Step 1: Download the Ottobon™ App from Google Play
There are two options to download the Ottobon™ app to your smartphone or tablet:
Option 1: From your Android device, access the ‘Google Play’ app. Search for “Ottobon”.
Tap the ‘Install’ button, then ‘Accept’ the app’s permissions. The Ottobon app automatically completes the Installation on your Android device.
Option 2: Visit the Ottobon™ app page on Google Play using your preferred web browser. Log into Google Play. If you have multiple Android devices, select the target device. Click the ‘Install’ button:
Step 2: Locate the OBD-II diagnostic connector in your vehicle
The diagnostic connector is always located in or near the interior dashboard of your vehicle. The diagnostic connector will usually be exposed, but sometimes it’s hidden under a decorative plastic cover, or behind an ashtray or coin tray. The most common location is below the steering column, just below the driver’s dash area.
Step 3: Plug QB1000 (Ottobon™ OBD) Bluetooth into your diagnostic link connector (DLC)
Don’t use excessive force, but make sure it fits snugly.
Step 4: Turn ignition to
Key On/ Engine Off position
On some vehicles the ‘ON’ position is marked with the Roman numeral ‘II’. If there are no markings, turn the key clockwise and stop just short of starting the engine.
Once plugged in, the ‘Power’ LED will turn solid green.
For Bluetooth models, the blue ‘BT LED will emit a flash every 3 seconds.
If all LEDs are off, check the cigarette lighter/auxiliary power port fuse.
Step 5: Open ‘Settings’ app, and enable ‘Bluetooth’
Step 6: Tap ‘Bluetooth – Pair with a device’
Step 7: Press the ‘Connect’ button on the Ottobon™ OBD
The ‘BT LED will switch to a fast blink.
Attention: You will have 2 minutes to complete steps 4, 5, & 6. If you need more time, press the ‘Connect’ button again.
Step 8: Wait for Ottobon to appear on the ‘Available devices’ list
Note: Tap ‘Scan’ if Ottobon does not show in Available devices.
Step 9: Tap ‘Ottobon’ to pair the device
Step 1O: Tap ‘OK’ in the ‘Bluetooth pairing request’ dialog
Note: Ottobon will now appear as ‘Paired’
Step 11: Launch the Ottobon™ app, and tap ‘Connect’
Step 12: Choose ‘Bluetooth’
Step 13: Choose ‘Ottobon’
The app will now establish a connection with Ottobon and detect which OBD-11 protocol your vehicle uses. Once the app establishes a connection with MX. the ‘Bluetooth’ LED will turn on solid. Tap ‘Diagnostics’ to start a scan.