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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