XTool X100 PAD 3 Tablet Key Programmer User Manual

Xtool X100 PAD3 Tablet Key Programmer User Manual including general view, function demo, diagnosis function, immo function, service reset etc. After that, it is KC100 IMMO adapter info, KC501 key & chip programmer details, KS-1 emulator for Toyota Lexus all keys lost details.

Part 1: Xtool X100 PAD3 details

XTool X100 Pad Elite Review and Unboxing

Xtool X100 PAD3 Vs. Xtool X100 PAD2:

Larger storage:
X100 PAD3 is an upgraded version of X100 PAD2 with larger storage space, which solves the problem of insufficient storage space for X100PAD2.

With the latest 1.8GHz quad-core processor, 2G running memory, processing data faster and more responsive.

With KC100 and EEPROM adapter.

More comparison details at:

Xtool X100 PAD3 vs X100 PAD2 Pro

In sum, Xtool X100 PAD3 wins in:

More pretty appearance

More memory

Longer battery life

Higher pixels

Smooth experience


Xtool X100 PAD3 Parameters:

CPU: Quad core processor 1.8GHz

Operation system: Android

Memory: 2GB RAM, 64 GB ROM

Touch screen:8 inches LED Compatible touch screen

Resolution: 1024*768 resolution

Camera: Rear camera, 8 million pixels, with flash autofocus

Sensor: Gravity sensor

Interface:USB3.0,DC charging port,DB15 interface, Mini HDMI

Communication way: Wifi / Bluetooth

Audio Input/Output: Microphone/Speaker

Battery:10000mAh 3.7V lithium polymer battery

Working temperature: -20℃ to 50℃ (-4℉ to 126℉)

Relative humidity:<90%

Appearance size:275*183*33.9 (mm)

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①USB3.0 interface: wired data transmission
②Mini HDMI interface: audio and video transmission
③DB15 interface: connect the OBD cable /EEPROM adapter
④DC charging port: 12V power adapter
⑤Power button: On / Off

Xtool X100 PAD3 menu:

Humanized shortcuts:
The buttons at the bottom include some quick operation methods: screenshot, Volume + /-, back, main interface, cut screen, quick entry, quick diagnosis

Personalized operation interface:
Diagnosis, settings, Xtool cloud, one-click upgrade, diagnosis report, remote assistance.


Software settings:
With this option, you can modify the language, switch the unit system, view the tablet information, workstation information, and view the APP version and serial number.


Diagnosis report:
With this option, you will have the diagnosis report, replay and file management.


Remote Assistance:
If you encounter a problem in actual operation, you can request remote assistance from an engineer.


You can select the items that need to be upgraded in the upgrade option, and the one-click upgrade function is humanized to solve customers’ difficulty in choosing.


Xtool Cloud:

The powerful maintenance database makes it convenient for auto mechanics to check various auto repair data at any time, meanwhile provides an auto repair technology exchange platform.
(English version is coming soon)


XTool X100 PAD3 Key Programming Vehicle Coverage:
Asia:  for Toyota,for Lexus, for Honda, forAcura,for  Mazda,forNissan, for Infiniti, for Mitsubishi, for Subaru, for Suzuki, for Kia, for Hyundai, for Daewoo, for SSANGYONG, for Proton, etc
Europe: for Audi, for VW, for Skoda, for Seat, for Porsche, for Opel, for Citroen, for Peugeot, for Jaguar, for Land Rover, for Lincoln, for Renault, etc
America:forGM,for Cadillac, for Buick, for Chrysler, forFord etc
China:for Great Wall, for Chery, for Brilliance-auto, for Geely, for LIFAN, for HAFEI, for CHANGAN, for LANDWIND, for BYD,for  BYD , for JAC, etc.


Instrument cluster repair:

Adjust the historical data of the instrument and perform repair operations.


Common diagnosis
Common diagnosis supports the basic functions of multi-region and multi-vehicle diagnosis, covering a wide range of car makes.


Special Service:

Service/Maintenance Light Steering angle sensor adjustment Window initialization Throttle relearn DPF BMS reset Seat match EPB (Electric Parking brake) Cylinder Airbag repair Air suspension Injector coding Eeprom adapter Headlight Tyre pressure reset Gearbox Match


How does Xtool Xtool Pad3 key programmer works?

