BMW provides digital automotive key assist to pick Android telephones, is yours one in every of them?

It is simpler than ever to get into your BMW, however solely in case you have the fitting telephone.


Have you ever ever seen an iPhone proprietor utilizing it to unlock their automotive and wished that you can do it together with your Android telephone as nicely? Now you’ll be able to, as long as you’ve got a BMW and one in every of a handful of appropriate telephones.

The up to date BMW Digital Key Plus function is now out there for numerous Android telephones having beforehand been appropriate solely with Apple’s iPhone. Suitable Android telephones embrace a number of the highest that Google and Samsung have to supply together with the Pixel 7 Professional and Galaxy S23 Extremely.

Unlock and begin your BMW together with your Android telephone

German carmaker BMW was the one which introduced the brand new Android assist. That got here through a press launch during which the corporate confirmed which telephones will likely be appropriate with the Digital Key Plus function.

“Digital Key Plus can now be arrange and activated on present Samsung Galaxy S23+ / Extremely and Google Pixel 7 Professional smartphones, and numerous older fashions with appropriate {hardware},” the press launch reads.

It later confirmed precisely which fashions are good to go. The complete listing reads:


  • Galaxy S23+
  • Galaxy S23 Extremely
  • Galaxy S22+
  • Galaxy S22 Extremely
  • Galaxy S21+
  • Galaxy S21 Extremely
  • Galaxy Z Fold 4
  • Galaxy Z Fold 3
  • Galaxy Notice 20 Extremely (in markets with Samsung Pockets)


In case you’re questioning why your individual telephone is lacking, it is seemingly the shortage of ultra-wideband (UWB) assist. BMW says that assist for UWB implies that the danger of relay assaults is vastly lowered, making it much less seemingly that individuals will be capable of steal your automotive off your driveway simply by piggybacking off your telephone’s sign. That is an issue that vehicles with keyless entry options have been plagued with for years, however UWB ought to assist repair that, we’re informed.

You’ll in fact additionally must have a appropriate BMW and the My BMW app put in, however assuming that is all squared away you can begin utilizing your telephone to lock, unlock, and begin your car at the moment.