the street. The system works by measuring potential spaces while driving past them at a low speed. If the driver parks manually without the help of the Parking assistant, Active Park Distance Control (PDC) offers additional protection against damage with the Lateral parking aid.
    The contents displayed depend on the respective equipment.

  • Speed Limit Info

    Speed Limit Info incl. no-overtaking indicator shows you whether any speed restrictions apply or whether overtaking is currently prohibited.
    The contents displayed depend on the respective equipment.

  • Remote Control Parking

    The Remote Control Parking function allows the driver to conveniently hop out of the vehicle before parking it via remote control by moving it forward into, or reversing out of, a tight parking space or garage. The driver activates the remote-controlled parking function from outside the vehicle via the BMW display key.

  • Parking assistant

    The Parking assistant including linear guidance parks the vehicle completely automatically, parallel or perpendicular to the street. The system works by measuring potential spaces while driving past them at a low speed. If the driver parks manually without the help of the Parking assistant, Active Park Distance Control (PDC) offers additional protection against damage with the Lateral parking aid.
    The contents displayed depend on the respective equipment.

  • BMW Head-Up Display

    The full-colour BMW Head-Up Display projects all information relevant to the journey directly into the driver's field of vision, thereby allowing them to fully concentrate on driving. Information such as the current speed, navigation directions, Speed Limit Info including no-overtaking indicator, along with telephone and entertainment lists are displayed.The contents displayed depend on the respective equipment.

  • BMW Selective Beam

    Travelling at night becomes much more relaxed. This is because when BMW Selective Beam detects any vehicles ahead and oncoming traffic, the high-beam assistant automatically dips the headlights and allows you to benefit from an especially effective continuous full beam.

  • Lane Departure Warning

    At speeds of over 70 km/h, Lane Departure Warning recognises lane markings and draws the driver's attention to an unintentional lane change by means of vibrations in the steering wheel. If vehicles enter the driver's blind spot, Lane Change Warning issues a warning with a vibration in the steering wheel and a blinking warning symbol on the exterior mirror.

  • Active cruise control with Stop&Go function

    Active cruise control with Stop&Go function and Approach control warning with braking function reacts to stationary vehicles, independently maintains a preselected distance from the vehicle ahead and automatically controls speed down to standstill, automatically accelerating again as soon as traffic flow allows it.
    The scope of functions may vary according to the BMW model.

  • Lane Change Warning

    When another vehicle is approaching at high speed from behind or is in your blind spot, the Lane Change Warning helps you to appraise the situation correctly by issuing optical signals.

  • Navigation system Professional incl. Touch Display

    The latest generation of the Navigation system Professional incl. 10.25" LCD colour display and radio BMW Professional with DVD drive comes with more than 20 GB of memory e.g. for audio files. It is operated intuitively via the iDrive Touch Controller and seven functional bookmarks or alternatively via the Touch Display. 

  • BMW Gesture Control

    With BMW Gesture Control, certain functions can be operated by means of defined hand movements. For certain operations the system will for example recognise gestures such as 'swiping' or 'pointing' for accepting or rejecting an incoming call, or circular motions of the index finger to adjust volume.

  • Surround View

    This service ensures that you always have clear vision and can thus master tight parking spaces and difficult exits. Thanks to cameras in the exterior mirrors and a Rear View Camera, Surround View gives a 270-degree all-round panorama view.