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(Working OBD2 Adapters for Blackberry phones)
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|Suitable for use with Blackberry Q10 & Z10 devices - adapter can get warm, but has an inbuilt powersaving mode
 
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=== Connection Instructions ===
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* Connect the wifi adapter to the OBD2 port in the vehicle, and wait at least 1 minute (for the adapter to start up) - the vehicle ignition should be 'on' (but the engine does not yet need to be running in most cases)
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* On the blackberry, go to your WiFi connection manager, and look for a connection called 'V-LINK'.  Select this adapter - your blackberry should then connect to it.  If you are in range of your own home wifi network, then you may need to manually tell the blackberry to connect to the V-LINK adapter instead (you can also re-prioritise this in the blackberry settings)
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* Once connected via wifi to the adapter, start Torque - it should then connect to the adapter automatically.  If it does not, then go into the app settings and tell Torque to use a Wi-Fi connection instead of bluetooth
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* You should now be up and running! :)

Revision as of 10:14, 9 June 2013

This is a list of adapters currently compatible with the Blackberry OS 10 phones

Working OBD2 Adapters for Blackberry phones

PLEASE NOTE - Blackberry does not support Bluetooth OBD2 adapters (yet). The support for bluetooth adapters is dependant on an OS update. In the meantime, WiFi OBD2 adapters will work provided you get one that supports Infrastructure mode (and not ad-hoc like the plx and some other adapters that are built for the iPhone)

Below is a list of adapters known to work with the Blackberry Q10 & Z10 (etc). This will eventually include bluetooth support when they update the OS to support it

Adapter Form factor Other features Cost(at time of writing) Comments
Vgate WiFi (found on ebay/amazon)


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Small moulded adapter WiFi connection using infrastructure mode, not ad-hoc About 34ukp (from ebay) Suitable for use with Blackberry Q10 & Z10 devices - adapter can get warm, but has an inbuilt powersaving mode


Connection Instructions

  • Connect the wifi adapter to the OBD2 port in the vehicle, and wait at least 1 minute (for the adapter to start up) - the vehicle ignition should be 'on' (but the engine does not yet need to be running in most cases)
  • On the blackberry, go to your WiFi connection manager, and look for a connection called 'V-LINK'. Select this adapter - your blackberry should then connect to it. If you are in range of your own home wifi network, then you may need to manually tell the blackberry to connect to the V-LINK adapter instead (you can also re-prioritise this in the blackberry settings)
  • Once connected via wifi to the adapter, start Torque - it should then connect to the adapter automatically. If it does not, then go into the app settings and tell Torque to use a Wi-Fi connection instead of bluetooth
  • You should now be up and running! :)