BMW 5 Series Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 5 Series: Radio

  1. Changing the entertainment source
  2. CD/DVD drive
  3. Eject CD/DVD
  4. Changing the station/track
  5. Programmable memory buttons
  6. Sound output on/off, volume
  7. Waveband/satellite radio Changing the waveband

Navigation destination entry

Entering a destination via address


1. "Navigation".

2. 3. "Enter address".

3. "State/Province?"

4. Select the country from the list.

Entering the address

The address can be entered in any order.

Example: entering the address via the town/city

1. "City/Postal code?".

2. Enter the town/city.

The list is narrowed down further with each entry.

3. Select the symbol.

4. Select a town/city from the list.

5. If necessary, enter the street.

6. Select the street as you would the town/city.

7. If necessary, enter a house number.

8. Select the symbol.

9. Select a house number or range of house numbers from the list.

Starting destination guidance

"Start guidance"

If only the town/city was entered: destination guidance is started to the town/city center.


     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

     On the road




    Setting the language Via iDrive: 1. "My Vehicle". 2. "iDrive settings". 3. If necessary, "Language". 4. "Language:". 5. Select the desired setting. The setting is stored for the driver profile currently used. Setting the voice dialog For voice dialog for the voice activation system Time Setting

     Sport program M/S

    Concept The shifting points and shifting times in the Sport program are designed for a sportier driving style. The transmission, for instance shifts up later and the shifting times are shorter. Activating the Sport program Press the selector lever to the left from selector lever position D. The en

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