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Wireless - Connection Status Messages

The controller will show different status messages while connecting to your wireless router.


Looking for Wireless   Controller is currently scanning for local wireless networks.
Connecting to     Controller is currently trying to connect to your wireless router.
Waiting for IP   Controller has connected to your wireless router and is waiting for your wireless router to give it an IP address. Your wireless router must be configured as a DHCP server.
Connected    Controller has successfully connected to your wireless router.
Local Connection Only  Controller is acting as a local wireless router.

Troubleshooting Wireless Connection Issues

After entering your wireless settings, the controller will connect to your access point. The connection process takes about 30 seconds.

Upon successful connection the wireless status will show Connected.

If your controller fails to connect to your wireless router check the following:

  • Your password is entered It is case sensitive and must be at least 8 characters long.
  • Check that the wireless security types match between the controller and your wireless Hydrawise recommends use of WPA2 security between the controller and your wireless router.
  • We have WiFi specifications here: WiFi Specs


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