2019 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #56

Posted on 21 Feb, 2020
Model: 2019 BMW X3
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Voice activation system
Vehicle features and
This chapter describes all standard, country-spe‐
cific and optional features offered with the series.
It also describes features that are not necessarily
available in your vehicle, e. g., due to the selected
options or country versions. This also applies to
safety-related functions and systems. When us‐
ing these functions and systems, the applicable
laws and regulations must be observed.
Most functions displayed on the Control Display
can be operated by voice commands via the
voice activation system. The system supports
you with announcements during input.
General information
Functions that can only be used when the ve‐
hicle is stationary can only be operated via
the voice activation system to a limited ex‐
The system uses a special microphone on
the driver's side.
›...‹ in the Owner's Manual denotes verbal in‐
structions to use with the voice activation
Say the commands, numbers, and letters
smoothly and with normal volume, emphasis,
and speed.
Always say commands in the language of the
voice activation system.
Functional requirements
To enable voice command recognition, a lan‐
guage must be set via iDrive that is supported by
the voice activation system.
To set the language, refer to page 59.
Using the voice activation
Activating the voice activation
1. Press the button on the steering
2. Wait for the signal.
3. Say the command.
The symbol on the Control Display indi‐
cates that voice activation system is ac‐
No other commands may be available. In this
case, operate the function via iDrive.
Terminating the voice activation
Press the button on the steering wheel
or ›Cancel‹.
Using a smartphone via voice
A smartphone connected to the vehicle can be
used via voice activation.
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