If you are having problems connecting your OBDLink® Bluetooth adapter (OBDLink MX+, OBDLink LX) to your computer running Windows 11, this guide is for you. 

It is a simple 3 step process:

  1. Change Bluetooth settings.
  2. Pair your adapter to your computer.
  3. Connect your adapter to OBDWiz software.

Change Bluetooth settings


If your OBDLink adapter is not displaying in the list, navigate to Settings > Bluetooth & devices > Devices.

Bluetooth & devices menu with Devices highlighted.

Change Bluetooth devices discovery to Advanced.

Bluetooth devices discovery setting with Advanced highlighted.

Pair to your computer

Try connecting to your adapter again and it should be recognized.

If you pair your device and Windows automatically shows it as Not connected, this is expected. 

OBDLink MX+ adapter showing Not connected status.

Connect with OBDWiz software

To connect to the OBDWiz app, place your adapter into pairing mode by pressing the Pair button. 

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