What Is WiFi

WiFi

What is WiFi

WiFi has spread widely in the past decade, you can "get connected" almost anywhere nowadays - at home, at work, in libraries, schools, airports, restaurants, hotels and even on-the-move in certain types of public transport.

The ubiquitous nature of WiFi makes it an ideal technology for your Home Automation system - of a device can connect to your WiFi and onward to the Internet then you can connect to it from almost anywhere on the planet!

Many devices are now featuring WiFi connectivity as vendors recognise that they can take advantage of your existing network. The chances are you already have good WiFi coverage throughout your home, so it makes sense to use this network, rather than you having to implement something else.

Connecting WiFi devices

Smarter Coffee Machine

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WiFi

Download the Smarter App from your App Store

Plug the Smarter Coffee Machine and search for its WiFi connection

Follow the in-app instructions to add and configure your Smarter Coffee Machine

LIFX Bulbs

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Click the "+" button on the LIFX App and choose "Connect Light"

Exit the LIFX App and connect to the LIFX Bulb WiFi network. Once done go back to the LIFX App and follow the in-app instructions

Wait for the bulb to connect to the network

WeMo Bulbs

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Click "more" on the LIFX App and choose "Add WeMo Devices"

Once the new bulb is detected click on "Add Checked"

Wait for the bulb to connect to the network