What is BMW ConnectedDrive?

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What is BMW ConnectedDrive and how does it work? BMW ConnectedDrive is the new BMW infotainment system that pairs with your smartphone to give you remote access for entertainment features via the BMW ConnectedDrive app. Find out how the BMW ConnectedDrive features will enhance your Los Angeles drives with our team at Rusnak BMW, then check out our online guide for more info on other BMW technologies.

BMW ConnectedDrive App & Infotainment Benefits

BMW ConnectedDrive offers a wide selection of features, apps, and more — all at the tips of your fingers! Highlights include:

  • iDrive: Consists of a controller, screen, and touchpad that provide control of entertainment, information, communication, navigation, and more.
  • BMW ConnectedDrive app: Sync your contacts and calendar, read your emails and check your texts directly through the infotainment system. The BMW Remote app also allows remote access to lock or unlock your car doors.
  • Access to apps: Take advantage of Yelp, Pandora, Stitcher, Twitter, and more, right from your dashboard. ConnectedDrive even reads Facebook feeds out loud, so you don’t need to peek at your phone.

Easily navigate BMW ConnectedDrive features from inside your vehicle or from the convenience of your phone!

BMW ConnectedDrive Cost

The cost of BMW ConnectedDrive will vary depending on which services you opt for. Whether you’re in Westlake Village or Malibu, you also have the option of purchasing additional services, such as BMW Internet or Concierge. If you’re interested in these add-ons, you can contact our team to get the most up-to-date pricing info.

BMW ConnectedDrive Updates

Smartphone technology is ever-changing. This is why BMW offers firmware updates for the BMW ConnectedDrive system. This allows you to stay up-to-date with the latest smartphone releases, without worrying about the infotainment options lagging. It’s simple to update your BMW ConnectedDrive system. Just follow these steps:

  1. Visit the BMW accessories update page on your computer.
  2. Connect your computer to your vehicle using the BMW adapter cable.
  3. Select the update needed and download it.
  4. Open the app and follow the instructions to finish the update.

Running into issues with the updates? No worries. Our service team is here to help answer your questions and get you the help you need.

Test Out BMW ConnectedDrive in Thousand Oaks

Looking for a vehicle with BMW ConnectedDrive or other BMW technologies? Check out our new vehicle inventory at Rusnak BMW. We offer plenty of savings options as well with our new vehicle specials, lease options, and more. Contact our team today to schedule a test drive in your favorite model as well as with any questions you have.

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