BMW HOW-TO VIDEOS.

Understanding your BMW with Barretts.


At Barretts BMW, we will always demonstrate your car's features and assist you with the set-up of your new vehicle during your handover. However, we understand how overwhelming it can be to get to grips with all of the technological and connective elements.

So we have created a selection of useful how-to videos to help you get the most out of your BMW. From understanding how to start the engine to monitoring your tyre pressure, all of the key topics are covered here.

If you should need any further assistance or guidance, our BMW team are on hand to help.

Simply book an appointment with our BMW Genius by clicking the buttons below or contact us on:

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HOW TO: Getting started.

Using easy in-car Login via MyBMW App. 

​This video will demonstrate how the MyBMW app makes creating a personal driver profile even easier. 

Select your preferred BMW Service Partner.

This video will explain how to select your preferred BMW Service Partner in your BMW, online or using MyBMW. 

Set up Amazon Alexa with BMW Operating System 7.

This video will show you how to set up Amazon Alexa in your BMW with BMW Operating System 7.

How to set a new destination using BMW Maps.

This video will show you how to get to your destination with the new BMW Map navigation system.

Share BMW Digital Key with friends and family.

This video will show you how to share your BMW Digital Key with your family and friends.​

Activate Trailer mode in your BMW.

This video will show you how to activate 'Trailor Mode' on your BMW when driving with a trailer or carrier at the tow hitch.

Change the instrument cluster settings.

This video explains how to change the settings of your BMW's instrument cluster in Operating System 7.

Change the Head-Up Display settings with BMW Operating System 7.

This video will show you where and how to change the settings of your Head-Up Display using BMW Operating System 7.


HOW TO: Service and Maintenance.

How to Schedule a Service via the My BMW App.

​This video explains how to book service appointments using the MyBMW App.

How to electronically monitor your tyre pressure.

​This video explains how to check and adapt the tyre pressure using the Tyre Pressure Monitor.

How to refill engine oil and washer fluid in your BMW.

​This video explains how refilling engine oil and washer fluid in your BMW is easy.

Request BMW Roadside Assistance with MyBMW.

This video explains that you can place a Roadside Assistance call in the vehicle if you have a breakdown.



How-To: Electric

Drive your BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle efficiently.

​This video explains how using your BMW Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle as efficiently as possible is quite easy.

Maximizing the range of your fully electric BMW.

​This video will show you how using your fully electric BMW to profit from as much driving range as possible is quite easy.

How to search for public charging stations in your BMW.

​This video explains how the navigation system in your BMW electric vehicle helps you find public charging stations.​ 

How to charge at home the right way.

​This video will show you how to charge your Plug-In Hybrid or Electric Vehicle the right way, using a  domestic socket​ a charging cable provided.