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Satellite radio
Entertainment
Selecting category
Time shift menu
1. "Radio"
Symbol
Function
2. "Satellite radio"
Go to live broadcast
3.
"Category"
Playback/pause
4. Select the desired category.
Next track
Previous track
Fast forward
Time shift
Reverse
Approximately one hour of the channel cur-
Automatic time shift deactivated/
rently being listened to is temporarily stored in a
activated
cache memory. Prerequisite: the signal must be
available.
Automatic time shift
The stored audio track can be played back at a
When the function is activated, audio playback
different time from the live broadcast. If the
is stopped automatically in the event of:
cache memory is full, then the older tracks are
recorded over. The cache memory is deleted if
> Incoming and outgoing telephone calls.
a new channel is selected.
> Activation of the voice activation system.
> Muting.
Accessing Time shift
The audio playback then continues with a time
1. "Radio"
delay.
2. "Satellite radio"
3.
"Replay - Time shift"
Activating
1. "Radio"
2. "Satellite radio"
3.
"Replay - Time shift"
4.
"Automatic time shift"
Deactivating
"Automatic time shift"
> The red arrow indicates the current
Storing favorites
playback position.
Up to 30 favorites can be stored in the favorites
> The time difference from the live broadcast
list. Possible favorites include artist, track,
is displayed next to the cache memory bar.
game, league, and team.
> For live transmissions: "live".
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Storing artist, track, or game
Accessing favorites
Only current broadcasts can be stored as favor-
If an activated favorite is being played, the
ites. The channel information must be available.
message "Favorite alert!" appears for approx.
1. "Radio"
20 seconds.
2. "Satellite radio"
Select
"Favorites" while the alert message
3. Select "All channels" or the desired
is being displayed.
category.
4. Select desired channel.
5. Press the controller again.
6. Select artist, track, or game.
Storing league or team
Leagues or teams can be added to the favorites
from a selection list.
1. "Radio"
The displayed favorite will be played.
2. "Satellite radio"
If there is no message, the system changes to
3.
"Manage favorites"
the My Favorites category. All of the favorites
4. "Add sports information"
currently being broadcast can be selected from
a list.
Managing favorites
Activating/deactivating favorites
Favorites can be activated or deactivated
globally and individually.
1. "Satellite radio"
5. Select the desired league.
2.
"Manage favorites"
6. Select "Add all teams" or a desired team.
3. Select "Activate alert" or desired favorites.
The setting is stored for the remote control
currently in use.
Deleting favorites
1. "Satellite radio"
2.
"Manage favorites"
3. Highlight the favorites you wish to delete.
4. Open "Options".
5. "Delete entry"
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Satellite radio
Entertainment
Traffic Jump
Notes
Traffic and weather information for a selected
> Under some circumstances, reception may
region are broadcast at intervals of a few
not be possible, e.g. under certain environ-
minutes.
mental or topographical conditions. The
satellite radio has no influence on this.
Selecting region
> The signal may not be available in tunnels or
1. "Radio"
underground garages or near trees, moun-
tains, or other powerful sources of radio
2. "Satellite radio"
interference.
3. Open "Options".
4. "Set jump"
5. Select the desired region.
The region is stored for the remote control
currently in use.
Activating/deactivating Jump
1. "Radio"
2. "Satellite radio"
3.
"Jump to:"
As soon as information about the selected
region becomes available, it is broadcast.
A new panel appears in the display.
Cancel Traffic Jump: "Cancel".
Symbol
Meaning
Information will be broadcast
soon.
Information is currently being
broadcast.
Select one of the symbols to deactivate Traffic
Jump.
Automatic update
About twice a year, Sirius carries out an update
of the names and positions of the channels. The
update occurs automatically and can take
several minutes.
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Entertainment CD/DVD player
CD/DVD player
Vehicle equipment
Starting playback
A CD/DVD is in the CD/DVD player.
In this chapter, all production, country, and
optional equipment that is offered in the model
1. "CD/Multimedia"
range is described. Equipment is also described
2. "CD/DVD"
that is not available because of, for example,
3. Select the desired CD or DVD:
selected options or country version. This also
applies to safety related functions and systems.
CD/DVD playback
Symbol
Meaning
CD/DVD player
Ejecting a CD/DVD
Inserting a CD/DVD
Press the button next to the CD/DVD player.
