XTOOL MINI iOBD2 Bluetooth Scanner

XTOOL recently released iOBD2 MINI Bluetooth Scanner; how much do you know that? Here, all useful information concerned are offered.

XTOOL iOBD2 Mini

1. How to install iOBD2 app & adapter
1) iOBD2 app installation

supported device and application:
XTOOL iOBD2 mini Bluetooth scanner only supports wifi connection of Iphone, Itouch Pod, ipad with IOS 4.3 or later and Android OS 2.3 or later

-iPod touch: first/ second/ third generation
-iPhone: iPhone, iPhone 3, iPhone 3GS iPhone 4, iPhone 4s, iPhone 5?iPhone6,iPhone 6s,iPhone 6 plus,iPhone 6S plus
-iPad: iPad, iPad 2, iPad 3, iPad Mini

- All android smart phone and tablet

Installation of IOS version
–Install by smart phone
Open the App store, search iOBD2, download the app and install.
–Install by iTunes
Download and install iTunes. Then search iOBD2 on iTunes, download the app and install.

Installation of Android version
–Install by website
Open iOBD2 official website en.iobd2.com, download iOBD2 to the phone and install.
–Install by Google play store
Download Google play store. Search iOBD2 on Google play, download the app and install.

note:

When installing the app, please do not delete data or format memory card, otherwise it may lead to app installation failed.

When the install finished, click “open” to run the app (before running the app, please set Bluetooth connection, otherwise it cannot read the data); click “complete” to exit. The shortcut of iOBD2 will appear on the main screen when the app installed successfully. Click to open iOBD2 and the screen will show as follows.
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2) iOBD2 Adapter connection
Plug the iOBD2 adapter into the OBD II port on the car; turn the ignition on without starting
the engine. The OBD II port is usually under the dashboard, but it may be different on different car models.

2. How to connect Bluetooth
1) Bluetooth Setting
-Bluetooth connection on iOS devices: Turn on Bluetooth on the mobile. Find iOBD2 device and connect.

-Bluetooth connection on Android devices: Turn on Bluetooth on the mobile. Find iOBD2 device and connect.
2) Connection
-Connection on iOS devices: When the Bluetooth is successfully connected, open the APP iOBD2 on the smart phone. Click Setting button, select Connection option. Diagnostics is not available unless the setting of hardware, connection and car information is correct.
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-Connection on Android devices: When the Bluetooth is successfully connected, open the APP iOBD2 on the smart phone. Click Setting button, select connection mode. Diagnostics is not available unless the setting of hardware, connection and car information is correct.
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3. What might happen when first use iOBD2 scanner?
Sleep Mode
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When iOBD2 is power on for the first time, if it does not communicate with the car within Waiting Time, and battery voltage is below the Limiting Voltage, it will go to sleep mode. The default waiting time is 15 minutes. This parameter can be modified.

When the battery voltage is below the Limiting Voltage and within 5 minutes there is no communication between iOBD2 and the car, iOBD2 will go into sleep mode. When the battery voltage is above the Limiting Voltage, it will wake up. The default Limiting Voltage is 12.6V. This parameter can be modified. When iOBD2 is connected with the car for the first time, you can diagnose the car within 15 minutes. If there is no any diagnostic operations over 15 minutes, iOBD2 will automatically go into sleep mode. Only when the battery voltage is above the Limiting Voltage, or the actual waiting time is shorter than the setting Waiting Time, can iOBD2 wake up.

4. Diagnose
This function includes the following testing items. After finish each item, click the APP interface and save the data so that you can review the history record later.
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[Trouble code]: Reads the current DTC with detailed information on reasons lead to the DTC and advice to repair
the car.
[Live data]: Reads all the running parameters related to the ECU.
[Freeze frame]: ECU will set DTCs and record the data stream of the car engine at the moment when emissions
related faults occurred. The data is called freeze frame data.
[Readiness test]: Shows the status of readiness test. Click Readiness test in the menu, the screen will display the
test status of the car.
Supported and complete: It means the car supports this test and has completed.
Supported but incomplete: It means the car supports this test but it is not yet completed.
Unsupported: It means the car does not support this test.
[Vehicle information]: Read vehicle info such as Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), Calibration IDs (CALID) and
Calibration Verification Number (CVN).
[O2 Sensor test]: This service is to allow access to the on-board oxygen sensor monitoring test results. The same
information may be obtained by the use of [Mode 6 test].
[On-board Monitor Test]: To monitor the operation of the system of external device control panel.
[Component Test]: Allowed to access a particular component / the diagnostic monitoring results of incontinuous
monitoring system. E.g., the monitoring of the catalyst and evaporation system

