BMW 5 Series: Navigation data - Navigation - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Navigation data

Information on the navigation data

1. "Navigation"
2. "Options" Open.
3. "Navigation system version": information on the data version is displayed.

Updating the navigation data

General information

Navigation data and authorization codes are available from your service center. Navigation data are stored in the vehicle and can be updated.

▷ Depending on the data volume, a data update may take several hours.
▷ Update during the trip to preserve battery.
▷ During the update, only the basic functions of the navigation system are available.
▷ The status of the update can be viewed.
▷ The system restarts after the update.
▷ The data carrier with the navigation data can be removed after the update is complete.

Perform an update

1. Insert the navigation DVD into the DVD player with the labeled side facing up.
2. Follow the instructions on the Control Display.
3. Enter the authorization code of the navigation DVD and change the DVD if needed.
After interrupting your trip, follow the instructions on the Control Display.

Viewing the status

1. 2. "Navigation update" Press the button
2. "Navigation update"

Destination guidance with traffic bulletins
Detour suggestions from the navigation system can be manually accepted in the semi-dynamic destination guidance. In the dynamic destination guidance, they are automatically accepted in the rou ...

What to do if...
▷ The current transmission position cannot be displayed? The vehicle is located in an unrecognized region, is in a poor reception area, or the system is currently determining the position ...

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