BMW 5 Series: Notes on Emergency 
Requests - Voice activation system - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: 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 telephone connection.

Instead, use the SOS button, in the vicinity of the interior mirror.

    Adjusting the volume
    Turn the volume button while giving an instruction until the desired volume is set. ▷ The volume remains constant even if the volume of other audio sources is changed. ▷ The volume i ...

    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 se ...

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    Storing settings
    With the memory function, you can store up to three different settings, e.g. for three different people. The following settings are stored as a single memory preset:  - position of the se ...

    Convenience Net
    Use the convenience net located in the trunk to store small loads as far forward as possible. The net should not be used to store heavy loads. Attach the net so the opening is facing up. Atta ...

    Canceling Parking Guidance
    •► Press the PARKTRONIC button on the center console (Y page 194). Parking Guidance is canceled immediately and PARKTRONIC is deactivated. Parking Guidance is canceled automatically if ...