BMW 5 Series: Profile management - Personal Profile - Opening and closing - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Profile management

Opening the profiles

A different profile can be called up than the one associated with the remote control currently in use.

1. "Settings"
2. "Profiles"

3. Select a profile.

3. Select a profile.

The profile that is opened is assigned to the remote control currently in use.

Renaming profiles

1. "Settings"
2. "Profiles"

The current profile is selected.

3. "Options" Open.
4. "Rename current profile"

Resetting profiles

Resetting profiles

The settings of the active profile are reset to their default values.

1. Switch on the ignition.
2. "Settings"
3. "Profiles"

The current profile is selected.

4. "Options" Open.
5. "Reset current profile"

Importing profiles

Existing settings and contacts are overwritten with the imported profile.

1. "Settings" 2. "Profiles"
3. "Import profile"

4. USB interface: "USB

4. USB interface: "USB device"

Exporting profiles

Most settings of the active profile and the saved contacts can be exported.

This can be useful for storing and opening personal settings, e.g. if settings are accidentally changed or deleted.

1. "Settings"
2. "Profiles"
3. "Export profile"
4. USB interface "USB device"

Using the guest profile

The guest profile can be used to make individual settings without affecting the three Personal Profiles.

This can be useful for drivers who are using the vehicle temporarily and do not have their own profile.

1. "Settings" 2. "Profiles"
3. The current profile is selected.
4. Open "Guest".
5. Create the settings.

Note: the guest profile cannot be renamed.

Display profile list during start

The profile list can be displayed during each start for selecting the desired profile.

1. "Settings"
2. "Profiles"
3. "Options" Open.
4. "Display user list at startup"

    Transmitting the settings
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    Personal Profile settings
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