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ayush

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connect MC-gateway to a password protected wifi
« on: October 19, 2016, 06:29:05 am »
I want to connect my gateway to the network over WiFi, however, the wifi is password protected... how can I connect it?

Thanks in advance

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Re: connect MC-gateway to a password protected wifi
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2016, 10:02:48 am »
Hi Ayush,

After connecting to your mc-Gateway through mc-Studio, you can select 'Gateway Config'. This is where you can enter the SSID and password for your WIFI network (as well as other fields options that you can fill out).
If you do not have WPS on your modem/router, you will need to connect the Gateway via Ethernet first so that you can connect to the gateway to enter the details into the Gateway Config. After you enter the details, you can then disconnect from the ethernet cable, reset the modem (so that it takes the new configuration settings) and then switch it over to WIFI. When powered again, the gateway should find your WIFI network and connect to it!

We also have another user, Eldaria, who connected to their secure WIFI network creatively using an older router that they had:
http://mcthings.createaforum.com/mc-gateway/router-without-wps/msg1182/#msg1182
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Re: connect MC-gateway to a password protected wifi
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2017, 01:54:41 pm »
We just released a video explaining the different ways to connect your mcGateway to a WIFI network. You can check it out here:

https://youtu.be/7osfJFIeais
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Re: connect MC-gateway to a password protected wifi
« Reply #3 on: January 09, 2017, 10:07:52 pm »
On the topic of WiFi, can we connect mcGateway to a non-DHCP enabled wifi by entering IP, Subnet Mask, and Default Gateway manually

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Re: connect MC-gateway to a password protected wifi
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 10:17:40 am »
Hi ayush,
Unfortunately no
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