Connect Your Handy to Wi-Fi

Connect Your Handy to Wi-Fi

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 only applies to Handy Firmware 2. If you are using Handy Firmware 3, you can use the HandyConnect app for iOS or Android to setup your Wi-Fi connection.

Setup Video

You can watch a walkthrough of the Wi-Fi setup here.

Steps

1 Plug the Handy into the power supply.
2 Press and hold (Wi-Fi button) on the Handy until the indicator LED quickly flashes blue and light blue (). This indicates that the Handy has entered Wi-Fi setup mode. In Wi-Fi setup mode, the Handy will broadcast a Wi-Fi signal with a name similar to Handy setup - m5ZWg5PS.
3 Go to the Wi-Fi settings on a device capable of connecting to Wi-Fi (PC, Mac, iOS, or Android device).
4 Connect to the Handy network — it will have a name similar to Handy setup - m5ZWg5PS. Once connected, your web browser should automatically redirect you to the setup page.
NoteIf the setup page does not automatically open, you can type http://192.168.1.1 into your browser. This will force the Handy Setup page to open.
5 From the menu, click the Setup Wi-Fi button. Your Handy will scan for nearby Wi-Fi networks.
6 Select your Wi-Fi network from the list. On the next page, enter the password for the network and click Connect.
7 The Handy will disconnect from your Wi-Fi device and will begin connecting directly to your Wi-Fi network.
Look at the LED indicator on the Handy to see the status of the Wi-Fi connection:
  • Trying to connect to Wi-Fi ()
  • Failed to connect to Wi-Fi ()
  • Connection to Wi-Fi successful ()
8 If your connection is successful, you can press any button on the Handy to restart the device. Click the Wi-Fi button on your Handy to connect it to your network. The Handy will flash blue and white as it connects ().

A slowly flashing blue and dark blue light () means that you successfully connected.
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: