BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Infotainment

Radio

Buttons and functions

Depending on the country and equipment version, the radio has the following buttons.

Press: turns sound output on/ off.

Turn: adjusts the volume.

Change the entertainment source.

Press once: changes the station/ track.

Press and hold: fast forward/ rewind the track.

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Programmable memory buttons.

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Changeover of waveband/satellite radio.

Menu Apps.

Navigation destination input

Entering a destination via the search

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. "Where to?".

3. Enter at least two letters or characters.

Select point of interest categories from the points of interest menu as needed.

The search term may be completed automatically in orange lettering.

Move the Controller up to accept the suggested search term.

4. Select the icon, if needed.

A list of the results is displayed.

5. If necessary, "Filter".

6. "Show results".

7. Select the desired entry.

8. If necessary, "Start guidance".

Connecting a mobile phone

General information

After the mobile phone is connected once to the vehicle, the mobile phone can be operated using iDrive and the steering wheel buttons.

Connecting the mobile phone via Bluetooth

1. "COM".

2. "Mobile devices".

3. Tilt the Controller to the right.

4. "New device".

5. "Phone calls and audio".

The vehicle's Bluetooth name is displayed on the Control Display.

6. Compare the control number displayed on the Control Display with the control number on the display of the mobile device, and confirm that the two match.

7. A Bluetooth connection is established.

The mobile device is connected to the vehicle and displayed in the device list.

Using the telephone

Accepting a call

Depending on the equipment, incoming calls can be answered in several ways.

Dialing a number

1. "COM".

2. If necessary, "Telephone".

3. "Dial number:".

4. Enter the numbers.

5. Select the icon. The connection is established via the mobile phone to which this function has been assigned.

Establish the connection via the additional telephone:

1. Press the button.

2. "Call via".

Apple CarPlay© preparation

Principle

CarPlay allows certain functions of a compatible Apple iPhone to be used via Siri voice control and iDrive.

Functional requirements

Pairing the iPhone with CarPlay

1. "COM".

2. "Mobile devices".

3. "New device".

4. "Phone calls and audio".

The vehicle's Bluetooth name is displayed on the Control Display.

5. On the mobile device, search for Bluetooth devices in the vicinity and select the vehicle.

A control number is displayed.

6. Compare the control number displayed on the Control Display with the control number on the display of the mobile device, and confirm that the two match.

7. "Use Apple CarPlay".

The iPhone is connected to the vehicle and displayed in the device list.

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