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Get information and instructions related to the operation of BMW ConnectedDrive in your vehicle.

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Yes. The BMW Digital Charging Service gives top priority to fully charging the battery at the set time of departure. However, the period between plugging in and the set departure time must be sufficient to fill the battery of your BMW i or BMW i Performance Vehicle with the maximum available charging power.
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Yes, your navigation system remains fully available during the USB map update of BMW ConnectedDrive. However, the USB memory with the new navigation data must remain connected to the vehicle.
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No. The BMW Digital Charging Service is basically vehicle-related. 
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The BMW Operating System 7.0 identifies you with the help of your driver profile and accepts numerous defaults such as your BMW ConnectedDrive account. Activate your driver profile for purchases in the BMW ConnectedDrive Store. 
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Technical requirement for the use of the BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant in the vehicle is a BMW Live Cockpit Professional with a fully digital instrument display. In order to use all functions (e.g. In-Car Experiences) the BMW Connected Package Professional (SA 6C3/ SA 6C4) is required as well. Prices, offers and runtimes may vary depending on country and vehicle.
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Depending on the ConnectedDrive Service usage by the driver, this is usually decided by the vehicle itself.
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The service quality of the BMW Connected online applications is significantly influenced by the coverage of mobile networks and the current reception quality. Even if your smartphone displays a good signal strength from your provider, this does not necessarily mean that the BMW Connected service quality is also good.
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The widgets in the main menu of your BMW iDrive control system display live content such as communication, media/radio, clock, navigation, sports displays, route preview, traffic, position and driving information.
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Your vehicle detects every type of accident via sensors. Even in light collisions without visible damage and below the triggering threshold of the airbags. After such an accident, your vehicle will show you a corresponding Check Control message and, if you wish, start the BMW Accident Call with the BMW Roadside Assistance.
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To use the "Offboard Voice Processing" function, your vehicle requires one of the options BMW Navigation System Business (SA 606), BMW Navigation System Professional (SA 609) or a BMW Live Cockpit (SA 6U1/2/3).
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Yes. For vehicles more than three years after the start of production, BMW Remote Software Upgrades will only appear in exceptional cases and for the safety of your vehicle.
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Yes. You can activate various Digital Keys for all your compatible vehicles on your smartphone.
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Depending on the model, the "intelligent emergency call" has already been activated for current vehicles since March 2013 when they are delivered. We therefore recommend that you do not object to the activation of the ConnectedDrive Services when purchasing your BMW. Only in this way, comprehensive and fast help can be provided in case of an emergency call.
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Yes. Only some apps like Glympse or the BMW M Laptimer do not work at the same time.
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Yes. The BMW iDrive Controller, steering wheel buttons and touch screen make it easy to make and receive calls.
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New content and apps work even after an update. BMW is only responsible for the Apple CarPlay interface with the vehicle, not the content. 
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It is possible that your vehicle does not have a mobile network connection , for example in underground parking garages. Move the vehicle to a different location and update the BMW Services again.
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Yes, the "Screen Mirroring" function transfers the contents of your smartphone to the screens of your rear seat entertainment system.
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All BMW models equipped with the 6AK ("ConnectedDrive Services") or 6NR ("Apps") option and the Navigation System Professional or Business can use all functions with a smartphone and the BMW Connected App.
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This is due to technical reasons and does not affect any other functions of your smartphone in connection with the vehicle.
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