The Autel MaxiDAS DS708 is a powerful diagnostic tool that can perform various functions such as reading and clearing codes, live data, actuation tests, adaptations, coding and more. However, to keep your tool up to date and compatible with the latest vehicles, you need to update its software regularly. Here are two methods to update your Autel MaxiDAS DS708 software:
Method 1: Updating via DS708 unit
Register the tool on the website http://pro.auteltech.com/ with your Autel ID and password. If you don't have an Autel ID, you can create one on the website.
Connect your DS708 to the Internet via Ethernet cable. You can also use Wi-Fi if available.
Choose Update on the main screen of your DS708. The update screen will load and display all the available software updates.
Select the software you want to update and click on the Install button. The software will be downloaded and installed automatically.
Wait for the update process to complete. Do not disconnect or power off your DS708 during the update.
Method 2: Updating via computer
Log in to the website http://pro.auteltech.com/ with your Autel ID and password.
Download the latest PC Suite for DS708 from your account. The PC Suite is a software that allows you to manage and update your DS708 via your computer.
Install the PC Suite on a Windows computer that has Internet access.
Insert the SD card from your DS708 into a card reader and connect it to your computer.
Run the PC Suite software and log in with your Autel ID and password.
Select the SD card from the drop-down menu if you have more than one SD card connected to your computer.
The update window will display all the available software updates for your DS708. You can select all or some of them and click on the Install button.
The software will be downloaded and installed on your SD card automatically.
Wait for the update process to complete. Do not disconnect or remove your SD card during the update.
Eject the SD card safely from your computer and insert it back into your DS708.
Congratulations! You have successfully updated your Autel MaxiDAS DS708 software. You can now enjoy the new features and functions of your tool.Tips and Troubleshooting
Here are some tips and troubleshooting steps to help you update your Autel MaxiDAS DS708 software smoothly and successfully:
Make sure your DS708 has enough battery power before updating. You can also connect it to the vehicle or an external power source to avoid interruption.
Make sure your Internet connection is stable and fast. You can use an Ethernet cable or a Wi-Fi network to connect your DS708 or your computer to the Internet.
Make sure your SD card has enough space for the software updates. You can check the SD card capacity and usage on your DS708 by pressing on Setup/Help-> SD Card Info.
If you encounter any error or problem during the update, you can try the following solutions:
Restart your DS708 or your computer and try again.
Format your SD card and try again. You can format your SD card on your DS708 by pressing on Setup/Help-> Format SD Card. Note: This will erase all the data on your SD card, so make sure you back up your important files before formatting.
Contact Autel technical support for assistance. You can call them at 1-855-AUTEL-US (288-3587) or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope this article has helped you update your Autel MaxiDAS DS708 software easily and successfully. If you have any questions or feedback, please feel free to leave a comment below. ec8f644aee