Download, Install and Activate License of Ford Forscan

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Download, Install and Activate License of Ford Forscan

How-to: Download, install and obtain the free two-month license of forscan which allows Ford and Mazda vehicles to be diagnosed and configured at official machine level.

Forscan compatible hardwares:

original ELS27 adapter, ELS27 clone cable with green board, SVCI J2534, VXDIAG VCX NANO for Ford/Mazda, ELM327 code reader, UCDS, OBDLink SX/MX (STN11xx), CANtieCAR (in “FORScan” mode), Tactrix OpenPort J2534 Pass-Thru, Ford VCM2 etc

Forscan J2534

Download & install license of forscan: 

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Visit and download Forscan version for Windows (i.e FORScan version beta for Windows)

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Run Forscan setup, select language and install
Accept license agreement
Choose to create desktop shortcut

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Finish install Forscan setup

Run Forscan software on desktop

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Press About icon, then copy hardware ID to clipboard

Go to download again

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Choose Get Free Extended License (2 month trial)

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Register and login Forscan forum (

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Enter first and last name or company name, i.e: Linux, contact phone and hardware ID, press Generate license

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Download license
Save ForscanLicenseKey

Go to back Forscan software

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Upload license file
Press YES to continue

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Activate license success. You’ve got 2 month free trial.

Click on Setting button->Connection tab

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Select Auto connection type and save setting
Now software is ready to use.
Connect Forscan ESL27 interface or other J2534 adapter with vehicle via OBD socket and computer

Run diagnosis and programming.

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