Insert the CD/DVD into the drive with the
The CD/DVD emerges slightly from the drive.
labeled side facing up. The CD/DVD is drawn in
automatically.
Playback starts automatically if the sound
Audio playback
output is on. For CDs/DVDs with compressed
audio files, it can take several minutes to read in
Selecting the track using the button
the data, depending on the directory structure.
Press the
button for the appropriate
direction as often as necessary until the desired
Playable formats
track is reached.
CD/DVD player
Selecting a track using iDrive
> DVD: DVD-ROM, DVD-R, DVD+R, DVD-
RW, DVD+RW, DVD-R DL, DVD+R DL, DVD
Audio CDs
audio (video part only), DVD video
1. "CD/Multimedia"
> CD: CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, CD-DA
2. "CD/DVD"
> Compressed audio files: MP3, WMA, AAC,
M4A
3. Select the desired CD or DVD.
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4. Select the desired track to begin playback.
Displaying information about the track
If information about a track has been stored, it is
displayed automatically:
CDs/DVDs with compressed audio files
Depending on the data, some letters and
> Artist
numbers of the CD/DVD may not be displayed
correctly.
> Album title
1. "CD/Multimedia"
> Number of tracks on the CD/DVD
2. "CD/DVD"
> Track file name
3. Select the desired CD or DVD.
Random sequence playback
4. Select the directory, if necessary.
The tracks on the current CD/DVD are played
To change to a higher level directory: move
once in random sequence.
the controller to the left.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "CD/DVD"
3. Select the desired CD or DVD.
4. Open "Options".
5. "Random"
5. Select a track and press the controller.
CDs/DVDs with compressed audio files: all the
tracks in the selected directory are played in
random sequence.
Random mode is switched off when the audio
source is changed or the ignition is switched off.
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Entertainment CD/DVD player
Fast forward/reverse
4.
"DVD menu"
Press and hold the
button for the
corresponding direction.
Video playback
Country codes
Only DVDs with the code of the home region
can be played back; also refer to the information
on your DVD.
5. Start the DVD via the DVD menu.
Code
Region
VCD/SVCD
1
USA, Canada
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2
Japan, Europe, Middle East, South
2. "CD/DVD"
Africa
3. Select a CD/DVD with video content.
3
Southeast Asia
4.
"Select track"
4
Australia, Central and South
5. Select the desired track.
America, New Zealand
The CD/DVD is started.
5
Northwest Asia, North Africa
6
China
Video menu
0
All regions
To open the Video menu:
1. Turn the controller during playback.
Starting playback
2. Press the controller when "Back" is
For your own safety, the video image is only dis-
displayed.
played up to approx. 2 mph/3 km/h and in some
The Video menu is displayed:
market-specific versions, only with the parking
brake engaged or the selector lever of the auto-
Symbol
Function
matic transmission is in the park position.
Open the DVD menu
DVD video
Starting playback
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Pause
2. "CD/DVD"
Stop
3. Select a DVD with video content.
Next chapter/next track
Previous chapter/previous
track
Fast forward
Reverse
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In fast forward/reverse: the speed increases
Subtitles
every time the controller is pressed. To stop,
Subtitles can be selected if they are contained
start playback.
on the DVD.
1. Turn the controller during playback.
DVD menu
2. Open "Options".
1. If necessary, turn the controller to open the
Video menu.
3. "Subtitles"
2.
"DVD menu"
4. Select the desired language or "Do not
The DVD menu is displayed. The display
display subtitles".
depends on the contents of the DVD.
> To select menu items: move and press the
controller.
> To change to the Video menu: turn the
controller and select "Back".
DVD/VCD settings
For some DVDs, settings can only be made via
the DVD menu; also refer to the information on
your DVD.
Brightness, contrast, color
1. Turn the controller during playback.
Language
2. Open "Options".
1. Turn the controller during playback.
3. "Display settings"
2. Open "Options".
4. "Brightness", "Contrast" or "Color"
3. "Audio/language"
5. Turn the controller until the desired setting
4. Select the desired language.
is displayed, and then press the controller.
The languages that are available depend on the
DVD.
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Zoom
Notes
Display the video image on the full screen.
BMW CD/DVD players are officially desig-
1. Turn the controller during playback.
nated Class 1 laser products. Do not
2. Open "Options".
operate if the cover is damaged; otherwise,
severe eye damage can result.
