BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Data protection

Data transmission

Principle

The vehicle offers different services, whose use requires a data transfer to BMW or a service provider.

The data transmission can be deactivated for some services.

General information

When the data transmission is deactivated, the respective service cannot be used.

Only make these settings while stationary.

Settings

The data transfer can be configured in different stages or individually for separate services.

1. "CAR".

2. "Settings".

3. "General settings".

4. "Data privacy".

5. Select the desired setting.

Deleting personal data in the vehicle

Principle

Depending on the usage, the vehicle stores personal data, such as stored radio stations. This personal data can be permanently deleted using iDrive.

General information

Depending on the equipment, the following data is deleted:

Altogether, the deletion of the data can take up to 15 minutes.

Functional requirement

Data can only be deleted while stationary.

Deleting data

The personal data in the vehicle will be deleted when the vehicle is reset to the factory settings.

Additional information: Reset vehicle data.

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