Apps

At a glance

Certain software applications of a suitable cell phone can be integrated in the vehicle. These software applications are displayed on the Control Display.

They are operated via iDrive.

Requirements

  • The mobile phone is suitable.
  • The cell phone operating system supports the software applications of Apps.
  • Software applications are installed on the cell phone and ready to use.
  • Corresponding mobile wireless contract. Any additionally incurred costs are not a part of Apps.
  • Use only BMW approved software applications; otherwise, it may result in malfunctions.

Information about suitable cell phones, available software applications and their installation can be found at www.bmw.com/connectivity or at the service center.

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Make entries only when traffic and road conditions allow. Otherwise, the vehicle occupants and other road users may be put in danger because of the distraction from driving.

For reasons of safety, some software applications are usable only while the vehicle is stationary.

Operate Apps

1. Connect the cell phone via the snap-in adapter or via the USB audio interface.
2. "ConnectedDrive"
3. Select the desired software application.

Displaying status

Information about the currently available software applications can be displayed.

1. "ConnectedDrive"
2. "BMW apps"

PlugIn

Selected functions of the cell phone are displayed on the Control Display. They can be operated via iDrive.

1. Connect cell phone via the snap-in adapter.
2. "ConnectedDrive"
3. "PlugIn"
4. "Activate PlugIn"
5. Navigate to the displayed functions via the controller and select, for example, a desired category or track.

the cell Press button to switch within the cell phone functions to a higher level or back.

back to the Press button twice to switch back to the main menu.

Notes

  • The ranges of Apps that can be displayed on the Control Display depend on the range of installed software applications on the cell phone.
  • The data transmission of the software applications from the cell phone to the vehicle can last some time. Some software applications depend on the speed of the available Internet connection of the cell phone.
  • Some cell phones cannot simultaneously use Apps and the Bluetooth hands-free system. If necessary, restart the software application on the cell phone after a phone conversation.
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