This is an update instruction on Autel MaxiLink II scanner software, applicable to Autel AL319, AL419, AL439, AL519, AL539, AL539B, TS401. The operation below is using the AL319 as an example. The same procedure will follow all tools listed above.
Step1. Go to https://www.autel.com/download directly or www.autel.com to select “Support >> Download” at the top navigation bar.
Step2. Select “MaxiLink II” to automatically download the driver. Open the setup file and follow the prompts. Once download of the driver is complete, an icon for MaxiLink II will appear on your desktop.
Step3. Go back to www.autel.com, select “Products >> Professional Tool >> DIY Tool >> Autel Tool Model”.
Step4. Select “Downloads” from the product page. Select your preferred language from the list available to download the update pack.
Note for TS401 users only: visit www.maxitpms.com, select “Products >> TS401 >> Downloads” to find the MaxiLink II zip file.
Step5. When the update pack has completed downloading, open the zip file. The update pack will always include an AUT file and BIN file. Click and drag both files directly to your desktop for easy access.
Step6. From your desktop, double click the MaxiLink II icon to open the program. Connect your tool to your PC using the USB cable provided. In the tool go to “Settings >> Update” to put the tool in Update Mode.
Note: The tool should display “please see user manual”. The bar at the top of the MaxiLink II driver should turn green, to indicate that you are connected.
Step7. On the left side of the MaxiLink II driver, select your tool model.
Step8. Under Update Program at the top, select “Select File”. Search your desktop for the “.bin” file. When the file name appears in the text box, select “Update”.
Step9. When the BIN file has completed updating, go to the Update DTC section and select “Select File”. Search your desktop for the “.aut” file. When the file name appears in the text box, select “Update”.
Step10. Once all updates are complete, select “OK”. Disconnect the tool and shut it down to reboot the software.
Note for TS401 users only: After updates are complete, go to “Settings” and make sure the market is set to “America”. After this, your TS401 is ready to use again.