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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Selecting recognition User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Selecting recognition User Manual

Selecting recognition

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right.
    As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  4. “Driver recognition”
  5. Select the desired setting:
    • “with vehicle key”
      The vehicle key that is recognized in the car’s interior is assigned to the driver profile. If multiple vehicle keys are detected, the unintended vehicle keys must be removed from the car’s interior.
    • “With Digital Key”
      The digital key that is recognized in the car’s interior is assigned to the driver profile. If multiple digital keys are detected, the unintended digital keys must be removed from the car’s interior.
  6. “Activate linkage”

As soon as the vehicle detects the vehicle key or the digital key, the corresponding driver profile will be activated. If the vehicle key or the smartphone with the digital key is not carried with you or not recognized, the driver profile can only be selected on the Welcome screen when a PIN has been set up.

Setting up a PIN

A driver profile with recognition cannot be activated without a vehicle key and without a digital key.

In this case, a PIN can be set up to activate the driver profile.

Countries in which ConnectedDrive is not available: If a PIN was not set up or the PIN is not known, the driver profile cannot be activated.
Countries in which ConnectedDrive is available: If a PIN was not set up or the PIN is not known, the driver’s profile can be activated with the access data of the corresponding ConnectedDrive account.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
  3.  Tilt the Controller to the right.
    As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  4. “Driver recognition”
  5. “using PIN”

Changing/canceling the recognition function

When another vehicle key or another digital key is assigned to a driver profile, the current assignment must be canceled first.

  1.  “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right.
    As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  4. “Driver recognition”
  5. Select the desired setting:
    • “with vehicle key”
    • “With Digital Key”
  6. “Activate linkage”

When the vehicle and vehicle key will be handed over, such as for maintenance, carry out the fol‐lowing steps first:

  1. Setting up PIN.
  2. Canceling recognition using the vehicle key.
  3. Switching to the guest profile.

The handed over vehicle key can then no longer be used to access the personal driver profile.

Selecting a driver profile

Depending on the recognition setting, the driver profile will be selected automatically.
If the guest profile is active, the driver profile will be selected on the Welcome screen or via iDrive. A PIN may have to be entered.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
    As an alternative for Steps 1 and 2, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  3. Select driver profile.
  4. “OK”

All settings stored in the selected driver profile are automatically applied.

Switching synchronization with the ConnectedDrive account on/off

The settings stored in the driver’s profile are synchronized with the personal ConnectedDrive account. This means that it is possible to use the personal settings in other BMW vehicles with ConnectedDrive access as well if this function is supported.

The synchronization with the ConnectedDrive account is enabled when a driver profile is created or via iDrive:

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right.
    As an alternative to Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  4. “Settings”
  5. “Synchronize driver profile”
  6. “Synchronize driver profile”

Renaming a driver profile

Non-ConnectedDrive countries:

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
    As an alternative for Steps 1 and 2, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  3. Select driver profile.
  4. “Settings”
  5. Enter a profile name.
  6. Select the icon.

ConnectedDrive countries:
The name of the driver profile is transferred from the ConnectedDrive account. Changes for the profile name must be made in the Connected‐Drive account.

Selecting a profile picture

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Driver profiles”
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right.
    As an alternative for Steps 1 to 3, the profile image can be tapped in the top status bar.
  4. “Avatar”
  5. Select the desired profile picture.

ConnectedDrive countries:
The profile image is transferred from the ConnectedDrive customer portal or the BMW app

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Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 User Manual

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