1. Connecting to WiFi

1. Connecting to WiFi

The Premier Remote must be connected to the local network to function with the mobile application and initial setup. The Premier Remote software will automatically detect when it is not connected to WiFi and will create a hotspot named “PremierRemotes_SNxxxx” with a password of “serialxxxx”. This works the same for both Android and iOS. After connection electrical power, wiring motors, wiring lighting circuits, and limit switch, as outlined in the Premier Remotes Controls Installation Instructions, follow the following steps:

Step 1: Go to “Settings” on your mobile device.

Step 2: On Apple products go to “WI-FI”; on Android products go to “Network and Internet”

Step 3: Select the wifi hotspot labeled “PremierRemotes_SNXXXX” (For example, connect to this hotspot “PremierRemotes_SN0009”)

Step 4: Enter the password for the WiFi network that corresponds to the control unit being setup using password “serialXXXX” (For example, the password to be entered is “serial0009”)

Step 5: The AutoConnect menu will automatically display on your screen and you will see this menu:

Step 6: Click on the icon (next to “AutoConnect”) located in the upper right of the screen.

Step 7: After selecting the icon, the following screen will appear. Next, select “Configure new AP” to show the available WiFi connection.

Step 8: Select the access point (Local Network) that you want to use as your WiFi connection. This is done by tapping the local network in the green box.

This shows the WiFi access points and the signal strength (in percent). The access points still must be 2.4Ghz signals, and routers that share the same name for 2.4Ghz and 5.0Ghz could potentially fail to connect.

Step 9: Enter the password/passphrase for the chosen network and select “Apply”.

The Premier Remote should then connect to the selected network and the LED pairing light on the PCB should turn blue. Your phone should then reconnect to the WiFi (if previously connected). The above menus should close automatically. If not, then pressing “Cancel” will close it and return to the WiFi connection setup menu).

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