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BMW 3: Displays and control elements

BMW 3 Series G20 (2018-2023) Owners Manual / Entering / Displays and control elements

In the vicinity of the steering wheel

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  1. Light switch element
  2. Turn signal indicator, high beams
  3. Instrument cluster
  4. Wipers

Indicator/warning lights

Instrument cluster

The indicator/warning lights can light up in a variety of combinations and colors.

Several of the lights are checked for proper functioning and light up temporarily when the engine is started or standby state is switched on.

Driver's door

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  1. Power windows
  2. Central locking system
  3. Seats, comfort features
  4. Exterior mirrors
  5. Opening/closing trunk lid

Switch console

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  1. Selector lever/gearshift lever
  2. Controller
  3. Parking brake, Automatic Hold
  4. Driving Dynamics Control
  5. Start/Stop button
  6. Assistance systems

iDrive

Concept

iDrive includes a large number of functions.

These functions can be operated via the Controller and, depending on the equipment version, via touchscreen, voice activation system or gesture control.

Buttons on the Controller

Opens the main menu.

Opens the Apps menu.

Opens the Communication menu.

Opens the Media/Radio menu.

Opens destination input menu for navigation.

Opens navigation map.

Opens the previous display.

Opens the Options menu.

Voice activation

Activating the voice activation system

1. Press the button on the steering wheel.

2. Wait for the signal.

3. Say the command.

The symbol on the Control Display indicates that the voice activation system is active.

If no other commands are possible, operate the function via iDrive.

Terminating the voice activation system

Press the button on the steering wheel or ›Cancel‹.

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