BMW 3 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 3: Displaying Points of Interest on the map


The Points of Interest categories can be displayed on the map as symbols.

Selecting categories

1. Press the button on the Controller.

2. Move the Controller to the right.

3. "Settings".

4. "Map settings".

5. "Points of interest on the map".

6. Select the desired setting.

The display in the function bar of the map view can be switched on and off.

For vehicles with charging socket: charging station display

General information

Depending on the equipment, different symbols indicate charging stations in the map view:

  • AC charging stations.
  • DC charging stations, where AC charging may also be possible.
  • ChargeNow charging stations, can be used with a valid ChargeNow contract via ChargeNow card or possibly the ChargeNow app.

Availability indicator of charging stations

Depending on the equipment, the country-specific version and available online data, a colored symbol designates the utilization of the charging station.

Even with the most up-to-date online data, the information on the utilization of the charging station may have changed.

The availability display for the charging stations can be activated or deactivated via the online destinations/information.



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