BMW Assist in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

The optional BMW Assist puts you in control of your travel plans. Up-to-date traffic information, congestion reports and alternative route suggestions can be called up at the press of a button, plus information about hotels, restaurants and other useful addresses. These can be entered directly in the navigation system. The automatic emergency and breakdown assistance with vehicle location feature is also on hand to increase passenger safety. BMW Assist is a BMW ConnectedDrive technology.

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BMW Apps with BMW Connected.

Well connected: now you no longer have to do without apps on your iPhone while on the road. Simply connect your iPhone to your BMW using the snap-in adapter or the original Apple connector cable and you can comfortably operate individual apps with the iDrive Controller.

“BMW Connected” is a free app developed by BMW that brings Facebook, Twitter or your favourite web radio station in a clear overview to the main vehicle display in the cockpit. In addition, with the Last Navigation function and the Vehicle Finder you can reach the destinations set in the navigation system of your BMW even when you are outside of your vehicle as well as find your way back to your vehicle at any time. Functions available through the BMW Connected app are updated on a regular basis, and, of course, you can use apps certified by BMW in the future via BMW ConnectedDrive in the vehicle. Get ready for the next generation of mobile communication and mobile entertainment: with your iPhone and BMW ConnectedDrive.

BMW Apps is compatible with iPhone GS3/4 and iPod Touch (with an active Wi-Fi connection) devices and requires the optional equipment “Apps”

BMW Online in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

BMW Online is an internet-based feature which can be used to read or send emails and offers individually tailored information services including news and business updates. With its address book feature and email function, BMW Online transforms your BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo into a mobile office. It also enables you to call up a range of information en route so you can locate the nearest carpark, pharmacy or cinema. The optional Professional navigation system with integrated Bluetooth mobile phone preparation required. BMW Online is a BMW ConnectedDrive technology.

Information services in the
BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

Important addresses and telephone numbers at the touch of a button. If you are looking for nearby restaurants, hotels or points of interest, you can allow the information to be transferred directly to your vehicle and integrated in the navigation system. If your mobile phone is connected, you can also make calls to the location you are looking for directly. All of the transferred contact data is immediately saved in the address book, and if you require additional assistance, calls to the Information Service are free of charge for BMW ConnectedDrive customers. The information services are BMW ConnectedDrive technologies.

Office services in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

Stay connected away from the office in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo. You can receive, read and answer emails whilst you're on the road, and an integrated address book allows you to access, save and edit your contact data quickly and easily. Existing data can be synchronised without any problem using the BMW Online Portal so that you can call it up directly in your vehicle and transfer it to your address book. Being out of the office no longer means you are out of reach.

Travel and leisure planning
in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

With the Travel and Leisure Planner in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo, you can feel at home wherever you are in the world. Whether you're sightseeing or looking for a hotel, restaurant or nearby parking space, the system can lead you directly to the facility you need. The search results include address, contact and opening hours information and can be transferred at the press of a button to the navigation system or your mobile phone.

BMW Routes in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

Whether you are looking for country drives, costal roads or a tour of the lakes, you can always rely on BMW ConnectedDrive in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo to show you the most inspiring BMW Routes. Once you've chosen where you want to go, the navigation system will show you the best way to get there including information in text and image format about the place you are heading and interesting stops along the way.

BMW Weather in the BMW 5 Series Gran Turismo.

If you would like to know what the weather is going to be like at the destination you are heading to then BMW Online has the answer. The integrated weather forecast lets you know what the weather is going to be like over the forthcoming days at your current location and at any other location in Europe. In the winter you can access information about snow conditions at German, Austrian and Italian ski resorts and even take a look for yourself thanks to available webcam images.

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