BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: BMW Touch Command


BMW Touch Command is a tablet that can be used to operate important vehicle functions.

General information

Depending on the equipment version, BMW Touch Command is located in the rear console or in the center armrest in the rear.

The following functions can be used:

  • Audio sources in the front.
  • Interior lighting.
  • Seat adjustments for front passenger seat and seats in the rear.
  • Sun protection.
  • Climate control in the rear.
  • Rear entertainment.



  1. BMW Touch Command
  2. Switching on/off
  3. Ejecting


Buttons on BMW Touch Command

Button /Function

- Display the main menu.

- Back.

Connecting BMW Touch Command

Switch on BMW Touch Command.

The connection is established automatically.

If the connection is not established automatically, scan the QR code on the Control Display with the BMW Touch Command.

Display QR code via iDrive manually:

  1. "COM"
  2. "Mobile devices"
  3.  Move the Controller to the right.
  4. "New device"
  5. "Internet, apps", "via Wi-Fi"

Charging the rechargeable battery

BMW Touch Command can be charged in the rear center armrest.

Insert BMW Touch Command into the tray with the screen facing upward. To charge the rechargeable battery, insert BMW Touch Command with the charging socket to the left.

Selecting menu items

  1. Tap on the symbol.

    The main menu is displayed.

  2. Select the desired menu item.
  3. Select the desired setting.



Settings, such as brightness, can be entered.

  1. Tap on the symbol.

  2.   Tap the symbol in
    the status field.
  3. "Brightness"
  4. Slide the bar to the right or left until the desired setting is displayed.

Device information

Information about the device can be displayed in the settings:

  • License information.
  • Version.
  • Data protection statement.


     BMW Remote Software Upgrade

     Vehicle features and options

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     BMW Remote Software Upgrade- Search for and download of an upgrade

    General information There are various options to search for and download an upgrade: Automatic. Via iDrive. Via BMW Connected app. Automatic download The available data for Remote Software Upgrad


     Service Information

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     Replacing Engine Support In Front Of Bulkhead, Left

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