WinCC Flexible Smart V3 is a software programmable for Siemens Smart Line HMI (Smart 700/1000). However, the menu of WinCC Flex Smart only supported the Chinese language. In this post, we guide you to backup, restore, or download the program for Smart Line HMI using WinCC Flexible Smart V3 (SP2).
Download the Program to a Smart Line HMI
- To download the program from PC to HMI using Win CC Flex Smart following the steps:
- Open the project with the soft.
- Click “…(P)” on the menu (or press “Alt” key -> “P”) -> “… (T)”
- Click the arrow symbol on the right menu. You will see a function screen.
- Setting the communication parameter for your HMI. Connection type: RS232/PPI or USB/PPI or Ethernet. With the type of connection, you need to set the parameter for that. Ex: RS232/PPI type you need to set “COM port”, baud rate, or Ethernet type, you need to set the IP address.
- Click the “Download” button (^_^) to download the program to HMI (see below picture).
- WinCC Flexible Smart V3 Download, Install With SP1, SP2
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Backup and Restore the Program SmartLine HMI
If you want to backup and restore the program for a Siemens Smart Line HMI you need to make it on the ProSave Software. You can download ProSave (Newest version) at the end of the post. Following the step by step to backup or restore the HMI program:
- Check the “Pro Save” software on your computer, if it already installed, skip this step. Download and install the soft if it does not install.
- Open “Pro Save” (default in the English language) -> Select a device type (Ex: KP700 Comfort) and note the location of the menu (Ex: Backup, restore…). Because of the English language, you can not select a Smart Line HMI type.
- Click “Language” menu -> “Chinese” -> Close the soft.
- Try to open “ProSave” again (in the Chinese language). The Smart Line HMI type is now available. Select your HMI Type.
- Setting the communication parameter for your HMI. And then Backup (or restore) the HMI program.
- You can update the OS firmware of HMI on the ProSave Software too.
The Guide Video
- SIMATIC ProSave V15 SP1: Link
- SIMATIC ProSave V16 Upd1: Link
- More automation software, documentation: Download page