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BMW ConnectedDrive Services and Apps in the BMW X3.

Versatility is an integral part of the BMW X3. Whether for communication, information or entertainment – the innovative solutions from BMW ConnectedDrive allow you to experience mobility in an entirely new way.

BMW Emergency Call.

BMW Emergency Call permits fast, targeted assistance round-the-clock as well as support by trained staff – in the driver's native language, even abroad. If a serious accident takes place involving activation of an air bag or the belt tensioners, an intelligent emergency call is automatically issued. Relevant details such as the exact position of the car, the severity of the accident and the possible risk of injury to occupants are transmitted to the BMW call centre via the car’s built-in SIM card – independently of a mobile phone. The BMW call centre will inform the nearest rescue coordination centre and provide assistance the over the phone until the rescue services arrive. The Emergency Call can also be triggered manually in case others on the road require help.

ConnectedDrive Services.

Online Entertainment.
Online Entertainment.
Fitted as standard on all new X3 models, BMW ConnectedDrive Services provides a wide range of information, entertainment and service features on the road. Also included in three years' subscription to BMW Online, which gives access to current, localised information such as weather, news, online search and also office functions.
It is also possible to assemble an individualised array of services such as webcams, parking information and travel or hotel guides. It also includes convenient, secure and unlimited access to smartphone apps such as BMW Connected. ConnectedDrive Services offers many other options, making every trip in a BMW a real driving experience.

BMW Connected App


Message dictation.

With the Professional Navigation System, a Bluetooth connection and BMW ConnectedDrive Services, picking up the phone is no longer necessary. All text can now be entered vocally. The message dictation allows spoken messages to be converted into text, which can then be sent as emails or text messages. The message dictation can also be used to compose Twitter posts with BMW apps. The message dictation is available free of charge for the first 60 days, after which a fee-based contract with Nuance® is required.
More information on Bluetooth compatibility with smartphones and other mobile devices is available at

Real Time Traffic Information.

Real Time Traffic Information.
Real Time Traffic Information.
Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI), fitted as standard, provides the most up-to-date traffic information. Precise details of the time and duration of hold-ups are relayed virtually in real time. The data is drawn from sources including movement profiles from the mobile phone network, the GPS data of vehicle fleets, smartphone apps and police reports. This data is analysed so precisely that it is possible to localise traffic congestion to the nearest few metres. This enables RTTI to provide information in real time on the current traffic situation on motorways, main roads, country roads and numerous urban routes, and to recommend sound alternative routes.
RTTI is availble on subscription for a flexible period via BMW ConnectedDrive Sevices, either directly from the car, or from the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal -

Remote Services.

With Remote Services, various functions can be operated from a distance. The direct transmission of selected destinations is also possible with an online search operated by GoogleTM. In addition, the car's location can be shown within a mile radius. The car's owner can also easily lock and unlock the BMW using a compatible smartphone.

Bluetooth Office.

Online Office.
Online Office.
Bluetooth Office allows you to use time spent in the car more effectively. Via Bluetooth-enabled devices, work can be conveniently organised while on the go. Emails, appointments, tasks and text messages are shown on the Control Display or read aloud over the audio speakers. It is also possible to display calendar entries from an Apple iPhone via BMW Apps. A list of all compatible mobile devices is available at
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