IMPORTANT - Before connecting for the first time, the Bluetooth connection device must be paired.
Plug the OBDLink MX in to the vehicle’s OBDII port. Wait until the green Power light is solid.
Open the Charms Bar >>Select Settings.
Touch Screen: Swipe left from the right side of the screen.
Mouse/Trackpad: Move the cursor to the upper right corner of the screen.
Select Change PC Settings.
Open the Action Center >>Select All settings.
On the left menu, select (PC and) Devices >> Bluetooth.
Press the button on the OBDLink MX. Once the blue BT light begins blinking, you have two minutes to complete the pairing process.
Select the OBDLink MX option. If more than one OBDLink MX option is available, complete step 5 again.
Select Yes on the Compare the passcodes screen. The OBDLink MX status will display as Connected.
Wait until the OBDLink MX status changes to Paired or Not Connected. Typically 5-15 seconds.
Turn the key to the On position or start the engine. Some vehicles require the engine to be running in order to connect.
Press the button on the OBDLink MX. Once the blue BT light begins blinking, you have two minutes to complete the connection process.
Open ALLDATA Mobile. On the Home screen, select the OBDII icon.
Select the ALLDATA (or OBDLink MX) option.
Tap Yes to let ALLDATA Mobile access your OBDLink MX.
The OBD and Host lights will blink while data is being transmitted between the vehicle and the connection device.
The OBDLink MX/LX device…
has not completed the startup cycle.
is already connected to another tablet.
did not connect during the two minute connection window.
has entered Sleep mode.
is not working properly.
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