3. "Additional options"
Do not use self-recorded CDs/DVDs with labels
4. "Zoom mode"
applied as these can become detached during
playback due to heat build-up and can cause
irreparable damage to the device.
Only use round CDs/DVDs with a standard
diameter of 4.7 in/12 cm and do not play CDs/
DVDs with an adapter, e.g. CD singles; other-
wise, the CDs or the adapter might jam and no
longer eject.
Do not use a combined CD/DVD, e.g. DVDPlus;
otherwise, the CD/DVD can jam and will no
longer eject.<
Selecting track
DVD video:
General malfunctions
BMW CD/DVD players have been optimized for
1. Turn the controller when the DVD menu is
performance in vehicles. In some instances
displayed.
they may be more sensitive to faulty CDs/DVDs
2. Open "Options".
than stationary devices would be.
3. "Additional options"
If a CD/DVD cannot be played, first check if it
4. "Select title"
has been inserted correctly.
5. Select the desired track.
Humidity
VCD/SVCD:
High levels of humidity can lead to condensa-
1.
"Select track"
tion on the CD/DVD or the laser's scan lens and
2. Select the desired track.
temporarily prevent playback.
Camera angle
Malfunctions with individual CDs/DVDs
The camera angle depends on the DVD.
If malfunctions occur only with particular CDs/
1. Turn the controller during playback.
DVDs, this may be due to one of the following
2. Open "Options".
reasons
3. "Additional options"
Self-recorded CDs/DVDs
4. "Viewing angle"
Possible reasons for malfunctions with self-
5. Select the desired camera angle.
recorded CDs/DVDs are, for example, inconsis-
tent data-creation or recording processes, or
Opening the main menu, back
poor quality or old age of the CD/DVD blank.
These functions are not contained on every
Only label CDs/DVDs on the top, with a pen
DVD. Therefore, they may not be available for
designed for this purpose.
use.
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Damage
Avoid leaving fingerprints, as well as dust,
scratches or moisture on the CDs/DVDs.
Keep CDs/DVDs in protective sleeves or cases.
Do not subject CDs/DVDs to temperatures
above 1227/506, nor to high humidity levels
or direct sunlight.
CDs/DVDs with copy protection
CDs/DVDs are often copy-protected by the
manufacturer. This can mean that some CDs/
DVDs cannot be played or can only be played to
a limited extent.
MACROVISION
This product contains copyrighted technology
that is based on multiple registered U.S. pat-
ents and the intellectual property of the Macro-
vision Corporation and other manufacturers.
The use of this copy protection must be
approved by Macrovision. Unless otherwise
agreed with Macrovision, media with this pro-
tection may only be used for private purposes.
Copying of this technology is prohibited.
DTS Digital Surround™
Manufactured under license of US
patent numbers: 5,451,942;
5,956,674; 5,974,380; 5,978,762; 6,487,535 &
other patents granted and pending in both the
USA and worldwide. DTS and the logo are reg-
istered trademarks & DTS Digital Surround and
the DTS logos are trademarks of DTS Inc. ©
DTS, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Entertainment Music collection
Music collection
tice one or more of the following U.S. Patents:
Vehicle equipment
5.987.525, 6.061.680, 6.154.773, 6.161.132,
In this chapter, all production, country, and
6.230.192, 6.230.207, 6.240.459 and
optional equipment that is offered in the model
6.330.593 as well as other granted or pending
range is described. Equipment is also described
patents. Some services supplied under license
that is not available because of, for example,
from Open Globe, Inc. for U.S. Patent:
selected options or country version. This also
6.304.523.
applies to safety related functions and systems.
Gracenote and CDDB are registered trade-
marks of Gracenote. The Gracenote logo and
logotype, and the "Powered by Gracenote"
Storing music
logo are trademarks of Gracenote.
The music tracks from CDs, DVDs and USB
devices can be stored in the music collection in
Storing files from CDs/DVDs
the vehicle and played from there.
CDs/DVDs can only be stored from the CD/DVD
> Audio CD: tracks are converted into a com-
player.
pressed audio format when they are stored.
1. Insert a CD/DVD into the CD/DVD player.
If available, information on the album, such
2. "CD/Multimedia"
as the artist, is stored as well.
3. "CD/DVD"
> CD/DVD or USB device with compressed
4. Select the symbol for the CD/DVD
audio files: the entire content of the CD/
player.
