At a glance
Make sure that no foreign bodies or liq-
uids enter the CD-/DVD slot, as otherwise
the CD/DVD player will be damaged.<
High levels of humidity can lead to condensa-
tion on the CD/DVD or the laser's scan lens and
temporarily prevent playback.
Malfunctions with individual CDs/DVDs
If malfunctions occur only with particular CDs/
DVDs, this can be due to one of the following
Copied or self-recorded CDs/DVDs
Possible reasons for malfunctions with copied
or self-recorded CDs/DVDs are, e.g., inconsis-
tent data-creation or recording processes, or
poor quality or high age of the CD/DVD blank.
Only label CDs/DVDs on the side with the label
using a pen intended for this purpose.
Avoid fingerprints, dust, scratches and mois-
Store CDs/DVDs in a sleeve.
Do not subject CDs/DVDs to temperatures over
1227/506, high levels of humidity or direct
CDs/DVDs with copy protection
CDs/DVDs are often provided with a copy pro-
tection feature by the manufacturer. This can
m e a n t h a t s o m e C D s / D V D s c a n n o t b e p l a y e d o r
can only be played to a limited extent.
You can find everything you need to know on
this topic by consulting the separate Caring for
your vehicle brochure.
1Connections for audio/video cables:
Watch the colors of the sockets when con-
Yellow socket: video
White socket: audio left
Red socket: audio right
2Power supply for external device: sockets
with removable cap, also refer to page115
1.Switch on the external device and start the
2.Open the start menu with the remote con-
4.Press the button.
For devices without a video signal, e.g. MP3
players, "No video signal" is shown. The sound
is nevertheless played.
192 The phone book entries you have trans-
ferred from your mobile phone to your vehi-
cle are also deleted in the process.
Activating/deactivating Bluetooth link
Bluetooth technology is not approved in
all countries. Observe the applicable local
regulations. Temporarily disconnect the Blue-
tooth link between the vehicle and the mobile
phone if necessary.<
If the Bluetooth link is deactivated, you cannot
operate your mobile phone via the vehicle and
other devices with a Bluetooth interface can be
used via the mobile phone, e.g. a laptop com-
To temporarily deactivate the Bluetooth link
between your vehicle and your mobile phone:
1.Remove the mobile phone from the snap-in
adapter and switch it off.
2.Press the button to open the start
3.Press the controller to open the menu.
4.Select "Settings" and press the controller.
5.Select "Bluetooth" and press the controller.
6.Change to upper field if necessary. Turn the
controller until "Bluetooth" is selected and
press the controller.7.Select "Settings" and press the controller.
The Bluetooth link is activated.
8.Select "Bluetooth communication active"
and press the controller to activate or deac-
tivate the link.
Turn the knob during a call to select the desired
This volume for the hands-free system is main-
tained, even if the other audio sources are set to
You can also adjust the volume with buttons on
the steering wheel, refer to page10.
The setting is stored for the remote control cur-
rently in use.
Operation via iDrive
You can operate the following functions via
>Accepting a call
>Dialing phone numbers
>Dialing phone numbers from the phone
>Dialing stored phone numbers, e.g. from the
list of accepted calls