Immo key programming is to synchronize the car key data with the vehicle’s immobilizer data.
1) Sync key data to car
2) Write vehicle data to the key

General key matching process: read the immo data -> generate pre-coded key (dealer key) -> match key


Part 2: Xtool KC100 IMMO adapter (works with X100 PAD3)


Support Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 4th generation, 5th generation, MQB key matching
Support Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 4-generation 96-bit online, 5-generation online, MQB online key matching
Support BMW CAS1-CAS3++ key matching
Support writing and starting the smart key for Land Rover after 2015 year.
Support Fiat, Fischer, 500, Palio and other models
Support Toyota/Lexus all lost key programming without dismantling, including 94, 98, 88, A8, A9, 39 simulation key generation (Need to buy extra KS-1 emulator).



Size: 140mm x 60mm x 26mm

Working voltage: USB  5V

Working temperature: -20℃ ~ 60℃

Sending and receiving distance: ≤2CM

Frequency: 125KHz

Storage temperature: -30℃ ~ 80℃

Key data reading and writing:

Method 1: via the ignition coil


Method 2: key programmer + KC100 adapter


Car immo data reading and writing:

Method 1: read via OBD port.


Method 2: Read and write by disassembling.

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FYI, Xtool KC501 key & chip programmer, can work with Xtool PAD3 too, is much better than KC100. Here you will have their comparison table:

Xtool KC501 Key & Chip Programmer User Manual

Xtool KC501 Xtool KC100
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Release time 2020 2017
Applicable key programmer X100 PAD3 (X100 Pad Elite), H6, H6 Pro X100 PAD3, X100 PAD2,  EZ500, PS80, PS90, A80 etc
Generate dealer keys Yes, when working with Xtool X100 PAD3 No
Read and write Mercedes Infrared keys Yes No
Detect key ID Yes No
Detect key frequency Yes No
Connect to PC (use stand-alone) Yes. Download PC software on official site. No
Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 4th key programming Yes Yes
Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 5th key programming Yes Yes
MQB key programming Yes Yes
Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 4th generation 96-bit online Yes Yes
Volkswagen/Audi/Skoda 5th generation online Yes Yes
 MQB online key  programming Yes Yes
BMW CAS1-CAS3++ key  programming Yes Yes
Land Rover after 2015 year smart key writing and starting Yes Yes
Fiat, Fischer, 500, Palio and other models IMMO key programming Yes Yes
Toyota/Lexus all lost key programming without dismantling, including 94, 98, 88, A8, A9, 39 simulation key generation. Yes,require KS-01 emulator as well Yes, require KS-01 emulator as well

Part 3: KS-1 Smart Key Emulator for Toyota Lexus All Keys Lost ((works with X100 PAD3)

Xtool KS-1 Toyota Smart Key Simulator User Manual

1).Toyota/Lexus All Lost No Need Disassembly

2). Support Toyota/Lexus all key lost and dismantled, read the original car data from OBD to generate emergency simulation key, directly drive the car without disassemble, intelligent and efficient

3). Intelligently Generate New Keys

4). Through reading of the original car data, a smart key is generated, which can be operated according to the process of adding a key.
Supporting generation, copying and simulation functions of the key chip

5). Support Toyota 94 / D4, 98, 39, 88 / A8, A9 type smart key all-key-lost matching. Matching speed is fast

6). The simulation card can be reused. After matching the key, turn off the power or remove the battery to restore the initial state.

7). Functions also includes generation, copy and simulation of key chip.


Xtool KS-1 Key Type Yes list:

Vehicle  Key Type

RAV4 2015:88

Alphard 2013:94

Alphard 2015:A9

Previa 2008:94

Crown 2010:98

Crown 2015:A8

Prado 2011:98

Previa 2013:94

Reiz 2011:98

Innova: 39 (The car is being tested for the Indian Tango)

Xtool KS-1 Key Type failure list:

Crown 2016:A8 No support (after 2016,Toyota Crown is not supported)

Xtool KS-1 Specifications:

Battery:CR2025 3V 165mAh

Standby current: Standby current≤2μA

Reading and writing frequency:125kHz

Status Indicator Lamp:1pc (mode: turn on and light up for 2s and then extinguish; Flicker, flash, 0.5s/ time when writing or reading)

Update: The simulation card firmware can be updated  with KC100

Working temperature:-20℃~60℃

Storage temperature:-20℃~70℃

Structure size:66mm*40mm*12mm

KS-1 Smart Key Emulator compatible Xtool tablets:

X100 PAD3
XTOOL X100 PAD2 (Need Buy KC100)
A80 (Need Buy KC100)
PS90 (Need Buy KC100)
H6 (Need Buy KC100)
X100 PAD Elite (Need Buy KC100)