BMW 5 Series: Environmental conditions - Voice activation system - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Environmental conditions

▷ Say the commands, numbers, and letters smoothly and with normal volume, emphasis, and speed.
▷ Always say commands in the language of the voice activation system.
▷ When selecting a radio station, use the common pronunciation of the station name:

›Station ...‹ e. g. Classic Radio station ▷ Keep the doors, windows, and glass sunroof closed to prevent noise interference.

▷ Avoid making other noise in the vehicle while speaking.

    Notes on Emergency Requests
    Do not use the voice activation system to initiate an Emergency Request. In stressful situations, the voice and vocal pitch can change. This can unnecessarily delay the establishment of a teleph ...

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    “Phonebook” (phones without automatic phonebook download function)
    NOTE: The “Transfer Entry” command is not available when the vehicle is moving. For phones that do not support automatic download of the phonebook (PBAP Bluetooth profile), the “Phonebook ...

    Wet brakes
    When the vehicle is washed or driven through water, the brakes may get wet. As a result, your braking distance will be longer and the vehicle may pull to one side during braking. To dry the brakes ...

    Tire rotation
    Vehicles equipped with 4 non-unidirectional tires 1) Front Vehicles equipped with unidirectional tires 1) Front Tire wear varies from wheel to wheel. To maximize the life of each tire and ensu ...