BMW 5 Series: AUX-IN port - External devices - CD/multimedia - Entertainment - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: AUX-IN port

At a glance

▷ For connecting audio devices, e.g., MP3 player. The sound is output on the vehicle loudspeakers.
▷ Recommendation: use medium tone and volume settings on the audio device. The tone depends on the quality of the audio files.

Connecting

The AUX-IN port is located in the center armrest.

The AUX-IN port is located in the center armrest.

Connect the headphones or line-out connector of the device to the jack plug.

Playback

1. Connect the audio device, switch it on and select a track on the audio device.
2. "CD/Multimedia"
3. If necessary "External devices".
4. Volume"AUX front"

Volume

The volume of the sound output is dependent 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 the volume

1. "CD/Multimedia"
2. If necessary "External devices".
3. 4. "Volume" "AUX front"
4. "Volume"

5. Turn the controller until the desired volume

5. Turn the controller until the desired volume is set and press the controller.

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