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how-to-setup-wifi-on-the-brewpi-spark [2018/03/04 07:18]
Andy Loftus [Controller WiFi Setup procedure]
how-to-setup-wifi-on-the-brewpi-spark [2018/03/04 07:37] (current)
Andy Loftus Add wifi setup instructions via screen
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   - The setup will hang on '​Verifying product ownership'​. This is normal, because we do not connect to the Particle Cloud, only to your local WiFi. Please let it hang until you can click '​Done'​. You cannot claim your Photon with our firmware.   - The setup will hang on '​Verifying product ownership'​. This is normal, because we do not connect to the Particle Cloud, only to your local WiFi. Please let it hang until you can click '​Done'​. You cannot claim your Photon with our firmware.
   - Your LED should now be slowly glowing green.   - Your LED should now be slowly glowing green.
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 +==== Setting WiFi credentials using "​screen"​ ====
 +Putting the Photon into "​listening mode" allows sending some simple commands to get the MAC and to setup WiFi
 +  - If needed, install the ''​screen''​ package <​code>​
 +sudo apt -y install screen
 +</​code>​
 +  - Connect the Photon via USB
 +  - Hold the setup button for 5 seconds until the LED is flashing blue to put the Photon in listening mode
 +  - Start a screen session <​code>​
 +sudo screen /​dev/​ttyACM0
 +</​code>​
 +    - Display the MAC address, type ''​m''​
 +    - Setup wifi, type ''​w''​
 +    - Exit screen, press the keys ''​Ctl''​ + ''​a'',​ then ''​k''​
 +  - See also: https://​docs.particle.io/​support/​troubleshooting/​troubleshooting-tools/​photon/​
  
 ==== Setting WiFi credentials through the Particle CLI ==== ==== Setting WiFi credentials through the Particle CLI ====