Internet Connection Setting

This is a quick start for OS version 3.5.0 or later. Click here for Quick Start for version 3.4.5 and earlier.

Turn on the power

Power is turned on by connecting the obniz BLE Gateway to a power supply (outlet).
When the LED is blinking Green, it is ready to be set.Connect to the Wi-Fi (SSID) output by the Gateway from a PC or tablet.

Connect the BLE gateway to an electrical outlet

LED status on startup

LED status Color Operating State Things to do

Purple (blinking)
Standby for options at startup

Immediately after startup (Green light on), press and hold the button to enter the startup option standby state.

You can check the OS version and Mac address of the device. Other than that, you can also delete Wi-Fi settings.Learn more


LED does not turn on
No power on

Check the power supply. To confirm, unplug the device and connect a different device to the same outlet to make sure that the device works. Then we recommend you to plug in the obniz BLE again.

LED Display and operating status

Wi-Fi Settings

You can configure the Wi-Fi settings of the obniz BLE/Wi-Fi Gateway in the following way.

  • Connect to the Wi-Fi provided by the gateway with a smartphone, etc., and set up from a browser.
  • Setting by WPS
  • Using the "obniz Device Setting App" smartphone application to set up the device by holding up the smartphone (facility/operation function is required)
  • Batch configuration of peripheral gateways using the CLI application "obniz-cli

Please refer to Settings for available settings in obnizOS.

Here is how to configure the settings from a browser that can be used without prior preparation.

Procedure for setting up Wi-Fi

When you connect to Wi-Fi for the first time, the gateway will be in the standby state (LED blinking Purple) for Wi-Fi setting. Please follow steps 1-3 of the Wi-Fi setup procedure below to proceed with the setup.

If there is a memorized Wi-Fi (SSID), the LED will blink Blue. In this case, you do not need to perform steps 1 to 3 below.

LED status when connected to Wi-Fi / Cloud

LED status Color Operating State Things to do
 
Purple (blink)→Green (blink)
Wi-Fi connection error

You may have made a mistake in your Wi-Fi connection settings. You may need to reset the settings and reconfigure them if necessary.In some cases, please reset the settings. This will resolve after a period of time (about 4 seconds) and then the device will reboot and turn green.

 
Blue (blink)→Red (light)
Cloud connection error

Review your network settings.

  • Inadequate proxy settings
  • Restrict access to the network

If the above does not solve the problem, please check the following in the cloud.

  • Device is "Inactive" => Change to "Active"
  • Plan Expiration (Disable payment settings)

Red (light)
Cloud maintenance -

For safety reasons, the system will automatically restart after 1 minute of inactivity or 15 minutes of inactivity while not connected to obniz Cloud.

LED Display and operating status

1. Connect to the BLE gateway Wi-Fi

If you are unable to connect to Wi-Fi after purchase, the BLE gateway will flash purple and output Wi-Fi. Connect to the Wi-Fi output by the gateway from your PC, smartphone, or other device. After a short wait, the browser will automatically start up and the login screen will appear.

The initial passkey (password) is "obniz".

If it does not appear automatically, the cause may be one of the following:

If it is not new and you cannot login with "obniz", please contact obniz company.

2. Wi-Fi Settings

After logging in, you will be taken to the Wi-Fi settings screen.
You can select the Wi-Fi that has been scanned in the vicinity.

The following settings are also available. For more details, please see Settings via browser.

  • Stealth SSID
  • Specify BSSID
  • Static IP
  • Proxy
  • WPA2 Enterprise Username/Password

Pressing "Connect" will immediately save the settings and start the connection.
The connection status will always be displayed under the button, if successful, "Online" will be displayed and the system will restart once.

If it fails, the error message will be displayed in red text.

Setup Complete

The LED lights up Blue when a constant connection to the cloud is established.

If the connection fails, please try again to enter or set the SSID or password.

LED Display and operating status

LED Display

The LED will change depending on the network connection status and other operating conditions.

LED Display
LED status Color (on/blinking) Operating State Things to do

Green (lighted)
The state immediately after startup Press the button in this state for a few seconds to enter the device setting mode (Purple(blinking)).

Green (blinking)
Connecting to Wi-Fi In case of a successful connection, the connection will be Blue (blinking). It is in the state of scanning (or connecting) to the surrounding Wi-Fi. It will automatically change to one of the following statuses.

Purple (blinking):Wi-Fi setting standby state(How to set
Blue (blinking):Successfully connected to Wi-Fi. Connecting to the cloud.
Red (lighted):Cloud connection error (please check the items lit in red)

If no Wi-Fi is found in the surrounding area that can be connected, it will repeatedly blink Green/light up.


Blue (lighted)
Obniz Cloud Connected (Setup complete)

Blue (blinking)
They're connected to the obniz Cloud The Wi-Fi connection has been successfully established and you are now connected to the cloud (Internet).

Purple (blinking)
Waiting for user configuration

Gateway is outputting Wi-Fi and waiting for the user to operate. You can configure one of the following:

・Wi-Fi settings

You can configure the Wi-Fi to connect to. Click here for more information

・Startup Options

You can check the OS version and Mac address of the device. You can also set up other settings, such as deleting Wi-Fi settings. Learn more


Red (lighted)
Connected to Wi-Fi, not connected to the obniz Cloud

Review your network settings.

  • Inadequate proxy settings
  • Restrict access to the network

If the above does not solve the problem, please check the following in the cloud.

  • Device is "Inactive". => Change to "Active".
  • Plan Expiration (Disable payment settings)

If it is not the above, the cloud is under maintenance. Please wait until the maintenance is complete.


Blue (high-speed blinking)
obnizOS is being updated If obnizOS is being updated, it will reboot and turn Green when it is done.

LED does not turn on
No power on Check the power supply.

To confirm, unplug the device and connect a different device to the same outlet to make sure that the device works. Then we recommend you to plug in the obniz BLE again.

Wi-Fi reconfiguration

If you don’t have any Wi-Fi information or can’t connect to Wi-Fi, you’ll need to set it up again. You will need to reconfigure your Wi-Fi, especially in the following cases

  • My Wi-Fi password has changed.
  • I want to register an additional Wi-Fi connection that is not currently connected.

If you want to set up your new Wi-Fi information, here’s how you can do it

  • Re-configure in a place without connected Wi-Fi
  • button to clear all Wi-Fi settings from device setting mode.

Change to device setting mode

If you press and hold the button for a few seconds immediately after turning on the power (green), you will be able to check the information and set the device (purple (flashing)). Again, you can connect with a smartphone or other device to clear the Wi-Fi settings, etc. (obnizOS3.4.0 or later)

See detail

Registering devices to the cloud

You can register devices in the cloud by going to Register device.
Registering to the cloud allows you to increase the level of security and manage your devices at a glance


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