How to configure Expert Mode of BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA-P

Hello, yesterday we have shared how to update ICOM to the latest V1.38 firmware, today we’d like to share with you:

How to configure Expert Mode of BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA-P

One of the WIFI BWM ICOM A2+ B+C diagnostic system with 2015.7 ICOM Rheingold ISTA-D ISTA-P users reported that after he update the ICOM firmware to V1.38, but he fail to use the WIFI wireless connection and Expert Mode.
Here is the proper solution provided:

1) Need update the Firmware to latest V1.38 ( video help you:
2) Setup and configure BWM ICOM USB D-link to enable WIFI function

3) To use Expert Mode, you need to do some configuration.

Expert Mode:
BMW ICOM with Expert Mode/ Developer Mode enables BMW users and technician much more coding and programming possibilities, like self-leveling suspension, side airbags for rear passengers, automatic operation of tailgate, remote closing windows etc functions. The ICOM Rheingold software is compatible BMW ICOM A1, ICOM A2 and BMW ICOM A3.

Setup and use Expert Mode instructions:

Install BMW ICOM ISTA-D ISTA/P diagnostic& programming software


Select ISTA/P server automatically


Press “Connect” button on the bottom of the program



Expert Mode is ready to use.
Select Process control units



Following is the control module available list. ISTA/P server will detect what control modules should be re-programmed or re-coded automatically.




Click immediate measures to hide or enable all actions


Now you are able to edit these plans that do not need to be programmed in order to save time.

That’s all for the steps , hope it would help you


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