How to set up BMW ICOM on ISTA Rheingold step by step?

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Here is a detailed tutorial to guide you: How to set up BMW ICOM on BMW ISTA Rheingold software? It’s useful when you first use ISTA with ICOM!

Suitable ICOM interface: BMW ICOM A2 WIFI


Recommended ISTA software: 03.2017 BMW ISTA 4.04.12


BMW ISTA Rheingold ICOM set up steps

Step 1: Open « Local Area Connection » Properties→ « Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4) » Properties.

Enter IP address:

Enter Subnet mask:


Step 2: If VMware is installed, open Virtual Network Editor from the host any adapters with Subnet address:


Open C:/EDIABAS/BIN/EDIABAS/INI with Notepad and check « Port=6801 » in TCP setting.


Connect car with ICOM to PC.

Step 3: Now run ISTA using shortcut in start menu, wait it boot and click the Setting button.


Select « VCI Config » tab and « HO-ICOM/ENET and ISIS network » then click « OK ».


Step 4: Go to « Operations » on top bar, click « Read out vehicle data » then « Complete identification ».

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Then select your ICOM from the list and click « Set up connection ». Things done!