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BMW X5: General information - BMW display key

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2023 Owners Manual / Controls / Opening and closing / General information - BMW display key

General information

Thescope of delivery of the BMW display key includes an additional mechanical key. If the display key is used, the mechanical key should be carried with you, for instance in the wallet. The mechanical key is used like the integrated key.

The display key supports all functions of the standard vehicle key.

In addition, the following functions are also available:

Additional information: Integrated key.

Safety information


People or animals in the vehicle can lock the doors from the inside and lock themselves in. In this case, the vehicle cannot be opened from the outside. There is a risk of injury. Take the vehicle key with you so that the vehicle can be opened from the outside.


For some country versions, unlocking from the inside is only possible with special knowledge.

Persons who spend a lengthy time in the vehicle while being exposed to extreme temperatures are at risk of injury or death. Do not lock the vehicle from the outside when there are people in it.


Unattended children or animals in the vehicle can cause the vehicle to move and endanger themselves and traffic, for instance due to the following actions:

There is a risk of accidents or injuries. Do not leave children or animals unattended in the vehicle.

Take the vehicle key with you when exiting and lock the vehicle.


Opening and closing

  1. To open the tailgate
  2. Unlocking
  3. Press and hold or press three times in quick succession: panic mode
    Press briefly: pathway lighting
  4. Locking
  5. Display
  6. Back
  7. Turn the display on/off
  8. Micro-USB charging interface

Reception range

The number of available display key functions depends on the distance from the vehicle.

The icon is shown on the display if one of the buttons is pressed outside of the reception range.


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