How to Update Autel MaxiIM IM608

It’s very important to make sure our Autel MaxiIM IM608 are fully updated. Here is the guide about how to update the Autel IM608 tablet vehicle software, the J2534 VCI and XP400 one by one.

Firstly, tap the IM608 home button on your machine screen.


Then , select “System Settings”.


It’s automatically highlight the WiFi option, please make sure you’re connected to your wireless router or any mobile device.


Then tap the home button and select “MaxiIM”.


Gonna make sure that update is the tablet itself.

Tap “Update”.

Then we will have a few moments to achieve the latest updates.

My tool is fully updated, your tool may be a little bit different, you may see some vehicles here that you may need to update.

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The next thing we need to update is our VCI.

To do this, please use the included USB able that comes with your IM608 kit. Connect one end of the cable to the bottom of the VCI, and another end to any of the USB ports located towards the top of your IM608 tablet.

Once you’ve done that, select the “VCI” icon at the bottom of your screen, then at the left hand side tap “Update”. The tool will automatically connect to the VCI and it archive the newest updates for your tool.

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Our VCI is good to go, we’re not done just yet, we’re gonna make sure XP400 key programmer here is updated as well.

Take off the USB cable added your VCI and put it towards the bottom of the XP400.


Tap back button. One you get to this screen here, tap “Programmer”. The tablet will automatically detect the XP400 and update the tool. Please note never connect your Xp400 to the OBD2 port of your vehicle.

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All right, well it looks like we’re good to go IM608 update.



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