How to Set up Launch X431 V 8 inch scanner WiFi & Bluetooth

Launch X431 V 8inch Tablet diagnostic scan tool How to setup WiFi & Bluetooth for vehicle diagnosis? Here this blog is the WiFi & Bluetooth setup manual for reference.

Part 1: How to set up Wi-Fi in the Launch X431 V 8inch scan tool

Attention: If you don’t need to use Wi-Fi for a while, you can turn it off to conserve battery life.

X-431 V has built-in Wi-Fi that can be used to get online. Once you’re online, you can register your X-431 V, browse the Internet, get apps, send email and check for software updates.

I. Connect to a Wi-Fi network
1. On the home screen, tap Settings > WLAN.
2. Slide the Wi-Fi switch to ON, X-431 V will start searching for available wireless networks.
3. Select a wireless network,
– If the chosen network is open, X-431 V will connect automatically;
– If the selected network is encrypted, a network password will need to be entered.
4. When “Connected” appears, tap the Enter button to exit and return to the home screen.

Note: When Wi-Fi is not required, this should be disabled to conserve battery Power.
Once it is connected successfully, tap the Wi-Fi network from the list to view its name, link speed, security type, IP address etc.
When this tool is in range, it will connect to the previously linked network Automatically.

II. Disconnect from a Wi-Fi network
1. On home screen, tap Settings > WLAN.
2. Tap the network with a Connected status, then tap “Disconnect”

III. Vehicle diagnosis via WiFi

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Part 2: How to perform Bluetooth setting in the new Launch X431 V 8 inch

I. Bluetooth setting
Enter X-431 V Bluetooth setting screen (“Settings” –> “Bluetooth”), slide the
Bluetooth switch to ON and X-431 V will start searching available Bluetooth
device, tap the desired connector to pair.

By default, the Bluetooth name is 98549*****00 (where ***** stands for 5 digits.).
Note: In case no Bluetooth setting is done before diagnostic software is launched,
you can also configure it while using the software.

II. Car diagnosis via Bluetooth
Tap –> “Diagnostic” to enter the vehicle selection page.
Take Demo as an example to demonstrate how to diagnose a vehicle.
1). Tap the “DEMO”, the following dialog box appears:

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2). Tap “DEMO” to ignore Bluetooth connection and jump to the DEMO system selection screen. (Note: No Bluetooth connection is required for DEMO program.)

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3). Tap “Engine”, the system will jump to the function menu.

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Read DTC
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Read Data Stream
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Also, special functions and reset service are available.
Special functions:
Injector test, fuel pump test, purge control solenoid and so on.
Reset service:
Oil Reset Service, Steering Angle Calibration, Electronic Parking Brake Reset, Battery Register / Battery Maintenance, ABS Bleeding, Electronic Throttle Position Reset / Learn, Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regeneration, Tire Pressure Monitor System Reset

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Launch X431 V Err DiagnoseMain ID -5 Fixed by Firmware Update

This write-up about Launch X431 V diagnostic firmware update manual will help to solve the error: launch x431 Err DiagnoseMain ID: -5.

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Launch X431 error message:

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DiagnoseMain Err ID: -5

Failed to obtain firmware information.

Possible reasons:

1 Firmware does not work normally. Please retry after power off and on again

2 Firmware program is abnormal. Please update it

3 Firmware type is incorrect. Please contact the local dealer….

How to solve Launch x431 DiagnoseMain Err ID: -5:

(also How to update Launch x431 firmware)

Go to Menu
then Firmware Update

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Launch x431 firmware update successfully.

Now the newest x431 firmware version is 11.49.

Launch X431 V 8″ full-system scanner needs no authorization no IP limitation

Launch X431 V Lenovo Tablet full-system diagnostic tool does not need to authorize by sending SN, Country and Language to the seller and wait 2 working days, also registration has no IP limitation (Except China) with dealer code 755D. Moreover, full range car models and full car system diagnosis make X431 V a professional automotive diagnostic tool.

X431 V 8″ inherits many advantages of X-431 V 7″ such as the full-system diagnosis and full range car models, communicate via Wifi /Bluetooth etc., meanwhile it improve in specification and vehicle coverage compare with X-431 V 7″ (X431 Pro) (for more Launch X431 V 8″ compare X431 V 7″ , go to read in the last paragraph).

