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  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE EMAIL SETUP.A GUIDE TO SETTING UP EMAIL ACCOUNTS IN YOUR BMW.

  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL.

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    E-mails can be accessed in the car using the BMW Online connection.To do so, the e-mail account must first be configured to allow access. This can be completed on the ConnectedDrive Portal.

    The account types that can be configured include Google Mail, Yahoo! Mail, MSN, Outlook, Hotmail, Live, AOL and iCloud. The portal can also allow for configuration of user-defined accounts if the settings are known.

    Please note that Office 365 and Microsoft Exchange email addresses are not supported.

    We recommend setting up in the ConnectedDrive Portal:From the homepage, select Control.Scroll down and you will see Set up email accounts.

  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - SET UP.

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    First choose the appropriate Provider from the drop down list. Doing so will adjust what fields need to be completed.

    If a popular account is chosen the server mailbox settings are automatically populated.

    Note: to use Google Email the customer must enable IMAP access in their Google account (see later pages) and select Gmail (IMAP) from drop down list.

    Then complete the remaining fields: E-mail address: E-mail address of account to be configured. User name: Only complete if a different username is used to

    login.

    Password: E-mail address password (not ConnectedDrive). Signature: Enter a personalised signature if you wish to have

    this on all emails sent from the account in your BMW.

    Once completed, select Save.

  • If the user wants to set up an e-mail account that is not listed in the Provider drop down list then choose the option User-defined.

    The following information will need to be entered: Provider: User-defined. E-mail address: E-mail address of account to be configured. User name: Only enter if different for logging in to the account. Password: E-mail address password. POP3, POP3 S, IMAP, IMAP S: Customers mail server information.

    The S denotes SSL on the above options.

    Incoming mail server: Customers mail server information. Outgoing mail server (SMTP): Customers mail server information. Advanced settings: Complete settings based on requirements of provider. Once completed, select Save. Please note that support for user defined accounts is not guaranteed.

    CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - USER DEFINED ACCOUNTS.

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  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - ACCESS IN YOUR BMW.

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    From the Main Menu, select ConnectedDrive using the iDrive controller.

    Then scroll down and select BMW Online.

    Once the BMW Online portal has loaded, scroll down to select Office.

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    CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - ACCESS IN YOUR BMW.

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    When using the Office area for the first time, it will need to be personalised.

    This is completed by selecting the Plus button located in the top right of the screen.

    A list of available applications will then load. If you have set up an e-mail account in the ConnectedDrive Portal, scroll down and select BMW Online Mail.

    When the application is selected, a summary will load, select the Plus (Add) button to install the application in the users personal online office.

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    CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - ACCESS IN YOUR BMW.

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    Once added, it will display in the Office section. If the user wishes, they can also remove applications by selecting the minus icon.

    To access the e-mail account, select the application which will display a log-in screen. When accessing for the first time, the user must enter their ConnectedDrive username and password NOT their personal e-mail or password.

    Note: if the option to Log in automatically is selected the user will not have to log in again for future access.

    Once the account has loaded, the Inbox will begin to update.

    The inbox refreshes periodically, therefore it may not immediately show new e-mails that have arrived since logging in. However it can be manually refreshed by pressing Options on the iDrive Control and then Refresh.

  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - ACCESS IN YOUR BMW.

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    To access the inbox, once logged in, select Inbox.This will then load a of emails in time order, showing most recent first.

    The senders name, e-mail address and the e-mail subject are displayed.

    Selecting an e-mail will load it to display the main content.

    The options available in the side menu include:

    Reply Delete Read

  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - ACCESS IN YOUR BMW.

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    To compose a message or reply, select Write. This will then allow the senders e-mail address to be inputted, an e-mail

    address selected from the address book, as well as the option to CC in an e-mail address.

    By scrolling down the page using the iDrive, a subject can be inputted as well as the main content of the e-mail.

    To speed up reply times and minimise distraction, a driver can load the templates that have been pre-set within the ConnectedDrive Portal, by selecting Text blocks Note: see page 12.

