BMW 5 Series: Displaying the button assignment - Programmable memory 
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Use a finger to touch the buttons. Do not wear gloves or use objects.

The key assignment is displayed at the top edge of the screen.

Displaying the button assignment
Displaying the button assignment

▷ To display short information: touch the button.
▷ To display detailed information: touch the button for an extended period.

    Running a function
    Press the button. The function will run immediately. This means, for example, that the number is dialed when a phone number is selected. ...

    Deleting the button assignments
    1. Press buttons 1 and 8 simultaneously for approx. five seconds. 2. "OK" ...

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