BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Ending Voice Control User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Ending Voice Control User Manual

Ending voice control

  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Ending Voice Control User Manual1Press the button on the steering wheel again.
  • Cancel
  • Tilt the Controller to the right or left.
  • Press the Controller.

Possible commands

General information
Most contents on the Control Display can be spoken as commands, e.g. menu items or list entries. Say list entries as shown.
Instructions can be issued or questions can be asked when the Personal Assistant provides support.

Function examples
Vehicle status and vehicle information

  1. Is my tire pressure still OK?‹
    Show me the sports displays.‹
  2. Open Owner’s Manual.‹

Navigation

  • ›Drive me to 300 Chestnut Ridge Road, Woodcliff Lake in New Jersey.‹
    ›Take me home.‹
    ›Are there any traffic messages?‹

Communication
For example, when a mobile phone is connected, calls can be started or SMS can be sent.

  • ›Call John Doe on their cell phone.‹
    ›Dial the number 1 8 0 0 8 3 1 1 1 1 7.‹
    ›New text message to John Doe: I’ll be right there.‹

Entertainment

  • ›What song is this?‹
    ›Play Blue Suede Shoes by Elvis Presley‹
    ›Next title.‹

Climate control

  • ›Turn off the air conditioning.
    ›Activate fresh air.‹
    ›I’m cold.‹

Windows and light

  • ›Open the windows automatically.‹
    ›Delete activation point for automatic power window.‹
    ›Ambient lighting.‹

Owner’s Manual via voice operation
You can ask simple questions about vehicle functions and the operation of the vehicle.
The voice control system and the feedback it provides does not replace the printed or Integrated Owner’s Manual. The speech recog‐nition and quality of the feedback may vary.

How can the passenger airbag be deactivated‹
The Personal Assistant returns feedback. When stationary, the section of the integrated Owner’s Manual is displayed on the Control Display.

Menu items
The commands of the menu items are spoken just as they are selected via the Controller.

  1. Activating the voice control system.
  2. ›MEDIA‹
  3. ›Presets‹

The stored stations are displayed on the Control Display.

Help for voice control

  • ›Voice commands‹: to have the available spoken commands announced.
  • ›General information on voice control‹: have information on the operating principle of the voice control announced.
  • ›Help‹: have help for the current menu read out loud.

Settings

Setting the voice control
You can set the system to use standard dialog or a short version.
The short version of the voice control plays back short messages in abbreviated form.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. If necessary, “Personal assistant”
  5. “Voice control”
  6. “Response length”
  7. Select the desired setting.

Speaking during voice output
It is possible to answer inquiries of the voice activation system. The function can be de‐activated if inquiries are often undesirably interrupted, for instance, due to background noise or conversations in the vehicle.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4.  If necessary, “Personal assistant”
  5. “Voice control”
  6. Speaking during voice output”

The Experience Modes app is installed in the vehicle.
The drive-ready state is switched on.
Online voice processing improves the quality of speech recognition and search results for points of interest. To use the functions, data is transmitted to a service provider via an encrypted connection and stored locally there.

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Settings”
  3. “General settings”
  4. If necessary, “Personal assistant”
  5. “Voice control”
  6. “Online speech processing”

Adjusting the volume
Turn the volume button during the voice guidance until the desired volume is set.
The volume remains constant even if the volume of other audio sources is changed.

Using the voice activation of the smartphone
Depending on the device, a smartphone connected to the vehicle can be used via voice control.
The device must be connected via Apple Car‐Play or Android Auto.

  1. Press and hold the button on the steering wheel for approx. 3 seconds.
    The voice activation of the smartphone is activated.
  2. Release the button.
    If activation is successful, a confirmation appears on the Control Display.

Automating routines

General information
The Personal Assistant can automate routines, for instance, the automatic activation of the seat heating from a specific outside temperature. Rules are created for this purpose, which can be activated and deactivated at any time.
Activate/deactivate

  1. “APPS”
  2. “Installed apps”
  3. “Personal assistant”
  4. “Automate habits”
  5.  Select the desired setting.

Experience Modes

Principle
The Experience Modes combine different vehicle functions in the car’s interior to an overall experience.

General information
For example, the selection of a mode harmonizes the ambient light and seat climate control.

Functional requirements
The Experience Modes app is installed in the vehicle.
The drive-ready state is switched on.

Activate/deactivate

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Experience Modes”
  3. Select the desired mode.
    The mode can be deactivated: “End”

Adjusting the mode

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Experience Modes”
  3. Select the desired mode.
  4. “Settings”
  5. Select the desired setting.

Caring Car

Principle
Different vehicle functions in the car’s interior are harmonized for the driver in a short-term program.

General information
By selecting a program, the interior lighting, climate control, and music selection will be adjusted. A program takes 3 minutes.

Activate/deactivate

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Caring Car”
  3. Select the desired program.
    The program can be stopped prematurely: “End program”

Adjusting a program

  1. “CAR”
  2. “Caring Car”
  3.  Select the desired program.
  4. “Music settings”
  5. Select the desired setting.

System limits

  • The Personal Assistant provides information about vehicle functions that may not be installed in the vehicle.
    This also applies to safety-related functions and systems.
    Certain noises can be detected and may lead to problems. Keep the doors, windows, and convertible top closed.
    Noises from the front passenger or the occupants can impair the system. Avoid making other noises in the vehicle while speaking.
    Major language dialects can cause problems with the speech recognition feature.
    A poor data connection influences the response time of the Personal Assistant and the Search.

Reference Links

View Full User Guide: BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 User Manual

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

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