Do you need WiFi in a pinch? Need to get online to finish some work, securely transfer an important document, or do you simply want to keep your passengers entertained while on the road? Of course, you can always count on BMW for a solution! Your BMW’s WiFi Hotspot grants you internet access on the road, so you can take your work on the road, stream your preferred music, access your favourite apps, all while keeping your plan’s data usage in check. Another way BMW technology works to optimize your driving experience and works to make your life easier. To learn how to access your BMW’s WiFi Hotspot, follow along with Edmonton BMW, your local Edmonton BMW source, as we give you a brief rundown.
Connecting iDrive 7
In BMWs with operating system 7, and if your vehicle is equipped with a WiFi Hotspot, select:
Mobile devices menu->communication->mobile devices->new device->Internet Apps
The HotSpot WiFi QR code will pop up. To connect, scan the QR code with your smartphone, select the notification and confirm the message. On your iDrive menu, you’ll see that a WiFi connection has been established.
Connecting iDrive 6
In BMWs with operating system 6, and if your vehicle is equipped with a Wifi Hotspot, select:
Mobile devices menu->communication->manage mobile devices-connect new device->internet hotspot
The WiFi hotspot name and password will appear. To connect, activate WiFi on your device and connect to the hotspot. In the menu, you’ll see a connection has been established.
BMW WiFi Hotspot Tips
- Once you are connected to the hotspot, opening an internet browser will redirect you to the BMW partners website where you can select the data plan most appropriate for you.
- Most countries give out free trials of varying duration, free of charge. Contact your local BMW dealer for more details.
- You can use up to 10 devices simultaneously on the network.
You’ll always stay connected when you’re on the go, thanks to industry-leading BMW technology, like the WiFi Hotspot! Learn more about other BMW connective, safety, and engine technologies with us. There’s always more luxurious surprises in store from every vehicle in BMW’s stunning model lineup. Browse our inventory online, or contact your friends at Edmonton BMW to find the vehicle of your dreams.