This article and video will illustrate how to reset a BMW iDrive display using your AssistPlus device.
If the iDrive screen on a late model BMW is frozen and does not react to iDrive knob or button inputs, you may need to reset the display. This is the first step in the diagnostic process for inoperative iDrive screens.
Begin by identifying the vehicle you are working on
Select Audio, Video and Navigation
Select Central Information Display (CID)
Select Fault Codes
Check for fault codes. Most times with this symptom, no fault codes will be stored.
Select Component Activations
Locate Control Unit Reset
Control unit will reset