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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    Beverage Holders
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