BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Additional functions

General information

Depending on the mobile phone and the installed apps, the following contents of the mobile phone are transmitted to the vehicle:

  • Contacts.
  • Short messages.

Data transfer can take several minutes.

Certain functions may need to be enabled by the mobile phone provider or service provider.

Short messages

Displaying all short messages

1. "COM".

2. "Text messages".

Status

A symbol identifies the short message status.

Read short message.

Unread short message.

Filtering the message list

1. "COM".

2. "Text messages".

3. "Filters".

4. Select the desired setting.

Selecting sources

You can choose, whether and from which mobile phone the short messages should be transferred.

1. Press the button.

2. "Select sources for messages".

3. Select the desired mobile phone.

Deleting a conversation

Completely delete a conversation with a contact.

1. Highlight the desired short message.

2. Press the button.

3. "Delete text message thread".

4. "Yes".

Displaying a short message

Select the desired short message or conversation.

The conversation with this contact is displayed.

Answering or forwarding a short message

1. Select the desired short message.

2.

  • "Reply"
    The recipient of the short message is automatically entered.
  • "Forward"
    "To:"
    Enter phone number or contact. Tilt the Controller to the right as needed to select the contact from the list of results.

3. "From:"

Select mobile phone as needed, from which the short message should be sent.

4. "Text:"

5. "Send".

New short message

1. "COM".

2. "Text messages".

3. "Compose text msg".

4. "To:"

Enter phone number or contact. Tilt the Controller to the right as needed to select the contact from the list of results.

5. "From:"

Select mobile phone as needed, from which the short message should be sent.

6. "Text:"

7. "Send"

Additional functions

The following functions are available when a short message or conversation is selected.

  • "Call sender"
  • "Show sender"
  • "Forward".
  • "Reply".
  • "Delete"
  • "Read out".

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