BMW 5 Series: Additional functions - Pairing/unpairing the mobile 
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Activating/deactivating the additional functions

Activate the functions before pairing to be able to use them in the vehicle. Information on suitable mobile phones, that support these functions.

1. "Telephone"
2. "Bluetooth® (phone)"
3. "Options" Open.
4. "Configure Bluetooth®"
5. Select the desired additional function.

▷ "Additional telephone"
▷ "Office"
▷ "Bluetooth® audio"

6. "OK"
As long as an additional function is deactivated, it cannot be assigned to a telephone.

Additional telephone

A mobile phone can be used as an additional telephone.

The additional telephone can be used to accept incoming calls. While a call is active on the additional telephone, incoming calls are displayed on the Control Display.

Audio source

A mobile phone can be used as an audio source.

Pairing and connecting cell phone

To avoid becoming distracted and posing Pairing the mobile phone
To avoid becoming distracted and posing an unnecessary hazard both to your own vehicle's occupants and to other road users, only pair the mobile phone while the vehicle is stationary.◀

Pair the vehicle entirely on the front or rear Control Display.

1. "Telephone"
2. "Bluetooth® (phone)"
3. "Add new phone"
The Bluetooth name of the vehicle is displayed.
4. To perform additional steps on the mobile phone, refer to the mobile phone operating instructions: e.g. search for or connect the Bluetooth device or a new device.
The Bluetooth name of the vehicle appears on the mobile phone display.
5. Select the Bluetooth name of the vehicle on the mobile phone display.
Prompt via iDrive or the mobile phone to enter the same Bluetooth passkey.
6. Enter the passkey and confirm.<>

7. Select the functions for which the mobile

7. Select the functions for which the mobile phone is to be used.
8. "OK"

If the pairing was successful, the mobile phone appears at the top of the list of mobile phones.

The functions supported by the mobile phone and audio device are displayed as symbols when paired.

White symbol: the function is active.

Gray symbol: the function is inactive.

Four mobile phones can be paired with the vehicle

Four mobile phones can be paired with the vehicle at once. Three mobile phones can be connected with the vehicle at once.

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