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Handheld Flash Tune Instructions

Handheld Flash Tune Instructions
The tune comes with a DIMSport flash tool which is used to load the tune. However, the flash tool requires a Windows computer to update the software and load the tune files. If you only have a Mac computer, please follow the instructions below. If you have a windows computer, please skip to the second section of this page. 

 

 

MAC OSX INSTALLATION

This installation can be done using a virtual machine running Windows 10 and there is free (legal) software which you can download to accomplish this.

  1. Download & install VirtualBox free virtual machine software for MacOS
  2. Download the free Windows 10 virtual machine image for VirtualBox & open the file (it will install the image on VirtualBox)
  3. Connect USB drive to your Mac and eject the drive from your Mac desktop
  4. Click the small USB drive icon on VirtualBox and select the USB drive to connect it to your virtual machine
  5. Copy the ZIP file to your desktop on the Windows 10 virtual machine and install the MyGenius software
  6. Connect MyGenius device to your Mac
  7. Click the small USB drive icon on VirtualBox and select the MyGenius device to connect it to your virtual machine
  8. Install the drivers and software updates and on MyGenius. Follow the instructions on the screen, it should ask to update the device, once updated, you may plug the device into the car.
  9. READING: Make sure when reading to have the car on a charger, the reading process can take between 20 - 40 minutes depending on your version of the MSV80. Follow the steps on screen of the my genius programmer, do not turn off the car at anytime during the flashing process or open/close the doors, this will damage your DME.  Once you have the file, please email it back to  webmaster@bimmerperformancecenter.com
  10. WRITING: We will then send you a modified file to load back into the My Genius tool for you to flash to the car.  If you have any questions please call us at 919-501-2090 or email us at webmaster@bimmerperformancecenter.com

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WINDOWS INSTALLATION

  1. Connect USB drive to your windows computer
  2. Copy the ZIP file to your desktop and install the MyGenius software
  3. Connect MyGenius device to your computer
  4. Install the drivers and software updates and on MyGenius. Follow the instructions on the screen, it should ask to update the device, once updated, you may plug the device into the car.
  5. READING: Make sure when reading to have the car on a charger, the reading process can take between 20 - 40 minutes depending on your version of the MSV80. Follow the steps on screen of the my genius programmer, do not turn off the car at anytime during the flashing process or open/close the doors, this will damage your DME.  Once you have the file, please email it back to  webmaster@bimmerperformancecenter.com
  6. WRITING: We will then send you a modified file to load back into the My Genius tool for you to flash to the car.  If you have any questions please call us at 919-501-2090 or email us at webmaster@bimmerperformancecenter.com

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If you need a little more help, and would like a complete step by step guide with pictures, please visit the following Dimsport My Genius instructions link.

MyGenius Installation Instructions PDF 

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