Searching for WIFI.... No ELM Found

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Andyfocus
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Re: Searching for WIFI.... No ELM Found

Post by Andyfocus » Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:02 am

change the connection type to the adaptor you are using ie wifi to wifi , usb to usb , their seems to be a problem in the latest versions where it wont auto detect as i found out when i updated my old version to a new one , soon as i changed it to usb it connected straight away.
i am the same as you just a forscan user still learning .

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Re: Searching for WIFI.... No ELM Found

Post by Dlkna10 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:27 pm

Great tip. I had same problem and ELM trying to connect to WiFi though I had a wired connection to the USB port.

Mareng
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Re: Searching for WIFI.... No ELM Found

Post by Mareng » Sun Dec 01, 2019 3:02 pm

I have a similar problem, but this is using a Motorola mobile phone with a TackLife Wifi dongle. I am using Forscan Lite on a 2014 Mazda 6.
It has worked before and my Samsung Tablet ( not phone) works without any problem. The phone just stopped making the connection.
The WiFi signal strength to the Dongle comes out at Excellent on the phone.
When I try to get the connection I receive the message " No ELM found please try again".
I have uninstalled and reinstalled without any change in the message.
(Error ) [00:05:36.821] . The first 6 digits I assume is the time, the last one is a unique number for the error which changes each time I try to connect.
I have not found a way to send the errors to Forscan through their website only via email, at which point they directed me back to a website.
I had the tablet turned off in case it interfered. Even tried it away from the house so the phone does not default to the house wifi. I get 'WiFi connected no internet' which is as it should be.
I am sure it will be something simple, but not had the light bulb moment yet.

Excellent software such that my Mazda dealer accepted a screen print of a couple of spurious errors that they needed to cancel.
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Please advise

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