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How to use Carly App Adapter for BMW

Carly for BMW is one of the most popular scanners used to read, clear codes, diagnose problems and code BMW cars. In this guide, we will show you how to use Carly for BMW. 

What you will need


  • None


Instructions on how to use Carly for BMW


  1. Locate OBD2 port under the dash. carly for bmw instrcutions
  2. Plug Carly for BMW into the OBD2 port. 

  3. Turn ignition On

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  4. Make sure Carly for BMW is powered on. The LED light should be on. 

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  5. Pair your phone with the Carly for BMW. 

    Go to Setting > Connections / Bluetooth / Wireless > Choose Bluetooth > Turn on Bluetooth > Search Devices > Select Carly for BMW > Enter 1234 pairing code. 

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  6. Download Carly for BMW from the Play Store. The Lite version is very limited in functionality. In this case, we download and install the Pro version. 

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  7. Open Carly for BMW. Select connections at the bottom. Select Bluetooth.

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    Make sure to select your BMW chassis as well. Left bottom corner. In this case, we have an E60 5-Series.

    Go back to the Carly home screen (also called Dashboard)

    Select Diagnostics

  8. Perform a full system scan. 

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  9. Review and clear codes. 


Check the current price on Carly for BMW.


Carly for BMW is very powerfully and allows you to code your car. Be careful with coding your BMW. If you are not sure what you are doing, you may cause problems such as damaging control units or misconfiguring them.

By YOUCANIC on Apr 13, 2019


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