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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual

Entering the rear

Fold the seat backrest forward

  1. Pull the loop.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 01
  2. Fold the seat backrest forward.

For equipment specification with M sport seat:

  1. Pull the lever.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 02
  2. Fold the seat backrest forward.
  3. To make entry to the rear easier, the seat will automatically move to the most forward position.

Push the seat backrest rearward

Push the seat backrest rearward and engage it. The seat moves automatically to the last seat position that was stored.

Infotainment

Radio

Buttons and functions

Depending on the country and equipment version, the radio has the following buttons.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 01

Navigation destination input

Entering a destination via the search

  1. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 03Press the button on the Controller.
  2. “Where to?”
  3. Enter at least two letters or characters. Select point of interest categories from the points of interest menu as needed. The search term may be completed automatically in orange lettering. Move the Controller up to accept the suggested search term.
  4. Select the icon, if needed. A list of the results is displayed.
  5. If necessary, “Filter”.
  6. “Show results”
  7. Select the desired entry.
  8. If necessary, “Start guidance”

Connecting a mobile phone

General information
After the mobile phone is connected once to the vehicle, the mobile phone can be operated using iDrive and the steering wheel buttons.

Connecting the mobile phone via Bluetooth

  1. “COM”
  2. “Mobile devices”
  3. Tilt the Controller to the right.
  4. “New device” ” Phone calls and audio”
  5. The vehicle’s Bluetooth name is displayed on the Control Display. Compare the control number displayed on the Control Display with the control number on the display of the mobile device, and con‐firm that the two match.
  6. A Bluetooth connection is established.
  7. The mobile device is connected to the vehicle and displayed in the device list.

Using the telephone

Accepting a call
Depending on the equipment, incoming calls can be answered in several ways.

  • Via iDrive:
  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 05“Accept”
  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 04 Or BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 05Press the corresponding button on the steering wheel.
  • Via the selection list in the instrument cluster:
  • Use the thumbwheel on the steering wheel to select: “Accept”
  • Via touchscreen: tap on the corresponding entry on the Control Display.

Dialing a number

  1. “COM”
  2. If necessary, “Telephone”
  3. “Dial number:”
  4. Enter the numbers.
  5. Select the icon. The connection is established via the mobile phone to which this function has been assigned.

Establish the connection via the additional telephone:

  1. BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 03Press the button.
  2. “Call via”

Apple Car Play© preparation

Principle
Car Play allows certain functions of a compatible Apple iPhone to be used via Siri voice control and iDrive.

Functional requirements

  • Compatible with iPhone, iPhone 5 or later with iOS 7.1 or later.
  • Corresponding mobile contract.
  • If necessary, the setting for mobile data must be activated on the iPhone.
  • Bluetooth, WLAN, and Siri voice control are activated on the iPhone.
  • WLAN is activated on the vehicle.

Pairing the iPhone with Car Play

  1. “COM”
  2. “Mobile devices”
  3. “New device”
  4. “Phone calls and audio” The vehicle’s Bluetooth name is displayed on the Control Display.
  5. On the mobile device, search for Bluetooth devices in the vicinity and select the vehicle. A control number is displayed.
  6. Compare the control number displayed on the Control Display with the control number on the display of the mobile device, and confirm that the two match.
  7. “Use Apple CarPlay”

The iPhone is connected to the vehicle and displayed in the device list.

On the road

Driving

Drive readiness Turning on drive readinessBMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 07

  1. Depress the brake pedal.
  2. Press the Start/Stop button.

Turning off drive-ready state
Steptronic transmission:

  1. Engage the selector lever position P with the vehicle stopped.
  2. Press the Start/Stop button. The engine is switched off.
  3. Set the parking brake.
  • Auto Start-Stop function

  • The Auto Start/Stop function switches the engine off automatically while stationary to save fuel. The engine starts automatically under the following preconditions:
  • Steptronic transmission:

  • By releasing the brake pedal.
  • When Automatic Hold is activated: step on the accelerator pedal.

Parking brake

Setting

  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 08Pull the switch.
  • The LED on the switch and the indicator light in the instrument cluster is illuminated.
  • BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 08With drive-ready state switched on:

Press the switch while stepping on the brake pedal or selector lever position P is set.
The LED and indicator lights turn off.
The parking brake is released.

Parking

The parking brake is automatically set if the vehicle is being held by Automatic Hold and the drive-ready state is switched off or the vehicle is exited.

Steptronic transmission

Engaging selector lever position D, N, R.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 10

  • Gear position D.
  • Neutral N.
    R is the reverse.

With the driver’s safety belt fastened, briefly push the selector lever in the desired direction, past a resistance point, if needed. The selector lever returns to the center position in each case.
To prevent the vehicle from creeping after you select a gear position or reverse, maintain pressure on the brake pedal until you are ready to start.
A selector lever lock prevents the inadvertent shifting to selector lever position R or the inadvertent shifting from selector lever position P. Engage selector lever position R only when the vehicle is stationary.

Releasing the selector lever lockBMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 11

Press the button.

Engaging P

Engage selector lever position P only when the vehicle is stationary.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Entering the rear User Manual 12

Press button P.

Reference Links

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

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