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MODE Ultimate OBD Adapter Wi-Fi Network Settings for MODE X bootmod3 Ultimate Tuning Bundle

So you got yourself a MODE Ultimate OBD Adapter and want it to flash bm3?

MODE ULTIMATE OBD ENET_WIFI WIFI SETTINGS

BOOTMOD3 IOS APP SUPPORTS CONNECTING WITH YOUR VEHICLE USING TWO METHODS:

  1. Connecting over WiFi to the MODE Ultimate OBD WiFi Adapter (Suggested)

  2. Direct ENET cable connection from the OBD port to your iOS device. MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter has an OBD connection on one side and Ethernet on the other. If you ever need to connect it to your phone or laptop you will need a standard Ethernet Cable and any relevant adapters such as an Ethernet to Lightning or Ethernet to USB-A or USB-C adapter.

See below for details on connectivity.

1. MODE ULTIMATE OBD WIFI ADAPTER CONNECTION - WI-FI SETTINGS

After plugging the MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter in and entering the Wi-Fi Network ID and Password then waiting 20-30 seconds the bm3 app will show your vehicle’s VIN.

  • Name of WiFi Network (SSID): ENET_WIFI
  • Password: 12345678

When using the MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter, it is recommended to disconnect from your vehicles Apple CarPlay as it may cause an automatic disconnection to your MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter connection.

To use Mobile Data while Connected to the MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter, you can enter the following Wi-Fi settings on your iOS device:

MODE Ultimate OBD Wi-Fi Adapter adapter MUST be connected to your iOS device to see the Wi-Fi menu under Settings and configure them.

    1. Go to Settings → Wi-Fi → ENET_WIFI → Configure IP: Please take note of the existing IP Address 192.168.XX.XXX

    2. Change this from Automatic to Manual and enter the following network settings:

  • IP: 192.168.16.107 (Or IP of your exact adapter)
  • Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0
  • Router: <leave empty>
Here are is a screenshot showing the settings entered as required:

 

If VIN doesn’t show, double check the above settings and ensure ENET_WIFI is showing under the phone’s Settings and that your IP information is correctly set up.

When using the ENET_WIFI WiFi connection, you may need to disconnect/disable auto-join for the BMW CarPlay wifi connection and also disable your Bluetooth to prevent CarPlay from dropping your ENET_WIFI WiFi connection.

If VIN doesn’t show, double check the above settings and ensure ENET_WIFI is connected with correct IP settings discussed above.

Some rebranded generic ENET WiFi adapters alter the vehicle’s IP configuration from default. These settings will reset after the vehicle sleeps for at least 20-30 minutes. To avoid waiting that long and have it reset vehicle’s network configuration, disconnect the ground wire on the vehicle’s battery for 3 minutes and reconnect it.

2. Direct ENET Cable Connection - Ethernet Settings

There are no required settings to get this going on your phone. After plugging the ENET cable in and waiting 20-30seconds the app will show your vehicle’s VIN.

When using the Direct ENET cable connection, it is recommended to turn off WiFi and Bluetooth on your iOS device due to CarPlay. CarPlay may cause disconnects to your ENET connection.

To speed up iOS vehicle detection, you can enter the following Ethernet settings on your iOS device:

ENET cable MUST be connected to your iOS device to see the Ethernet menu under Settings and configure them.

  1. Go to Settings → Ethernet → USB 10/100 LAN → Configure IP: Change this from Automatic to Manual and enter the following network settings:

    1. IP: 169.254.250.250

    2. Subnet Mask: 255.255.0.0

    3. Router: <leave empty>

  2. Here are is a screenshot showing the settings entered as required:

 

If VIN doesn’t show, double check the above settings and ensure Ethernet is showing under the phone’s Settings and that your IP information is correctly set up.

Some rebranded generic ENET WiFi adapters alter the vehicle’s IP configuration from default. These settings will reset after the vehicle sleeps for at least 20-30 minutes. To avoid waiting that long and have it reset vehicle’s network configuration, disconnect the ground wire on the vehicle’s battery for 3 minutes and reconnect it.