BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide for Beginners

Here is the simple guide for 2015.08V BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D 3.50 ISTA-P 3.56 diagnosis & programming software.

Software version: 2015.08V
ISTA-D:3.50.10
ISTA-P: 3.56.1.002
VIN: 2015.6.15
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Language:
ISTA-D/ISTA-P: American English, British English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, polish, Portuguese, Turkish, Czech, Swedish, Dutch, Indian, Greek, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Thai.

TIS diagram circuit: English, German and Chinese only

Operating system: Win 7 32 bit, Dual-core CPU, Better IE3, at least 4G RAM

Software including:
1. BMW Group ISPI Admin Client (V1.1.808) Software managerment program, display the software version installed in ISPI, the offline version
2. BMW Group ISTA-D (V3.50.10.14280) BMW diagnostic system, circuit diagram, repair infroamtion
3. BMW Group ISTA-P (V3.56.1.002) BMW programming system, Expert Mode
4. ETK (Local) (V2015.06) BMW Electronic Parts Catalogue
4.1) KSD (V2015.05)
4.2) Engineer tools
EasyConnect ICOM Connect tools
E-sys (V3.26.1) BMW F-series diagnosis coding program
INPA BMW E-series & F-series diagnosis software
ItoolRadar ICOM connection tools
NCS-Expert BMW E-series coding tool
WinKFP BMW E-series programming software
Win7 language select change win 7 language

Compatible Hardware: BMW ICOM, BMW ICOM A2 & BMW ICOM A3

How to use ISTA-D ISTA-P software?
Part 1. ISTA-D
Part 2. ISTA-P
Part 3. ETK
Part 4. Engineer Tools
Part 5. ICOM Firmware Update
Part 6. Change Win 7 lanuage

Part 1: ISTA-D Diagnosis software
Open software
Double click RHEINGOLD icon to change Full Screen
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
How to change ISTA language: click the Setting tab on the top. Select the language you need.
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
Go to Operations, then Read Out Vehicle Data, press Complete identification
Follow ISTA prompt to connect the ICOM emulator with vehicle
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
When it shows ICOM, you can click lower right corner Connect to start diagnosis. (If the Status shows firmware, you see update ICOM firmware first, see instruction in Part 5)
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

Part 2: ISTA-P Programming software
Open ISTA-P software
Click “Reset Settings” tab then close
Open it again
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
Select ISTA-P language and Resolution
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
Check the resolution on desktop, it is the same as ISTA-P resolution you just chose.
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

Select vehicle type, BMW, MINI, BMW Motorcycle or Rolls Royce
Select ISTA-P server automatically
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

Part 3: ETK
Open ETK software
Click “Extras” tab>> “Settings” to change language and other settings
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KSD
Click “Settings” to change language and others
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

Part 4: Engineer Tools
Engineering & programming software INPA, NCS-Expert, WInKFP etc
Before using the engineer tools, must set/configure ICOM settings
1) Open Engineer Tools, Itool Radar, select first line option, click “Reserve” button on the right
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
ICOM Device status will be changed to Reserved.
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
2) Open EasyConnect, do following settings. The IP address must be set to correct 169.254.92.38, click “CHECK” button
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Configuration is done. Start using engineering software.

INPA software V5.00
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
WinKFP V5.2.3
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide
Etc

Part 5: ICOM Firmware Update

Please check the blog: Update China ICOM A2, A1 firmware step-by-step
http://blog.obdii365.com/2015/08/21/update-china-icom-a2-a1-firmware-to-v1-38-step-by-step/

Part 6: Change Win 7 language

Open Win7 language select, select the language you want and click “Change Language”
BMW ICOM Rheingold ISTA Win 7 Guide

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