How to Update and Activate AUTEK IKEY820 Key Programmer

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What you need

  • AUTEK IKEY 820 keyprogrammer
  • PC withWin10/Win8/Win7/XP
  • USBcable

Install update tool on your PC

1.Login the website link


  1. Select the item Autek Ikey820 Update Tool V1.5 Setup from the list and install it to your PC. Double click the setup file to start installing the update tool.


3.Click “Next‟ until the finish window, and click finish button to end the install program. There will be a shortcut icon on the desktop. AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool contains three parts including UPDATE, ACTIVATE and MESSAGE from top to bottom.



Take the following steps to update AUTEK IKEY 820 device:

  • Connect device to PC through USBcable;
  • Open AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool in your PC that needs to be oninternet;
  • Select the device in list and input the SN (usually completedautomatically);
  • Click UPDATE button to start updating, wait until the updating

There is something you need to notice in each step.

  • The device should display “USB SD DISK MODE” when connected to PC through USB cable, if not, please unplug the USB cable and plug again. Do not unplug the USB cable or exit from USB SD DISK
  • If AUTEK IKEY820Update Tool is not installed, please install it 
  • The DISK and SN should display automatically if the device is connected to PC. If theDISK has no device to select, please unplug the USB cable and plug  If the DISK has been selected, but SN is empty, please unplug the USB cable and plug again. If it‟s still the same, please input SN yourself. The SN should start with “A-”.
  • It may take several minutes to update, it depends on the speed of your internet. If there is any problem, it will display on message area, check according to the message and try

Here are the pages for updating. The SN is an example, you should use your own SN.



Activation means add tokens to your device. If your device runs out of tokens or you want to increase the number of tokens, you can use AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool to increase tokens.

Take the following steps to activate AUTEK IKEY 820 device:

  • Supply power to the AUTEK IKEY 820 device through USB/12V DCadapter/OBD.
  • Go to the ACTIVATE menu, you will see a page with steps to activate your device and the REQ CODE which is need in AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool to get the ANS CODE.
  • Open AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool in your
  • Input the REQ CODE to the AUTEK IKEY 820 Update Tool and click ACTIVATE button, then you will get the ANSCODE
  • Press OK button on the device and there display the page to input ANS
  • Input the ANS CODE you get in the AUTEK IKEY 820 Update There are two different
  • Press OK button and the page will show the result, SUCCESS or
  • You can check your tokens in the ABOUT menu if you activate your device successfully.

Here are the pictures to activate the device. All the SN、REQ CODE and ANS CODE are examples, just ignore them.

Select the ACTIVATE menu




Open AUTEK IKEY820 Update Tool and input the REQ CODE Get the ANS CODE


Input the ANS CODE


Confirm the ANS CODE you input


SUCCEED means activate successfully


Check the tokens in ABOUT page