BMW 7 Owners & Service Manuals

BMW 7 Series: With Parking Assistant Plus: Remote 3D View


With the proper equipment, the BMW Connected App and the camera images from Surround View can be used to display the vehicle surroundings on a mobile device such as a smartphone.

The function displays a momentary view of the situation.

Functional requirements

  • Data transmission must be activated.

    Data protection

  • BMW Connected App must be installed on the mobile device.
  • ConnectedDrive countries: An activated driver profile with an existing ConnectedDrive account is required.

    Driver profiles

Switching the function on/off

Switching on/off with other functions

Via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2.  "Settings"
  3. "General settings"
  4. "Data privacy"
  5. "all services incl. analysis" or "all vehicle services"

Switching on/off individually

Preset, via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2. "Settings"
  3.  "General settings"
  4. "Data privacy"
  5. "Select services individually"
  6. "Connected app and cust. portal" and "Remote 3D View"

Switching on/off, via iDrive:

  1. "CAR"
  2.  "Settings"
  3. "General settings"
  4. "Data privacy"
  5. "individual selection"

Functional limitations

The system may not be fully functional or may not be available in the following situations:

  • In poor light.
  • In case of soiled cameras.
  • With a door or the trunk lid open. Dark fields in the display indicate areas that are not recorded by the system.
  • With exterior mirrors folded in.
  • When other camera functions are being performed in the vehicle.
  • When the vehicle moves faster than walking speed.
  • It may not be possible to use the function in every country.
  • For reasons of data protection, the function can only be used three times within two hours.


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