    Pressing Send will send the message.

  • CONNECTED DRIVE PORTAL.E-MAIL - VEHICLE REQUIREMENTS.

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    The minimum requirements to access the BMW ConnectedDrive Portal:- Internet Explorer version 10.- Safari version 5.- Chrome version 30.- Firefox version 24.

    The vehicle requirements for access to BMW Online:Option 6AK BMW Online Services , included in Media package - Business Plus (ZNC) or Media package - Professional (ZNP ) or available via the BMW ConnectedDrive Store. An active subscription to BMW Online is required.

    This feature became standard from January 2016 production with a 3 year subscription to BMW Online included.

    Or: Option 616 BMW Assist Online.

    General vehicle requirements: BMW Online functions via the vehicle SIM therefore performance will depend on having sufficient mobile reception, there are no additional

    data costs for using this service.

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP CHECK EMAIL PROVIDER SECURITY SETTINGS.

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    The following slides show the settings to change on the popular Gmail service. Other providers have similar security settings which need to be adjusted to allow the emails to be sent to and from the car.

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP CHECK EMAIL PROVIDER SECURITY SETTINGS.

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  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP CHECK EMAIL PROVIDER SECURITY SETTINGS.

    Follow the link in the email.

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP CHECK EMAIL PROVIDER SECURITY SETTINGS.

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    Change this setting to enable access.

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: BT INTERNET.

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    Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address: *******@btinternet.comUsername: only complete if your login is not your email addressPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: mail.btinternet.comIncoming port number: 995Outgoing mail server (SMTP): mail.btinternet.comOutgoing port number: 465

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: YesSMTP server requires TLS: No

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: SKY (USING IMAP SETTINGS).

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    Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address: *******@sky.comUsername: only complete if your login is not your email addressPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: imap.tools.sky.comIncoming port number: 993Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.tools.sky.comOutgoing port number: 465

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: YesSMTP server requires TLS: No

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: SKY (USING POP3 SETTINGS).

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    Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address: *******@sky.comUsername: only complete if your login is not your email addressPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: POP3-SIncoming mail server: pop.tools.sky.comIncoming port number: 995Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.tools.sky.comOutgoing port number: 465

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: YesSMTP server requires TLS: No

  • Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address (example): test.account@me.comUsername (example): test.accountPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: imap.mail.me.comIncoming port number: 993Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.mail.me.comOutgoing port number: 587

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: NoSMTP server requires TLS: Yes

    BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: ME.

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    Only use the @me.com user defined settings if the predefined iCloud option has not worked for the customer.

  • Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address (example): test.account@icloud.comUsername (example): test.accountPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: imap.mail.me.comIncoming port number: 993Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.mail.me.comOutgoing port number: 587

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: NoSMTP server requires TLS: Yes

    BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: iCLOUD.

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    Only use iCloud user defined settings if the predefined iCloud option has not worked for the customer.

  • BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: VIRGIN MEDIA.

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    For @virgin.net email addresses the same settings apply with the email address amended to @virgin.net.

    Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address (example): *******@virginmedia.comUsername: only complete if your login is not your email addressPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: imap.virginmedia.comIncoming port number: 993Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.virginmedia.comOutgoing port number: 465

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: YesSMTP server requires SSL: YesSMTP server requires TLS: No

  • Login information:Email provider: User definedEmail address (example): *******@aol.comUsername: only complete if your login is not your email addressPassword: Your email password

    Server informationAccount type: IMAP-SIncoming mail server: imap.uk.aol.comIncoming port number: 993Outgoing mail server (SMTP): smtp.uk.aol.comOutgoing port number: 587

    Advanced settingsSMTP server requires authentication: YesSMTP server requires different username and password: NoSMTP server requires encryption: NoSMTP server requires SSL: NoSMTP server requires TLS: No

    BMW CONNECTED DRIVE UPDATE.EMAIL SETUP USER DEFINED SETTINGS: AOL.

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    Full support details are available at http://info.aol.co.uk/help/aol_settings/other_email.html

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