2019 BMW X3 — Owner's Manual – Page #67

Posted on 21 Feb, 2020
Model: 2019 BMW X3
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WiFi hotspot
General information
Up to 8 devices can be connected with the hot‐
spot of the vehicle at the same time.
Functional requirements
Compatible device, refer to page 64, with
WiFi interface.
WiFi activated on the device.
Registration and data contract with a service
provider where required.
Internet use is activated for the vehicle.
Standby state switched on.
Activating the WiFi hotspot
Via iDrive:
"My Vehicle"
2. "iDrive settings"
3. "Mobile devices"
4. "Settings"
5. "Internet hotspot"
Connecting device to WiFi hotspot
Via iDrive:
"My Vehicle"
2. "iDrive settings"
3. "Mobile devices"
4. "Connect new device"
5. "Internet hotspot"
Hotspot name and hotspot code are dis‐
played on the Control Display.
6. Search for WiFi networks on the device. Se‐
lect network name on the device.
7. Enter hotspot code on the device and con‐
The device is displayed in the device list, refer to
page 69.
The initial Internet use via the hotspot requires a
registration and possibly a data volume purchase
from a service provider.
Depending on the country version, data volume
can be purchased via the connected mobile de‐
vice or from the ConnectedDrive Store.
All devices connected via the hotspot use this
data volume.
The network name and hotspot code can be
changed. In addition, the network name can be
hidden so that it cannot be found by other devi‐
Via iDrive:
"My Vehicle"
2. "iDrive settings"
3. "Mobile devices"
Press button.
"Change hotspot key"
Enter the desired hotspot code.
"Change hotspot name"
Enter the desired network name.
"Hide hotspot"
Activate or deactivate the function.
6. Confirm the entry of the hotspot code or net‐
work name:
Select the symbol.
Apple CarPlay preparation
CarPlay allows certain functions of a compatible
Apple iPhone to be used via Siri voice operation
and iDrive.
Functional requirements
Compatible iPhone, refer to page 64.
iPhone 5 or later with iOS 7.1 or later.
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