How to set up BMW ICOM and E-sys software

BMW F-series coding software E-sys is able to work with BMW ICOM emulator and ENET cable. Here’s simple guide to set up BMW ICOM A2 for E-sys software.

With ICOM A2/ICOM Next, you connect via ICOM. You will need to lock IP with program like EasyConnect or Itool Radar.

With BMW ENET cable, you connect via VIN.

 

BMW ICOM Setting for E-sys:

1)Run ISTA-D and check ICOM IP (mine is slight different of windows IP 169.254.55.70)
Properly itoolradar will do the same.

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2) Run easyconnect
Type: REMOTE
IP: 169.254.55.83 (edit file ip_db.txt and add IP)
Mode: OBD_ab625
ICOM Lock
Check

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3) Run e-sys
Connect via ICOM/Ethernet (tcp://169.254.55.83:50160)

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(click to enlarge images).

With ICOM, you can certainly try with ISTA+ to see if you get a different IP to lock with Itool Radar.

For ENET,

  • Make sure motor is running if car is not on a Charger.
  • Third party Security Suites (Antivirus / Firewall / etc) are disabled
  • LAN Adapter is set for DHCP and not using a Static IP.
  • The Target Connection Window should not be blank (It should show multiple target connections for different chassis’)

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