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Find the latest information related to BMW ConnectedDrive functionality and features on mobile phones and other smart devices.

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In the "Settings" menu within the "More" tab, select the option for low battery consumption. Note that this will disable some app functions or reduce their quality.
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No. Once the Digital Key is recognized, it can be removed and the engine can be started within 10 seconds.
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It is recommended that you remove all Digital Keys in the BMW Connected app before deinstalling it, e. g. when you plan to sell the smartphone.
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Yes. You can use the supplied Digital Key Card to unlock and start your vehicle.
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No, only a use via an Apple iPhone is possible.
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Yes. BMW recommends reloading the BMW Download Manager for each USB Map Update from BMW ConnectedDrive in order to guarantee optimum data transfer.
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The data volume of a BMW Remote Software Upgrade is up to 1.0 GB. The memory space of your smartphone is only needed until the data transfer into your vehicle and is automatically deleted from the smartphone after uploading to the vehicle.
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If no Wi-Fi is available, the app uses mobile data for some features. In particular, when using the map on the "Destinations" tab, mobile data could be used to download additional map levels and information. However, if possible, the map is buffered in order to reduce the amount of mobile data consumed.
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Depending on the model, the Digital Key can be used up to 8 to 20 hours after the smartphone has been switched off.
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