How to Activate CGDI CG100X Smart Programmer?

CGDI CG100X new generation smart programmer requires activation before using. How to activate CG100X?


1. Download and install the newest software from internet:

2. Connect the CG100X USB cable,12V 2A power supply and open software, software will show you that your tool need to activate it, click ok
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3. if you have an account already from CGMB& CGDI &CGPRO &CG100, click ok and log in directly.
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4. If does not have an account then register an account. Click ok and choose “No account? Create one!”.(1)Better to type these information on a text file and save it,copy them and paste into cg100X software when create account.
(2)Better use simple user name and password ,it is easy to remember in the future. (For example : my account user name is lisa, password 12345678)
(3)After filling all the information, click the “Submit” button. and account created successfully.
(4)Copy your user name and password and log in.Then tool will be activated successfully.
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(5) If can not receive code by phone number or mail address , change the server connection area one by one and try again.
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After you create account successfully, then sign in the account.
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After sign in success , click the “Activate the Device Now” button.
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Bind your device to your account, click yes
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Activated the tool successfully, and can see when software subscription will expire. Software enjoys 1 year free update online. Later it is $89 per year.
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CG100X software is ready to use.

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If you have sent CG100X SN number to your dealer and they got your device authorized, but your tool still shows in Chinese language and can not be activated,

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Press Cancel button, go to Settings marked arrow above.

1. Open software –>”network”–> switch the server area one by one –>close software
2. Open software –>software will show English–> register the account& log into account –> activate the tool.

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Then follow instruction above to activate cg100x programmer.