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BMW ConnectedDrive Services & Apps in the BMW X6 M.

Always keep one step ahead of the rest – with the wide range of BMW ConnectedDrive options. With Services & Apps, you can be sure of across-the-board connectivity for your BMW X6 M. For in-car access to information, entertainment and services. Discover the motorsport functions of the BMW M Laptimer app. Get the low-down on traffic situations in advance with Advanced Real Time Traffic Information.

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CONNECTEDDRIVE SERVICES PROFESSIONAL.

The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services forms the basis for using the personalised digital mobility assistant BMW Connected in the vehicle as well as the BMW ConnectedDrive functions, which provide the driver with a wide range of information, entertainment and service features while on the road.

The offer includes access to current location-based information such as weather and news, as well as an online search powered by GoogleTM and practical office functions. Services and features such as parking information, as well as travel and hotel guides can be accessed directly in the car without a smartphone via the ConnectedDrive menu.

Convenient, unlimited access to selected smartphone apps is also integrated. ConnectedDrive Services also provides access to the BMW ConnectedDrive Store, in which services and apps can be ordered and extended anytime and anywhere to suit the user's individual requirements. The equipment option ConnectedDrive Services offers all this and more, making every trip in a BMW a real experience.

  • Preparation for Apple CarPlay®

    Thanks to Preparation for Apple CarPlay®, drivers can conveniently use a compatible iPhone® conveniently and wirelessly while driving. This allows smartphone content and functions such as music, iMessages/text messages, telephony, Siri, navigation and selected third-party apps, to be displayed and operated in the regular manner, even via the vehicle's user interface. Preparation for Apple CarPlay® can be used via touch input, the iDrive Controller or voice control, depending on the vehicle's equipment. Apple CarPlay® lasts for three years and can subsequently be extended via the BMW ConnectedDrive Store.

  • Microsoft Office 365

    Work productively on the commute. Thanks to perfect integration of Microsoft Office 365 in the vehicle, emails, contacts and calendar entries are continuously synchronised with other devices and can be edited directly – even without a smartphone. Plus, Skype for Business conference calls can be automatically joined with just one click

BMW CONNECTED.

BMW Connected is a personal mobility assistant which facilitates everyday mobility and aids drivers in reaching their destinations relaxed and on time. All relevant services are also remotely available at all times on iPhone und Apple Watch via the app.

Destinations that have been found in the web or via other application such as Yelp, Apple Maps, Google Maps can be easily and conveniently imported into BMW Connected and seamlessly transferred to the vehicles navigation system with just a single click. Meetings, including addresses and intended arrival times, saved in the iPhone calendar are automatically imported into the BMW Connected mobility agenda. Based on current location and traffic conditions, BMW Connect calculates the planned arrival time, alerts users ahead of time and guides them on foot from the parked car to their final destination. If a delay is unavoidable due to unforeseeable traffic obstacles or if no parking space is available in the immediate vicinity of the final destination, users can send a text message via BMW connected to inform the waiting party of the estimated time of arrival, without having to physically use their phone. In addition, BMW Connected learns to recognize frequent destinations and automatically adds them to the mobility agenda.

The BMW Connected App can be downloaded from the Apple App Store.

BMW M LAPTIMER APP.

With the BMW M laptimer app, driving data from the racetrack can be accurately recorded, bend by bend, and then analysed with the aim of improving driving performance. The app uses BMW sensors to collect detailed data from the vehicle and shows selected results in the Control Display. The system is operated via the iDrive Controller. The BMW M laptimer also incorporates an interface for GoPro cameras.

While it is recording, the BMW M laptimer app shows the GPS position, speed, forward acceleration, lateral acceleration (G-force), lap times and acceleration up to a certain speed (e.g. from 0 to 100 km/h). Depending on the vehicle equipment and model year, factors measured may also include the accelerator position, steering angle, deceleration, rpms and gear, as well as fuel consumption.

The recorded information can be shared as a snapshot on social media while the data saved can be sent via email.

CONCIERGE SERVICES.

Request specific information on the road and receive practical information and tips – Concierge Service by BMW ConnectedDrive make it possible. At the touch of a button this convenient service connects the driver to a BMW Call Centre employee,who acts as their "personal assistant" on the road.

Whether a particular restaurant, the nearest cash dispenser or an emergency pharmacy – the BMW Call Centre agent is there to help and can even send information directly to the BMW navigation system. It is also possible to conveniently reserve cinema tickets while driving. Concierge Service works independently of your mobile phone and are available both at home and abroad, around-the-clock, seven days a week and at no extra cost.

ADVANCED REAL TIME TRAFFIC INFORMATION.

Real Time Traffic Information (RTTI) provides the most up-to-date traffic information at all times. Precise details about the location and duration of delays are transmitted in order to keep the driver informed, practically in real time, about the current traffic situation on motorways, country roads and on many routes within the city. Intelligent alternative route suggestions help the driver reach
the destination as quickly and efficiently as possible. Furthermore, Hazard preview warns the driver about events such as serious accidents and heavy rain. These hazards are then displayed on the map in the vehicle display. If the driver approaches a hazard, a specific warning appears.

The data are drawn from such sources as anonymous movement profiles from the GPS data of vehicle fleets, smartphone apps and police reports, and also takes into account established traffic patterns such as peak commute times.


The traffic information is clearly presented, with the roads depicted in green, yellow, orange and red. Furthermore, the equipment option Real time Traffic Information also includes On-Street Parking Information for a more specific and efficient search for parking space.

REMOTE SERVICES.

With the Remote Services of the BMW Connected App (available in the Apple App Store), various vehicle-related functions, such as locking and unlocking the car, can be operated remotely.

Just as the BMW ConnectedDrive customer portal, the app also offers the opportunity to access vehicle information such as range or the status of the windows and doors. That way the driver is always fully informed about the status of the vehicle, even from a distance, and also has all information conveniently gathered together at one glance.

This information package is rounded out with the display of the vehicle’s current location. To use this feature, customers simply need to activate Remote Services once in the BMW ConnectedDrive customer portal at www.bmw-connecteddrive.com.

BMW ASSIST EMERGENCY CALL.

BMW Assist Emergency Call permits fast, targeted assistance round-the-clock, supported by trained staff. If a serious accident takes place involving activation of an air bag or the belt tensioners, a BMW Assist 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, i.e. independently of a private mobile phone. The BMW Call Centre will inform the nearest rescue coordination centre and provide assistance over the phone until rescue services arrive. The emergency call can also be triggered manually in case others on the road require help.