How to Setup OBDLink MX+ Bluetooth to Android

We have instructed how to setup OBDLink MX+ Bluetooth to IOS iPhone on last article, now let’s view how to do it on Android system.

 

Download&install OBDLink app

Scan the QR code or visit the URL from your
Android device to download the OBDLink app:

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Plug OBDLink MX+ into the OBD port

The OBD port is usually found on the driver’s side,
under the dash.

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Turn ignition to Key On, Engine Off

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Vehicles with push button start: press the button without
stepping on the brake pedal

‘POWER’ LED will turn ON, and the ‘BT’ LED will
start flashing slowly.

– Are the LEDs off on your MX+?
Your vehicle may have a blown fuse that supplies power to the DLC.

 

Open ‘Settings’ app and enable ‘Bluetooth’

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Settings App > Connections > Bluetooth

 

Press the ‘Connect’ button on OBDLink MX+

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The ‘BT’ LED will switch to a fast blink.

Attention!

You must complete steps 6 and 7 within 2 minutes. If you need more time, press the ‘Connect’ button again.

 

Open ‘Bluetooth settings’ menu and tap ‘OBDLink MX+’ to pair the device

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Settings app> Connections> Bluetooth
Tap ‘OBDLink MX+’
Tap ‘Scan’ if OBDLink MX+ does not show
under ‘Available Devices’.

 

Tap ‘OK’ in the ‘Bluetooth pairing request’ dialog box

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MX+ will now appear as ‘Paired’:

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Launch the OBDLink app and set ‘Communication Type’ to ‘Bluetooth’

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Tap ‘Connect’ from the OBDLink main menu

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Choose ‘OBDLink MX+’

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Once the app establishes a connection with
‘OBDLink MX+’ the ‘BT’ LED will turn on solid.

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Tap ‘Diagnostics’ to start scan