How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Smartphone or Tablet

By | April 14, 2018

How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 8

OBD2 Bluetooth WiFi dongles have become very popular since they are low cost and work well.
 
There are many to choose from with most using the Torque App or similar.
 
One of the more frustrating things is using one and getting No Bluetooth or WiFi Device Selected error code.
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Smartphone or Tablet
Below are the steps to connect to a WiFi OBD2 Adapter using the popular Torque App.
 




 
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Device
 
1… Plug in the OBDII dongle into the car or truck OBDII port and turn the key to the On Position.

Most all OBDII ports are under the driver side dashboard.
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 1
Here the Globmall OBD2 WiFi Scanner is being used.
 
2… Go to WiFi Settings at the top of the screen pull down menu find the Adapter being used, select it to connect.
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 2
 
WiFi Options can also be found under Settings–>Connections–>WiFi.

 
3… Once Connected Open the Torque APP and click the Setting Icon at the bottom left.
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 33
 
4… At the next menu go to Settings
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 4
 
5… Select OBD2 Adapter Settings
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 5
 
6… At the top click on Connection
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 6
 
7… Choose WiFi if not already selected
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 7
 
8… Go back to the Torque App main menu and the top left will say Connected to ECU OK
How To Connect a OBD2 WiFi Dongle to an Android Step 8
Sometimes it takes it a moment to show connected depending on the adapter.
 
Once connected the App will be ready use reading and clearing codes.
 

 




 

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