BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals
BMW 7 Series (G11/G12) 2015-2022 Owners Manuals / Controls / iDrive / Voice activation system- Amazon Alexa Car Integration

BMW 7 Series: Voice activation system- Amazon Alexa Car Integration

Concept

Alexa is a digital voice-controlled assistant by Amazon. With Amazon Alexa Car Integration, Alexa can be used in the vehicle.

General information

Some of the Alexa functions are limited in the vehicle to prevent any impairment of safety while driving.

Functional requirements

  • Connected Voice Services purchased via ConnectedDrive Store.
  • Same ConnectedDrive account used in the vehicle and in the BMW Connected app.
  • Vehicle added in the BMW Connected app.
  • Amazon account and BMW account are linked in the BMW Connected app.
  • Smartphone connected to the vehicle via Bluetooth or USB.

Activation in the BMW Connected app

The Amazon Alexa Car Integration is activated in the BMW Connected app.

Follow the instructions in the app.

Activation in the vehicle

An authorization for the use of Amazon Alexa Car Integration is required every time before starting a trip.

  1. Authorizing Amazon Alexa Car Integration:
  • Connect the smartphone to the vehicle via Bluetooth.
  • Selects appropriate driver profile.

    Driver profiles

  1. If necessary, press the
    button on the steering wheel and wait for signal tone.
  2. Say activation word ›Alexa‹ and desired command.

Information about the active function is displayed on the Control Display.

Malfunction

In case of a malfunction, switch off the engine and start the engine again.

System limits

  • Certain noises can be detected and may lead to problems. Keep the doors, windows, and glass sunroof closed.
  • Noises from the front passenger or the rear seat bench can impair the system. Avoid making other noise in the vehicle while speaking.
  • Major language dialects can cause problems with the voice recognition feature. Speak loud and clear.

    READ NEXT:

     BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant

    Concept BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant is the personal assistant that expands the voice activation system with intelligent functions and improves the interaction in the vehicle. General informatio

     BMW Intelligent Personal Assistant- Functions

    Experience Modes General information The Experience Modes combine different vehicle functions in the car's interior to an overall experience. For example, the selection of a mode harmonizes the ambie

     BMW Gesture Control

    Concept Several iDrive functions can be operated by hand motion using BMW Gesture Control. Overview The camera in the roofliner detects gestures that are carried out in the area of the center consol

    SEE MORE:

     With Parking Assistant: Parking Assistant- Driving out of a parking space using the parking assistant

    Concept The system makes driving out of parallel parking spaces easier. General information Steptronic transmission The parking assistant calculates an optimal line for pulling out of a parking space and takes control of the following functions during the maneuver: Steering. Accelerating and brak

     Cover For Frame Side Member (Part Replacement Between A And B Pillar)

    Observe procedure for REPAIR STAGE 3. Read contents of BODY, GENERAL. Following new body parts are required: B-pillar with entrance Fig. 251: Identifying B-Pillar With Entrance Fig. 252: Identifying Welded Connections Areas Mark severance cuts in accordance with specified measurements and cut

    © 2019-2022 Copyright www.bmw7g11.com