DVD or the USB device is stored in the vehi-
cle as an album. After storing, the tracks and
5. "Store in vehicle"
directories can be deleted individually. Files
are only stored in the WMA, MP3, M4A, and
AAC formats.
Tracks with DRM copy protection can be
stored in the vehicle but cannot be played
back.
Regularly back up the music data; other-
wise, it could be lost if there is a fault on
the hard disc.<
Music recognition technology and
The music collection is displayed.
related data are provided by
The tracks are stored and played back in
Gracenote®. Gracenote® is the industry
sequence from the music collection.
standard in music recognition technology and
Observe the following during the storage
related content delivery. For more information,
process:
please visit www.gracenote.com.
Do not switch back to the CD/DVD player and
CD and music-related data from Gracenote,
do not remove the CD/DVD from the CD/DVD
Inc., copyright © 2000-2009 Gracenote.
player; otherwise, the storage process will be
Gracenote Software, copyright © 2000-2009
interrupted.
Gracenote. This product and service may prac-
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You can switch to the other audio sources with-
Storing from a USB device
out interrupting the storage process. Tracks
To store music, a suitable device must be
from the current CD/DVD can also be called up,
connected to the USB interface in the glove
if they have been stored already.
compartment.
> Suitable devices: USB mass storage
Interrupting storage
devices, such as USB flash drives or MP3
1. "CD/Multimedia"
players with a USB interface.
2. "CD/DVD"
> Unsuitable devices: USB hard drive, USB
3. "Storing..."
hubs, USB memory card readers with multi-
ple inserts, Apple iPod/iPhone.
Music from Apple iPods/iPhones can be
played via the USB audio interface in the
center armrest.
> File systems: popular file systems for USB
devices are supported. The format FAT 32
is recommended.
Music from a USB device can be stored
only via the USB interface in the glove
compartment.<
4. "Cancel storing"
1.
Connect the USB device to the USB inter-
The storage process is interrupted and can be
face in the glove compartment.
continued at any time.
2.
"CD/Multimedia"
Continuing the storage process
3.
"Music collection"
1. "CD/Multimedia"
4.
Open "Options".
2. "CD/DVD"
5.
"Music data import/export"
3. Select the symbol for the CD/DVD
6.
"Import music (USB)"
player.
4. "Continue storing"
The storing of the CD/DVD continues at the
beginning of the track at which storing was
interrupted.
Album information
During storage, information such as the name
of the artist is stored with the track, if this infor-
mation is available in the vehicle database or on
the CD.
To update the database, contact your service
center.
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7. "Start play"
The list of tracks is automatically repeated.
Music search
All tracks for which additional information has
Restarting the music search
been stored can be accessed by the music
"New search"
search. Tracks without additional information
can be called up via the corresponding album.
Music search by voice
1.
"CD/Multimedia"
For instructions on the voice activation system,
2.
"Music collection"
refer to page 27.
3.
"Music search"
1. Press the
button on the steering wheel.
2.
{Music search}
3. Open the desired category, e.g. {Select
artist}.
4. Say the desired entry in the list.
5. Select additional categories if desired.
To select a track directly:
{Title …}
Say the voice command and the name of the
4.
Select the desired category.
desired track in one command.
Current playback
The list of tracks that was generated last by the
music search or the album selected last.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Music collection"
3. "Current playback"
5. To select the desired entry:
> Open "A-Z search" and enter the
desired input.
or
> Select the desired entry from the list.
6. Select additional categories if desired.
The tracks found are listed in alphabetical
order.
4. Select the desired track, if necessary.
Not all categories need to be selected. For
example, to search for all tracks by a certain
artist, call up that artist only. All of the tracks
by that artist are then displayed.
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Top 50
4. "Random"
List of the 50 most frequently played tracks.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Music collection"
3. "Top 50"
4. Select the desired track, if necessary.
Albums
All stored albums, listed in order of their storage
dates. Symbols indicate the format.
Symbol
Format
Managing music
Audio CD
Albums
Compressed audio files
Renaming an album
1. "CD/Multimedia"
The name of the album, if available, is automat-
2. "Music collection"
ically entered when the album is stored. If the
name is unknown, it can be changed later.
3. Select the desired album.
An album cannot be renamed while a track from
that album is being played.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Music collection"
3. Highlight the desired album.
4. Open "Options".
5. "Rename album"
Depending on the album, the tracks or the
subdirectories of the album are displayed.
