With Steptronic transmission: in the
wireless charging tray
1. Open the tray cover.
2. Place the display key into the middle of the
wireless charging tray in front of the cup hold‐
Ensure that the display is facing up.
3. Close the tray cover.
A Check Control message is displayed.
BMW display key detection by the vehicle may
malfunction under the following circumstances:
▷ The battery of the display key is discharged.
Charge the battery, refer to page 83.
▷ Interference of the radio connection from
transmission towers or other equipment with
high transmitting power.
▷ Shielding of the display key due to metal ob‐
▷ Interference of the radio connection from mo‐
bile phones or other electronic devices in di‐
▷ Interference of radio transmission by a charg‐
ing process of mobile devices, for instance
charging of a mobile phone.
Do not transport the display key together with
metal objects or electronic devices.
In the case of interference, the vehicle can also
be unlocked and locked from the outside with
the mechanical key.
Switching on drive-ready state via
emergency detection of the BMW
It is not possible to switch on the drive-ready
state if the display key has not been detected.
Proceed as follows in this case:
Hold the display key with its back against the
marked area on the steering column. Pay at‐
tention to the display in the instrument clus‐
2. If the display key is detected:
Switch on drive-ready state within 10 sec‐
If the display key is not detected, slightly change
the position of the display key and repeat the
Resetting the BMW display key
If the charged display key cannot be switched on
anymore or if the display does not respond to
entries anymore, the display key can be reset.
Press and hold the button on the left side of the
display key for at least 20 seconds, until some‐
thing appears on the display.
The driver's door can be locked and unlocked
without remote control using the integrated key.
The integrated key also fits the glove compart‐
Opening and closing
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