BMW ConnectedDrive digital products and connected services

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.

The digital products and connected services from BMW ConnectedDrive offer you a wide range of useful functions. Smart and innovative, they make your life easier.

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.The digital products and connected services from BMW ConnectedDrive offer you a wide range of useful functions. Smart and innovative, they make your life easier.

The digital products and connected services from BMW ConnectedDrive offer you a wide range of useful functions. Smart and innovative to make your life easier.

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TOP HIGHLIGHTS OF BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.

Man sitting in a BMW iX Electric Car with new BMW iDrive

BMW iDrive.

• Fully integrated user experience in an ultra-most modern design

• Completely new interior experience with sensor technology and artificial intelligence

• Intuitive and natural interaction between driver and vehicle

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Woman drinking from cup while BMW Remote Software Upgrade updates the software of her BMW X5

Remote Software Upgrade.

• Keep your BMW always up to date

• Software upgrades via My BMW App or the SIM card in your vehicle

• Easy activation of new functions and features over the air

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Woman standing next to a white BMW X5 using My BMW app on smartphone

My BMW App.

• New design with intuitive user guidance and smart functions

• Check vehicle status

• Send destination to car

• Remotely control the car

• Locate vehicle via smartphone

More about My BMW App

ON THE ROAD WITH YOUR FAVORITE APPS.

Woman talking to Amazon Alexa while driving in her BMW

Amazon Alexa Car Integration.*

• Use Alexa in the car as conveniently as you're used to from home

• Access many practical functions of the voice assistant

• For example, stream music, ask questions, write calendar entries or control compatible smarthome devices

* Amazon, Alexa and all related brand names are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.

Learn more about Amazon Alexa Car Integration
In-car smartphone integration with Android AutoTM from BMW ConnectedDrive Control Display

Android AutoTM.

• Use smartphone functions comfortably and safely in the car

• Access to music, media or messaging apps

• Wireless integration of Android AutoTM into the vehicle cockpit

• Interaction with Google Assistant via voice control in your BMW

Learn more about AndroidTM Auto
Smartphone Integration with Apple CarPlay© from BMW ConnectedDrive Control Display

Apple CarPlay©.

• Use your iPhone functions while driving

• Wireless and complete display of your iPhone content via vehicle displays

• Convenient access to apps such as Apple Music, iMessage, telephony, Siri, Apple Maps or selected third-party apps, e.g. Spotify or Google Maps in the car

More about Apple CarPlay©
BMW Connected Music from BMW ConnectedDrive gives access to up to 30 million songs from Spotify

Connected Music.

• Unlimited music streaming via the vehicle’s built-in SIM card

• Access up to 30 million songs via BMW music partner Spotify

• Simply scan the QR code on your BMW's control display, log in to the Spotify website via Smartphone and enjoy your favourite music

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ON THE MOVE WITH SMART SUPPORT AND TOP ENTERTAINMENT.

BMW DIGITAL KEY.

Open the vehicle via smartphone with BMW Digital Key and My BMW App
  • Turn your smartphone into a digital key
  • Lock and unlock your BMW and even start it without the physical key
  • Create a BMW Digital Key via My BMW App and store it on a compatible iPhone
  • Authorise up to five additional people to use your BMW

PERSONAL eSIM.

Person using Personal eSim in the Control Display of the BMW iX via touch control
  • Virtual SIM card installed in your BMW
  • Personal WLAN hotspot* for all WiFi-enabled devices
  • Enhanced smartphone reception via the vehicle's external aerial
  • High-speed internet with up to 5G (where provided by the network)

* Expected to be available by the end of the year.

Couple sitting relaxed in BMW thanks to Concierge Service from BMW ConnectedDrive

Concierge Service.

• Convenient assistance on the road in your BMW

• Support for all your needs at the touch of a button

• Helps for example with hotel or restaurant reservations or finding an ATM on request

• Payment via the Concierge Service is also possible

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Man driving a BMW with BMW Drive Recorder from ConnectedDrive

BMW Drive Recorder.

• Allows video recording of the vehicle environment while driving

• Playback of the video on the central control display

• Optional USB export of the video to a mobile device

• Recording of vehicle information such as speed and GPS position during video recording

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BMW Maps navigation map on BMW Control Display

BMW Maps.

• Convenient navigation with easy destination entry

• Accurately predicted arrival times and extremely fast route calculation

• Connected Parking takes you to the next free parking space near your destination

• Navigation instructions in the camera image of the road on the Control Display thanks to Augmented View

Learn more about BMW Maps
BMW X3 (G01LCI) parking

BMW WI-FI HOTSPOT.

The Wi-Fi Hotspot transforms your BMW into a mobile hotspot: thanks to high-speed data transmission and stable reception, you and your companions can use wireless Internet in your BMW just like you do at home or in the office.

FAQ: THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT BMW CONNECTED DRIVE.

  • How does BMW ConnectedDrive work?

    BMW ConnectedDrive comprises all digital services that intelligently connect the vehicle with the outside world. In addition to telematics services, these also include driver assistance systems, connections for mobile devices, as well as entertainment offerings and traffic services.
    Prerequisites for using ConnectedDrive:
     

    • Your vehicle has a permanently installed and active SIM card.
    • You have a BMW ID.
    • You have added your vehicle to your BMW ID.
       

    Tip: Download the My BMW app to make the most of the services offered. With the app, you can, for example, plan your trips while on the road and send the destination to your BMW in advance.

    You can find an overview of the services offered on the ConnectedDrive overview page.

    Create your BMW ID

    Log in to BMW ConnectedDrive

  • What is an active SIM card and what is it needed for?
  • What do I need a BMW ID for and how can I use the BMW ID?
  • How can I use the BMW ID in connection with my vehicle?
  • In which countries is BMW ConnectedDrive available?

BMW CONNECTED DRIVE: FURTHER INFORMATION & LINKS.

BMW Shop Man with smartphone sitting on sofa

BMW SHOP.

Visit the BMW Shop and book new digital services for your BMW which you can use immediately for your next trip.
BMW ConnectedDrive Customer Support BMW service employee hands over the key to customer

BMW CUSTOMER SUPPORT.

If you have any questions or need further information on the BMW ConnectedDrive services and products, simply contact BMW Customer Support.
My BMW Portal woman with smartphone

MY BMW PORTAL.

Your data, your services, your settings – BMW ConnectedDrive networks them with your BMW and the world. Register now for more comfort, safety and fun.
BMW Connected Charging

BMW CONNECTED CHARGING.

Find out more about the digital services of Connected Charging for all-electric BMW vehicles and plug-in hybrids.