BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Selecting Driver Profile User Manual

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BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Selecting a Driver Profile User Manual

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 to 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 to 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.

Deleting the driver profile

  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. “Settings”
  5. “Remove driver profile”
  6. Select the desired driver profile.
  7. “Delete now”

ConnectedDrive countries: If the driver profile was synchronized with a ConnectedDrive account, the stored data in the ConnectedDrive account will be retained.

System limits
Clear detection of the desired vehicle key may not be possible in the following cases, e.g.:

  • The driver unlocks the vehicle via Comfort Access.
  • The driver changes, but the vehicle is not locked and unlocked.
  • When multiple vehicle keys are located in the outer area on the driver’s side of the vehicle.

ConnectedDrive countries:
A driver profile can only be created and synchronized with the ConnectedDrive account when the vehicle has cellular network reception.
The use of personal settings that are stored in the ConnectedDrive account in other vehicles is subject to technical limitations. For example, settings may be stored for a system that is not available, or available in a non-compatible version, in other vehicles.

Connections

Vehicle features and options
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.

Connecting mobile devices to the vehicle

Principle
Various connection types are available for using mobile devices in the vehicle. The connection type to select depends on the mobile device and the desired function.

General information
The following overview shows possible functions and the suitable connection types for them. The scope of functions depends on the mobile device.BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Selecting a Driver Profile User Manual 01BMW 8 Series Convertible 2022-2023 Selecting a Driver Profile User Manual 02

The following connection types require one-time pairing with the vehicle:

  • Bluetooth.
  • WLAN.
  • Paired devices are automatically recognized later on and connected to the vehicle.
  • Safety information
  • Warning
    Operating integrated information systems and communication devices while driving can distract from traffic. It is possible to lose control of the vehicle. There is a risk of an accident. Only use the systems or devices when the traffic situation allows. As warranted, stop and use the systems and devices while the vehicle is stationary.
  • 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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