5. My Dashboard
[My dashboard] function includes:
[Idle mode]: engine rotational speed, water temperature, battery voltage, air-intake temperature, instant fuel consumption (static), average fuel consumption
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[Cruise mode]: vehicle speed, the current engine load, water temperature, vehicle traveled time, vehicle travel average speed, continuous running mileage, instant fuel consumption (dynamic)
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[Sport mode]: engine rotational speed, vehicle speed, water temperature etc.
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[Custom mode]: allows changing live data with preferred readings such as power, torque, horsepower, etc.
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6. Performance Test
[Performance test] function includes:
[Accelerate/Decelerate test]: Test acceleration/deceleration process time and distance.
[0 to 400m acceleration test]: Test spending time from 0 to 400 meters.
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7. Performance Graph
[Rpm - km/h] displays directly the vehicle’s speed and the revolutions by curve
[Rpm - Nm - kW] displays the revolutions, torque and power by curve
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8. Setting
It allows users to set the language, connection, unit, and Alarm. In the vehicle setting, user can change parameters such as weight, fuel consumption coefficient, speed coefficient
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9. History
It is to save and review the recorded diagnostic data of the tested cars, such as live data, freeze frame data and my dashboard data.
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10. Trip Route
This function can track your driving route.
For iOS devices, select Setting on the phone, choose Privacy, Open the Location Services, and turn on iOBD2 interface. Run the iOBD2 app, choose “My dashboard”, and start driving the car, it will automatically track the driving route and save it on History menu. When exiting “My dashboard”, it will stop tracking the driving route. You can review the saved tracking route in History menu.
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For Android devices, the trip route tracking is open by default. You can check the recorded trip route in the History menu. To open or close the trip route tracking function, you can click the Setting button and find the Track option.

11. How to update diagnostic software
Users can find out the latest software release information, download and install software by logging in to App store.
More information, please visit iOBD2 official site www.iOBD2.com

12. Cautions & Warnings for use
Please read following tips before you use iOBD2 adapter:
Please plug the iOBD2 adapter correctly into your car by following the installation
instructions before operating.When driving the car, please do not operate this unit. Any distraction may cause anaccident.
iOBD2 communicates with cars via Bluetooth. Please do not use this product in the places with strong electro-magnetic interference in order to ensure communication proper.
All information on this manual is based on the latest iOBD2 version. XTOOLTECH reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

Check more details:http://www.uobd2.net/wholesale/xtool-iobd2-mini-scanner.html

XTOOL iOBD2 work fine on Focus 2010  

Write this review in a hurry and sorry for my screenshots, without too many skills. But i hope this can helps someone need mini OBDII scanner with Apple products, iPhone or iPad.

This is iOBD2 scanner i got from site here:

http://www.uobd2.net/wholesale/iobd2-diagnostic-tool.html

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Nearly $55 with free shipping.

Connect to the OBD port under the dashboard

Open the Settings on Apple iPAD

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Choose network- iOBD2

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Read the Static

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Open the iOBD2 application

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I use iobd2 3.1 version interface

Main menu includes: connection, diagnosis, my dashboard, performance test, settings, history

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Connection–> via WIFI

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Finish vehicle information, my model: Ford Focus 2010 2.5L petrol

 

Connection complete

 

Then i first read Vehicle information

Turn the key on and ignition off.

VIN, Calibration ID, Calibration ID Number display

 

go to my dashboard

Focus dashboard here

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What iOBD2 app display

Idle mode

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Cruise mode

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Sport mode

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Customer mode

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Then go to diagnosis

Diagnostic function list

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Choose trouble code, no trouble codes but pending codes there: P0420

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Clear trouble codes

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Back to read live data

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Here i read live data of O2S B1, S2

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Back to do O2 sensor test

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Both Bank 1 sensor 1 and bank 1 sensor 2 not supported!

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Back to freeze frame, no freeze frame data exist!

