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Old 12-02-2012, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by nyparrothead View Post
Hi All,

I am new here and have just bought my first BMW. It is an 07 550i and I love it. I spent 3 hours in the driveway today with the manual figuring out what does what... I do have a couple questions

I have a voice command button on the wheel and one on the center console. When I push them, nothing happens.. The car has Nav, and my phone is paired.. I have looked all through the idrive settings and I see nothing about activating it and I have the language selection checked. Do you have to have BMW Assist activated in order for the to work? Any ideas

What is the sensor that you see from outside on the windshield in front of the rearview mirror?

Thanks for you help....

Congratulations on the purchase.

I don't know about the voice command and it's been a few years since I had that version of iDrive, but I can help on the other one.

The sensor on the windshield in front of the rearview mirror is the rain sensor. When the green light on the stalk is lit, auto mode, the rain sensor detects rain on the windshield and wipes when necessary.
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