with its partners BMW – in the context of the Car Connectivity Consortium – is
continuing to press ahead with the development and distribution of the BMW
Digital Key. Now the BMW digital key will be available for Android operating
With this update, the number of compatible
smartphone models is increasing and thus also the pool of BMW drivers who will
be able to use the BMW Digital Key in the future. The BMW Digital Key is now
available for Android smartphones, starting with Samsung Galaxy S21 Series and
Google Pixel 6 and 6 Pro.
the BMW Digital Key, customers can easily unlock and lock their BMW simply by
holding their smartphone next to the handle of the driver's door. The engine
can also be started when the mobile phone is placed in the BMW wireless
charging compartment. To ensure maximum ease of use and security, the BMW
Digital Key is stored on the secure element of the smartphone. It can be easily
configured via My BMW app and is then available as an option for almost all BMW
latest stage of development is the result of a close collaboration between BMW,
Google and Samsung for further improving the ease of use and availability of
the digital key. BMW is also the first manufacturer to offer a system according
to the global CCC standard (Car Connectivity Consortium) that is available for
both iOS and Android.
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