BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Starting Installation User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Starting Installation User Manual

Starting installation

The upgrade can be installed when all prerequisites have been met.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Remote Software Upgrade”
  5. “Start upgrade now”
    Follow the instructions on the Control Display.

Functional limitations

During the upgrade, the majority of functions is temporarily unavailable, for instance:

  1. Hazard warning system.
  2. Central locking system and, if necessary, Comfort Access.
  3. Parking lights.
  4. Horn.
  5. Alarm system.
  6. Emergency call.
  7. Power windows.
  8. Operation of the tailgate.
  9. Glass sunroof.
  10. Checking the fuel filler flap lock.

The driver’s door can be locked and unlocked from the outside using the integrated key.

After successful upgrade
The vehicle can be used again immediately.
Booked services, such as RTTI or Remote Services, will be reactivated automatically during the next trip.
After an extended stationary period, charge the vehicle battery with an extended drive.

Malfunction
In the event of a malfunction, follow the instructions on the controlled display or in the BMW app.
If the malfunction cannot be remedied, contact a dealer’s service center or another qualified service center or repair shop.

Validity of the Owner’s Manual

Production of the vehicle
At the time of production at the plant, the printed Owner’s Manual is the most current resource.

After a software update in the vehicle

After a vehicle software update, such as via Re‐mote Software Upgrade, the Integrated Owner’s Manual for the vehicle will contain the latest information. This chapter describes all standard, country-specific and optional features offered by the series. It also describes features and functions that are not necessarily available in your vehicle, e.g., due to the selected options or country versions. This also applies to safety-related functions and systems. When using these functions and systems, the applicable laws and regulations must be observed.

Setting the time zone

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5.  “Time zone:”
  6. Select the desired setting.

Setting the time

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5. “Time:”
  6. Turn the Controller until the desired hours are displayed.
  7. Press the Controller.
  8. Turn the Controller until the desired minutes are displayed.
  9. “OK”

Setting the time format

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5. “Time format:”
  6. Select the desired setting.

Automatic time setting

Depending on your vehicle’s optional features, the time, date and, if needed, the time zone are updated automatically.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5. “Automatic time setting”

Date

Setting the date

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5. “Date:”
  6. Turn the Controller until the desired day is displayed.
  7. Press the Controller.
  8. Make the settings for the month and year.
  9. “OK”

Setting the date format

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Date and time”
  5. “Date format:”
  6. Select the desired setting.

Language

Setting the system language

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Language”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Setting the units of measurement

Depending on the country version, you can set the units of measurement for some values, for instance consumption, distances, and temperatures.

  1.  “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Units”
  5. Select the desired menu item.
  6. Select the desired setting.

Driver Attention Camera

Principle
A camera that monitors driver activity is located in the instrument cluster. The camera evaluates the head position and eye opening and uses the data to analyze the attention of the driver. This system supports various vehicle assistance systems, e.g.:

  • Fatigue alert.
  • Steering and traffic jam assistant with Ex‐tended Traffic Jam Assistant.

Activating/deactivating

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4.  “Driver Attention Camera”
  5. Select the desired setting.

System limits

The Driver Attention Camera may not be fully functional in the following situations:

  • When the Driver Attention Camera is covered by the steering wheel rim.
  • When the driver is wearing infrared impermeable sunglasses.

Trip data settings

Principle
The intervals in which the trip data will be reset can be configured.

Resetting trip data

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. “Reset trip data”
  5. Select the desired setting.

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Reference Links

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

Download Manuals: https://www.bmwusa.com/owners-manuals.html

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