Destination entry via voice

General information

For instructions on the voice activation system.

> During the destination entry by voice, you can switch between voice entry and entry via iDrive at any time. To do so, reactivate the voice activation system if necessary.
> Having the possible spoken commands read aloud: {Voice commands}

Saying the entries

> With the Professional navigation system: City/town, street, and house number can be entered with a single command.
> Countries, towns and cities, streets and intersections can be spoken as whole wordsin the system language, , or can be spelled.

Example: to enter a destination in a US state as a complete word, the system language must be English.

> Spell the entry if the language spoken in the area is different from the system language.
> Say the letters smoothly, and avoid exaggerating the pronunciation and inserting lengthy pauses between the letters.
> The methods of entry depend on the navigation data in use and on the country and language settings.

Entering an address in a command

1.  Press the 2.  {Enter address} button on the steering wheel.

3.  Wait for a request from the system.2.  {Enter address}

3.  Wait for a request from the system.
4.  Say the address aloud in the suggested order.
5.  Continue making the entry as prompted by the system.

If necessary, individually name the separate components of the address, e.g. the town/city.

Entering a town/city

The town/city name can be spoken as a complete wordor spelled.

With the destination entry menu displayed:

1.  Press the 2.  {City} or {Spell city}. button on the steering wheel.

3.  Wait for the system to prompt you for the town/city.2.  {City} or {Spell city}.

3.  Wait for the system to prompt you for the town/city.
4.  Say the name of the town/city or say at least the first three letters.

Depending on the entry, up to 20 towns/cities may be suggested.

5.  Select a location:

> To select a recommended town/city:

{Yes}

> To select other town/city: {New entry}
> To select an entry, e. g. {Entry …}
> To spell an entry: {Spell city}

6.  Continue making the entry as prompted by the system.

If there are several towns/cities with the same name:

Towns/cities that sound the same are compiled in a separate list and are displayed as one town/ city followed by three dots.

1.  Select an entry:

2.  Select the desired town/city.{Yes} or {Entry …} e.g. entry 2.

2.  Select the desired town/city.

The town/city can also be selected from the list via iDrive: turn the controller until the town/city is selected and press the controller.

Entering a street or intersection

The street or intersection is entered in the same manner as the town/city.

Entering a house number

Depending on the data in the navigation system, house numbers up to the number 2,000 can be entered:

1.  {House number}

2.  Say the house number.

Say each digit separately.

3.  Continue making the entry as prompted by the system.

Starting destination guidance

Destination guidance starts immediately.{Start guidance}

Destination guidance starts immediately.

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