How to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable?

how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable

Here is a guide for configuring BMW Rheingold ISTA with BMW ENET cable or Enet WiFi adapter. Because the ENET cable costs less than $10, it is highly recommended for the individual DIYer. And we hope you find this guide useful.

Step-by-step Configuration of ISTA with BMW ENET cable:

  1. Open the properties of the network adapter used for the connection, then “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)”, then enter 169.254.1.1 for “IP address” and 255.255.0.0 for “Subnet mask”.
  2. If VMware is installed, launch Virtual Network Editor and disconnect any adapters with Subnet Address 169.254.0.0 from the host.
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
  3. Connect the car to the PC via the ENET cable and start the engine.
  4. Now, launch BMW Rheingold ISTA via the start menu shortcut, wait until it boots, and then press the settings button.
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
  5. Select the “VCI Config” tab, followed by “HO-ICOM/ENET local and ISIS network,” and then “OK.”
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
  6. Select “Operations,” then “Read Out Vehicle Data,” and finally “Complete Identification.”
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
  7. From the list, select your ENET connection and press the “Set up connection” button.
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
  8. Alternatively, in the “VCI Config” tab, select “HO-ICOM/ENET direct connection” and “ENET” mode with an empty “IP-Address” field during connection setup.
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
    how to Setup BMW ISTA Using a BMW ENET Cable
    Setup DONE!
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