BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Activating/deactivating

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3. "General settings"
  4. "Driver Attention Camera"
  5.  Select the desired setting.

System limits

The Driver Attention Camera may not be fully functional in the following situations:

  • When the Driver Attention Camera is covered by the steering wheel rim.
  • When the driver is wearing infrared impermeable sunglasses.

Activating/deactivating popup windows

For some functions, popup windows are displayed automatically on the Control Display.

Some of these popup windows can be activated or deactivated.

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3. "General settings"
  4. "Pop-ups"
  5. Select the desired setting.

The setting is stored for the driver profile currently used.

Control Display


Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3. "Displays"
  4. "Control display"
  5. "Brightness at night"
  6. Press the Controller.
  7. Turn the Controller until the desired brightness is set.
  8.  Press the Controller.

The setting is stored for the driver profile currently used.

Depending on the light conditions, the brightness settings may not be clearly visible.

Resetting the vehicle configuration

All individual settings can be reset to the factory settings when the drive-ready state is switched off.

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2.  "Settings"
  3. "General settings"
  4.  "Reset vehicle data"
  5. "Reset vehicle data"

When the stored settings in a driver profile are synchronized with the ConnectedDrive account, these settings will remain in the ConnectedDrive account.


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