RepairSolutions2: Setup Handheld OBD2 with iPhone & iPad


To assist you with pairing your handheld OBD2 device to the RepairSolutions2 App while using an iPhone or iPad.

Step 1 - Get the RepairSolutions2 App.

On your iPhone or iPad, download the RepairSolutions2 app. You can view the app's information online here: iPhone App Store Alternatively, you can:

  1. Open your App Store app on your mobile device.
  2. Search for 'RepairSolutions2'.
  3. Select the download button to begin downloading the app.

Step 2 - Open the App.

Look for the 'RepairSol2' app icon and select it.

Step 3 - Create an Account.

Once installed, open the App and create your account, you will need:

  • Email
  • New Password
  • Zip or Postal Code

Read and check the box 'I agree to the EULA/Terms and Privacy Policy'. After completing these steps, select 'Continue'.

Step 4 - Proceed to App.

If you have a compatible OBD2 scan tool, select 'Yes' to begin connecting your app to your OBD2 scan tool.

Step 5 - Connect to Bluetooth.

A Bluetooth connection is required for your app to work with your handheld OBD2 device. If this Bluetooth popup appears, select 'OK'.

Note: Always make sure your Bluetooth is turned on before you begin pairing your device and while performing a scan using your OBD2 device.

Step 6 - Plug in your Handheld OBD2 into your Vehicle.

If you are not sure where to plug your scan tool device into your vehicle, select the options 'Show me where' at the bottom of the description to find your OBD2 DLC Port. Alternatively, you may check Innova's online OBD2 DLC Port Locator by clicking here.

Step 7 - Turn the Vehicle On.

Turn your vehicle to the ON position. You do not need to start your vehicle.

On this screen:

  1. Check all three boxes once your Bluetooth is on, your OBD2 device is plugged into your vehicle, and your car ignition is turned on. 
  2. Select 'Continue'.

Step 8 - Pairing to your Handheld OBD2 Device.

Wait for the app to search for your handheld OBD2 device. Select your device once it appears on the list.

Give your OBD2 device a moment to pair with the app.

Once the Success prompt appears in the app, select 'Continue'.

Step 9 - Uploading Report.

Once your scan tool is paired with the app, the data from your tool will automatically transfer and create a report in the RepairSolutions2 app.

Note: If the data does not automatically transfer, keep the app open and the tool plugged into your vehicle, then select 'Relink' on your handheld.

Step 10 - Final Steps.

In some vehicles, the app will not be able to pull data needed to create your report. In those cases, you may be prompted to submit relevant information such as your mileage and where you purchased your scan tool as shown in the following images.

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