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      08-15-2018, 05:27 PM   #1
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What is everyone doing with this app?

I downloaded the coding feature but could use some guidance on what all can be done. Can we do things like gauge sweep?

Also, is it possible to use this to prevent a specific code from triggering an SES light?
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      08-15-2018, 05:35 PM   #2
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Go to the coding sub forum
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      08-15-2018, 10:22 PM   #3
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It can do coding - it cant do flash programming (error code deletes)
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      08-16-2018, 12:24 AM   #4
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Anybody got a full rundown on what it can to on a phone.
Can it run ista d . The site says it can do all this stuff but I think
maybe you need a PC for the full Ista D expierence.
And what about the Inpa suite.
Or is the app just some kind of simple diags and coding
ala Carly?
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      08-16-2018, 01:21 AM   #5
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For $160 fully loaded it seems like a winner. Apparently it can do full coding, firmware updates and diagnostics. Nothing will beat a laptop, but this sure blows Carly out of the water. It is not even Vin locked. The UI is kinda bad but if it works who cares
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      08-16-2018, 10:35 AM   #6
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Anybody got a full rundown on what it can to on a phone.
Can it run ista d . The site says it can do all this stuff but I think
maybe you need a PC for the full Ista D expierence.
And what about the Inpa suite.
Or is the app just some kind of simple diags and coding
ala Carly?
I would like to see a detailed list as well.
I downloaded the app but the list on there isn't very descriptive.
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      08-16-2018, 10:47 AM   #7
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IIRC (I haven't seen the app but I have talked to them about it) it can at the very least do everything that NCSExpert and INPA can do - it's not limited to certain options like Carly.
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      09-13-2018, 06:57 AM   #8
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Exclamation The design is... lol

The user interface is epic fail, from a designer's perspective. (ui/ux designer here)
Every year Android Studio is becoming easier to start developing android apps and it's easy to make your app look awesome from the start, only by using Google's Material Design guidelines.

I don't see a DPF section with live data and regeneration in the app. Many Europeans drive diesels, especially in the Balkans (Southeastern Europe), so having this section will attract more potential buyers.
Carly is not an option for me with the annual subscription, but this app still doesn't deserve $75+50 from what I've seen so far. (YouTube review)

Maybe offer a 50% discount for holidays on Google Play Store to boost your sales/rating. (I would gladly give a 5* if it deserves)

I will keep an eye on this app for sure, see how it develops, and eventually buy it, especially if the developers include DPF regeneration in the app.
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      09-13-2018, 09:40 AM   #9
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Used it to code my folding mirrors retrofit.
Enabled digital speed display, fold mirrors with key fob and set delay to 0s. So no need to hold the lock.

Haven't done any thing crazy beyond that.
I agree, the interface seems like someone's kid got a hold of Photoshop (designer/developer here).
Funny thing, the blue BMW on the splash screen is not even supported by the app.
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      09-13-2018, 05:25 PM   #10
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I'll probably buy it once it gains the ability to program. There's title there that says programming, but it doesn't work. This leads me to believe that it's in the works. I'd like it to have the ability to program a new FRM module to your DME or program an M3 cluster to your DME...
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I bought it when it was $25 off for both. I've coded the majority of the things I've wanted with it, there isn't an option to code 5 blink lane change so I'll have to bust out the laptop for that. Interface is gross I really hope they update it, but so far I've been able to read and clear codes like 10x faster than my Foxwell NT510. Very handy as I have the app on my phone and KDCAN+OTG in my trunk.
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      09-29-2018, 01:30 AM   #12
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This app seems to have more coding options than carly but I still can't use it to fully activate alarm system retrofit. Don't know where I can add vehicle order (or vehicle option).
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I was able to reset my windows after replacing the regulators, power folding mirrors, digital speed, angel eyes as drls, reset my airbag lights after upgrading my seats, reset and read codes, video in motion. Seems like they are working on adding more features. The interface may not be the best but it works.
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Are you guys using some sort of a generic coding guide to make sense of the options within Pro Tool?

I was expecting it to be more intuitive.
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      10-03-2018, 01:56 PM   #15
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I bought it when it was $25 off for both. I've coded the majority of the things I've wanted with it, there isn't an option to code 5 blink lane change so I'll have to bust out the laptop for that. Interface is gross I really hope they update it, but so far I've been able to read and clear codes like 10x faster than my Foxwell NT510. Very handy as I have the app on my phone and KDCAN+OTG in my trunk.
If anyone found out how to do this, I'd love to know. I've found methods for F series, but, not sure on my car. It's an E82 so probably the same as for E90.

Sorry for the sidetrack.
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If anyone found out how to do this, I'd love to know. I've found methods for F series, but, not sure on my car. It's an E82 so probably the same as for E90.

Sorry for the sidetrack.
Can be done using NCS Expert. But, it requires editing your specific FRM file, then writing (default coding) that file back to your car. Or, you can use NETTODAT coding.

I prefer not to use NETTODAT, because it changes back to 1 or 3 every time you code the FRM in the future.
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I bought it when it was $25 off for both. I've coded the majority of the things I've wanted with it, there isn't an option to [COLOR="Red"]code 5 blink lane change [/COLOR]so I'll have to bust out the laptop for that. Interface is gross I really hope they update it, but so far I've been able to read and clear codes like 10x faster than my Foxwell NT510. Very handy as I have the app on my phone and KDCAN+OTG in my trunk.
If anyone found out how to do this, I'd love to know. I've found methods for F series, but, not sure on my car. It's an E82 so probably the same as for E90.

Sorry for the sidetrack.
Can be done in Carly
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Can be done in Carly
Thanks. I figured that but don't have Carly. It's not worth it for that one feature as I've got INPA and the Foxwell tool. Besides, it's a fun challenge to try to get it done thru NCSExpert. (saying that until I bugger something up
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      10-27-2018, 05:10 PM   #19
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I was able to reset my windows after replacing the regulators, power folding mirrors, digital speed, angel eyes as drls, reset my airbag lights after upgrading my seats, reset and read codes, video in motion. Seems like they are working on adding more features. The interface may not be the best but it works.

How did you use protool to do the drl? Trying to do it on my06 e90?
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I was able to reset my windows after replacing the regulators, power folding mirrors, digital speed, angel eyes as drls, reset my airbag lights after upgrading my seats, reset and read codes, video in motion. Seems like they are working on adding more features. The interface may not be the best but it works.

How did you use protool to do the drl? Trying to do it on my06 e90?
He has a newer FRM. Only way from what I've seen to have angel eye "DRL" on our 06 w/ FRM1 is to enable them as parking lights and just turn the switch every time (I've gotten used to the habit it isn't bad) only downside is you can't disable the taillight bars from turning on from what I've experimented with.
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Does anyone know if you can clear SOS errors with this app?
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      11-04-2018, 03:37 PM   #22
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Instead of starting a new thread, I figured Id post in here.

I just got the app and licenses over the weekend and been playing around with it. Has anyone successfully coded out the TPMS and no light on the dash? I unhooked the module behind the rear passenger tire and switched the 3 tpms parameters to not active, and Im still getting the dash light.
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