BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Gesture Control


A gesture control is available as optional equipment (OE 6U8) for the G30.

The function and the detection range of the gesture camera in the roof function center (FZD) is identical to that in the G12.


In the G30, new functions are possible for selected gestures. The previous functions have been adopted from the G12 without change. The following table lists the functions:


The remaining gestures and their functions remain unchanged. Further information on this can be found in the Technical Reference Manual for "ST1501 G12 Complete Vehicle, Display and Controls" section.


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