BMW 5 Series: Saving a function - Programmable memory 
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1. Highlight the function via the iDrive.

2. the desired button for more Press the desired button for more than 2 seconds.

    General information
    The iDrive functions can be stored on the programmable memory buttons and called up directly, e.g., radio stations, navigation destinations, phone numbers and entry points into the menu. The ...

    Running a function
    Press the button. The function will run immediately. This means, for example, that the number is dialed when a phone number is selected. ...

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    Important safety notes
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    Air flow control
    Press the air flow control buttons to manually control air flow and select the air outlet: — Air flows from center and side vents. — Air flows from center and side vents and foot outlets. ...