Audi A4 Owners & Service Manuals

Audi A4: Operating the peripheral cameras

Applies to: vehicles with peripheral cameras

Parking and maneuvering
Fig. 129 Center display: peripheral cameras

On vehicles with peripheral cameras, you can select among different views.

Selecting the views

  • To display the entire selection bar, tap the current view (1) or swipe at the edge of the selection bar from left to right.
  • To select a view, press (1) -(7) or tap in an area to show the vehicle in the side view 1).

Selecting a view in the side area

The vehicle surroundings are shown in the side area of the display. You can switch between a visual display (Graphic) and the vehicle surroundings (Camera).

  • Select > View in the center display when the parking aid is active.

1) Requirement: The vehicle surroundings (Camera) must be selected in the View in the side area.

Parking and maneuvering


  • Observe the safety precautions and note the limits of the assist systems, sensors, and cameras.
  • The Surroundings view is created from the individual camera images. The vehicle image is shown by the system. Objects and obstacles above the camera are not displayed.


Only use the images provided by the camera on the rear of the vehicle when the luggage compartment lid is completely closed. Make sure any objects you may have mounted on the luggage compartment lid do not block the rearview camera.


  • Depending on the selected gear, it will automatically switch between the Front and Rear views. If you switch the view manually, the automatic front/rear camera change will be temporarily deactivated.
  • When first activated while a forward gear is engaged, the Front corner is displayed.


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