Updating the Vehicle Connection Interface (VCI) Device
IMPORTANT - A computer running Microsoft Windows is required in order to complete the Vehicle Connection Interface (VCI) device update process.
Some Diagnostics app features require the VCI device to be updated to the latest version in order to function properly.
The current version of the VCI Update is 16.1.2
Under certain network conditions, connecting the VCI to your computer could cause your Internet connection to temporarily disconnect. To return your Internet connection to normal, make sure to unplug the VCI device from your computer after completing the update process.
To update the Vehicle Connection Interface (VCI) device:
Locate the power adapter and Mini-USB data cable that was included in the original device packaging.
On a computer running Microsoft Windows, download and run the VCI Device Driver (alldata-vci-driver).
A black box may briefly appear on the screen as the file installs.
Not sure how to run a downloaded file? Click HERE.
Download and save the VCI Update file (vci-update-16-1-2.zip) to your computer.
Internet Explorer tip: Before the download starts, you will be asked what you want to do with the file. Select Save As to save the file to an easy to remember location like the Desktop or Downloads folder.
Use the Windows File Explorer to navigate to the location of the saved VCI Update file.
Note: This is typically in your Downloads folder. However, this location could vary based on your browser settings.
Google Chrome tip: The download will display at the bottom of the page, click the arrow and select show in folder to go directly to the file location.
Right click the file and select Extract All…
Power up the VCI using the provided power supply (Power (Red) and Ready (Blue) lights will remain lit).
On the opposite end of the VCI, use the provided USB cable to connect the VCI to a Windows PC.
Click HERE to open the Update Utility page. (Or open a new browser tab and enter 192.168.30.1 in the address bar >> press Enter on your keyboard).
If you receive a connection error page:
Verify the VCI is fully powered up and physically connected to the PC with the provided USB cable.
Verify the IP address 192.168.30.1 was entered into the address bar.
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