BMW 3 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 3: Voice activation system

Concept

The voice activation system can be used to operate functions with spoken commands. The system supports you with announcements during input.

The voice control system and the feedback it provides are not a substitute for the printed or Integrated Owner's Manual.

General information

  • Functions that can only be used when the vehicle is stationary can only be operated via the voice activation system to a limited extent.
  • The system includes special microphones on the driver side and the front passenger side.
  • ›...‹ denotes commands to use with the voice activation system.

Functional requirements

  • A language must be set via iDrive that is supported by the voice activation system.
  • Always say commands in the language of the voice activation system.

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 Activating the voice activation system

General information There are various methods for activating the voice activation feature: Press the button on the steering wheel. Say the wake word ›Hello BMW‹ or a personal wake word. Th

 Possible commands

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 Adjusting

Setting the language The language to be used for voice activation and system announcements can be set. Via iDrive: 1. "CAR". 2. "Settings". 3. "General settings". 4. "Language". 5. "System languag

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 Spoken instructions

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