- Setting up your Velop system with an iOS mobile device
Setting up your Velop is easy through the Linksys app. The app provides an animated guide and automatically identifies the nodes to be set up making the process secure, seamless, and simple. Follow the steps below to set up the parent Velop node using an iOS device.
1. Latest Linksys app version
2. iOS device: iOS 11.4 or later
3. A modem or gateway with an active internet connection
Launch the app and tap on Set up a New Wi-Fi Network.
When prompted, turn on the Bluetooth® on your iOS device to set up the node.
If prompted, read the Terms and Conditions agreement and tap on Agree.
The app will look for your node.
Check the light on the node. If it is blinking purple, tap on Yes, it’s Blinking Purple.
The app will configure the internet connection between the modem and the node.
Log in to the Linksys app. Tap on Log in here to use your Linksys server account credentials. If you don’t have an account, create one by entering your email address and password in the fields and then tap on Create Account.
The app will link your account to the node and create an access for you.
Personalize your home Wi-Fi by creating a Wi-Fi name and password. Once done, tap on Next. The app will configure your Wi-Fi. When prompted to join the newly created Wi-Fi, tap on Join.
Select a name that corresponds to the actual location of your node in the home and then tap on Next. If you want to create a custom name, tap on Name it something else and then tap on Next.
You have now set up a node. Tap on Next.
If you would like to set up another node, tap on Add Another Node; if not, tap on That’s it for Now.
Updates for the node will automatically happen overnight. The node can also report crashes to Linksys to make your Wi-Fi better. If there are new updates for the node, tap on Start Update. Otherwise tap on Next.
Your Wi-Fi is ready for you. You can connect your Wi-Fi clients or tap on Go to Dashboard to see the status of your connection and devices.
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