1. "My Vehicle"
2. "iDrive settings"
3. "Data privacy"
4. "Delete personal data"
5. "Delete personal data"
7. Exit and lock the vehicle.
After 15 minutes, the deletion process is com‐
If not all of the data was deleted, repeat the dele‐
Switch on the drive-ready state to cancel dele‐
tion of the data.
Various connection types are available for using
mobile devices in the vehicle. The connection
type to select depends on the mobile device and
the desired function.
The following overview shows possible functions
and the suitable connection types for them. The
scope of functions depends on the mobile de‐
Making calls via the hands-free
Using phone functions via iDrive.
Using the smartphone Office
Playing music from the smart‐
phone or the audio player.
Using compatible apps via
USB storage device:
Exporting and importing driver
Performing software updates.
Exporting and importing stored
Playing videos from the smart‐
phone or the USB storage de‐
Using the vehicle Internet ac‐
Use Apple CarPlay apps via
iDrive and voice operation.
Showing the smartphone display
on the Control Display.
The following connection types require one-time
pairing with the vehicle:
▷ WiFi hotspot.
▷ Apple CarPlay.
▷ Screen Mirroring.
Paired devices are automatically recognized later
on and connected to the vehicle.
Operating the integrated information systems
and communication devices while driving can
distract from traffic. It is possible to lose control
of the vehicle. There is a risk of an accident.
Only use the systems or devices when the traf‐
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