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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    Avoiding unintentional alarms
    The tilt alarm sensor and interior motion sensor can be switched off together, such as in the following situations: ▷ In automatic car washes. ▷ In duplex garages. ▷ During tr ...

    Deleting old transmitter codes
    The control unit of the remote keyless entry system has four memory locations to store transmitter codes, giving it the ability to operate with up to four transmitters. When you lose a transmitter ...

    Auto-dimming mirror with compass (if equipped)
    1) LED 2) Switch 3) Sensor 4) Compass display The auto-dimming mirror has an anti-glare feature which automatically reduces glare coming from headlights of vehicles behind you. It also contain ...