Connect Your Handy to Wi-Fi (Firmware 3)

Connect Your Handy to Wi-Fi (Firmware 3)

Connecting your Handy to a wireless network will allow you to have access to firmware updates, HandyFeeling, and other online-connected services like VR and local synchronized videos.

NoteThis guide is intended for Handys with Firmware 3. If your Handy is running Firmware 2, read this guide instead.

Pre-requisites

  1. Install the HandyConnect app for iOS or Android on your smartphone

Steps

1 Plug the Handy into the power supply.
2 Press and hold (Wi-Fi button) on the Handy until the indicator LED becomes a pulsing blue (). This indicates that the Handy has entered Bluetooth Mode.
3 Open the HandyConnect app and follow the on-screen instructions until you are able to scan for a machine.
4 Once the scanning is done, select your Handy from the list.
5 When you successfully connect to the Handy, click on the Setup Wi-Fi button.
6 The app will scan for nearby Wi-Fi networks and display them in a list. Select your Wi-Fi network.
7 Enter your Wi-Fi password and click Connect.
8 Once the connection is successful, you can restart your Handy by unplugging it and plugging it in again.
9 Press the Wi-Fi button once to get the Handy to go into Online Mode, which is indicated by a pulsing purple light ().
10 Your Handy is now online and ready to connect to HandyFeeling and other services.
NoteYou only need to go through the initial Wi-Fi setup once for your wireless network. Your Handy will remember your Wi-Fi credentials.
NoteWhen you power on your Handy, it will always start offline. You will need to press the Wi-Fi button to be able to access online services like HandyFeeling.

Troubleshooting

If you’re having issues connecting your Handy to Wi-Fi, please take a look at our article on common connection problems.

Next Steps

Once your Handy is connected to your network, you will be able to: