2023 Hyundai Kia Engineering Mode, Dealer Mode, Engineer Mode, hidden Android menu and secret features of radio and navigation

How to show the secret menu Engineering Mode and Dealer Mode of Hyundai & Kia & Genesis infotainment system – i30, Tucson, Ioniq, Kona, Ceed, Optima, Sportage, Niro, Stonic, Bayon, Seltos, Carens, Sorento, EV6 etc. – DAB/FM AM radio

Hyundai Kia DAB Engineering Mode
Hyundai Kia DAB Engineering Mode

PROCEDURE MAY VARY FROM CAR TO CAR, NOT WORKING ON ALL SYSTEMS. DO NOT CHANGE ANY HIDDEN SETTING, DO NOT USE IT WHILE DRIVING. USE IT CAREFULLY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND COST!

Engineering Mode (CTS Test, ADB Connect Type, Android Setting, All Applications)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose Screensaver
  3. Tap below Digital – Analogue – None options from left to right and back 7 times in total (tap below Digital, Analogue, None, Analogue, Digital, Analogue, None)
  4. Password is the current time or 2400
  5. Choose Send

Engineering Mode (System, Navigation, Reception, …)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info
  3. Tap 4 times on „Firmware“ or „Map“ and tap once on its version on the same line
  4. Password is 1111 or 2998
  5. Choose Send
  6. Choose Reception -> RDS -> RDS State (TestMode); choose DAB -> DAB State (DAB Engineering Mode)
  • OR
  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose Screensaver
  3. Tap below Digital – Analogue – None options from left to right and back 7 times in total (tap below Digital, Analogue, None, Analogue, Digital, Analogue, None)
  4. Password is the current time or 2400
  5. Choose Send
  6. Choose All Applications
  7. Choose 3rd Engineering Mode from the top (not the first Engineering Mode, not the DAB Engineering Mode)
  • OR
  1. Press the Setup button or Choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info
  3. Press the left knob (volume) to turn off the AV
  4. In the dark part of the screen tap 4 times in the right bottom and once in the left bottom
  • OR
  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System info to see last 6 digits of the Software version (e.g. 211027)
  3. Choose Update
  4. Imagine the dark part of the screen is a phone dial with buttons 1 to 9 and the button 0 is in the left bottom of the whole screen
  5. On the imaginary dial enter last 6 digits of the Software version (e.g. 211027)
  6. Password is the current time + last 4 digits of the Software version (e.g. current time is 15:48 -> enter 15481027)
  7. Choose Send

Engineering Mode (All in One Version, …)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info OR General
  3. Tap 5 times left from the Update button and tap once right from the Update button or choose Storage and in the dark part of the screen tap 5 times in the left bottom and once in the right bottom
  4. Password is 2900 or 2400 or 2702 or 2801 or 2603 or 2504 or 2405 or 2306 or 2207 or 2108 or 2009 or 2014
  5. Choose OK
  6. Choose Module Info
  7. Choose FM -> Launch FM Engineering Mode; choose AM -> Launch AM Engineering Mode; choose DAB -> Launch DAB Engineering Mode
  • OR

  1. Choose Radio -> FM
  2. Set the volume to 2
  3. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  4. Choose General
  5. Tap 5 times left from the Update button and tap once right from the Update button
  6. Password is 2900 or 2400 or 2702 or 2801 or 2603 or 2504 or 2405 or 2306 or 2207 or 2108 or 2009 or 2014
  7. Choose OK
  8. Choose OK
  9. Choose Module Info
  10. Choose FM -> Launch FM Engineering Mode; choose AM -> Launch AM Engineering Mode; choose DAB -> Launch DAB Engineering Mode

Engineer Mode (Full Engineering Mode) – 2 knobs

  1. Choose Radio
  2. In a quick sequence set the volume using left knob to level 0, then to level 7 and press the right knob, then set the volume to level 3 and press the right knob, then set the volume to level 1 and press the right knob
  3. Password is 0428 or 0652 or 500625 or 19500624 or 27021427 or 26031236
  4. Choose Dynamics -> Radio

Engineer Mode (Full Engineering Mode) – 1 knob

  1. Set the volume to 0
  2. Press and hold the Star button
  3. Choose VOL knob -> Browse media, map zoom in/out
  4. Choose Home
  5. On the steering wheel set the volume to level 7 and press the Volume knob, then set the volume to level 3 and press the Volume knob, then set the volume to level 1 and press the Volume knob
  6. Password is 0652

EngineerMode (System, Diagnostics, Location, Radio, Voice Recognition)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose General -> System info -> Memory
  3. In the dark part of the screen perform 6 taps in a quick sequence: Tap once below „Available…“ and the orange/grey line, tap 2 times below „Used for…“ and the orange/grey line, tap once above the orange/grey line between „Used for…“ and „Available…“, tap once below the middle of the orange/grey line and tap once below „Available…“ and the orange/grey line
  4. Password is 1032580 + minutes of current time (e.g. current time is 15:48 -> input 103258048)
  5. Choose OK

