Power ON your node and wait for the light to turn solid purple.
Once the light on the node is solid purple, open the Linksys app and tap on Set up a New Wi-Fi Network.
Tap on Whole Home Mesh WiFi (Velop).
Turn ON Bluetooth® if prompted.
NOTE: If you prefer to set up your node without Bluetooth, click here to set up your node via WiFi instead. You will need to connect your mobile device to the default WiFi name/password located at the bottom of your node.
Tap It's Plugged In.
Once plugged in, tap on Next. Then, follow the rest of the wiring instructions.
Position your node accordingly then tap Next.
On the next screen, tap It's In the Open.
Follow the on-screen instructions then tap It's Connected.
If the light has started to flash purple tap Yes, it's Blinking Purple. Otherwise tap No, It's Not Blinking Purple for further instructions.
NOTE: If you have other nodes turned ON with purple lights, turn them OFF for now until your parent node is set up.
Setup will check for internet connection.
NOTE: If the internet connection is not detected especially for PPPoE connections or if you have a Static WAN IP address, you will be prompted to check your wiring. If a connection is still not found, the screen below will display.
Tap on Do you have ISP settings to enter? and select your internet connection.
Create a Linksys cloud account or tap Log in here to enter your existing account credentials.
Wait for the node to be linked to your account.
Personalize your WiFi by entering your preferred settings and tapping Next.
Select a location for the node then tap Next.
NOTE: If you want to customize your node's name, tap Name it something else and enter your preferred name.
Success! You have set up the node. Tap Next.
If you need to add another node, tap on Add a Node. Otherwise, tap That's it for Now. You can always add more nodes later.
Updates for the node will automatically happen overnight. The node can also report crashes to Linksys to make your WiFi better. Tap on Next to continue.
Your WiFi should now be ready! Tap Go to Dashboard to see the status of your connection and devices.
Adding a child node to your Velop system using an iOS mobile device