However, the free version is our preferred choice for average users assuming you can deal with some popup ads every once in a while. Features It connects to your obd2 adapter and communicates with your car to diagnose problems. If you act fast, you can diagnose the cause of the fault code to prevent further engine damage. Torque Pro continues to guard its mighty reputation. This usually plugs in to a port that is beneath the steering wheel and gives you a list of codes that correspond to the problems that your car is facing. Of note, it can affect the apps performance especially with lower spec phone, so change it back after you have finished submitting bug reports.
At the top right of the screen is the menu button which when pressed gives you some really cool options. Nowadays most people play games and check Facebook or Instagram with them. Torque Pro is equipped with a complete array of features including a built-in dynamometer to determine the horsepower and torque rating of your vehicle. For example, Torque Pro can also display calculated values such as 0-60 time, trip distance, or quarter-mile times derived from the raw data present in the Lite version of the app. This app turns your Android phones into a car diagnostic tool and helps you check and clear codes, view live data and offer many other features, too.
The biggest drawback to Dash is that it occasionally crashes on some Samsung phones. To get the information you need to plug in an external device. From there, you can rely on a number of powerful applications to display data in real time or save it for later analysis. This app frequently updated with different characteristics. A great selling point about this application is that there are some extra features available for Toyotas, Mitsubishi, Kias and more. Now here we are also providing the list of car companies that support the app. These apps can also help you create customized dashboards that you can view on your Smartphone.
The app looks to be very useful for a lot of people who are into cars. I'd like the option to place a toggle log button right on the dashboard along with the rest of the gauges for easy access. A smart vehicle is able to optimize its performance to reduce fuel consumption, show the best path to follow taking into account current traffic and weather conditions, detect errors in the engine and collect information data to negotiate lower insurance rates. Test Results allows users to perform a similar check to make sure their vehicle's sensors are reporting properly. Phone operable obd2 scan tools let you have complete control of the scanner from your phone and diagnose problems in your car. Who would have thought that your smartphone or tablet can be used to diagnose the check engine codes in your car? Its features and installation guide are in the below section. If you are developing a 3rd party app and you will like to know more about how I have done this, you are always welcome to contact me.
One complaint that I have about Torque's interface is that it hides the toggle for initiating logging under a pop-up menu, which makes quickly starting a log difficult. Then use the app and enjoy its benefits. You can now use your Smartphone to Scan your Car Smartphones today contain the power to be powerful tools for a ton of tasks including diagnosing your car for problems. From there, you can access all the features the app provides for you. Real-time information Firing up Torque Pro brings the user to a home screen where the app's five main functions Realtime Information, Check Fault Codes, View Map, Test Results, and Graphing can be selected and accessed.
Using Torque user can fix the problems regarding vehicles. You can also delete any fault of codes and reset the check engine light, check if you're ready for emissions testing. Complete information and details about Torque listed here. As with all free versions, ads will be a major concern. How to produce bug report? The latest version of the application has been updated in February 2014 and is available for devices running on Android, requiring version 2.
Once you have selected the , you need to choose a suitable application controlling and displaying the data. There are several apps that you can use for this purpose, and they range from free to paid options depending on your needs. This application even has the available access to tell the user the exact location of their vehicle in a parking spot with a live map. But why limit yourself to the confines of a wired device? It is really smooth and fluid, everything is positioned to suit your thumbs natural position on the screen. The View Map function displays a Google Map with a color-coded log of your last few trips.
The app last updated on 2nd June 2018 and developed by Ian Hawkins. That means you can rest assured with Dash being your vehicles partner. The database contains over 14000 trouble codes. It is also safe to use on your mobile phone. We recommended starting with Torque Lite to test your obd2 Bluetooth adapter, then upgrading to Torque Pro to access more features, dials, and customization.
However, it can be difficult to choose the right one, unless you know what to look at. A noteworthy tip: cheaper devices do not promise good quality results. It also used as a scanner. It helps in viewing engine data in Google Earth. It enables to draw charts with real-time data.