How to set up BMW ICOM on ISTA Rheingold step by step?

Here is a detailed tutorial to guide you: How to set up BMW ICOM on BMW ISTA Rheingold software? It’s useful when you first use ISTA with ICOM!

Suitable ICOM interface: BMW ICOM A2 WIFI

Recommended ISTA software: 03.2017 BMW ISTA 4.04.12

BMW ISTA Rheingold ICOM set up steps

Step 1: Open “Local Area Connection” Properties→ “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” Properties.

Enter IP address: 169.254.1.1

Enter Subnet mask: 255.255.0.0

Step 2: If VMware is installed, open Virtual Network Editor from the host any adapters with Subnet address: 169.254.0.0

Open C:/EDIABAS/BIN/EDIABAS/INI with Notepad and check “Port=6801” in TCP setting.

Connect car with ICOM to PC.

Step 3: Now run ISTA using shortcut in start menu, wait it boot and click the Setting button.

Select “VCI Config” tab and “HO-ICOM/ENET and ISIS network” then click “OK”.

Step 4: Go to “Operations” on top bar, click “Read out vehicle data” then “Complete identification”.

Then select your ICOM from the list and click “Set up connection”. Things done!

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