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BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps in the BMW X4.

Convincing, direct and multi-faceted – these attributes apply to both the BMW X4 and the Services & Apps from BMW ConnectedDrive. This equipment provides you with the latest communication, information and entertainment possibilities. Which ones would you like to use? That’s entirely up to you.

CONNECTED DRIVE SERVICES.

The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services forms the basis for BMW ConnectedDrive functions, which provide the driver with a wide range of information, entertainment and service features while on the road.
The offer includes access to current location-based information such as weather and news, as well as an online search powered by GoogleTM and practical office functions. Services and features such as parking information, as well as travel and hotel guides can be accessed directly in the car without a smartphone via the ConnectedDrive menu.
Convenient, secure and unlimited access to selected smartphone apps is also integrated. ConnectedDrive Services also provides access to the BMW ConnectedDrive Store, in which services and apps can be ordered and extended anytime and anywhere to suit the user's individual requirements. The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services offers all this and more, making every trip in a BMW a real experience.

  • Preparation for Apple CarPlay®

    Thanks to Preparation for Apple CarPlay®, drivers can conveniently use a compatible iPhone® securely and wirelessly while on the go. This allows smartphone content, along with functions such as music, iMessages/text messages, telephony, Siri and selected third-party apps, to be displayed and operated in the regular manner, even via the vehicle's user interface. Preparation for Apple CarPlay can be used via touch input, the iDrive Controller or voice control, depending on the vehicle's equipment.

BMW CONNECTED.

BMW Connected is a personal mobility assistant which facilitates everyday mobility and aids drivers in reaching their destinations relaxed and on time. All relevant services are also remotely available at all times on iPhone und Apple Watch via the app.
Destinations that have been found in the web or via other application such as Yelp, Apple Maps, Google Maps can be easily and conveniently imported into BMW Connected and seamlessly transferred to the vehicles navigation system with just a single click. Meetings, including addresses and intended arrival times, saved in the iPhone calendar are automatically imported into the BMW Connected mobility agenda. Based on current location and traffic conditions, BMW Connect calculates the planned arrival time, alerts users ahead of time and guides them on foot from the parked car to their final destination. If a delay is unavoidable due to unforeseeable traffic obstacles or if no parking space is available in the immediate vicinity of the final destination, users can send a text message via BMW connected to inform the waiting party of the estimated time of arrival, without having to physically use their phone. In addition, BMW Connected learns to recognize frequent destinations and automatically adds them to the mobility agenda.
The BMW Connected App can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT.

There’s so much to experience while on the road in your BMW. And because the right soundtrack turns every route into an adventure, there are music apps to play the right song to suit every situation. So now, whether you’re going to work, on a shopping trip or on holiday, you can compile your own radio station, choose from a wide range of audio books or stream your own music – straight into your BMW with the ConnectedDrive Services equipment option.

CONCIERGE SERVICES.

For anyone who has ever wanted to know what it is like to have their own personal butler, here is a chance: Concierge Services from BMW ConnectedDrive. At the touch of a button one is being put through to the BMW Call Centre agents who are available as "personal assistants" for the driver on the road. Whether one is looking for a particular restaurant, the nearest cash dispenser or an emergency pharmacy – a BMW Call Centre agent is there to help and can send address details directly to the navigation system on demand. The Concierge Service operates independently of the driver's mobile phone and is available at home and abroad round the clock, seven days a week at no extra cost. ConnectedDrive Services is required in order to use this function.

REAL TIME TRAFFIC INFORMATION.

Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) provides with the most up-to-date traffic information at all times. Precise details of the time and duration of hold-ups are relayed virtually in real time. The data is drawn from such sources as movement profiles from the mobile phone network, the GPS data of vehicle fleets, smartphone apps and police reports. This data is analysed so precisely that it is possible to localise traffic congestion to the nearest few metres. This enables RTTI to provide information in real time on the current traffic situation on motorways, main roads, country roads and numerous urban routes, and to recommend sound alternative routes.
Only available in conjunction with the optional equipment ConnectedDrive Services.

BLUETOOTH OFFICE.

Bluetooth Office allows to use time spent in the car more effectively. Via Bluetooth-enabled devices, daily work can be conveniently organised while on the go. E-mails, appointments, tasks and text messages are shown on the Control Display or read aloud over the audio speakers It is also possible to display calendar entries from the Apple iPhone via BMW Apps. A list of all compatible mobile devices is available at www.bmw.com/bluetooth.