Place the remote control down at a different
In the case of interference, the vehicle can be
unlocked and locked from the outside with the
integrated key, refer to page 70.
Switching the drive-ready state on
via emergency detection of the
It is not possible to switch on the drive-ready
state if the remote control has not been de‐
Proceed as follows in this case:
Hold the remote control with its back against
the marked area on the steering column. Pay
attention to the display in the instrument
2. If the remote control is detected:
Switch on drive-ready state within 10 sec‐
If the remote control is not detected, slightly
change the position of the remote control and re‐
peat the procedure.
Frequently Asked Questions
What precautions can be taken to be able to
open a vehicle with an accidentally locked in re‐
▷ The options provided by the Remote Serv‐
ices of the BMW Connected app include the
ability to lock and unlock a vehicle.
This requires an active BMW Connected‐
Drive contract and the BMW Connected app
must be installed on a smartphone.
▷ Unlocking the vehicle can be requested via
the BMW ConnectedDrive Call Center.
An active BMW ConnectedDrive contract is
The driver's door can be locked and unlocked
without the remote control using the integrated
The integrated key also fits the glove compart‐
For some country versions, unlocking from the
inside is only possible with special knowledge.
Persons who spend a lengthy time in the vehi‐
cle while being exposed to extreme tempera‐
tures are at risk of injury or death. Do not lock
the vehicle from the outside when there are
people in it.
The door lock is permanently joined with the
door. The door handle can be moved. When
pulling the door handle with the integrated key
inserted, paint or the integrated key can be
damaged. There is a risk of damage to prop‐
erty. Remove the integrated key before pulling
the outside door handle.
Opening and closing
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