Dealer Mode (Diagnostics, Location, Media, Radio, Smart Pure Air Version Info/Update)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info
  3. In a quick sequence set the volume using left knob to level 0, then to level 7 and press the right knob, then set the volume to level 3 and press the right knob, then set the volume to level 1 and press the right knob
  4. Password is 2400
  5. Choose Send
  • OR
  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose General -> System info -> Version info/Update
  3. In a quick sequence set the volume to level 7 and tap on the word „Update“ in the title Version info/Update, then set the volume to level 3 and tap on the word „Update“ in the title Version info/Update, then set the volume to level 1 and tap on the word „Update“ in the title Version info/Update
  4. Password is 2400
  5. Choose OK

DAB 1 – Overview (Freq, …)

  1. Go to the Radio mode
  2. Tap 5 times in the top right corner, under the Back icon

Dumpfile

  1. Press and hold Radio button for 15 seconds

Testmode on older systems – GEN 1.x, GEN 2.0

  1. Go to the Radio mode
  2. Press and hold the Setup button until a screen with device information appears
  3. Touch and hold the screen in the middle until „Testmode“ screen appears
  4. Choose OK
  5. Password is 123456
  6. Choose OK

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PROCEDURE MAY VARY FROM CAR TO CAR, NOT WORKING ON ALL SYSTEMS. DO NOT CHANGE ANY HIDDEN SETTING, DO NOT USE IT WHILE DRIVING. USE IT CAREFULLY AT YOUR OWN RISK AND COST!

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Pass
24. 1. 2023 05:40

New password that works with firmware 22.09.27 is 26031236

TÉMA
Password
Günther Mandl
Reply to  Pass
24. 1. 2023 08:53

We tried the Code and it is not working…

From our IONIQ EV the back camera was broken. So we changed the Head Unit.
Now the camera is working again – but the car thinks he is a Hybrid now.

Do you have an idea if it is possible to change the Head Unit from Hybrid to EV in the engeneering mode?

TÉMA
Engineering Mode - Ioniq Electric / Hybrid - NOV 2022
Yossi
Reply to  Pass
26. 1. 2023 11:08

Do you have the variant code?

Günther Mandl
Reply to  Yossi
27. 1. 2023 16:00

If you give me a quick hint how to find this code, I will post it asap.
regards

Morag
Reply to  Yossi
27. 1. 2023 21:09

Eng Mode code: 26031236
CPU Variant code: 23060663

Michael Mandl
Reply to  Morag
29. 1. 2023 10:07

Hi Yossi

Question: Is the Volume 7-3-1 procedure the correct way to enter the engeneering Mode? The Dealer Mode with 2400 code works fine here.
All the ENG-Codes listed above and also your 2 new Codes does not work at this pin request.

I have the following Infos in the General Settings:
Platform: Compact Gen5 Navigation
Updated: 16.01.2023
Model: AEAH.S5ALN.EU
Software version: AE_HEV.EUR.SOP.015.20.221117
Firmware version: AE_HEV.EUR.0.5.434.220809.MICOM
Navigation app version: COM5.EUR.HMC.221110.a6adca1
Map version: EUR.15.47.67.025.221.5

TÉMA
Eng Mode
Günther Mandl
23. 1. 2023 18:35

What is the Engineering Mode code for an Ioniq Electric / Hybrid with the latest software NOV 2022?
AE_EV.EUR.SOP.015.20.221117

I tried all codes from all forums, only the dealer code 2400 is working.

Please help

TÉMA
Engineering Mode - Ioniq Electric / Hybrid - NOV 2022
borodchenko@gmail.com
8. 1. 2023 20:12

i have tucson nx4 software Version V009.001.221115.
Already tried all the passwords

nx42022tucson
Reply to  borodchenko@gmail.com
14. 1. 2023 23:49

How u activate engineering mode on tucson??

MK
1. 1. 2023 20:52

Hello. My car is Kia XCeed and I would like to reach Engineering Mode. I can open dealer mode entering password 2400 but it doesn’t work with Engineering mode. I appreciate for your help.
My car region Eur and MY23

MK
Reply to  MK
1. 1. 2023 20:53

I forgot to mention that I have tried all passwords in this article.

Dan
4. 11. 2022 08:39

For my Hyundai i30 with 220623 firmware this is working:

  1. Set the volume to 0
  2. Press and hold the Star button
  3. Choose VOL knob -> Browse media, map zoom in/out
  4. Choose Home
  5. On the steering wheel set the volume to level 7 and press the Volume knob, then set the volume to level 3 and press the Volume knob, then set the volume to level 1 and press the Volume knob
  6. Password is 500625
Dan
Reply to  Dan
2. 1. 2023 11:02

With the new firmware password is: 19500624