The first track is played automatically, if
possible.
4. To select tracks, change directories if
needed. To go up one level in the directory,
move the controller to the left.
Random sequence playback
6. Select the letters individually.
All tracks of the selection are played back in
random sequence.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Music collection"
3. Open "Options".
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Deleting an album
3.
"CD/Multimedia"
An album cannot be deleted while a track from it
4.
"Music collection"
is being played.
5.
Open "Options".
1. "CD/Multimedia"
6.
"Music data import/export"
2. "Music collection"
3. Highlight the desired album.
4. Open "Options".
5. "Delete album"
Deleting a track and directory
A track cannot be deleted while it is being
played.
A directory cannot be deleted while a track from
it is being played.
7.
"Backup music on USB"
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Music collection"
3. Highlight the directory or track.
4. Open "Options".
5. "Delete folder" or "Delete track".
Free memory capacity
Display the free memory capacity in the music
collection.
Restoring the music collection in the
1. "CD/Multimedia"
vehicle
2. "Music collection"
When storing from the USB device, the
3. Open "Options".
music collection existing in the vehicle is
4. "Free memory"
replaced.<
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Music collection
2. "Music collection"
Backing up the music collection
3. Open "Options".
The entire music collection can be stored on a
4. "Music data import/export"
USB medium. Make sure there is enough free
5. "Restore music from USB"
memory capacity on the USB device.
Depending on the number of tracks, backing up
Deleting the music collection
the music collection may take several hours.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Therefore, it is best to perform the backup
during a long trip.
2. "Music collection"
1. Start the engine.
3. Open "Options".
2. Connect the USB medium to the USB inter-
4. "Delete music collection"
face in the glove compartment, refer to
page 115.
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External devices
Vehicle equipment
Connecting
Lift up the center armrest.
In this chapter, all production, country, and
optional equipment that is offered in the model
range is described. Equipment is also described
that is not available because of, for example,
selected options or country version. This also
applies to safety related functions and systems.
Overview
Symbol Meaning
Connection for audio playback:
AUX-In connection
TRS connector 1/8 in/3.5 mm
The AUX-In connection is in the center armrest
USB audio interface
Connect the headphone connection or line-out
Music interface for smartphones
connection of the device to the jack plug.
Bluetooth audio
Playback
1. Connect the audio device, switch it on, and
AUX-IN port
using the audio device, select a track.
2. "CD/Multimedia"
Overview
3. "External devices" if applicable
> It is possible to connect audio devices, e.g.
4.
"AUX front"
MP3 players. Sound is output over the
vehicle speakers.
Sound is output over the vehicle speakers.
> Recommended settings: mid-level tone and
Volume
volume settings on the audio device. Tone
may depend on the quality of the audio files.
The volume of the sound output depends on
the audio device. If this volume differs markedly
from the volume of the other audio sources, it is
advisable to adjust the volumes.
Adjusting volume
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "External devices" if applicable
3.
"AUX front"
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4. "Volume"
Audio files
Playback of standard audio files is possible:
> MP3
> WMA
> WAV (PCM)
> AAC, M4A
> Playback lists: M3U, WPL, PLS
Connection via the USB audio interface
Lift up the center armrest.
5. Turn the controller until the desired volume
is set and then press the controller.
USB audio interface/Music
interface for smartphones
Overview
It is possible to connect external audio devices.
They can be operated via iDrive. Sound is out-
put over the vehicle speakers.
1
AUX-IN port for audio playback:
TRS connector 1/8 in/3.5 mm
Options for connecting external
2
USB interface
devices
Apple iPod/iPhone
> Connection via USB audio interface: Apple
iPod/iPhone, USB devices, e.g. MP3 player,
Use a flexible adapter cable for the connection.
USB flash drive, or mobile phones that are
Connect the Apple iPod/iPhone to the USB
supported by the USB audio interface.
interface 2.
> Connection via snap-in adapter if the vehi-
The Apple iPod/iPhone menu structure is
cle is equipped with a music interface for
supported by the USB audio interface.
smartphones: Apple iPhone or mobile
phones. Playback may only be possible
USB device
when no device is connected to the AUX-IN
To protect the USB interface and USB device
port.
from mechanical damage, connect them with a
Because of the large number of audio devices
flexible adapter cable.
available on the market, an operation via the
Connect the USB device to the USB interface 2.
vehicle cannot be guaranteed for every audio
device/mobile phone.
After initial connection
Ask your BMW center for suitable audio
Information about all tracks, e.g. artist or music
devices/mobile phones.
style and the playlists are imported into the
vehicle. It can take some time, depending on
File systems
the USB device and the number of tracks.
Popular file systems for USB devices are sup-
During transmission, the tracks can be
ported. The format FAT 32 is recommended.
accessed via the file directory.
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Number of tracks
Starting the track search
The data from up to four USB devices or for
1. "CD/Multimedia"
approx. 36,000 tracks can be stored in the
2. "External devices"
vehicle. If a fifth device is connected or if more
3. Select the or
symbol.
than 36,000 tracks are stored, then the data of
existing tracks may be deleted.
4.
"Search"
5. Select desired category, e.g. "Genre",
Copy protection
"Artist".
Music tracks with integrated Digital Rights
All entries are displayed in a list.
Management (DRM) cannot be played.
> Open "A-Z search" and enter the
desired input. When a letter is entered,
Playback
the results are filtered using this letter as
1. "CD/Multimedia"
the first letter. If multiple letters are
2. "External devices"
entered, all results that contain that
sequence are displayed.
3. Select the or
symbol.
> Select the desired entry from the list.
Playback begins with the first track.
6. Select additional categories if desired.
The CD cover that belongs to the track appears
on the Control Display, possibly after a few
Not all categories need to be selected. For
seconds.
example, if all of the tracks by a certain artist
are to be displayed, call up that artist only.
Track search
All of the tracks by that artist are then dis-
played.
Selection is possible via:
7. "Start play"
> Playback lists
> Information: music style, artist; if applicable,
Restarting a track search
composer, album, track.
"New search"
> Additionally for USB devices: file directory;
if applicable, composer.
Playback lists
Track titles are displayed if they have been
To open playback lists.
stored in the Latin alphabet.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "External devices"
3. Select the or
symbol.
4.
"Playlists"
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Current playback
Video menu
List of tracks currently being played.
Symbol Format
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Next video file
2. "External devices"
Previous video file
3. Select the or
symbol.
It may be necessary to click the
4.
"Current playback"
symbol twice in order to play the
previous video file.
Random play sequence
The current list of tracks is played in random
Notes
sequence.
Do not expose the audio device to extreme
1. "CD/Multimedia"
environmental conditions, e.g. very high tem-
2. "External devices"
peratures, refer to the operating instructions of
the audio device.
3. Open "Options".
Depending on the configuration of the audio
4. "Random"
files, e.g. bit rates greater than 256 Kbit/s,
proper playback cannot always be ensured.
Fast forward/reverse
Press and hold the
button.
Information on connection
> The connected audio device is supplied
with a max. power of 500 mA if supported
Video playback
by the device. For this reason, do not con-
nect the device to a charging socket in the
Overview
vehicle; otherwise, it may not be possible to
Video playback possible via snap-in adapter.
ensure proper playback.
They can be operated via iDrive. Sound is
> Do not use force when plugging the con-
output over the vehicle speakers.
nector into the USB interface.
> Do not connect devices such as fans or
Playback
lamps to the USB audio interface.
For your own safety, the video image is only dis-
> Do not connect USB hard drives.
played up to approx. 2 mph/3 km/h and in some
market-specific versions, only with the parking
> Do not use the USB audio interface to
brake engaged or the selector lever of the auto-
recharge external devices.
matic transmission is in the park position.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Bluetooth audio
2. "External devices"
Overview
3. Select the
symbol.
> It is possible to use Bluetooth to play music
4.
"Video"
files from external devices, e.g. audio
5. Select the directory, if necessary.
devices or mobile phones.
To change to a higher level directory: move
Using a mobile phone as an audio source,
the controller to the left.
refer to page 178.
6. Select the desired video file to begin
> Bluetooth® is a registered trademark of
playback.
Bluetooth® SIG, Inc.
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> Sound is output over the vehicle speakers.
> The volume of the sound output depends
on the device. If necessary, change the
volume setting on the device.
> Up to four external devices can be paired
with the vehicle.
Requirements
> Suitable device. For information, go to
5.
To perform other operations on the device,
refer to the owner's manual for the device:
> Device operational.
e.g. search for and connect Bluetooth
> Ignition switched on.
device or a new device.