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X431 V 8” diagnostic scanner is powerful and user-friendly:
1.Performfull-system diagnosis by pairing DBSCAR adapter to Bluetooth (same as X431 V 7″)
2.Support up to 69 car brands about 220 car models from European, USA and Asian;
3.With 2–year free updateon the official site com (same as X431 V 7″)
4.Android 4.2 platformwith fast running speed, clear and user-friendly interface
5.Take advantage of android system, it integrates more application and service, such as creating maintenance data base and case library, providing instant maintenance information, establishing public and private maintenance social circle etc.
6.Reasonable PDA designand easy to carry.
7.Wifi:Built-in Wi-Fi module makes surfing on the internet freely (same as X431 V 7″);
8.Bluetooth: Communicate via Bluetooth (same asX431 V 7″)
9.Registration with dealer code: 755D, has no IP limitation, no need send country, language for activation and wait 2 working days, you could directly use.

Launch X431 V 8” surpasses other similar diagnostic scanners in the following aspects:

1.Full Diagnosis Function:

X431 V is able to diagnose the electronic control system of worldwide vehicle models covering Asian, European, American and Chinese. Full range car models and full car system diagnosis make it a professional automotive diagnostic tool.

Diagnosis functions include: Read DTCs, Clear DTCs, Read DataStream, Special functions etc;

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2.Special function:

X431 V is with special function such as BMW idle study, BMW injection rate adjustment, BMW battery replacement, Nissan matching key.

3.X431 V 8”connectivity: via Bluetooth, Bluetooth distance: 10M (Without Obstacle)

You could use GOLO connector to connect to the smart phone, then you can do all system fault diagnosis of vehicle at any time, then form a diagnosis report, and transfer the report to maintenance technicians and related personnel through the account management interface, then he get the remote consultation and repair advice.

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4.Launch X431 V 8”language available: English, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Korea, Arabic, Spanish and Traditional Chinese

5.Launch X431 V 8″ Tablet menu:

Click the “Settings” to configure the personalized X-431 V;
Click “Search” to locate your target quickly and conveniently;
Click “Email” to send and receive email. External POP3 or IMAP email account for some common Web email service provider can be added;
Click “File Manager” you can manage the files or downloaded files stored in SD card efficiently;
Other Additional Functions: Alarm, calendar, calculator etc.
 
6.X431 V 8″ Specifications:
Other android-based applications can be customized to install or uninstall.
Operating system: Android 4.2
CPU: 1.3 GHz
Display: 8” TN capacitive touch screen
RAM: 1 GB
Capacity (internal / SD card):16GB
Battery: 4290 mAh
Printer: Optional (Wi-Fi)
Camera: Front 2 mp / Back 5mp
Communication: WiFi/Bluetooth

Package includes:
1pc x X-431 v pad computer
1pc x Password envelope
1pc x X-431 v protection sleeve
1pc x DBScar diagnostic connector
1pc x OBD II extension cable
1pc x Cigarette lighter cable
1pc x Power adaptor
1pc x USB data cable
1pc x Non-16pin connector

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X431 V 8″ full-system scanner surpasses X431 V 7“  in specification and vehicle coverage:

1.Outlook difference:

They have different outlook

Here X431 V 7″ mux

2.Specification difference

X431 V 7″ CPU: Dual core 1GHz x431 (X431 V 8” CPU 1.3 GHz)

X431 V 7″ LCD: 7.0 inch (X431 V 8” LCD is 8.0 inch)

3.Dear code difference

X431 V 8” dealer code: 755D
X431 V 7” dealer code:  86A or 86

4.Activation difference

X431 V 7” needs to active by sending machine SN, country, language to active and wait 2 working days.

5.Vehicle coverage difference

X431 V 7”: covers up to 59 car brands from European, USA and Asian
X431 V 8”: covers up to car brands about 220 car models from European, USA and Asian

6.Language difference

X431 V 7”:

English,German,Japanese,Russian,French,Spanish,Portuguese,Polish,Turkish,Dutch,Greek,Hungarian,Arabic,Danish,Korean,Persian,Romania,Serbian,Finnish,Swedish,Czech,Simplified Chinese,traditional Chinese

X431 V 8”: English, German, Japanese, Russian, French, Korea, Arabic and Spanish