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AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Tutorial

The MyGenius Handheld Programmer is designed to program your vehicle from the comfort of your own home with AMR Performance enhanced ECU software, also referred to as "tunes".

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AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Tutorial

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Tutorial

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The MyGenius Handheld Programmer is designed to program your vehicle from the comfort of your own home with AMR Performance enhanced ECU software, also referred to as “tunes”.

Your MyGenius handheld unit will come in box and look like this:

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AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld

 

Upon opening the box, you will see the handheld programmer:

AMR Performance MyGenius

 

Remove the handheld from the box, you will see communication cables and programming cables located on the lower level of the box:

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You will see a white box containing a USB storage device:

AMR Performance MyGenius

 

The USB storage device contains the MyGenius software. Plug the USB storage device into your computer and install the software.

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Once installed, locate the MyGenius USB communication cable:

AMR Performance MyGenius

 

Plug one end of the communications cable into the MyGenius:

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Plug the other end into the MyGenius:

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The MyGenius will power up and prompt you that it is connected. ****** DO NOT PRESS OKAY  ******

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld

 

Once the software is installed, go ahead and launch the software by double clicking on the MyGenius icon located on your desktop. Once the software is loaded, click on “UPDATE”

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer

 

Select the MyGenius device and MyGenius Software then press OK:

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The software will start the update:

 

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Once updating is complete. Locate the MyGenius programming cable:

AMR Performance MyGenius

 

Connect the programming cable to the MyGenius:

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer

 

 

Disconnect the MyGenius from your computer and walk out to your vehicle. Open the driver side door and locate your vehicles OBD2 (On Board Diagnostic Cable) which can be found under the driverside dashboard.

 

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer

 

Once located, connect the MyGenius communications cable to the vehicle’s OBD2 port:

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer 

 

On the MyGenius, select “WORK”:

 

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer

 

 

Then select PRT Identify:

 

AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer

 

PLEASE NOTE: When the MyGenius prompts you to turn the switch on dashboard, go to POSITION 2 with your key.
DO NOT START THE CAR. w/ KEYLESS GO: Push the button twice, DO NOT PUT FOOT ON BRAKE PEDAL.
 
Follow the prompt messages on the MyGenius. You will know you are finished when you are at the “WRITE” screen:
AMR Performance MyGenius Handheld Programmer
 
Now you can disconnect the MyGenius and go to your computer. Plug the MyGenius into the computer using the USB communications connector.
Open up the MyGenius software again and click on “DOWNLOAD”:
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Follow the steps. You will be prompt to save the “FACTORY FILE” from your vehicle:
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EMAIL THE FILE TO: SALES@AMRPERFORMANCE.COM
Once we receive the file, we will process your software (tune) file and send it back to you.
You will then upload to the MyGenius and “WRITE” it to your car.
We will process and send you the file within 24 hours of you sending it.

LOADING THE FILE INTO THE MYGENIUS:

  • Click on UPLOAD on the MANAGER.
  • Select the file that was sent to you by AMR Performance.
  • Click SAVE on the MYGENIUS. You will be prompt when it is completed.
  • You can now go out to your car and plug in the MYGENIUS into the OBD2 port.
  • Turn the key to position 2 (do not start the vehicle).
  • The dash will light up and the fuel gauge to go to full.
  • The handheld screen will light up and show the main menu.
  • Click on the “WORK” then choose “WRITE”.
  • Select which TUNE and follow the MYGENIUS screen prompts.
  • The MYGENIUS will tell you when the programming is completed.
  • After the MYGENIUS programs the vehicle, you can turn the car off and unplug the handheld.

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