> Bluetooth activated in vehicle, refer to
The Bluetooth name of the vehicle appears
page 189, and in the device.
on the device's display.
> Activating Bluetooth audio, refer to
6.
Select the Bluetooth name of the vehicle on
page 189.
the device's display.
> Bluetooth presets in the device are
You will be prompted by iDrive or the device
required, e.g. connection not confirmed or
to enter the same Bluetooth passkey.
7.
Enter the passkey and confirm.
device.
> A number with at least 4 and at most
16 digits has been established as the
Bluetooth passkey. Only required once for
pairing.
Pairing and connecting
Only pair the device when the vehicle is
stopped; otherwise, inattention may lead
to endangerment of passengers or other road
users.<
8.
Select desired functions with which the
1. "CD/Multimedia"
device is to be connected, e.g. "Audio".
2. "Bluetooth® (audio)"
9.
"OK"
3. "Bluetooth® audio" if applicable
If the pairing was successful, the device is
displayed as connected.
4. "Add new phone"
symbol displayed in white: device is active
The Bluetooth name of the vehicle is
as an audio source.
displayed.
If the pairing was not successful: what to do if…,
refer to page 183.
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Playback
A device that has already been paired can be
connected as an active audio source.
General information
> The display of track information depends on
Connection is not possible if a data exchange is
the device.
currently taking place via a mobile phone that is
connected via Bluetooth.
> Operation via the device or iDrive are both
possible.
Prerequisite
> Playback is interrupted if a data exchange is
If necessary, activate the audio connection of
taking place with a mobile phone that is
the desired device from the list of paired
connected via Bluetooth.
devices.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Starting playback
1. Connect device.
2. "Bluetooth® (audio)"
2. "CD/Multimedia"
3. "Bluetooth® audio" if applicable
3. "External devices"
4. Select the desired device from the list of
paired devices.
4. Select the symbol.
5. Open "Options".
6. "Configure phone"
7. Activate "Audio".
8. "OK"
Connecting a device
1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "Bluetooth® (audio)"
3. "Bluetooth® audio" if applicable
5. Select the desired title from the list.
4. Select the desired device from the list of
paired devices.
Playback menu
Depending on the device, all functions may not
be available.
Symbol Function
Next track
Fast forward: press and hold the
symbol.
Previous track
Reverse: press and hold the symbol.
symbol displayed in white: device is active
as an audio source.
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Disconnecting an audio connection
Is the passkey input taking longer than
30 seconds? Repeat the pairing procedure.
1. "CD/Multimedia"
Are too many Bluetooth devices connected
2. "Bluetooth® (audio)"
to the device or to the vehicle? If necessary,
3. Select the desired device from the list of
delete the connections with other devices.
connected devices.
Is the mobile phone in power economy
4. Open "Options".
mode or does it only have a small amount of
5. "Configure phone"
battery charge remaining? Charge the
6. "Audio"
mobile phone in the snap-in adapter or via a
charging cable.
7. "OK"
Depending on the mobile phone, it may only
With a mobile phone, only the audio connection
be possible to connect one device to the
is disconnected. All other connections remain
vehicle. Unpair the connected device from
active.
the vehicle and only pair and connect one
device.
Unpairing device
Is the device no longer responding? Switch
1. "CD/Multimedia"
the device off and back on again.
2. "Bluetooth® (audio)"
Repeat the pairing procedure.
3. "Bluetooth® audio" if applicable
> No music can be played.
4. Highlight the device to be unpaired.
Start the program for playing music files on
5. Open "Options".
the device and if necessary, select a track
6. "Remove phone from list"
via the device.
Activate and deactivate the radio mute on
the radio control panel.
> Music files only play quietly.
Adjust volume settings on the device.
> Playback is interrupted by the press of a
button or other messages on the device.
Switch off key tones and other acoustic
signal on the device.
> Playback is interrupted by a phone call or
What to do if…
traffic report and does not automatically
Information about suitable devices is available
continue.
Activate and deactivate the radio mute on
Suitable mobile phones, refer to page 188.
the radio control panel.
> Device not supported by vehicle.
> Playback is not possible when the mobile
If necessary, perform a software update,
phone is connected via Bluetooth audio and
refer to page 184.
at the same time via the extended connec-
tivity of the music player in the mobile
> Device could not be paired or connected.
phone.
Do the Bluetooth passkeys on the device
and vehicle match? Enter the same passkey
on the device and via iDrive.
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