BMW X5 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW X5: Managing mobile devices

General information

Displaying the device list

All devices paired with or connected to the vehicle are displayed in the device list.

A maximum of four devices can be connected to the vehicle via Bluetooth, and a maximum of ten devices can be connected to the vehicle via WLAN. A maximum of 20 devices will be detected.

1. "COM".

2. "Mobile devices".

An icon to the right of the device name indicates, for which function the device is used.

When the icon is displayed in white, this function is actively connected to the vehicle. The icon is displayed in gray when the function of the device is inactive.

Telephone.

Bluetooth audio.

WLAN in the vehicle, Wi-Fi hotspot.

Apps.

Screen Mirroring.

Apple CarPlay.

Android Auto.

Configuring the device

Functions can be activated or deactivated for paired and connected devices.

The scope of functions depends on the mobile device.

Follow the information on the Control Display.

1. "COM".

2. "Mobile devices".

3. Select the desired device.

4. Select the desired setting:

Priority of the phones

When multiple mobile phones are connected to the vehicle, you can specify the priority of the mobile phones for reconnection.

1. "COM".

2. "Mobile devices".

3. Tilt the Controller to the right.

4. "Settings".

5. "Priorities for telephones".

6. Select the desired device.

7. Select the desired priority by sliding.

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 Bluetooth connection

Functional requirements Compatible device with Bluetooth interface. Compatible devices. The vehicle key or BMW display key is in the vehicle. The device is ready for operation. Bluetooth is swi

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General information For certain applications, such as apps, the data exchange between smartphone and vehicle occurs via WLAN. Functional requirements Standby state is switched on. Compatible device

 Screen Mirroring

General information Screen Mirroring enables mirroring (outputting) of the smartphone display on the Control Display. Functional requirements Compatible smartphone with Screen Mirroring interface.

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