BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: Rear seats

General information

The seat adjustment switches are located on the center armrest of the rear seats.

If the safety switch is pressed, the seats cannot be adjusted.

Additional information: Safety switch

Safety information


There is a risk of jamming when folding down the center armrest in the rear. There is a risk of injury. Make sure that the area of movement of the center armrest is clear during folding down.


Rear seats

  1. Resetting to standard position
  2. Head restraint, upper backrest
  3. Lumbar support
  4. Folding the footrest out/in
  5. Forward/backward, seat tilt
  6. Backrest tilt
  7. Adjust front passenger seat

Resetting to standard position

Resetting to standard position

Press the button to reset to
standard position.

The process is canceled if the button is pressed again.

Upper backrest


The upper backrest supports the back in the shoulder area. A correct setting leads to a relaxed seating position and reduces strain on the shoulder muscles.


Upper backrest

Push switch forward or backward.


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