BMW 5 Series: Audio playback - CD/DVD - CD/multimedia - Entertainment - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Audio playback

Selecting the track using the button

until the Press the button repeatedly until the desired track is played.

Selecting a track via iDrive

Audio CDs

Select the desired track to begin playback

Select the desired track to begin playback

CDs/DVDs with compressed audio files

Depending on the data, some letters and numbers of the CD/DVD may not be displayed correctly.

1. Select the directory if necessary.

To go up a level in the directory: move the controller to the left.

2. Select the desired track to begin playback.

2. Select the desired track to begin playback.

Displaying information on the track

Displaying information on the track

If information about a track has been stored, it is

If information about a track has been stored, it is displayed automatically:

▷ Interpret.
▷ Album track.
▷ Number of tracks on the CD/DVD.
▷ File name of track.

Random playback

1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. "CD/DVD"
3. Select the desired CD or DVD.
4. "Options" Open.
5. "Random"

CDs/DVDs with compressed audio files: All

CDs/DVDs with compressed audio files: All tracks in the selected directory are played in random order.

Random mode is switched off when the audio source is changed and the ignition is switched off.

Fast forward/reverse

Automatic repeat Press and hold the button.

Automatic repeat

The selected CDs or DVDs are repeated automatically.

    Playback
    Loading the CD/DVD player Insert the CD/DVD with the printed side up. Playback begins automatically. Reading can take a few minutes with compressed audio files. Starting playback A CD/DVD is lo ...

    Video playback
    Country codes Only DVDs with the code of the home region can be played back; also refer to the information on the DVD. Playback The video image is displayed on the front Control Display u ...

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