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BMW 3: Programmable memory buttons

General information

The iDrive functions can be stored on the programmable memory buttons and called up directly, for instance radio stations, navigation destinations, phone numbers and menu entries or pages in the Integrated Owner's Manual.

Settings are stored for the driver profile currently used.

Overview

iDrive

  1. Programmable memory buttons

Storing a function

A function can be stored on a programmable memory button. A button with a stored function can be overwritten with another function.

1. Select function via iDrive.

2. Press and hold the desired button until the displayed bar on the Control Display has loaded completely.

Executing a function

Press the button.

The function will work immediately. This means, for instance that the number is dialed when a phone number is selected.

Displaying the key assignment

Touch buttons with finger. Do not wear gloves or use objects.

The button assignment is displayed at the top edge of screen.

Deleting all button assignments

All button assignments can be deleted.

1. Press and hold buttons 1 and 8 at the same time.

2. "OK".

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