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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Unlocking and locking User Manual

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BMW 3 Series 2020-2023 Unlocking and locking User Manual

Unlocking and locking

Doors

  1.  “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Key button settings”
  4. Select the icon.
  5. Select the desired setting:
  • “Driver’s door only”
    Only the driver’s door and the fuel filler flap are unlocked. Pressing again unlocks the entire vehicle.
  • “All doors”
    The entire vehicle is unlocked.

Confirmation signals from the vehicle

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4. Deactivate or activate the desired confirmation signals:
  • “Flash when locking/unlocking” Unlocking is signaled by blinking twice, locking by blinking once.
  • With alarm system:
    “Sound when locking/unlocking” Unlocking is confirmed with two sound signals, locking is confirmed with one sound signal.

Folding mirrors in automatically

  1. . “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4. “Fold mirrors in when locked”

Automatic unlocking

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4. Select the desired setting:
  5. “Unlock doors when in Park”
  •  “Unlock at end of trip”
    After drive-ready state is switched off by pressing the Start/Stop button, the locked vehicle is automatically unlocked.

Automatic locking

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4. “Lock in a few minutes”
    The vehicle locks automatically after a while if no door is opened after unlocking.

Trunk lid

Trunk lid and doors
You can set up if only the trunk lid will be unlocked or if the doors will also be unlocked when the trunk lid is unlocked
Depending on the vehicle equipment and country version, this setting may not be offered.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3.  “Key button settings”
  4. Select the icon.
    The text next to the icon indicates the current setting.
  5. Select the desired setting:
    •  “Tailgate”
      Depending on the equipment, the trunk lid will be unlocked or opened.
    •  “Tailgate and door(s)”
      Depending on the equipment, the trunk lid will be unlocked or opened and the doors are unlocked.
    • “Tailgate opens only when vehicle is unlocked.”
      The vehicle must be unlocked before the trunk lid can be used with the vehicle key.
    • “Lock tailgate button”
      The operation of the trunk lid via the vehicle key is disabled.

Comfort Access

Touchless locking and unlocking
Contactless locking and unlocking can be switched on or off.

  1. “CAR”
  2.  “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4.  “Comfort access”

Establishing idle state after opening the front doors

  1.  “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “Doors/ vehicle access”
  4. “Turn off vehicle after opening door” Idle state, refer to page 41.

Alarm system

General information
When the vehicle is locked, the vehicle alarm system reacts to the following changes:

The alarm system signals these changes visually and acoustically:

  • Acoustic alarm:
    Depending on local regulations, the acoustic alarm may be suppressed.
  • Visual alarm:
    By flashing of the hazard warning system and headlights, where required.

Do not modify the system to ensure the function of the alarm system.

Turning on/off

The alarm system is switched on or off as soon as the vehicle is locked with the vehicle key or unlocked or locked via Comfort Access.

Opening the doors with the alarm system switched on

The alarm system is triggered when a door is opened if the door was unlocked using the integrated key in the door lock.

Opening the trunk lid with the alarm system switched on

The trunk lid can be opened even when the alarm system is switched on.
After the trunk lid is closed, it is locked and monitored again provided the doors are locked. The hazard warning system flashes once.

Panic mode

You can trigger the alarm system if you find your‐self in a dangerous situation.

  1. Press the button on the vehicle key and hold for at least 3 seconds.
  2. Briefly press the button on the vehicle key three times in succession.

To switch off the alarm: press any button.

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  • The indicator light flashes briefly every 2 seconds:
    The alarm system is switched on.
  • The indicator light flashes for approx. 10 seconds, then it flashes briefly every 2 seconds: Interior motion sensor and tilt alarm sensor are not active, as doors, hood, or trunk lid are not correctly closed. Correctly closed access points are secured.
    When the still-open access points are closed, the interior motion sensor and tilt alarm sensor will be switched on.
  •  The indicator light goes out after unlocking:

The vehicle has not been tampered with.
The indicator light flashes after unlocking until the drive-ready state is switched on, but no longer than approx. 5 minutes:
An alarm has been triggered.

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Reference Links

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