Apps

At a glance

Certain software applications of a suitable mobile phone can be integrated into the vehicle. These software applications are displayed on the Control Display. They can be operated via iDrive.

Requirements

> The mobile phone's operating system supports the use of apps.
> Software applications are installed on the mobile phone and are operational.
> Suitable mobile phone.
> Appropriate mobile phone contract.

Additional costs possibly incurred are not included in the price of apps.

Information about suitable mobile phones, available software applications, and their installation can be found at www.bmw.com/connectivity or at your BMW center.

Otherwise, you may endanger vehicle occupants and other road users by being distracted. Only make entries when traffic conditions permit. Otherwise, you may endanger vehicle occupants and other road users by being distracted.

For safety reasons, some software applications can only be used when the vehicle is stopped.

approved by BMW. To avoid malfunctions, only use software applications approved by BMW.

Using apps

1.  Connect the mobile phone using the snapin adapter or the USB audio interface.
2.  "ConnectedDrive"
3.  Select the desired software application.

Displaying status

You can display information about the currently available software applications.

1.  "ConnectedDrive"
2.  "BMW apps"

Plugin

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

1.  Connect the mobile phone using the snapin adapter.
2.  "ConnectedDrive"
3.  "PlugIn"
4.  "Activate PlugIn"
5.  Use the controller to navigate in the displayed functions and select the desired category or track, for example.

within the functions of the mobile phone. Press the button to move one level up or back within the functions of the mobile phone.

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

Notes

> The range of apps that are displayed in the Control Display depends on the range of software applications installed on the mobile phone.
> The data transfer of the software applications from the mobile phone to the vehicle may take some time. Some software applications are dependent on the speed of the available Internet connection of the mobile phone.
> Certain versions of the mobile phone used and the software they use may not permit apps to be used at the same time as the Bluetooth hands-free system.

If necessary, restart the software application on the mobile phone after completing a call.

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