Vehicle features and
This chapter describes all standard, country-spe‐
cific and optional features offered with the series.
It also describes features and functions 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 sys‐
tems. When using these functions and systems,
the applicable laws and regulations must be ob‐
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
Update the software.
Exporting and importing stored
Playing videos from the smart‐
phone or the USB device.
Using the vehicle Internet ac‐
Using Apple CarPlay apps via
iDrive and voice operation.
The following connection types require one-time
pairing with the vehicle:
▷ WiFi hotspot.
▷ Apple CarPlay.
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 accident. Only
use the systems or devices when the traffic sit‐
uation allows. As warranted, stop and use the
systems and devices while the vehicle is sta‐
AT A GLANCE
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