BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Overview of the configuration menu

The system is operated by pressing the Intelligent Safety button and using a menu to configure the Intelligent Safety systems on the Central Information Display (CID).

Intelligent Safety
G30 Intelligent Safety overview configuration menu

  1. "Intelligent Safety" configuration menu
  2. "ALL ON" selection
  3. Note for the driver: the colored circle shows the driver the activation status of the Intelligent Safety systems. The color of the circle always matches the color of the Intelligent Safety button indicator light.
  4. "INDIVIDUAL" selection
  5. "ALL OFF" selection
  6. "Configure INDIVIDUAL"
  7. Note for the driver: In this example the information is being provided that the driver must hold the controller down for three seconds after selecting the ALL OFF menu item to deactivate the Intelligent Safety systems.


  • All Intelligent Safety systems are switched on. The basic settings are activated for the subfunctions, for example the warning time setting. The Intelligent Safety button lights up green.


  • The Intelligent Safety systems are switched on in accordance with the individual settings.

    Depending on the vehicle equipment, the Intelligent Safety systems can be configured individually. The individual settings are activated and stored for the respective ID transmitter used.

Intelligent Safety
G30 Intelligent Safety ("Configure INDIVIDUAL" selection)

  1. "Intelligent Safety" configuration menu
  2. "Configure INDIVIDUAL"

Intelligent Safety
G30 Intelligent Safety "INDIVIDUAL" configuration menu (settings options)

  1. "Configure INDIVIDUAL"
  2. "Pedestrian alert active"
  3. "Collision warning" (selected setting: Medium)
  4. "Lane Departure Warning" (selected setting: Always)
  5. "Steering intervention"
  6. "Blind Spot Detection" (selected setting: Medium)
  7. "Steering intervention"
  8. "Side Collision Avoidance"
  9. "Give way warning" (not for US) (setting selected: Early)

As soon as a setting is changed in the menu, all the settings the driver has previously configured are activated. The Intelligent Safety button lights up orange.


  • All Intelligent Safety systems are switched off. The Intelligent Safety button does not light up.


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     Warning and braking function

    Displays Early warning: Vehicle symbol lights up red Increase distance and brake if necessary Acute warning: Vehicle symbol flashes red and a signal sounds Request for intervention


    The collision warning and pedestrian warning are switched on and off using the Intelligent Safety button. G30 Intelligent Safety button Intelligent Safety button The point at which the early coll


     Airbag indicator light

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     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 passkey entry Via iDrive: 1. "My Vehicle". 2. "iDrive settings". 3. "Mobile devices". 4. "Connect new device".

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