BMW ConnectedDrive

BMW CONNECTEDDRIVE
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A BMW ConnectedDrive Account is required. Your vehicle must be able to use ConnectedDrive. For vehicles with a construction date before 3/2012 the SA 612 (BMW Assist) is required. For vehicles with a construction date after 3/2012 the SA 6AK (ConnectedDrive Services) is required.   
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In some cases, vehicles older than model year 2014 may not be equipped with the technology necessary to support the app, and therefore cannot be added in the app. If you have a 2014 or newer vehicle and are experiencing an error, log out of the app from the “Profile” page within the “More” tab, then log back in again. Alternatively, you can try adding your vehicle from the BMW ConnectedDrive web portal (www.bmw-connecteddrive.com). If errors continue, please visit the app’s “About” page within the “More” tab to find contact information for your local support center.
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Please check the details entered for each individual query. Even slight discrepancies may cause the setup to fail. If necessary, carry out the following additional checks: 1. Please check whether the password might have been changed after your e-mail account was first set up and no longer matches the initial setup password in the documents from your e-mail provider. If you no longer know the current password, request a reset or ask for your password to be sent again. 2. Check whether POP3 or IMAP access is authorized and activated for your account. You can do this via the settings in your e-mail account. 3. Check whether two-step verification is active for your e-mail account. If this is the case, please deactivate this option with your e-mail provider. 4. Check whether the security settings of your e-mail account block access from third-party devices. Some providers require you to deactivate Captcha or allow access for less secure apps.
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For security reasons, the security code is only valid for a limited period of time. You can request a new security code at any time in the "Manage vehicles" menu. Please contact BMW ConnectedDrive Customer Support if you have any queries.
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You have recently added this vehicle to your user account. For reasons of security, you have to enter a security code to complete the process. This has been sent to your vehicle, and you will find it in the vehicle in the menu CONNECTEDDRIVE/MESSAGES.
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Yes, if your e-mail server supports the IMAP protocol. You can do this in your BMW ConnectedDrive portal by means of the "User defined" option in the "E-mail provider" field. The security settings of your company e-mail server may lead to restrictions in the transfer of data to your vehicle or cause problems with the certificate. If this is the case, please contact the e-mail administrator of your company.
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This data is not part of the BMW CarData archive.
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The purpose for which the requested telematics data are to be used and the contact data can be found in the BMW ConnectedDrive Customer Portal. In the event of questions please contact the third party/ service provider.
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Yes, apart from registering via the BMW Connected Website it is also possible to register directly within the app.
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No, BMW CarData is a service based on BMW ConnectedDrive. Using BMW CarData requires an active BMW ConnectedDrive contract. Such a contract should already exist if your vehicle already has teleservices. You do not need to add any additional BMW ConnectedDrive services to be able to use CarData.
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Yes. Via the settings in the BMW ConnectedDrive Customer Portal.
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Only persons who require the information in order to provide BMW ConnectedDrive Services. The list of persons is checked on a regular basis. Data is only transmitted to BMW ConnectedDrive service providers to the extent in which it is necessary to operate the respective BMW ConnectedDrive Services. Data is exclusively used to provide the service and is deleted after use.
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We recommend that you carry out the "BMW CarData Reset" function on the ConnectedDrive customer portal. The BMW CarData Reset will reset all BMW CarData settings to their default state. This will immediately and irrevocably delete all data access for your vehicle, as well as all archive files. 
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Telematics data transferred to BMW servers by your vehicle will be saved there in accordance with the latest state of technology. Any transfer to third parties only takes place with your explicit prior consent and for a specific purpose, 
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Yes. Via this email address you are informed on the expiration dates of certain services and you are able to reset your password upon request using your email address.
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Due to the special significance for the purely electric drive and the associated additional equipment, BMW eDrive and BMW i vehicles transfer additional data, which are displayed in the vehicle status and in the BMW eDrive services menu.
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All of your transmitted data as well as your address book's content is only visible via your contract profile.
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In the BMW ConnectedDrive Customer Portal in the internet, select "Set up email accounts", "Email provider" and the option "User-defined".
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Your e-mail address is also your login name. The password has been personally selected by you and is not visible to us. Provided you have been using BMW ConnectedDrive for some time and have never logged in to the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal before, it is possbile to use your user name/vehicle login and the corresponding password to sign in. After logging in please make sure to submit an e-mail adress. Following this, your e-mail adress and the corresponding password respresent your new accessata for the customer portal.
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