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The telemetry of is enabled within a configuration file outside of the game. The SIM Dashboard Server application should already be installed.
The application supports you with an automatic configuration feature which can enable telemetry of easily. More on that in the following tutorial.

The SIM Dashboard App gives you additional gauges for your favorite PC, PS4 & XBOX SIM Racing games. Select from more than 200 customizable widgets and create your personal display. Tachometer, Steering wheel display or timing screen, everything is possible, it's up to you.


This screenshot shows the Interface of the SIM Dashboard Server application. Click on the tab Games to get the shown view. Make sure that the entry is selected in the list.

  1. The red X shows that is currently not configured
  2. This button sets the configuration, so that it provides data for the SIM Dashboard Server application ( must be closed when using this button).

Automatic configuration

This part of the tutorial is dedicated to the automatic configuration, which should always be tried first, because its much easier than the manual configuration.

Perform automatic configuration

Make sure that is currently not running but was started at least once!

Select the game executable by clicking in the textbox to locate your game installation (for non Steam games).

Click on the button Modify game config for telemetry.

The application updates the configuration of afterwards.

Automatic configuration finished

If everything worked as expected, a confirmation message (1) appears, the list shows the correct configuration (2) (with a green checkmark) and the button for the automatic configuration (3) on the right side is hidden.

You can now start and receive data in the SIM Dashboard Android App. Remember, that the SIM Dashboard Server application must be running while your are playing the game!

Manual configuration

This part of the tutorial is optional and should only be performed if the automatic configuration failed for some reason.

Open the installation folder

Open the subfolder lua\vehicle\extensions in the installation dir of
Open the file outgauge.lua with a texteditor (e.g. Notepad)

Find the settings in the textfile

Search for the entries:

local port = 4444

local ip = ''

Make sure that they match or change them when required. If any of the settings is missing just add it manually.

Now save the textfile (Make sure that the file ending is .lua and NOT .lua.txt!)Afterwards you can start the game.

Check the ingame settings

Open the game and the Options -> Gameplay.

Scroll down to Utilities and activate OutGauge support.

The settings IP and Port 4444 must be set too.