BMW 5 Series: Using voice activation - Voice activation system - At a glance - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Using voice activation

Activating the voice activation system

1. the button on the steering Press the button on the steering wheel.
2. Wait for the signal.
3. Say the command.

The command is displayed in the instrument cluster.

cluster indicates This symbol in the instrument cluster indicates that the voice activation system is active.

If no other commands are available, operate the function in this case via iDrive.

Terminating the voice activation system

steering Briefly press the button on the steering wheel or ›Cancel‹.

    Requirements
    Via the Control Display, set a language that is also supported by the voice activation system so that the spoken commands can be identified. Set the language ...

    Possible commands
    Most menu items on the Control Display can be voiced as commands. The available commands depend on which menu is currently displayed on the Control Display. There are short commands for function ...

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