BMW 5 Series: Changing between panels - Operating concept - iDrive - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Changing between panels

After a menu item is selected, e.g., "Radio", a new panel is displayed. Panels can overlap.

▷ Move the controller to the left.

The current panel is closed and the previous panel is displayed.

The previous panel is opened again by pressing the BACK button. In this case, the current panel is not closed.

▷ Move the controller to the right.

A new panel is opened on top of the previous display.

White arrows pointing to the left or right indicate

White arrows pointing to the left or right indicate that additional panels can be opened.

    Selecting menu items
    Menu items shown in white can be selected. 1. Turn the controller until the desired menu item is highlighted. 2. Press the controller. Menu items in the Owner's Manual In the Owner's Manual, m ...

    View of an opened
    When a menu is opened, it generally opens with the panel that was last selected in that menu. To display the first panel of a menu: ▷ Move the controller to the left repeatedly until the ...

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