Why bmw icom software needs hard disk installation

When activate the BMW Diagnostic Software why need insert the hard disk into the laptop, could not use the USB Cable to connect For the bwm icom, if you buy [...]

How to Update BMW ICOM NEXT Firmware to V1.44

The BMW ICOM Next Professional Diagnostic Tool is the same as BMW ICOM A1/A2/A3 and supports all BMW software and fiber optic programming. This article will [...]

How to Solve XTOOL PAD2 can not do BMW Key programming

Recently have customer got his new xtool x100 pad 2 but he found that the item not work. Used the pad2 to do BMW KEY programming but fail to do that. How to [...]

How to configure Expert Mode of BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA-P

One of the WIFI BWM ICOM A2+ B+C diagnostic system with ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D ISTA-P customers reported that after he replace the ICOM firmware to V1.38, [...]

How to Solve ICOM Next cannot be found by Itool Radar Software

Problem: I have a BMW ICOM Next. I upgraded firmware for it. Now it cannot be find by itool radar software. I tried restore using USB flash method. However [...]

BMW Coding & Programming – Do you know the difference

What is Coding? It is a process utilized by BMW, which groups system specific operating requirements (Data) together and then assigns a label/code to [...]

How to clearreset DME or EGS Adaptations using INPA

This describes how to clear/reset DME or EGS adaptations using INPA. Be sure key is in position 2 with engine OFF. MS43 E46 Engine MS43 F4 [...]

How to connect ENET WIFI to BMW ISTA

How to connect ENET WIFI to BMW Diagnostic Software BMW ISTA 1.The ENET WIFI interface is connected to the OBD interface of the BMW cab; 2.PC [...]


The ICOM Next A is a multifunctional vehicle interface that is designed to be used in workshops worldwide. It has been specially developed for use by [...]

How to connect BMW ICOM A2 to WinKFP

Here are two methods usually adopted by BMW owners with BMW ICOM A2 WinKFP. First method to lock the ICOM to Connection Mode: STATIC_IP and [...]

How to connect BMW ENET Cable with BMW ISTA Rheingold

Here is a guide to show you how correctly connect and set up BMW ENET Cable with BMW ISTA Rheingold software! It is the first step to use this cheap BMW F [...]

How to Solve BMW ICOM NEXT USB Device Not Recognized

I had bought a BMW ICOM Next with HDD. I connect the 500G software HDD with my computer via USB cable. When the connection is ok, the indicator light of HDD [...]

How to Solve Instrument Cannot Light Up or Shows Red Dot After Resetting Odometer

Do you have the problem that the instrument cannot light up or shows red dot after changing the simulator and adding filter? How do you solve the [...]

How to Perform Vehicle and Key Memory programming with BMW Rheingold ISTA software?

BMW ICOM Software Version : V2020.05 ISTA - D: 4.22.32,with SDP Programming Database 4.22.32 ISTA - P: with Engineer Programming,supports [...]

How to the Problem When Program BMW F32 with BMW ISTA-P?

When programmed BMW F32 by BMW ICOM NEXT A+B+C, always got error reading “Vehicle programming with ISTA/P is no longer approved for the connected vehicle. [...]