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Go to On board monitor test

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Test on Exhaust gas sensor monitor b1s1

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Test on Exhaust gas sensor monitor b1s2

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Choose Settings->system unit

 

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That’s all what i did with the iOBD2 interface on Focus!

 

(thanks Farid Louma to write this review. Many thanks)

Launch x431 iDiag installation

X431 iDiag accessories have DBScar adapter, Auxiliary connector, Password envelope Protective casing(optional).In the following, it would use x431 iDiag for IPAD as an example, in order to better familiar with X431 idiag.

iPad protective casing:

x431 idiag ipad protect case

DBScar adapter:  

DBSCAR

DBSCAR INTRODUCTION

Place the connector in its place on the back of the protective casing when it is no in use. See the process as shown below.

dbscar install into ipad case

iPad installation :

Put the iPad into protective casing. Follow the process shown in following picture to complete the installation:

X431 IDiag install in ipad

DBScar adapter connection:

Find out the vehicle’s DLC socket, plug DBScar adapter into DLC socket and the DBScar adapter power indicator will light up.

Note: vehicle’s DLC socket is generally located on drive’s side, about 12 inches away from the center of dashboard, see the picture.If you can’t find it, please refer to vehicle’s repair manual.

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iOBD2 OBD2 Bluetooth Adapter For iPhone Android

iobd2

iOBD2, a combination of hardware and app that supports iPhone and Android.

It’s at least as powerful as most low cost on-board diagnostics readers, possibly more so. But it gets the job done in a much more user-friendly way and throws some extra features into the mix. Best of all, it connects wirelessly to your smartphone.

iOBD2

Diagnostic Functions

Support vehicles with OBD II/EOBD protocol.
Read DTC
Clear DTC
Read data stream
Read freeze frame data, vehicle information
Oxygen testing
Mode 6 testing
Evaporative Emission System Leak Detection

 

iOBD2 Products:

iobd2 model

 

iOBD2 for iPhone

iOBD2 is a vehicle diagnostic tool for iPhone phones, and it communicates with these smart phones by WIFI. It supports OBDII/EOBDII.

iOBD2 Diagnostic tool for Iphone

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iOBD2 for Android

iOBD2 OBDII EOBD Diagnostic Tool for Android By Bluetooth.Input the car models or select the saved car models, then enter the system

iOBD2 for Android

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iOBD2 for iPhone/Android

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner for iPhone/Android with Bluetooth.It is an app for your car. It turns your iPhone/Android into an advanced display for your engine data.

iOBD2 Bluetooth OBD2 EOBD Auto Scanner Trouble Code Reader for iPhone/Android

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iOBD2 BMW Diagnostic Tool for iPhone/iPad

iOBD2 BMW is one of iOBD2 code scanner series which is especially works on BMW car models.It works together with your iPhone or iPad which is IOS system, communication with your iPhone/iPad by Bluetooth/WIFI, support all BMW car models all system diagnose.

IOBD2 BMW

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iOBD2 Diagnostic Tool for Android for VW AUDI/SKODA/SEAT

iOBD2 VW is a car diagnostic tool designed for VW series cars. It communicates with Android devices via Bluetooth. It can diagnose all the electronic
control systems of VW series cars.

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iOBD2 Plug and Play
 
Install in iphone: Search “iobd2″ in Apple APP store,download and install into your phone.
Install in Android: Search”iobd2″ in google play store,downlaod and install into you phone.

iobd2 code scanner

 

 

ELM327 Bluetooth WIFI for IOS, Android download and install

As known, elm327 OBDII code scanner communicate with the phone via Bluetooth / wifi, elm327 is compatible with Android , iPhone IOS and Symbian, to run with these system, users have to install the APP in the phone set Bluetooth and WIFI. To help users more easily find out the software and install software, uobd2 engineer upload the software for Andriod Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian OBDScope, as well as user manual.

http://down.uobd2.net/elm327-bluetooth-wifi-for-phone-system-software.zip

Next is to install Android Torque, Apple IOS and Symbian.

