BMW 5 Series: General information - Programmable memory 
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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 settings are stored for the remote control currently in use.

    Saving a function
    1. Highlight the function via the iDrive. 2. Press the desired button for more than 2 seconds. ...

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    Battery Replacement
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