Hyundai & Kia hidden Android menu Engineering Mode and secret features of radio and navigation

How to show the secret menu Engineering Mode of Hyundai & Kia car infotainment – i30, i40, Tucson, Ioniq, Kona, Ceed, Optima, Sportage, Niro, Stonic etc. – DAB/FM AM radio

Hyundai Kia DAB/FM AM radio hidden menu Engineering Mode. Secret Android setting.

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 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. 191209)
  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. 191209)
  6. Password is the current time + last 4 digits of the Software version (e.g. current time is 15:48 -> enter 15481209)
  7. Choose Send

Engineering Mode (All in One Version, …)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info
  3. Tap 5 times left from the button Update and tap once right from the button Update 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
  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

Engineer Mode (Full Engineering Mode)

  1. Press the Setup button or choose All menus -> Settings
  2. Choose System Info
  3. In a quick sequence set volume using left knob to level 0, then to level 7 and press the right knob, then set volume to level 3 and press the right knob, then set volume to level 1 and press the right knob
  4. Password is 0428
  5. Choose Dynamics -> Radio

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 volume using left knob to level 0, then to level 7 and press the right knob, then set volume to level 3 and press the right knob, then set 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 volume to level 7 and tap on the word „Update“ in the title Version info/Update, then set volume to level 3 and tap on the word „Update“ in the title Version info/Update, then set 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 AT YOUR OWN RISK AND COST!

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Angelo
29. 6. 2021 10:15

Hi, I have a Kia Carens 2017, but the procedure with screensaver doesn’t work.
Any idea on how I can enter such hidden features?
Thanks

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Mohamed Shurrab
19. 3. 2021 20:22

I have Kia Sportage 2017 car from Korea
I entered Engineering mood
then android setting from android icons
then update android
two option there 1- update by SD card 2- update by USP
i press update by USP
unfortunately my Samsung mobile was connected to usb port for charging
then it start updating
then it stuck in update system screen and restart with kia logo
i try keyboard method
black screen only if i keep press ALT + PrSc + E
if i remove my finger from E
the screen update come back and nothing happened
i hope i give you needed info