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BMW X5: Setting up a PIN - Driver profiles

BMW X5 (G05) 2019-2022 Owners Manual / Controls / Personal settings / Setting up a PIN - Driver profiles

Setting up a PIN

A driver profile with recognition cannot be activated without vehicle key and without digital key.

In this case, a PIN can be set up to activate the driver profile.

Countries in which ConnectedDrive is not available: If a PIN was not set up or the PIN is not known, the driver profile cannot be activated.

Countries in which ConnectedDrive is available: If a PIN was not set up or the PIN is not known, the driver's profile can be activated with the access data of the corresponding ConnectedDrive account.

1. "CAR".

2. "Driver profiles".

3. Tilt the Controller to the right.

As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.

4. "Driver recognition".

5. "using PIN".

Changing/canceling the recognition function

When another vehicle key or another digital key is assigned to a driver profile, the current assignment must be canceled first.

1. "CAR".

2. "Driver profiles".

3. Tilt the Controller to the right.

As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.

4. "Driver recognition".

5. Select the desired setting:

6. "Activate linkage".

When the vehicle and vehicle key will be handed over, such as for maintenance, carry out the following steps first:

The handed over vehicle key can then no longer be used to access the personal driver profile.

Selecting a driver profile

Depending on the recognition setting, the driver profile will be selected automatically.

If the guest profile is active, the driver profile will be selected on the Welcome screen or via iDrive.

A PIN may have to be entered.

1. "CAR".

2. "Driver profiles".

As an alternative for Steps 1 and 2, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.

3. Select driver profile.

4. "OK".

All settings stored in the selected driver profile are automatically applied.

Switching synchronization with the ConnectedDrive account on/off

The settings stored in the driver's profile are synchronized with the personal ConnectedDrive account. This means that it is possible to use the personal settings in other BMW vehicles with ConnectedDrive access as well, if this function is supported.

The synchronization with the ConnectedDrive account is enabled when a driver profile is created or via iDrive:

1. "CAR".

2. "Driver profiles".

3. Tilt the Controller to the right.

As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.

4. "Settings".

5. "Synchronize driver profile".

6. "Synchronize driver profile"

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