How to Set Up BMW Bluetooth

Curious how to pair your mobile device to your new BMW with Bluetooth? Below you will find a simple step-by-step guide plus an informative video on the process.

Step-by-step BMW Bluetooth Setup Guide

Bluetooth wirelessly connects your mobile device to your BMW iDrive 7 system allowing you to perform handsfree calls, music streaming, turn-by-turn navigation, and much more. BMW of Vista is here to help with a step-by-step guide on how to pair your mobile device to your new BMW iDrive 7 system with Bluetooth.

  1. Make sure Bluetooth is activated on your mobile device.
  2. On left side of your iDrive 7 screen, press COM > Mobile Devices > New Device. Choose from the options how you would like to use your device. The system is now discoverable from your mobile device, and may display nearby devices.
  3. On your mobile device, select your BMW from the Bluetooth menu. The two will now begin pairing, and your iDrive 7 screen will confirm the pairing request.
  4. Confirm that the PIN on your iDrive 7 screen and mobile device match, then press Yes.
  5. Your mobile device and BMW iDrive 7 system are now connected via Bluetooth.

For more information on your BMW iDrive 7 system, or how to pair your devices with Apple CarPlay, please feel free to contact us to speak with a knowledgeable team member.


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