BMW X3 Owners Manual: Profile management

Opening profiles Regardless of the remote control in use a different profile may be activated.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. Select a profile.

  • All settings stored in the called-up profile are automatically applied.
  • The called-up profile is assigned to the remote control being used at the time.
  • If the profile is already assigned to a different remote control, this profile will apply to both remote controls. It cannot be differentiated anymore between the settings for the two remote controls.

Renaming profiles A personal name can be assigned to every profile to avoid confusion between the profiles.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Options"

4. "Rename current profile"

Resetting profiles The settings of the active profile are reset to their default values.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Options"

4. "Reset current profile"

Exporting profiles Most settings of the active profile can be exported.

This can be helpful for securing and retrieving personal settings, before delivering the vehicle to a workshop, e.g. Profiles can be taken to another vehicle equipped with the Personal Profile function.

The following export options are available:

  • Via BMW Online.
  • Via the USB port to a USB device.

    Popular file systems for USB devices are supported. FAT32 and exFAT are the recommended formats for profile export.

    Other formats may not support the export.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Export profile"

4. BMW Online: "BMW Online"
USB interface: "USB device"

Importing profiles Profiles exported via BMW Online can also be imported via BMW Online.

Profiles stored on a USB device can be imported via the USB interface.

Existing settings are overwritten with the imported profile.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Import profile"

4. BMW Online: "BMW Online"
USB interface: "USB device"

Using the guest profile The guest profile is for individual settings that are saved in none of the three personal profiles.

This can be useful for drivers who are using the vehicle temporarily and do not have their own profile.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Guest"

The guest profile cannot be renamed. It is not assigned to the current remote control.

Display profile list during start The profile list can be displayed during each start to select the desired profile.

1. "Settings"

2. "Profiles"

3. "Options"

4. "Display user list at startup"

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