ELM327 Bluetooth OBDII for Android Torque installation

1.Install OBDII

install elm327

2.Install Android Software Torque

a)    Copy software to phone from CD

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b)    Install software

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  1. Connection OBDII

a)    Search OBDII Bluetooth

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b)    Enter the password “1234”

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c)    Connection successful

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  1. Run Software

Click Menu button setting Bluetooth connection

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a)    Choose Commotion type is Bluetooth

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b)   Choose Bluetooth Device is OBDII

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  1. Successful connection

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ELM327 Wi-Fi OBDII for Apple IOS installation

  1. Install OBD2 apple-ios-01

2. Install IOS Software DashCmd-v3.3.1.ipa

Installation “DashCmd” via iTunes (IOS need jailbreak) or App Store Search “DashConnand” and buying.

3.Wifi connection OBDII

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4.Run Software

Click connection

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OBDScope Symbian Installation and activation

Open CD, copy OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx to your mobile

Phone via Bluetooth. Install OBDScope v1.21_S60_30_50.sisx by following the prompt. It is recommended to uninstall the previous version of OBDScope before installing the new one.

You need not buy the activation key, in the CD, it contains a keygen.exe.

Activating OBDScope is done by following steps:

1. Open CD in my computer, directly run keygen.exe

2. Select OBDScope – Options – Activate product and look for the product key as displayed on Picture 1

3. Input product key into keygen as displayed on the following picture.

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AUTOPHIX CARAPP T300 scanner for IOS and Android system

AUTOPHIX CARAPP -T300 supports IOS and Android operating system including iPhone,iPad,Android Phone. the product is simple to install,which realizes the perfect combination of technology and application.T300 not only has OBDII diagnostic capabilities,but also has horsepower test , performance test,fuel consumption test and trip analysis capabilities.T300 can also tests horsepower, torque, one hundred kilometers acceleration of our cars. Car lovers can share their testing process with their friends, ignite the passion of car life.

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AUTOPHIX CARAPP -T300  Functions:

 

• Horsepower Test

-Real-time display the torque
- speed
- horsepower
- rotate speed and power of the car
• Performance Testing
-100km/h performance test: test the speed reaches 100km/h(or Miles/hour)performance.
-100m performance test:test the performance of the car traveling 100 meters (or yards).
-Braking distance: test the performance of the brakes to stop.
-Custom: Test speed from the start to the end of the speed performance of the car. When the vehicle
-Sharing function
• Trip Analysis
- “Running time”: displaying the running time;
  – “Mileage”: displaying the running mileage of the vehicle;
 - “Water temperature”: displaying the current water temperature;
  – “Current speed”: displaying the current speed of the vehicle;
 - “Average speed”: calculating the average running speed;
- “Acceleration”: calculating the velocity change between current second and the last second.
• Checking Data Stream
-Basic data stream
-More data stream
• Fuel Consumption Test
-RPM
-Mileage
-Fuel cost
-Instant LPH/100km
-Average LHK/100km
-Instant LPH/hour-Average LPH/hour
• Detection of Fault Code and Freeze Frame
-Retrieves vehicle information (car name, fuel type, VIN ,time)
-fault code
-freeze frame data
-History data
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Mini ELM327 Bluetooth OBD2 Scanner

MINI ELM327 is the newly developed wireless scan tool. Mini Elm327 Bluetooth supports all OBD-II protocols.Read diagnostic trouble codes, both generic and manufacturer-specific, and display their meaning (over 3000 generic code definitions in the database).Clear trouble codes and turn off the MIL (“Check Engine” light)

Mini ELM327

MINI ELM327 Features:

• Works with all OBD-II compliant vehicles
• Wireless (Bluetooth)
• Software included for Palm, PDA
• Software included for Windows PC
• Software included for Windows Smartphone
• Supports ISO 9141, KWP2000
• Supports SAE J1850
• Supports CAN bus

MINI ELM327 Functions:

• Read diagnostic trouble codes, both generic and manufacturer-specific, and display their meaning (over 3000 generic code definitions in the database).
• Clear trouble codes and turn off the MIL (“Check Engine” light)
• Display current sensor data, including:
• Engine RPM
• Calculated Load Value
• Coolant Temperature
• Fuel System Status
• Vehicle Speed
• Short Term Fuel Trim
• Long Term Fuel Trim
• Intake Manifold Pressure
• Timing Advance
• Intake Air Temperature
• Air Flow Rate
• Absolute Throttle Position
• Oxygen sensor voltages/associated short term fuel trims
• Fuel System status
• Fuel Pressure
• Many others…