ST 2.1.4.x How to Acquire Family ID

This article will demonstrate how to acquire family ID in the form of video.There are 2 different methods for the circumstances of ready state and busy state.

1.When drive gets readiness,please directly click “Auto-identification”.

2.When drive gets busy,please select “Bootcode mode” and click “Auto-identification” to acquire family ID.This mode requires proper connection and right selection of serial port in software. Via “Serial Port Switch” you will be able to select serial port channel.

Attention:When encountering wrong serial port connection or wrong selection of COM port in software, program needs to wait for timeout time’s ending.Then users are able to operate.

Q:How to check whether serial port device is correctly connected?

A:Please refer to the link below.Download the third video of demonstration:


In the video you may see some Chinese characters,which are normal circumstances because this tutorial was made under CN OS.Some dialog windows use an OS framework.When using EN OS, those will be normally displayed with English words.

Here are some basic translations:

是 = Yes/OK

否 = No/Cancel

确定 = Yes/OK

保存 = Save

取消 = Cancel

Download link of video tutorial: