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ALLDATA Mobile/Diagnostics

Everything you need to know about using Mobile and Diagnostics.

Getting Started

Getting Started

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System Requirements

Hardware and software requirements to successfully run Diagnostics

What's New

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How to Use

Articles

Self-help articles covering a variety of topics

Videos

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Training Options

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Troubleshooting

Solutions to common concerns

FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

The ALLDATA mobile app is currently available to download on Android phones only.

 

Feature / Function Android Tablet/
Windows device
Android Phone iPad iPhone

Generic Powertrain

Enhanced Powertrain

Emissions Monitor/Mode6

Scan all modules

Clear Codes

Live Data

Actuations

System Tests

Email/Download PDF Reports

Access to Repair Articles

Full Access to the Repair Product

Community Access

Freeze Frame

Probable Cause Data

Scan History

Default Email Address

Default Device Selection

Online/offline mode

A limited "DTC scans only" version of the ALLDATA® mobile app is available to download on some smartphone models.

  • Find the full system requirements HERE.

The ALLDATA mobile app requires a subscription to ALLDATA Mobile or ALLDATA Diagnostics, in addition to an existing ALLDATA Repair / Collision - Updated (my.alldata.com) subscription.

  • Download the app from your device's app store and use your existing my.ALLDATA.com username and password to log in.

  • Check out the Diagnostics page for additional information.

Yes, the ALLDATA app includes enhanced body and frame information for ALLDATA Collision - Updated (my.alldata.com) subscribers.

To request vehicle information from the ALLDATA Research Library:

Option 1: Use the “Library Request” Form

  1. Open the ALLDATA mobile app.

  2. Tap the Repair/Collision tile.

  3. Select a vehicle.

    • If your desired vehicle is not in the database, skip this step.

    • Our library team has access to information for both pre-1982 vehicles and for newer model-year vehicles not yet included in the database.

  4. Tap Library Request from the header menu.

  5. Fill out and submit the Library Request form.

  6. The information you requested will be sent to you typically in 30 minutes or less during business hours.

Option 2: Call the ALLDATA Library Team

Phone: 1-800-859-3282, option 1.

Note: If we are experiencing high call volumes, please submit the Library Request Form for faster service.

View the full article HERE.

The ALLDATA® mobile app Basic Diagnostics reads:

  • VINs from vehicles that provide this info

  • Emissions-related P-Codes

  • Emissions readiness monitors

  • DTC freeze frame data

  • Basic powertrain PID information (live sensor data)

Note: If the vehicle was identified by the VIN (through a recommended OBDII device or manual entry), the cleared P-Codes will be available in the DTC Scan History.

  • The tablet does NOT need to be connected to the vehicle in order to access the DTC Scan History. Once the VIN is manually entered, the DTC Scan History is available.

ALLDATA® Diagnostics reads:

  • All information available from Basic Diagnostics

  • Vehicle wide DTC scan of all vehicle systems

  • System specific PID information

ALLDATA® Diagnostics can also:

  • Actuate vehicle components for testing

  • Complete System tests, Relearns, Resets, Initializations and Calibrations

The ALLDATA® mobile app does not do:

  • J2534 flashing / reprogramming

ALLDATA Mobile / Diagnostics are only compatible with the following devices:
 

ALLDATA Mobile (Basic Diagnostics) – Device sold separately or included with ALLDATA Bundle

  • OBDLink MX with Low Energy Bluetooth (ALLDATA Edition)

  • OBDLink MX+

  • OBDLink MX Bluetooth (Not compatible with iOS)

  • OBDLink LX Bluetooth (Not compatible with iOS)

ALLDATA Diagnostics – Device included with subscription

  • ALLDATA Diagnostics VCI (Vehicle Connection Interface device)

To locate the app and Diagnostics Vehicle Connection Interface device (VCI) versions from within the ALLDATA app:
  1. Tap the Options Menu (hamburger) icon at the top right.

  2. Tap Help & Support (question mark icon) within the expanded menu.

    • The current app version will be displayed along with additional version numbers for the currently connected Vehicle Connection Interface (VCI) device.

    • VCI version info will only be available while the VCI is actively connected to the tablet while connected to a vehicle.

Note:

  • The device and app version release history can be found HERE

Shared Features

ALLDATA app

Both ALLDATA Mobile and ALLDATA Diagnostics are accessed by downloading the ALLDATA app and logging in with your ALLDATA Repair / Collision - Updated (my.alldata.com) username and password.

M: ALLDATA Mobile     D: ALLDATA Diagnostics

Feature / Function M D Comments
Repair and Collision Information The ALLDATA app includes a mobile-friendly version of the ALLDATA Repair or Collision website.
VIN Barcode Scanner Utilize the camera on your tablet to read and translate VIN barcodes to specific Year, Make, Model, and Engine combinations.
ALLDATA Community Includes read-only access to YMME specific Community repairs (access the full community website from the Repair/Collision - Updated website in order to post and comment on questions.)

 

Vehicle Connectivity - Diagnostics vs. Basic Diagnostics

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ALLDATA Mobile - Basic Diagnostics

Access vehicle connectivity options through the Basic Diagnostics tile within the ALLDATA app and connect with an OBDLink MX Bluetooth device.

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ALLDATA Diagnostics - Diagnostics

Access vehicle connectivity options through the Diagnostics tile within the ALLDATA app and connect with an ALLDATA VCI (Vehicle Connection Interface) device.

M: ALLDATA Mobile     D: ALLDATA Diagnostics

Feature / Function M D Comments

Emissions Monitors

Mobile & Diagnostics - Status of continuous and non-continuous readiness monitors and mode 6 data.

DTCs

Mobile - Generic Powertrain / Emissions P-Codes and freeze frame data. Link directly to code-specific OE testing procedure. Store scan history by VIN.
Diagnostics - Includes ALLDATA Mobile features and full vehicle scan including manufacturer specific P, B, C, and U codes.

PIDs

Mobile - Live powertrain parameter data.
Diagnostics - Includes ALLDATA Mobile features and connect directly to other vehicle systems for additional non-powertrain data.

Actuators

Mobile - Not Available.
Diagnostics - Connect directly to various vehicle systems in order to actuate switches, solenoids, motors, etc.

System Tests

Mobile - Not Available.
Diagnostics - Perform System Tests, Relearns, Resets, Initializations and Calibrations.