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 ==== Connect your Kniwwelino to a local WiFi ==== ==== Connect your Kniwwelino to a local WiFi ====
-To be able to program your Kniwwelino with the online programming tool, you need to connect it to a local WiFi. To do so, you have to do the following steps.+To be able to program your Kniwwelino with the online programming tool, you need to connect it to a local WiFi. There are two ways to setup the connection. You can use the [[wp>Wi-Fi_Protected_Setup|WPS]]-button of your WiFi-router or WiFi-repeater or the WiFiManager, which is build in the Kniwwelino.
  
 <callout type="danger" icon="true"> Be aware that Kniwwelino is only able to connect to open, WEP or WPA/WPA2 networks! <callout type="danger" icon="true"> Be aware that Kniwwelino is only able to connect to open, WEP or WPA/WPA2 networks!
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 WPA2 Enterprise like eduroam is not supported! WPA2 Enterprise like eduroam is not supported!
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 +=== WPS method to connect to WiFi ===
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 +1. Press and hold button B, then start (plug) the Kniwwelino.
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 +{{:en:buttonb2.png?300|}}
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 +The LED blinks purple, and the Matrix says "WIFI AP:" followed by a code.
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 +2. Press the WPS-Button on your WiFi-Router/Repeater. 
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 +{{:en:wpsbutton.jpg?300|}}
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 +A LED should start to blink. (Refer to the manual of your WiFi equipment on how to start WPS)
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 +3. Press button A on your Kniwwelino. 
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 +{{:en:buttona_normal.png?300|}}{{:en:wps_icon.jpg?200|}}
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 +A WiFi logo should start blinking on the matrix. If it does not appear your Kniwwelino runs on a old firmware version. Continue with point 2 from the [[#wifi-manager_method_to_connect_to_wifi|WiFi-Manager method]]. Once you reprogrammed your Kniwwelino on https://code.kniwwelino.lu you can also use the WPS method.
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 +4. Your Kniwwelino will now try to connect to your network. The LED lights in green if it was successful.
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 +=== WiFi-Manager method to connect to WiFi ===
  
 1. Press and hold button B, then start (plug) the Kniwwelino. 1. Press and hold button B, then start (plug) the Kniwwelino.
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